Football / 10.24.12

NFL Watch // Houston’s Texas-Sized Baltimore Beatdown

Matt Schaub wearing Nike Lunar Superbad Pro TD PE

Matt Schaub eyes a receiver in the Nike Lunar Superbad Pro.

words // Brandon Richard

After last week’s embarrassing loss to the Green Bay Packers, the Houston Texans looked to rebound on Sunday with the AFC powerhouse Baltimore Ravens in town. The matchup occurred just a week after the Ravens’ Ray Lewis and Houston’s Brian Cushing were each lost for the season. If the question heading into the game was which team would receive the biggest pick-me-up from its remaining players, the answer would have to be the Texans, who dominated Baltimore from whistle to whistle.

Baltimore got on the board first with an early 51-yard Justin field goal by Justin Tucker, but Houston would go on to score 29 unanswered points before halftime. Though the Ravens struck first again after the break, they ultimately had no answers for the Texans’ aggressive defense. Quarterback Matt Schaub completed 23 passes for 256 yards and two touchdowns to lead Houston to a lopsided 43-13 victory. Running back Arian Foster helped the team’s cause with two touchdowns on the ground, while cornerback Jonathan Joseph picked off a Joe Flacco pass for a 52-yard touchdown to break the game open in the second quarter.

The Texans will now enjoy a bye week before hosting Buffalo during the first week of November.

Other notable Week 7 results included the 49ers holding off the Seattle Seahawks in a gritty defensive matchup; the Vikings topping the Arizona Cardinals in a clash of surprising teams; Eli Manning one-upping RG3 in a 27-23 Giants win over the Redskins; Andrew Luck and the Colts moving to .500 after holding off the Cleveland Browns; Tom Brady and the Patriots pulling off another last minute win against the division rival Jets; Pittsburgh making a push in the AFC North with a critical win in Cincinnati; and the Chicago Bears grinding out the Monday Nighter against Detroit.

Take a look at the football cleats that hit the field for these games and more in today’s NFL Watch.

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NFL Watch // Houston's Texas-Sized Baltimore Beatdown

Andre Johnson wearing Air Jordan IX 9 PE Cleats

Andre Johnson makes a grab in PE Retro 9 Air Jordan cleats.

Arian Foster wearing Under Armour Nitro Diablo

Arian Foster finds running room in the Under Armour Nitro Diablo.

Frank Gore wearing adidas adiZero 5-Star Mid

Frank Gore racked up more than 180 total yards in the adidas adiZero 5-Star Mid.

Victor Cruz wearing the Nike Vapor Talon Elite Low Puerto Rico PE

Victor Cruz scores the game-winning touchdown in his “Puerto Rico” Nike Vapor Talon Elite Low PE.

Adrian Peterson wearing Nike Vapor Talon Elite 3/4 Blackout

Adrian Peterson was in vintage form wearing the Nike Vapor Talon Elite 3/4.

Miles Austin wearing Under Armour Nitro Diablo Low

Miles Austin drags a defender in the Under Armour Nitro Diablo Low.

Devin McCourty wearing Nike Vapor Talon Elite Low

Devin McCourty returns a kickoff 104 yards for a touchdown wearing the Nike Vapor Talon Elite Low.

Miles Burris wearing Nike Air Zoom Alpha Talon

Miles Burris sacks Chad Henne in Air Zoom Alpha Talon Nike football cleats.

Drew Brees wearing Nike Lunar Superbad Pro TD

Drew Brees airs it out in the Nike Lunar Superbad Pro.

Charles Woodson wearing Air Jordan Retro IX 9 PE Cleats

Charles Woodson on the move in Retro 9 Air Jordan cleats.

Chris Johnson wearing Nike Lunar Superbad Pro TD Pink

Chris Johnson turned back the clock in Breast Cancer Awareness Nike Lunar Superbad Pro TD cleats.

Andrew Luck wearing Nike Vapor Talon Elite Low PE

Andrew Luck drops back in pink-laced Nike Vapor Talon Elite Low cleats.

LaMarr Woodley wearing Air Jordan IX 9 PE Cleats

LaMarr Woodley attempts to make a tackle in PE Retro 9 Air Jordan cleats.

Brandon Marshall wearing Custom Reebok Football Cleats

Brandon Marshall celebrates a touchdown reception in custom Reebok football cleats.

Author: Brandon Richard
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  1. Bradvid Vaughn says:

    Those cleats Brandon Marshall has are sick!!!!! Reebok needs to put those out on the market!!!!!