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NFL Podcast: Sanu and Sanders on the move as trade season heats up

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019

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Deshaun Watson: We can’t get discouraged by loss to Colts

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019

The Texans entered Sunday's game against the Colts on the back of impressive performances in wins over the Falcons and Chiefs, but they weren't able to find the same groove against Indianapolis. The offense was held without a touchdown in the first half despite making three trips to the red zone. They were able to finish a couple of drives in the second half, but the defense couldn't keep the Colts from getting into the end zone two times of their own and the end result was a 30-23 loss to their AFC South rivals.

Colts’ improving defense gets boost from Leonard’s return

Monday, October 21st, 2019

The return of All-Pro linebacker Darius Leonard provided a big boost for the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. In his first game since mid-September, Leonard had a game-high 10 tackles and intercepted a Deshaun Watson pass with 26 seconds left to seal the Colts' 30-23 victory over Houston. ''I had my highs, I had my lows,'' said Leonard, who had been sidelined by a concussion.

Jacoby Brissett on pace to lead NFL in TD passes

Monday, October 21st, 2019

Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett has proven himself a game changer as the starter this season, and he's putting his team in the end zone more than any other quarterback in the league. Brissett has 14 touchdown passes through six games, which puts him on pace to lead the league in touchdown passes this season. At his current pace Brissett would finish the season with 37 touchdowns.

Film Study: Plays that defined Week 7

Monday, October 21st, 2019

Rodgers made the mistake count double, firing a 37-yard touchdown to Jake Kumerow with 12 seconds before the half. That gave the Packers a 21-10 lead, which would balloon to 28-10 before the Raiders touched it again. With Oakland playing a form of Cover 2 with matchup principles, Rodgers started left, eyeing Geronimo Allison's seam route and Jimmy Graham's deep crosser.

Pack Pros: NFL week seven

Monday, October 21st, 2019

He completed 26 of 39 passes for 326 yards with four touchdowns and rushed five times for six yards in the win … Through six games, he has connected on 134 of 206 passes for 1,388 yards with 14 scores and three interceptions … Also has 29 rushing attempts for 72 yards and a touchdown ... Is fourth in the NFL in scoring passes and 10th in passer rating (101.0). DB Juston Burris (2012-15), Cleveland Browns: The 2-4 Browns had a bye ...

AFC playoff picture: Here’s how Patriots’ competition fared in Week 7

Sunday, October 20th, 2019

The AFC playoff picture was shook up Sunday despite the New England Patriots not playing their Week 7 game until Monday night. The Baltimore Ravens earned an impressive road win over the 5-1 Seattle Seahawks to move up to the No. 3 seed in the conference. Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson ran for 116 yards and a touchdown in the victory.

Brissett’s career day leads Colts over Texans

Sunday, October 20th, 2019

Jacoby Brissett completed 26 of 39 passes for a career-high 326 yards and four touchdowns to lead the host Indianapolis Colts to a 30-23 win over the Houston Texans in a battle for first in the AFC South. The Texans (4-3) closed within 28-23 on a 4-yard touchdown pass from Deshaun Watson to DeAndre Hopkins with 6:38 left. With under three minutes left and forced to punt from its own end zone, Houston elected to take a safety, conceding two points when punter Bryan Anger ran out of the back of the end zone to make it 30-23 with 2:41 remaining.

Brissett’s big day leads Indy past Texans for AFC South lead

Sunday, October 20th, 2019

The Indianapolis Colts kept insisting Jacoby Brissett could win games with his arm. With Indy's suddenly strong running game essentially grounded, Brissett shouldered the burden by throwing for 326 yards and a career-high four touchdowns to lead the Colts past Houston 30-23 to retake the AFC South lead. ''We believed that from Day One and we've never wavered in our conviction or our faith in Jacoby.

Darius Leonard returns from concussion scare, seals key Colts victory over rival Texans

Sunday, October 20th, 2019

A few weeks ago, it was hard to imagine where Darius Leonard fit in the Indianapolis Colts' near future, but after his return from a concussion scare, the linebacker showed just how valuable he can be. The 24-year-old sealed Sunday's victory over the Houston Texans with an impressive, tumbling interception with less than a minute to go. Trailing by seven with just under two minutes to play, the Texans started driving from their own 36.