AFC South Team Schecules

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HOUSTON TEXANS

Sept. 9 at New England Patriots, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Sept. 16 at Tennessee Titans, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Sept. 23 vs. New York Giants, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Sept. 30 at Indianapolis Colts, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 7 vs. Dallas Cowboys, 8:20 p.m. (NBC)

Oct. 14 vs. Buffalo Bills, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 21 at Jacksonville Jaguars, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 25 vs. Miami Dolphins, 8:20 p.m. (FOX/NFLN)

Nov. 4 at Denver Broncos, 4:05 PM (CBS)

Nov. 11 -- BYE

Nov. 18 at Washington Redskins, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Nov. 26 vs. Tennessee Titans, 8:15 p.m. (ESPN)

Dec. 2 vs. Cleveland Browns, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 9 vs. Indianapolis Colts, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 15 at New York Jets, TBD (NFLN)

Dec. 23 at Philadelphia Eagles, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 30 vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, 1 p.m. (CBS)


INDIANAPOLIS COLTS

Sept. 9 vs. Cincinnati Bengals, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Sept. 16 at Washington Redskins, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Sept. 23 at Philadelphia Eagles, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Sept. 30 vs. Houston Texans, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 4 at New England Patriots, 8:20 PM (FOX/NFLN)

Oct. 14 at New York Jets, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 21 vs. Buffalo Bills, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 28 at Oakland Raiders, 4:05 PM (CBS)

Nov. 4 -- BYE

Nov. 11 vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Nov. 18 vs. Tennessee Titans, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Nov. 25 vs. Miami Dolphins, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 2 at Jacksonville Jaguars, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 9 at Houston Texans, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 16 vs. Dallas Cowboys, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Dec. 22 or 23 vs. New York Giants, TBD (TBD)

Dec. 30 at Tennessee Titans, 1 p.m. (CBS)


JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

Sept. 9 at New York Giants, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Sept. 16 vs. New England Patriots, 4:25 p.m. (CBS)

Sept. 23 vs. Tennessee Titans, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Sept. 30 vs. New York Jets, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Oct. 7 at Kansas City Chiefs, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 14 at Dallas Cowboys, 4:25 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 21 vs. Houston Texans, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 28 vs. Philadelphia Eagles (London), 9:30 a.m. (NFLN)

Nov. 4 -- BYE

Nov. 11 at Indianapolis Colts, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Nov. 18 vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, 8:20 p.m. (NBC)

Nov. 25 at Buffalo Bills, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 2 vs. Indianapolis Colts, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 6 at Tennessee Titans, 8:20 p.m. (FOX/NFLN)

Dec. 16 vs. Washington Redskins, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Dec. 22 or 23 at Miami Dolphins, TBD (TBD)

Dec. 30 at Houston Texans, 1 p.m. (CBS)


TENNESSEE TITANS

Sept. 9 at Miami Dolphins, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Sept. 16 vs. Houston Texans, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Sept. 23 at Jacksonville Jaguars, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Sept. 30 vs. Philadelphia Eagles, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Oct. 7 at Buffalo Bills, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 14 vs. Baltimore Ravens, 4:25 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 21 at Los Angeles Chargers (London), 9:30 a.m. (CBS)

Oct. 28 -- BYE

Nov. 5 at Dallas Cowboys, 8:15 p.m. (ESPN)

Nov. 11 vs. New England Patriots, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Nov. 18 at Indianapolis Colts, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Nov. 26 at Houston Texans, 8:15 PM (ESPN)

Dec. 2 vs. New York Jets, 4:05 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 6 vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, 8:20 p.m. (FOX/NFLN)

Dec. 16 at New York Giants, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 22 or 23 vs. Washington Redskins, TBD (TBD)

Dec. 30 vs. Indianapolis Colts, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Sunday night games in Weeks 5-16 subject to change; Week 17 game TBD


Houston Texans News

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Former Pro Bowl OT Matt Kalil signs with Texans

 

Offensive tackle Matt Kalil, who was recently cut by the Panthers, signed with the Houston Texans on Friday, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported via sources.

 

Bradley Roby, Tashaun Gipson set to join Texans

 

The Texans are expected to sign former Broncos cornerback Bradley Roby to a one-year, $10 million deal, NFL Network's James Palmer reports. Houston also signed safety Tashaun Gipson.

 

Kareem Jackson feels 'a little disrespected' by Texans

 

Kareem Jackson enjoyed his nine years playing for the Texans. But after agreeing to a three-year deal with the Broncos, the cornerback admitted he's surprised Houston didn't approach him about a reunion.

