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Old 11-16-2012   #81
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The Chicago Tribune certainly pays attention to the Texans.


http://http://my.chicagotribune.com/#section/-1/article/p2p-73335187/
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The Chicago Tribune certainly pays attention to the Texans.


http://http://my.chicagotribune.com/#section/-1/article/p2p-73335187/
Thanks for posting. Enjoyed that.
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The Chicago Tribune certainly pays attention to the Texans.


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That was a nice write up. Thanks for posting.
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The New York Times also has a piece about the Texans shooting to be the number one defense.

That's big, considering there's no real news for the Texans vs Jags game.

http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2012...l?ref=football

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Houston Aims to Be NFL's Top Defense

HOUSTON (AP) — 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.

Phillips didn't say a word. He simply raised one index finger.

The Texans haven't reached that mark yet, and they remain No. 2. That, they say, gives them something to work toward.

"We're working extremely hard to make that happen," defensive end J.J. Watt said. "We attack every day with that intensity and that mentality."
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