Houston's blowout loss at New England exposed a variety of flaws, leaving the Texans with plenty to work on before they host Indianapolis on Sunday in a suddenly critical AFC South game.
Cornerback Johnathan Joseph is active for the Houston Texans after missing two games with a hamstring injury.
Andre Johnson sometimes has to tell his teammates how lucky they are to be on one of the NFL's best teams.
Just before the season, Houston defensive coordinator Wade Phillips was asked what he wanted from his defense in 2012 after the unit made a remarkable turnaround to finish second in the NFL in yards allowed last season.
After losing out on Nnamdi Asomugha, the New York Jets turned to their backup plan: the guy they were trying to replace.
There goes Albert Haynesworth, heading from Mike Shanahan's Redskins to Bill Belichick's Patriots _ where he'll be joined by New England's other big pickup Thursday: Chad Ochocinco.
There goes Albert Haynesworth, heading from Mike Shanahan's Redskins to Bill Belichick's Patriots — where he'll be joined by New England's other big pickup Thursday: Chad Ochocinco.
Capsules for the 32 NFL teams as they begin the 2010 season, in predicted order of finish:
Pacman Jones was a celebrated first-round draft choice whose career was sidetracked for violating the NFL's personal code of conduct.