 

Texans release former first-rounder Kevin Johnson

 

The Texans have released CB Kevin Johnson, Ian Rapoport reports. Houston drafted Johnson in the first round four years ago. He played just one game in 2018 before going on injured reserve.

 

Texans place franchise tag on Jadeveon Clowney

 

Jadeveon Clowney is staying in Houston. The Texans placed the non-exclusive franchise tag on Clowney, listing him as a defensive end/outside linebacker.

 

Texans receiver Keke Coutee feeling '100 percent'

 

Following a rookie season in which he was plagued by a hamstring injury, Texans receiver Keke Coutee has proclaimed himself to be back and healthy.

 

Texans sign Seantrel Henderson to one-year extension

 

Houston announced it has signed tackle Seantrel Henderson to a one-year extension. The deal is worth a max value of $4.5 million, a source told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.

 

Jadeveon Clowney: 'Of course, I want to come back'

 

NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported over the weekend the Texans want to get a contract extension done with Jadeveon Clowney before the franchise tag deadline.

 

Texans aim to extend Clowney, Mathieu contracts

 

NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports Houston is aiming to bring back pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney and defensive back Tyrann Mathieu.

 

Injuries: Colts' T.Y. Hilton will play vs. Texans

 

NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports receiver T.Y. Hilton is likely to play for Colts against Texans, who are expected to have receiver Keke Coutee back on the field.

 

Johnathan Joseph on T.Y. Hilton quip: That's for clowns

 

T.Y. Hilton has put together some impressive stats against the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium over the years, but Johnathan Joseph believes the wide receiver is just talking smack for the cameras.

 

Hopkins donating check to family of shooting victim

 

Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins is donating his playoff check to the family of a 7-year-old Houston girl who was killed in a drive-by shooting Sunday.

 

Texans clinch AFC South title with win over Jaguars

 

At one point it seemed as though the Texans clinching an AFC South title was a foregone conclusion. Now, it finally is as the Texans' victory over the Jaguars wrapped up the division crown on Sunday.

 

Injuries: Lamar Miller downgraded to out vs. Eagles

 

Texans running back Lamar Miller (ankle) has been downgraded to out for Sunday's game against the Eagles. Miller was limited in practice the past two days. Plus, other injuries we're tracking on Friday.

 

Eagles DC: WR DeAndre Hopkins like Charles Barkley

 

Ahead of Sunday's tilt between the Eagles and Texans, Philly DC Jim Schwartz compared DeAndre Hopkins to NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley. Schwartz said the WR has "rebounder-type skills."

 

Eight takeaways from Saturday's NFL games

 

The Browns held on for a thrilling road win over the Broncos to remain mathematically alive for the postseason. Herbie Teope brings us what we learned from Saturday's NFL doubleheader.

 

What we learned from Sunday's Week 14 games

 

The Dolphins pulled off a miracle in Miami and Patrick Mahomes was his usual magical self in the Chiefs' comeback win against the Ravens. Here's what else we learned from Sunday's Week 14 games.

 


Indianapolis Colts News

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Ex-Broncos first-rounder Shane Ray visiting with Colts

 

The Colts are hosting ex-Broncos edge rusher Shane Ray for a visit, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports. The Broncos parted ways with the former first-round pick after four seasons.

 

Colts DE Justin Houston: 'I have plenty left in the tank'

 

Justin Houston has a new team and a new position. And after being cut by the Chiefs and signed by the Colts this offseason, the star pass rusher has plenty of motivation.

 

Colts sign All-Pro pass rusher Justin Houston

 

The Indianapolis Colts have agreed to terms on a deal with former Chiefs linebacker Justin Houston, the team announced Thursday, Houston totaled nine sacks during the 2018 season.

 

Indianapolis Colts re-sign vet safety Clayton Geathers

 

Clayton Geathers started a career-high 12 games in 2018. He's slotted to be the Colts' starting strong safety in 2019. Indianapolis announced Wednesday that it re-signed the fifth-year veteran.

 

Reich: Colts 'don't go on reputation' in free agency

 

Colts coach Frank Reich said earlier this week that Indy's locker room is "not just open to any great player. You've got to be the right guy. You've got to be the right player."

 

Colts' Jack Doyle underwent hip surgery; OTAs unlikely

 

Colts general manager Chris Ballard confirmed Wednesday at the NFL Scouting Combine that Pro Bowl tight end Jack Doyle recently underwent hip surgery but is expected to return by training camp.

 

Dontrelle Inman wants to finish career with Colts

 

Across from T.Y. Hilton, Indianapolis does not currently have a bona fide No. 2 option, but one of the Colts' leading pass catchers from 2018, Dontrelle Inman, is hoping he can fill that role next season and beyond.

