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EYE ON THE PRIZE: WEEK 7

Posted by Kevin Bowen on October 22, 2012 – 11:47 am

Each week Colts.com will take a look at the rest of the AFC South and review the previous weekend’s games.

Texans 43 Ravens 13

-The Texans head into their bye week with a firm grip on the top spot in the AFC. After suffering their first loss of the season last week against the Packers, the Texans rebounded with a resounding win over the team with the second best record in the conference. Houston running back Arian Foster had 98 yards rushing and two touchdowns to go along with quarterback Matt Schaub’s two touchdown passes. The Texans defense had four sacks and picked off two Joe Flacco passes.

NEXT GAME: Buffalo, 11/4 at 1J0 EST

Titans 35 Bills 34

-The Titans have put together back-to-back wins thanks to a 195-yard effort by running back Chris Johnson. Quarterback Matt Hasselbeck was 22-of-33 for 205 yards and his 15-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Nate Washington gave the Titans a 35-34 lead with just over a minute remaining. Johnson and running back Jamie Harper each had a pair of rushing touchdowns. Starting quarterback Jake Locker might return from injury this week as the Titans welcome the Colts to Nashville.

NEXT GAME: Indianapolis, Sunday at 1:00 EST

Raiders 26 Jaguars 23 OT

-The Jaguars crushing defeat was made even worse with injuries to quarterback Blaine Gabbert and running back Maurice Jones-Drew. After two snaps, Jones-Drew left with an apparent foot injury and Gabbert left later in the first half and was replaced by Chad Henne. Jacksonville jumped out to a 17-3 first half lead and led 23-13 with seven minutes to go in the fourth quarter. The Raiders scored 10 points in a little over three minutes sending the game into overtime. Jaguars wide receiver Cecil Shorts fumbled on the second play of overtime which set up Sebastian Janikowski’s 40-yard game-winning field goal.

NEXT GAME: @Green Bay, Sunday at 1:00 EST.

2012 AFC South Standings

Houston 6-1

Indianapolis 3-3

Tennessee 3-4

Jacksonville 1-5

           


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