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6 Bold Predictions for San Francisco 49ers' Week 5 Matchup

Here’s a bold prediction: The San Francisco 49ers will primarily use a spread offense against the New York Giants in Week 5. “We made some major changes,” Niners’ offensive coordinator Geep Chryst said Wednesday morning, “but I can’t go…” and then he corrected himself. Show More Summary

3 Matchups Detroit Lions Must Exploit to Notch First Win over Arizona Cardinals

Does Ford Field count as a "matchup advantage?" The Detroit Lions generally do well at home, coming within a kicker of going undefeated at Ford Field in 2014. Plus, this year's Sunday night game against the Denver Broncos was a two-point...Show More Summary

Frank Gore touchdown quickly extends Colts lead

It took less than two minutes for the Indianapolis Colts to get back the cushion they lost on the Hail Mary thrown by Brian Hoyer to end the first half. Frank Gore scored on a 3-yard touchdown run to give Indianapolis a 20-10 lead over the Houston Texans just 1:54 into the third quarter. Griff…

Hail Mary likely vaults Hoyer over Mallett

The Texans arguably shouldn’t have benched Brian Hoyer after a Week One loss to the Chiefs. The Texans arguably should have benched Ryan Mallett after a Week Four loss to the Falcons. With a Hail Mary play at the end of the first half of the Week Five game against the Colts, the pendulum has…

Texans' Foster Leaves Game Against Colts With Injury

Houston running back Arian Foster has left in the second quarter against Indianapolis with an unspecified injury.

Arian Foster gets pulled from game, pulls Sean Rodriguez on Gatorade jug

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster was drilled late in the second quarter on a hit from Indianapolis Colts linebacker D'Qwell Jackson. A hit that — replete with a blow to the head — screamed concussion test. Indeed, Foster came out of the game — for one play. Show More Summary

Colts' Andre Johnson roasts former Texans teammates in return to Houston

It has been a rough start to the season for new Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Andre Johnson, who had zero catches in Weeks 3 and 4. He looked old and washed up. Maybe the Houston Texans were right to move on this past offseason. Umm... Call...Show More Summary

Arian Foster Injury: Updates on Texans Star's Possible Concussion and Return

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster exited Thursday's Week 5 game against the Indianapolis Colts in the second quarter with a possible concussion. Continue for updates. Foster to Undergo Concussion Protocol Thursday, Oct. 8 Foster...Show More Summary

Arian Foster re-enters game before concussion evaluation

The NFL still has work to do when it comes to protecting players with possible concussions against the risk of a second concussion. On Thursday night, Texans running back Arian Foster took a blow to the head in the second quarter of his team’s game against the Colts. Foster then left the field for one play,…

Injury gives Hoyer a chance, Texans cut margin to 10

Fifty-two weeks ago tonight, the Colts ran up a 24-0 lead against the Texans in Houston and then held on for a 33-28 win. Tonight, the Colts stopped a promising opening drive by the Texans with an interception on a tipped pass, and Indy opened up a 13-0 lead. But the Texans have gotten a…

Green Bay Packers Defense Evolving Under Defensive Coordinator Dom Capers

In seven seasons as defensive coordinator of the Green Bay Packers, longtime NFL coach Dom Capers has become known for his 3-4 zone-blitz scheme. He's also been on the receiving end of a good amount of frustration and ire by PackersShow More Summary

Daily fantasy litigation already is a reality

[Editor’s note: FanDuel is an advertiser of PFT and PFT Live on NBC Sports Radio. Also, NBC Sports has an equity stake in FanDuel.] Any company with deep pockets that keep getting deeper by the day becomes a lightning rod for litigation. Throw in a real controversy, and the civil complaints will pile up, quickly. Via…

N.F.L. Roundup: Dolphins Continue Overhaul, Firing Defensive Coordinator

After firing Coach Joe Philbin on Monday, the Dolphins fired the defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle and promoted the defensive backs coach Lou Anarumo to replace him on Thursday.

Which Member of the 2010 NFL Draft Class Has the Highest Jersey Sales?

Football fans support their favorite teams and players by wearing a particular jersey, but some number-color combinations are flying off the racks more often than others —especially for members of the 2010 NFL draft class. Dick's Sporting Goods highlighted five of the NFL's brightest stars from the 2010 class. Show More Summary

Referee communication a problem as flag on Texans is picked up

In a bizarre moment in the first quarter of tonight’s game in Houston, a penalty on the Texans was initially called, then waved off without explanation. Texans cornerback Johnathan Joseph clearly committed an illegal contact penalty on a Colts third down incompletion, which should have given the Colts an automatic first down. Referee Terry McAulay…

Draft Do Over | Checking-in With the 2010 NFL Draft Class & Its Jersey Sales

We’re just a quarter of the way through the regular NFL season and many analysts are already discussing who will be a bust from the 2015 Draft Class. While these conversations might be a bit […]

Washington vs. USC: Live Score and Highlights

Following a much-needed bye week for No. 17 USC, the Trojans return to action Thursday night in prime time as they host Pac -12 North foe Washington at the Coliseum in Los Angeles. Two weeks ago, USC (3-1, 1-1) dismantled fellow South...Show More Summary

Random PSI checks apparently are more about “the rules” than science

It started as a press conference. It ended like a Cartman dream sequence. Sort of. The final topic for Commissioner Roger Goodell during his end-of-ownership-meeting media Q&A focused on the NFL’s new practice of randomly checking football air pressure at halftime of games this year. Some thought the NFL is doing it in order to better understand…

College Football Coaches on Hot Seat Heading into Week 6

As much as we'd love to see goal-line cameras introduced into college football, many coaches would prefer the next technological advance that comes to the game to address seat-temperature control. The weather is getting cooler across...Show More Summary

Minnesota Vikings Offensive Line Set to Dash Playoff Hopes

The Minnesota Vikings were a popular pick to make the playoffs this season. With Adrian Peterson returning, Teddy Bridgewater developing and head coach Mike Zimmer further pushing his identity onto the team's defense, there were few reasons to be concerned about the Vikings. Show More Summary

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