 

Colts hire Howard Mudd as senior offensive assistant

 

The Indianapolis Colts are bringing back longtime NFL offensive line coach Howard Mudd and also signed Klayton Adams as assistant offensive line coach.

 

Colts' Darius Leonard wins Defensive Rookie of Year

 

Indianapolis Colts LB Darius Leonard was named the NFL's 2018 Defensive Rookie of the Year during Saturday night's NFL Honors. Leonard led the league in total tackles, and tallied seven sacks.

 

Andrew Luck named AP Comeback Player of the Year

 

Colts QB Andrew Luck decisively beat out J.J. Watt to earn Comeback Player of the Year honors. Luck missed the entire 2017 season and went roughly 18 months without throwing due to surgery on his throwing shoulder.

 

Roundup: Colts sign Mark Glowinski to $18M deal

 

Indianapolis signed guard Mark Glowinski to a three-year extension, avoiding free agency, and therefore bringing back all five starters for the Colts' offensive line.

 

Adam Vinatieri headed back to Indy on 1-year deal

 

At 46 years young, Adam Vinatieri is headed back to kick for the Indy. The Colts signed the future Hall of Fame kicker to a one-year contract.

 

Colts fire offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo

 

The Indianapolis Colts parted ways with offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported, a move the team later confirmed.

 

Colts GM: Trade offer for Brissett must 'blow me away'

 

Colts backup quarterback Jacoby Brissett is entering the final year of his rookie deal but Indianapolis has no intention of dealing the signal caller unless they are bowled over by an offer.

 

Adam Vinatieri has no plans to retire if Colts want him

 

Adam Vinatieri might've had the worst game of his future Hall of Fame career in Saturday's loss to the Chiefs, but he has no plans to hang up his kicking boot.

 

T.Y. Hilton gave 'everything' to Colts despite injury

 

Following the Colts' lost to the Chiefs on Saturday, Indianapolis receiver T.Y. Hilton finally went into detail about the ankle injury he's been playing through during his team's hot streak into the playoffs.

 

Injuries: Colts DL Tyquan Lewis out against Chiefs

 

For a second straight game, the Colts will be without defensive lineman Tyquan Lewis (knee), who was downgraded to out for the Divisional Round versus the Chiefs.

 


Jacksonville Jaguars News

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Roundup: Jaguars add WR Conley to receiving corps

 

The Jaguars are supplementing their big free-agent acquisition with a few smaller signings. Jacksonville announced Saturday morning it signed free-agent wide receiver Chris Conley and tackle Cedric Ogbuehi.

 

Former Jaguars QB Blake Bortles set to visit Rams

 

QB Blake Bortles, who was released by the Jaguars on Wednesday, is scheduled to visit the Rams on Monday, NFL Network's Michael Silver reported, per a team source.

 

Coughlin: Nick Foles gives Jaguars 'best chance to win'

 

Jaguars EVP Tom Coughlin won two Super Bowls with the Giants. Nick Foles won one with the Eagles. Will their unity in Jacksonville lead to another Super Bowl title?

 

Jaguars release QB Blake Bortles after signing Foles

 

The inevitable has become a reality in Duval. As the NFL's new year officially opened, Blake Bortles' tenure with the Jacksonville Jaguars officially ended.

 

Jags cut Malik Jackson, Carlos Hyde, Tashaun Gipson

 

Nearly three years after signing Malik Jackson to a mega-deal in free agency, the Jaguars are moving on from the DT. Jackson, Carlos Hyde, Tashaun Gipson and Jermey Parnell are leaving Duval.

 

Tom Coughlin: Bortles is QB for Jaguars 'right now'

 

When asked about the future of Blake Bortles in Jacksonville, executive vice president Tom Coughlin said the veteran is the Jaguars' quarterback "right now." Is the QB on his way out?

 

Jaguars hire Dom Capers as senior defensive assistant

 

The Jaguars announced Tuesday they hired longtime NFL coach Dom Capers as a senior defensive assistant, with duties that include working closely with Jacksonville DC Todd Wash.

 

Marrone: DeFilippo hire had 'zero' to do with Nick Foles

 

The Jaguars hired John DeFilippo as their next OC on Wednesday. Despite the obvious links, Jags head coach Doug Marrone said DeFilippo's relationship with Nick Foles had nothing to do with the hire.

 

Doug Marrone: Leonard Fournette 'in really good place'

 

After a disappointing season for Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette, head coach Doug Marrone confirmed that he met with the former No. 4 pick to clear the air.

