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Houston Texans News: October 27, 2014

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, October 27, 2014.

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Houston Texans News

Houston Texans vs. Tennessee Titans - Recap - October 26, 2014 - ESPN
NFL Football Recap: Final statistics from the Houston vs. Tennessee game played on October 26, 2014.

Arian Foster powers Texans to blowout win over Titans -
Running back Arian Foster is back to his All-Pro form, scoring three touchdowns and compiling 173 yards from scrimmage as the Houston Texans blew out the Tennessee Titans, 30-16, in Nashville.

Texans' Jadeveon Clowney still learning to trust his knee - NFL Nation Blog - ESPN
Jadeveon Clowney returned to action for the Texans in their 30-16 win over the Titans after missing six weeks following surgery.

Eight observations from Texans' win over Titans - Houston Chronicle
The Houston Chronicle's Randy Harvey looks back at the Texans' win.

Vandermeer's View: Texans heal and head for home
The bleeding has stopped. The Texans needed any kind of win to halt a three game slide and get back to .500. How, why, and by how many was irrelevant.

Titans lose 30-16 to Texans in rookie QB's debut - Houston Chronicle
Zach Mettenberger shaved his beard and got a haircut for his big NFL moment, and he wound up throwing for the most yards ever by a rookie quarterback making his first start for the Tennessee franchise.

J.J. Watt of Houston Texans calls out Zach Mettenberger, Tennessee Titans rookie QB, for multiple selfies - ESPN
The king of selfies, at least among NFL quarterbacks, got a little wake-up call from one of the best defensive players in the NFL on Sunday.

Around the League

NFL schedule and results: Complete coverage of Week 8 -
An early-morning game from London ended with a last-second field goal to complete a Lions comeback. Seattle rebounded with a win in Carolina while the Patriots' offense continues to fire on all cylinders. The Saints upset the Packers on Sunday night.

Seahawks shoot down Russell Wilson 'not black enough' rumors -
Richard Sherman stamped out the non-controversy about whether his Seahawks teammates think their QB is "not black enough."

The worst trick play kick return ever, starring the Jets and Percy Harvin -
If a facepalm could take the shape of a football play, it'd be this one.

Packers vs. Saints 2014 final score: 3 things we learned from New Orleans' 44-23 win -
Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints picked up a much-needed win in the NFC against Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers.

Ben Roethlisberger makes NFL history with 2nd 500-yard passing game -
He came up a little short of the NFL single-game record, but Ben Roethlisberger did make some NFL history on Sunday.

Eagles vs. Cardinals final score: 3 things we learned from the best game of the afternoon -
The Eagles and Cardinals traded big plays in what was perhaps the best game of the day in the NFL.

Is Jay Cutler Elite? -
Brian Urlacher was out of bounds. You NEVER talk about a mans Eliteness. It's the worst thing you can possibly do.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Super Sunday Astros Crawfish Boil: October 26, 2014 - The Crawfish Boxes
Astros news and notes from the past week.

Owners Reject Lottery Reform - The Dream Shake
The NBA's proposed lottery change lost 17-13, 6 votes shy of the 23 needed to reform the NBA lottery to normalize the chances of winning the top pick in the draft.

Four-star linebacker Cameron Townsend commits to the Texas Longhorns - Burnt Orange Nation
Let's ride.

1 Thought on Texas Tech 27, TCU 82 - Viva The Matadors
We're not sure how many thoughts you're supposed to have when your team loses by 55 points, so we've just got one thought.

Three Up, Three Down - Texas Tech... Wow... Edition - Frogs O' War
Well, that was unexpected. TCU absolutely dominated the Red Raiders after a competitive first quarter, on their way to a record breaking win. Who had the best of the best, and who wasn't quite up to par?

Watching the Polls: Baylor Moves Up to 12 in Coaches Poll, Holds Steady in AP - Our Daily Bears
The final slate of polls before the College Football Playoff Rankings are released on Tuesday. Baylor moves up in the Coaches, holds steady in the AP.

WBB: Looking ahead at the 2014-15 Aggie Women's Bouncy Ballers - Good Bull Hunting
Something to distract us from bye week repair projects

Shooting From the Hip: Kansas State 23, Texas 0 - Barking Carnival
Ol' Nuthin' was literally Ol' Nuthin on the scoreboard.