AFC South Newswire

AFC South Newswire

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  1. Rivera's handling of Manning helped him become a head coachRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | MSNBC

    Before Ron Rivera became the head coach of the Panthers, PFT regularly pointed out that anyone in the AFC South who is looking for a new coach should consider Rivera, because Rivera had done very well against Manning as the defensive coordinator of the Chargers. The dynamic culminated in a 36-14 win over Manning and the Colts in Indianapolis on November 28, 2010, with Rivera's defense holding Manning to 14 points and picking him off four times.

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  2. Colts Reportedly Won't Be Sanctioned for Andrew Luck's Injury Report StatusRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    ... form that Luck displayed in 2014 would go a long way toward getting the Colts back to the top of the AFC South, and team owner Jim Irsay doesn't believe health will stand in his way, per Mike Chappell of CBS Indianapolis. "He's good to go. He's ...

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  3. NFL - Turns Down for Watt'Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KTRH-AM Houston

    ... had 76 tackles, 17.5 sacks, eight passes defended, and three forced fumbles as he helped lead the Texans to the AFC South title. Since the sack became an official statistic in 1982, Watt and Reggie White are the only players with at least 17 sacks ...

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  4. J.J. Watt wins NFL Defensive Player awardRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Tribune-Chronicle

    ... linebacker Luke Kuechly with four, cornerback Josh Norman with two. Watt's superb fifth pro season for the AFC South champions included a league-high 17 1-2 sacks, eight passes defensed, three forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, and general ...

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  5. Watt is named as top defensive playerRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... linebacker Luke Kuechly with four and cornerback Josh Norman with two. Watt's superb fifth pro season for the AFC South champion included a league-high 171/2 sacks, eight passes defensed, three forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and general ...

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  6. Eric Berry named NFLa s comeback player of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year award for the third time. Watt's superb fifth pro season for the AFC South champions included a league-high 17 1-2 sacks, eight passes defensed, three forced fumbles and one fumble recovery. Rams ...

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  7. Watt repeats as top defenderRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... in 2015 for Houston. He was one of the team's leaders on defense and helped lead the Texans to a 9-7 record and an AFC South championship. The Texans, however, lost to the Kansas City Chiefs in a 30-0 shutout in the wild-card round. In the game, ...

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  8. NFL Defensive Player of the Year 2015-16: Award Winner, Voting Results, ReactionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BleacherReport

    For the third time in four seasons, Houston Texans bruising pass-rusher J.J. Watt has been named the Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year, the league Watt tallied league highs in tackles for loss , sacks and hits on quarterbacks while leading the Texans to a 9-7 campaign that resulted in their third AFC South title since he broke into the league in 2011.

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  9. Watt captures third DPOY award, says 'screw' the doubtersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NFL

    ... consideration , Watt was rewarded for pulling the Texans out of an early 2-5 tailspin and leading them to the AFC South title. From Week 8 through the end of the season, Houston led the NFL in every major defensive category, holding five of nine ...

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  10. ESPNTopNewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    ... panel of 50 sports writers and broadcasters who regularly cover the NFL. Watt's superb fifth pro season for the AFC South champions included a league-high 17A1 2 sacks, eight passes defensed, three forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, and general ...

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  11. J.J. Watt named Defensive Player of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Houston Texans

    ... 76 tackles (57 solo), eight passes defensed, three forced fumbles and one fumble recovery on the way to a third AFC South Division title for the Texans in the last five years. His sack total ranks as the third-highest single-season mark in franchise ...

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  12. Gene Frenette: Mike Shula's success with Cam Newton comes as no surprise to a former Jaguars QBRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    ... 31-20 loss to the New England Patriots. Garrard had the Jaguars on another playoff track in 2010, only to see the AFC South title slip away in a 34-24 setback to the Indianapolis Colts. Both Garrard and Shula exited Jacksonville after that season, ...

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  13. Houston Texans vs Oakland Raiders set for Mexico City, November 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | NFLSpinZone

    ... watch for the first time in a decade and the Houston Texans are fresh off a return to the postseason and another AFC South division title. But, perhaps most importantly, this is going to be a spectacle. The last time the NFL was in Mexico City was ...

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  14. Peyton Manning cut his teeth on Jags to get to Super Bowl 50Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | BlackAndTeal

    ... Fast forward to 2002 and that one beatdown would set the tone for a future division rivalry in the newly created AFC South. It would be Manning vs the Jaguars for the next nine seasons of his career. In 19 games against the Jags as the starter for ...

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  15. Jaguars were least dysfunctional team, by far, in the AFC SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | ESPN

    This week, ESPN NFL Nation reporters Mike Wells, Paul Kuharsky, Mike DiRocco and Tania Ganguli will give awards to the AFC South's top players and teams. We continue with a look at how dysfunctional the division was after Monday's reveal of the offensive player of the year , Tuesday's defensive player of the year , Wednesday's All-AFC South Team , and Thursday's rookie of the year .

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  16. 2015 Buffalo Bills season: when it all went south for meRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Buffalo Rumblings

    ... Bills were selling. If we had any doubt headed into the season, the team all but eliminated it by thrashing the AFC South champion and Super Bowl contender Indianapolis Colts on opening day. It all started to come crashing down when the Bills were ...

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  17. Houston Texans: The importance of Whitney Mercilus's ascensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | NFLSpinZone

    ... after the bye. Those two games started a four-game winning streak, and the Texans would sneak into the playoffs as AFC South champions with a 9-7 record. Since the Texans started Brian Hoyer , Ryan Mallett , T.J. Yates , and Brandon Weeden at ...

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  18. NFL schedule: Jacksonville JaguarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2010 | Examiner.com

    ... of their first four games at home - Broncos, Eagles and Colts - before they play three of four on the road. Their AFC South rivals, the Tennessee Titans, come to the River City Monday, October 18. The ESPN cameras will be rolling at 8:30 p.m.. ...

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  19. Texans vs. Raiders Reportedly Set to Be Played in Mexico CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | BleacherReport

    ... improvement in the 2015 season. The Texans started 2-5 before winning seven of their last nine games to take the AFC South and reach the postseason. They appear to be a good quarterback away from being one of the better teams in the AFC. The ...

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  20. Four Titans make All-AFC South TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | ESPN

    Still, as the four of us who cover teams in the division for ESPN.com convened to put together an All-AFC South Team, we found room for four players from Tennessee. The third-place Jacksonville Jaguars provided one of the Titans' wins, and placed a team-high eight players, while the division champion Texans have seven and the Indianapolis Colts six.

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