 

Jaguars hire ex-Vikings coach John DeFilippo as OC

 

Former Vikings offensive coordinator John DeFilippo is joining the Jacksonville Jaguars coaching staff, the team confirmed. DeFilippo will serve as the team's next OC.

 

NFL rescinds fine on Calais Campbell for Big Ben hit

 

The NFL has rescinded its $20,054 fine against defensive end Calais Campbell, who was penalized for a hit on Ben Roethlisberger in a November game between the Jaguars and Steelers.

 

Leonard Fournette, Tom Coughlin meet to clear air

 

A week after Jaguars executive vice president Tom Coughlin openly criticized RB Leonard Fournette, the two sides met to smooth things over and are prepared to move forward amicably, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports.

 

Jaguars sign former Seahawks RB Thomas Rawls

 

The Jaguars appear to be a in a state of transition at running back. They signed former Seahawk Thomas Rawls, the team confirmed Wednesday, and it might be the first of multiple moves to their backfield.

 


Tennessee Titans News

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Titans trade for QB Ryan Tannehill, cut Blaine Gabbert

 

The Miami Dolphins have traded quarterback Ryan Tannehill to the Titans, Tannehill's agency Sports Trust Advisors announced Friday. Tannehill signed a one-year deal with the Titans, who then cut Blaine Gabbert.

 

Tennessee Titans sign G Rodger Saffold to 4-year deal

 

The Titans are signing former Rams guard Rodger Saffold to a four-year, $44 million deal with $22.5 million in guarantees, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports.

 

Johnathan Cyprien ready to 'let it all out' after torn ACL

 

Johnathan Cyprien's second season in Tennessee didn't quite go according to plan. In the midst of his recovery, Cyprien wants to make sure he never loses his grip on that starting role again.

 

Titans OC: Derrick Henry will be big part of offense

 

New Titans offensive coordinator Arthur Smith pledges that the 2019 approach to running back Derrick Henry will continue along the lines of his late-season surge and not his early campaign woes.

 

Titans' Dean Pees on Super Bowl: 'It was gorgeous'

 

Unlike most of the viewers of Sunday's low-scoring Super Bowl, Tennessee Titans DC Dean Pees thoroughly enjoyed the defensive battle.

 

Delanie Walker: Arthur Smith a 'great hire' as Titans OC

 

The Tennessee Titans recently announced the hiring of Arthur Smith as their new offensive coordinator, and although it was a surprise to many, TE Delanie Walker revealed more on the little-known coach.

 

Titans GM Jon Robinson: We won't rush hiring next OC

 

Tennessee Titans general manager Jon Robinson said the team won't rush to hire a new offensive coordinator following the departure of Matt LaFleur to Green Bay.

 

Marcus Mariota 'disappointed,' but won't need surgery

 

Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota was forced to sit out Sunday's season-ending game against the Colts, but on the bright side will not need to undergo offseason surgery for a neck injury.

 

Titans LB Brian Orakpo retiring after 10 seasons in NFL

 

Tennessee Titans linebacker Brian Orakpo announced on Monday he is retiring after 10 seasons in the NFL. Orakpo joined the Titans in 2015 after playing six seasons with the Redskins.

 

Marcus Mariota will do everything in his power to play

 

Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota's status for Sunday's crucial game against the Colts remains up in the air, the signal-caller said he'll "do everything in my power to see if I can go."

 

Mike Vrabel defends 4th-down decision in Titans' loss

 

Titans head coach Mike Vrabel opted to go for it on fourth-and-1 at the Houston's 3-yard-line. Tight end Luke Stocker was stuffed, the Texans got the ball and proceeded to score on the ensuing play.

 

Vrabel on Mariota's unique game: 'Stats are stats'

 

It's not often a quarterback completes 19 straight passes to open a game and still loses. But that's exactly the kind of unusual night Marcus Mariota endured on Monday.

 

Texans run over Titans, maintain lead in AFC South

 

The Houston Texans (8-3) kept their distance from the AFC South pack on Monday evening, running through the Tennessee Titans (5-6) en route to a 34-17 victory, Houston's eighth consecutive win.

 

Malcolm Butler exits game for concussion evaluation

 

Tennessee Titans cornerback Malcolm Butler left for the locker room shortly before halftime to undergo evaluation for a concussion during Monday night's game against the Houston Texans.

 

Marcus Mariota (stinger) expected to start vs. Texans

 

Tennessee Titans QB Marcus Mariota is expected to start on Monday against the Houston Texans. Mariota exited Week 11's game with a stinger and was limited in practice earlier this week.