For an NFL team to be playoff caliber, it needs to win most of its games at home and find victory half the time on the road: the Raiders are winless this year away from the Coliseum.
The Houston Texans were supposed to be a playoff team again in 2013, but they’ve fallen on hard times; Oakland may be able to sneak a win out of this weekend’s road trip to the Lone Star State.
Texans coach Gary Kubiak collapsed at halftime in Sunday night’s game against the Colts after reportedly feeling light headed and dizzy. The episode raised concerns about the pressure on coaches during the season.
49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick passed for 199 yards and ran for 63 more and a touchdown in leading San Francisco to a 31-17 road victory over the Titans Sunday.
OAKLAND (KCBS) – The Raiders held off a late charge by San Diego to win 27-17 in Oakland Sunday night. “The Raiders look a lot better than they have to me for years,” John Madden […]
Instead of the knockout, drag out fight expected of this match-up of NFL heavyweights, the Texans had no answer for the 49ers on Sunday Night. With their defense and running game leading the way, for the second straight week the 49ers dominated their opponent in an easy win.
Tramaine Brock intercepted Matt Schaub’s first pass of the night and returned it 18 yards for a touchdown, Schaub threw three interceptions in all before the embattled quarterback got replaced in the fourth, and the San Francisco 49ers pounded the Houston Texans 34-3 on Sunday night.
The names on the injury report for the Texans and 49ers game this Sunday Night, is more enough to field a team. Out of the two, it’s Houston who is worse off, while San Francisco has only minor concerns. If the 49ers employ a physical game plan, then injuries will play a part in this contest, as Houston simply can’t withstand much more of a beating.
Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor is the scheduled starter against the Chargers Sunday night after sitting out a game following a concussion. But he might be missing injured running back Darren McFadden.
The 2-2 Houston Texans visit Candlestick Sunday to face the 2-2 49ers. John Madden sees a 49ers victory in a close game.