NFL Week 12: Thoughts on Andre Johnson Fight and Quick Takes from Early Games

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NFL Week 12: Thoughts on Andre Johnson Fight and Quick Takes from Early Games
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What an exciting early slate of games Week 12 of the NFL brought. But despite some of the crazy finishes, the biggest story came from one of the least exciting games. The Houston Texans defeated the Tennessee Titans 20-0 in a game that was never in doubt for the host Texans.

While the game itself wasn't much to talk about, the fight that took place between Andre Johnson and Cortland Finnegan will certainly garner attention throughout the upcoming week. Johnson and Finnegan were going at it continuously throughout the game, and things eventually got so heated that Johnson ripped off Finnegan's helmet and threw punches.

Finnegan has a reputation for being a dirty player, and his antics got under Johnson's skin which will likely cost one of the league's top receivers a game or two. After Finnegan was ejected, he jogged off the field motioning to the crowd as if he was claiming victory.

What was most surprising is that Johnson was the one who lost his cool despite his team having a comfortable lead in the fourth quarter. Roger Goodell will have an interesting week ahead figuring out how to discipline the two. Finnegan might get away with a fine, but Johnson won't be so lucky as he threw two blatant punches.

The fight wasn't the only story line of the day. There were a number of good games and impressive performances. 

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