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What about the rest of the AFC?
Yeah, so the Denver Broncos are good. But a few other AFC teams laid down markers Sunday, showing that they might have something to offer Peyton Manning & Co. if the time does come. The New England Patriots held off the Atlanta Falcons on the road. The Kansas City Chiefs reached a surprising 4-0 with a rout of the New York Giants. The Indianapolis Colts put up their second straight blowout (it was the Jacksonville Jaguars, but a win's a win). And hey -- the Cleveland Browns were victorious again! Now, to see what happens to the Miami Dolphins on Monday night ...
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NFL Week 4: Seahawks at Texans
It's no surprise that the Seahawks are undefeated heading into Week 4. OK, well, a 29-3 shellacking of the 49ers in Week 2 was a bit surprising, but football fans wouldn't be shocked if they didn't lose a game any time soon. The Texans aren't looking as good, but they've done pretty well for themselves with a 2-1 start. The biggest question in this game: Will Andre Johnson go off on the NFL's best secondary?
Brian Cushing signs big extension
The Houston Texans' defensive core solidified quite a bit Tuesday. That's because the franchise, fresh off a 12-4 season and with eyes on bigger things, inked star linebacker Brian Cushing to a six-year, $55.643 million extension, with $21 million guaranteed. It's being hailed as a good move for a team whose defense struggled at times after Cushing went down with an ACL injury early last season. Then again, that very injury could slow the 26-year-old going forward.
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AFC South Preview -- 2013
J.J. Watt and the Houston Texans cruised to the AFC South title last season, but not everything was rosy; after an 11-1 start, the team lost four of six -- including 41-28 to the New England Patriots in the divisional round. Will Houston build on last season? Or will the Indianapolis Colts take over?
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Eric Fisher, Luke Joeckel: offensive linemen, and the first two picks in the 2013 NFL draft. (In case we needed more evidence that the men up front are of paramount importance to football teams.) Now, neither finds himself on the list of top trenchmen -- yet. So until one or both make it, let's sort out the league's best. Click on the images to set your rankings!
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