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Houston Texans News: October 13, 2014

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, October 13, 2014.

Bob Levey

Houston Texans News

Andrew Luck leads Colts past J.J. Watt and the Texans - NFL -
Two weeks into the 2014 NFL season, the Indianapolis Colts sat winless and the Houston Texans unbeaten. The situation has changed.  The Colts notched an important win over their division rivals on Thursday night in Houston, 33-28, their fourth consecutive victory. Three thoughts on the AFC South showdown: 1. Finally, a little Thursday night entertainment...

Jadeveon Clowney of Houston Texans itching to play and 'hit somebody' - ESPN
Jadeveon Clowney is getting closer to being able to elevate his game. He said Friday he's started cutting and running full speed.

Fitzpatrick remains Texans' best option at QB - Houston Chronicle
Matt Schaub got six games as Texans starting quarterback to open the 2013 campaign.

Colts vs. Texans 2014 final score: 3 things we learned from Indy's 33-28 win -
Andrew Luck and T.Y. Hilton were great, but J.J. Watt and Ryan Fitzpatrick helped make a game out of it in Houston.

Around the League

NFL schedule and results: Complete coverage of Week 6 -
An Aaron Rodgers touchdown pass delivered the Packers a win in the final seconds, the Browns got a shocking blowout victory, and the Bengals-Panthers tied. Dallas came away with a big win in Seattle.The Eagles and Giants wrap up Sunday on SNF.

Washington owner sitting with president of Navajo Nation -
The Washington owner was spotted by Fox sitting with the president of the largest Indian reservation and his wife.

DeMarco Murray joins Jim Brown in the record book -
The Dallas Cowboys running back is putting his name all over the history book. This week, he did something only Jim Brown has done before.

The Legend of Scotty Rad: The Browns fan with cancer who buried a jersey at Heinz field -
Scotty Radwancky was a Cleveland Browns fan battling lung and brain cancer. During the fight for his life, he snuck away to Pitsburgh and buried his favorite jersey in a very significant place.

Patience pays off for Prince Amukamara and the Giants -
Prince Amukamara's teammates tried to bullying him with the usual excuse of toughening him up. It didn't work. Instead, his handling of it made the locker room a more stable place and the Giants a better team.

Houston & Collegiate Sport

Astros Arizona Fall League Preview: Let's Go Prospecting Out West! - The Crawfish Boxes
Your new favorite team for the next month is called the Salt River Rafters. Don't ask questions.

Who will Kevin McHale turn to off the bench for the Rockets this season? - The Dream Shake
The Houston Rockets head into the 2014-15 season with a plethora of options coming off the bench. Over the last few years, Kevin McHale has proven to be fickle with his second stringers, constantly...

Texas Longhorns comeback falls short in 31-26 loss to Oklahoma Sooners - Burnt Orange Nation
Texas is managing the incredible feat of looking like a competitive team and completely inept almost simultaneously.

Ten Thoughts on West Virginia 37, Texas Tech 34 - Viva The Matadors
Ten thoughts on Texas Tech's last second loss to West Virginia, including thoughts on the 4th and 3 and the redzone issues for Texas Tech.

Three Up, Three Down - Frogs O' War
Now that we've all had some time to come off the ledge a bit, let's look back on some of the best (and worst) performances of what could have been.

Miracle on the Brazos 2.0-- Baylor 61, TCU 58 - Our Daily Bears
Down 58-37 in the fourth quarter, Baylor pulled off a comeback for the ages in the first top-10 matchup in McLane Stadium history.


Red River Quick Recap: Oklahoma - 31, Texas- 26 - Barking Carnival
Texas dominates OU in most traditional measures and still come up short.