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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?