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Houston Texans News: October 29, 2013

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, October 29, 2013.

"Hey, wait a're not Matt."
"Hey, wait a're not Matt."
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Halloween is fast approaching, so there is no better time to bring a zombie back from the grave. The Battle Red Newswire has risen from the dead to walk this earth once again. BRN's main focus is still the Texans, but in addition we'll have some other local sports tidbits to make this your one-stop for sports news in the morning. Before we go full zombie, let's get into it.

Houston Texans News

Schaub's heyday with Texans appears over.
Matt Schaub's era as the Texans' starting quarterback might not be finished. But it feels like it.

Schaub unhappy with Kubiak’s decision but accepts demotion.
A healthy Matt Schaub is no longer the Texans’ starting quarterback. And the normally reserved veteran isn’t happy with coach Gary Kubiak’s decision.

Case Keenum has a chance at a fairy tale with Houston Texans.
Two weeks ago, Case Keenum admitted nerves might come with his first NFL start. How could they not in front of the rabid crowd he faced in Kansas City?

Gary Kubiak concerned about Houston Texans running backs.
The Houston Texans are carrying five running backs on their active roster because two are unable to practice right now.

Commissioner Roger Goodell, Texans owner Bob McNair among NFL dignitaries at Bud Adams’ memorial service.
Oilers/Titans owner Bud Adams would have been pleased at some of the stories told at his memorial service yesterday at Second Baptist Church.

Around the League

Rams 9, Seahawks 14: Plenty of Fight to Win, Just Enough Schottenheimer to Lose - Turf Show Times

Seahawks vs. Rams: Seahawks beat Rams 14-9 in ugliest imaginable way - Field Gulls
The Seahawks managed to win a division game on the road against the Rams despite mustering a meager 135 yards of offense (including 80 yards on one play).

Jason Tarver apologizes for obscenities toward officials Sunday - Silver And Black Pride
During the Raiders Week 8 home game against the Steelers last Sunday, Raiders defensive coordinator Jason Tarver was caught on camera flipping the bird at the officials twice and his lips read...

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Judge tells Astros, Rockets other networks could be answer - Sports Update
While the Comcast SportsNet Houston bankruptcy case remains unresolved, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Marvin Isgur on Monday night said he is considering an order allowing the Rockets and Astros to negotiate with other parties to see if another network model with another partner — including Fox — could make a Houston network profitable.

Houston Rockets finalize roster, cut Reggie Williams - The Dream Shake
The Rockets made their final roster move, cutting 3-point marksman Reggie Williams.

Recap: Dynamo defeat DCU 2-1, clinch playoff spot - Dynamo Theory
It's playoff time in Houston as the Dynamo saw off DC United to book their place in the post-season. Goals from OBG and Barnes meant Houston took full advantage of Montreal's loss yesterday. We may no longer have fingernails, but the Dynamo play on.

Oliver Luck looking increasingly like the next Texas AD - Burnt Orange Nation
With multiple reports emerging indicating that West Virginia athletic director Oliver Luck is the top candidate to replace DeLoss Dodds at Texas, the search may turn out to be a simple one.

Aggies flip JUCO Offensive Tackle Jermaine Eluemunor from Arkansas - Good Bull Hunting
Jermaine Eluemunor flips from Arkansas to Texas A&M.

Baylor vs. Oklahoma Odds: Bears open as 12 point favorite in Big 12 Matchup - Our Daily Bears
According to @LVSuperbook, the Baylor Bears are double-digit favorites over the Oklahoma Sooners in what has shaped up to be the biggest game in Floyd Casey Stadium history.

#TTTQ Tweet of the Night

Last night's question from @battleredblog was - Did you have any doubt Case Keenum would be the #Texans' starting QB against the #Colts after how he played against the #Chiefs?

Colts vs Texans coverage