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Four more spots in 2020 NFL Draft order filled in

The Patriots not being involved in the divisional round of the playoffs is unusual enough. Having them involved so early in next year’s annual selection meeting will be peculiar as well. With the results of the wild card weekend in the books, four more slots in the 2020 NFL Draft order have been filled in. [more]

Frank Gore undecided about playing next season

Bills linebacker Lorenzo Alexander announced his retirement after Saturday’s overtime loss to the Texans, but another veteran member of the team hasn’t made a decision about playing in 2020. Running back Frank Gore said on Sunday, via Sal Capaccio of WGR, that he is undecided about playing a 16th season. Gore said that he feels [more]

Deshaun Watson: Somebody had to be great, why not me?

Deshaun Watson‘s playoff debut saw the Colts shut down the Texans offense in a 21-7 win last year and the quarterback’s second postseason outing didn’t look like it would turn out much better. Houston didn’t score while picking up 92 yards on their first five possessions and trailed 16-0 when they got the ball with [more]

Josh Allen: I have to be better for this team

The Bills opened the 2019 season by coming back to beat the Jets after falling behind 16-0, so Saturday’s game against the Texans turned out to be a fitting bookend to their year. Buffalo led 16-0, but couldn’t hold the lead and wound up losing 22-19 in overtime. Houston’s comeback was helped out by a [more]

J.J. Watt after Texans’ win: That’s why you take the risk

J.J. Watt‘s sack of Josh Allen in the third quarter ignited the Texans to their largest postseason comeback in team history. His comeback helped in the Texans’ comeback. The sack was the defensive end’s first since Week Five, three games before he tore a pectoral muscle. “That was a big play in the game because [more]

Lorenzo Alexander retires

After 15 NFL seasons, Bills linebacker Lorenzo Alexander has made the difficult decision to walk away. Alexander, a 36-year-old Oakland native who played college football at Cal, announced his retirement in the locker room after Buffalo’s 22-19 overtime loss to the Texans. “I could continue to play on and on and on, but that deters [more]

Mike Pereira, Terry McAulay disagree with blindside block penalty on Bills

The Bills were nearing field-goal range in overtime to attempt a game-winner. Josh Allen scrambled for 4 yards to the Houston 38 on third-and-nine, which would have given Sean McDermott a big decision: Go for it, give Stephen Hauschka a chance for a long field goal or punt. But officials called rookie right tackle Cody [more]

Texans take wild overtime win over Bills

It was the best of games, it was the worst of games. The Texans and Bills played a wild, crazy, insane, spectacular mess of a game today in Houston, with the Texans finally coming out on top after Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson made the play to set up the game-winning field goal. In an instant, [more]

Deshaun Watson stands tall, Josh Allen survives and we have overtime

In a weird, wacky wild card game, the Houston Texans fell behind 16-0 and stormed back to lead the Bills 19-16, before a Bills field goal put the game in overtime at 19-19. We saw the best of Deshaun Watson‘s skills and the worst of Josh Allen’s flaws along the way, but Allen did enough [more]

Texans storm back to take late lead

The Houston Texans have finally taken a lead in their playoff battle with the Buffalo Bills. Texans running back Carlos Hyde caught a touchdown toss from Deshaun Watson with 4:37 to go in the fourth quarter, and the subsequent two-point conversion gave the Texans a 19-16 lead. The Bills had a 16-0 lead in the [more]

Watt sack, Watson TD bring Houston back

The Texans aren’t going down without a fight. After a dismal first half and an ugly start to the second half saw Houston fall behind 16-0 against Buffalo, the Texans finally started putting things together late in the third quarter. J.J. Watt, in his return to the field after missing the second half of the [more]

Second half starts with a Texans near-disaster

The first half of today’s game in Houston did not go well for the Texans. The second half nearly got off to an even worse start. Texans kickoff returner DeAndre Carter caught the second half kickoff in the end zone, stood there for a moment, and then tossed the ball to the referee. Carter thought [more]

Bills take 13-0 lead into halftime

There’s a playoff game in Houston, but the Texans haven’t shown up yet. The Bills have dominated the first half of football today, taking a 13-0 lead into the locker room at halftime. Bills quarterback Josh Allen hasn’t been great, but he has led two scoring drives, one of which ended with Allen himself catching [more]

Texans lose first challenge of pass interference in NFL playoff history

Last year, a missed call in the playoffs led to the implementation of replay review for pass interference. This year, a challenge was used in the playoffs for the first time, in the first quarter of the first game of the postseason. On a third-and-8 on their first drive, Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson threw to [more]

Josh Allen starts playoffs in style with long run, touchdown catch

Josh Allen is clutch in the playoffs. At least, through one possession of his postseason career. Allen, the Bills quarterback making his first postseason start today in Houston, did a little of everything on his first possession. He completed two passes, got the Bills into the red zone with a 42-yard run, and then scored [more]

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