November 15, 2012

Arian Foster Leads RB Pro-Bowl Voting and Other AFC South Must-Reads

After the way Arian Foster played against the Chicago Bears, he deserves some love.

Tania Ganguli of the Houston Chronicle says Arian Foster is getting plenty of it from Pro Bowl voters.

Foster leads all running backs in votes from fans in the early stages of the process. He’s the third leading vote getter overall behind a couple of no-name quarterbacks (Peyton Manning and Tom Brady).

J.J. Watt is the only other Texans to lead his position in the early voting.

Fans can vote through December 17th.

Foster will likely be the starter for the AFC as he leads Chris Johnson in rushing yards despite playing one fewer game. Still, for Foster to get more votes than Adrian Peterson shows how fans have come to understand his impact for the conference’s best team.

It would be Foster’s third-consecutive Pro Bowl.

Oh, and in case you were wondering, players who play in the Super Bowl are not eligible to appear in the Pro Bowl but do get credit for having been named to the team.

 

General Interest

Chase Stuart of Football Perspective speculates on Chip Kelly’s viability in the NFL.

Stuart lays out some of the most surprising results of 2012.

Bleacher Report lead writers chip in their weekly picks.

 

Houston Texans

Dale Robertson of the Houston Chronicle says Andre Johnson has more receptions than any wideout in Texas history.

 

Indianapolis Colts

I appeared on Cold Hard Football Facts Radio at the 24-minute mark to talk Colts and Patriots.

Ben Savage of Colts Authority uses All-22 tape to look at Darius Butler.

Clark Judge of CBS Sports makes a case for the Colts in and out of the playoffs.

Paul Kuharsky of ESPN.com talks Colts and Patriots with Mike Reiss.

Scott Kacsmar of Colts Authority tracks the play of Andrew Luck.

 

Tennessee Titans

Tom Gower of Total Titans posts a snap report for the Dolphins game.

Jimmy Morris of Music City Miracles looks at a pass Jake Locker hit.

Morris looks at one of Locker’s incredible runs.

Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean lists key issues as the Titans hit their bye week.

 

Jacksonville Jaguars

Vito Stellino of the Florida Times-Union says the Jaguars still have something to play for.

Kuharsky rightly argues that Blaine Gabbert’s growth is too incremental.

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