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Watson's issues doomed Houston Texans before season's start

Jan. 10, 2022 19:39 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans’ troubles this season began months before they played their first game. Star quarterback Deshaun Watson requested a trade last January before 22 women filed lawsuits alleging sexual harassment or assault. The issues kept Watson out all season...

Titans clinch AFC's top seed with 28-25 win over Texans

Jan. 09, 2022 18:11 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — After a great first half, the Tennessee Titans were clinging to a 3-point lead in the fourth quarter Sunday, having allowed the Houston Texans to score 18 unanswered points. With the AFC's top seed on the line, veteran quarterback Ryan Tannehill knew he had to do...

Titans can clinch AFC's top seed, bye with win over Texans

Jan. 06, 2022 12:16 PM EST

TENNESSEE (11-5) at HOUSTON (4-12) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS OPENING LINE: Titans by 10 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Titans 10-6; Houston 7-9. SERIES RECORD: Titans lead 21-18. LAST MEETING: Texans...

Houston's offense sputters after early lead in loss to 49ers

Jan. 03, 2022 17:40 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans led by a touchdown early Sunday before being outscored 23-0 the rest of the way as their offense sputtered in a loss to the San Francisco 49ers. Rookie Davis Mills threw for 163 yards with a touchdown and an interception as Houston’s two-game...

Quick whistle helps 49ers beat Texans, close in on playoffs

Jan. 02, 2022 21:33 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — A quick whistle saved San Francisco linebacker Marcell Harris from a colossal mistake and helped deliver the 49ers a key win in their playoff hunt. Harris appeared to fumble away an interception in the third quarter against the Houston Texans only to get...

Lance throws 2 TD passes to lead 49ers past Texans 23-7

Jan. 02, 2022 21:10 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Coach Kyle Shanahan got back into the locker room after the latest win by the San Francisco 49ers just in time to see New Orleans finish off its own win a couple thousand miles away. The Niners will have to wait at least another week to clinch a playoff...

49ers look to bounce back in home finale vs. Texans

Dec. 30, 2021 13:26 PM EST

HOUSTON (4-11) at SAN FRANCISCO (8-7) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. EST, CBS BETTING LINE: 49ers by 13 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Houston 7-8; San Francisco 7-8. SERIES RECORD: 49ers lead 3-1. LAST...

Slater, David 4th-time nominees for NFL sportsmanship award

Dec. 30, 2021 10:55 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Matthew Slater and Lavonte David are nominees for the fourth time for the NFL's Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award. The league announced Thursday the eight finalists for the honor that recognizes players who best demonstrate the qualities of on-field sportsmanship,...

Saleh rejoins Jets after clearing COVID-19 protocols

Dec. 29, 2021 19:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Jets coach Robert Saleh cleared COVID-19 protocols and returned to the facility Wednesday to run practice for the first time since testing positive for the coronavirus last week. Saleh sat out the team's 26-21 victory over Jacksonville last Sunday, forced...

Analysis: Omicron looms ominously over NFL's playoff races

Dec. 28, 2021 03:02 AM EST

Quick, who's your favorite team's backup quarterback? Or the backup's backup? Who's their best pass rushing proxy? Fill-in cover cornerback? What about the substitute snapper or the stand-in blindside protector? Who is, as coaches like to say, the next man up? Now's a...