Dunta Robinson fined $40,000

The NFL has fined Atlanta Falcons cornerback $40,000 for his hit Sunday night on Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin. NFL vice president of football operations Merton Hanks also warned Robinson in a letter that future rule violations could result in a suspension or larger fines.
September 18, 2011

No Respect: Most-Targeted Defenders

Scout.com's Ed Thompson takes a look at the three cornerbacks, safeties and linebackers that NFL quarterbacks have gone after with no mercy this season. And he points out which players at each position are struggling the most when called upon to defend the pass.
December 5, 2009

Texans Doing It With Defense

After three games, the Texans stood 1-2 and their defense ranked last, including last against the run. Under first-year defensive coordinator Frank Bush, the Texans were on a pace to allow more yards and more yards rushing than any defense in NFL history.
October 21, 2009

What Does Sunday Mean?

The first quarter of the 2009 season is complete for the Texans, and they stand with a 2-2 record after beating up on the hapless Oakland Raiders Sunday, 29-6. The Houston defense looked like the second-coming of the 1985 Bears as they held Oakland to just 165 total yards, while hitting Raiders quarterback JaMarcus Russell nine times and sacking him twice.
October 4, 2009

Texans Offense Offensive

Last season, the Texans finished third in offense, averaging 382.1 yards a game. Every starter on offense returned this season, amazing in this era of free agency and the salary cap. What happened?
September 18, 2009