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Houston Texans News: October 10, 2014

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Houston Texans News

Texans’ comeback falls flat in loss to Colts - Ultimate Texans
The Thursday Night Football Blowout Train was derailed Thursday night, and J.J. Watt’s steady march toward deep steel blue sainthood continues.

12 thoughts from Colts' gritty win over Texans | FOX Sports
The Colts were able to outlast the Texans despite playing in front of a raucous crowd.

Colts get a kick out of 1st quarter
Their 24 points scored then was most by team in 1st quarter in 56 years.

McClain: Foster shows shows how to carry team - Houston Chronicle
Texans running back Arian Foster should get annoyed more often.

2014 Week 6 IND at HOU Rapid Reaction - NFL Nation Blog - ESPN
Visit 2014 Week 6 IND at HOU Rapid Reaction - NFL Nation Blog for information, in-depth analysis and discussion about 2014 Week 6 IND at HOU.

Game Balls: Houston vs. Indianapolis - ESPN Video - ESPN
ESPN Video: ESPN Colts reporter Mike Wells' game ball goes to T.Y. Hilton, who finished with a career-high 223 receiving yards and a touchdown. J.J. Watt gets the honor from ESPN Texans reporter Tania Ganguli after scoring his third touchdown of the season.

Top Stats to Know: Colts over Texans - Stats & Info Blog - ESPN
J.J. Watt set his sights on Andrew Luck, but the Colts QB had his eyes on on T.Y. Hilton all night.

Around the League

'Thursday Night Football' schedule and results: Colts hang on to beat Texans -
Indianapolis managed to hold off the comeback-minded Texans in Houston for a rare close game on a Thursday night.

Breaking Madden: BEEFTANK returns -
Five feet tall. 400 pounds. Age 76. Fast as the Dickens, and perhaps even faster. At long last, the hero of Breaking Madden has returned.

NFL teams covered up 'hundreds' of domestic abuse incidents, former Bears GM claims -
Jerry Angelo said he intentionally hid incidents of domestic abuse to keep his players on the field.

Watch out for Greg Olsen -
In the past, the veteran tight end was an afterthought in the Panthers' offense. This year, he's coming into his own as one of Cam Newton's top weapons. Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White sees a Pro Bowl in Olsen's future.

The Colts need Bjoern Werner to find his way -
With Robert Mathis on the shelf for the season, the Colts have turned to second-year outside linebacker Bjoern Werner for their pass rush. Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White looks at whether Werner's up to the task.

Let's say nice things about Tony Romo, because we may not get another chance -
Tony Romo has been very good throughout his career, but the Cowboys have rarely done him the favor of winning like they should. So while the Cowboys are riding high at 4-1, let's take the opportunity to acknowledge just how good Romo has been.

Houston & Collegiate Sport

Astros clearing 40-man space - The Crawfish Boxes
On Thursday, the Astros cleared four spots from their 40-man roster.

Rockets vs. Grizzlies: Harden, frontcourt lead Houston to win over Grizzlies - The Dream Shake
James Harden, Tarik Black and Terrence Jones were the bright spots in preseason Game 2.

How the Texas Longhorns will attack QB Trevor Knight and the Oklahoma Sooners offense - Burnt Orange Nation
Breaking down the Sooners offense and how the Horns will attack it.

Football Across the Big XII: Week 7 Preview - Viva The Matadors
TCU proves itself worthy against Oklahoma, Baylor wins an ugly battle against Texas, West Virginia handles Kansas and Oklahoma State takes care of Iowa State. Plus a look at Week 7 of Big XII football.

TCU vs. Baylor: A Q&A With Bill Connelly, Peter Berkes - Frogs O' War
Two SB Nation national college football writers sit down to talk about TCU vs. Baylor.

OurDailyPodcast Previews TCU! - Our Daily Bears
The LIVE TCU Preview Show is happening RIGHT HERE. Get in on the fun!

Scouting the Aggies: Week 6 Stats, Charts, Analysis, Etc. - Good Bull Hunting
Texas A&M fell to Mississippi State in a disappointing loss last week. I chart the Aggie offense every game and let you know what it looks like, what formations we are using, what personnel we are...

The Texas Pregamer: Oklahoma Hate Week - Barking Carnival
"Dear Darla, I hate your stinkin' guts. You make me vomit. You're the scum between my toes. Love, Alfalfa"