• Texans a strong No. 1 in AP Pro32 power rankings
    By RICHARD ROSENBLATT
    the associated pres | October 10,2012
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
     
    AP Photo

    Houston Texans running back Arian Foster (23) rushes for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL game Monday in East Rutherford, N.J.
    NEW YORK — The unbeaten Houston Texans have tightened their grip on the top spot in the AP Pro32 NFL power rankings, with Indianapolis making the biggest gain after its upset of Green Bay.

    The Texans improved to 5-0 with a 23-17 win over the New York Jets on Monday night. They received 10 of the 12 first-place votes and 382 points Tuesday from the 12-person panel of media members who regularly cover the NFL.

    Atlanta, the NFL’s only other unbeaten team, remains second with 336 points. San Francisco receives two first-place votes and 333 points to stay third.

    The Colts jumped nine spots to 22nd after they rallied to beat the Packers 30-27 on Sunday in their first game without coach Chuck Pagano, who is being treated for leukemia.

    Cleveland, the league’s lone winless team, is 32nd and last.

    ———

    Online: http://pro32.ap.org/poll and http://twitter.com/AP—NFL
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
    2 Comments
    MORE IN Wire Sports
    INDIANAPOLIS — Kyle Busch pulled off a rare trifecta Saturday. Full Story
    Kyle Busch stays hot at Indy 
by taking Brickyard 400 pole
    MORZINE, France — After two crashes, a bloodied knee and even a run up legendary Mont Ventoux, a... Full Story
    Relieved
Froome set
for 3rd
Tour title
    NEW YORK — WNBA President Lisa Borders applauds the league’s players for taking a stance on... Full Story
    WNBA president lauds activism,
wishes it was kept off court
    More Articles