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Houston Texans News: November 13, 2014

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

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Houston Texans News

2014 NFL re-draft: Houston Texans take Khalil Mack at No. 1 -
Would the Houston Texans stick with Jadeveon Clowney at No. 1 if they could do it over? Daniel Jeremiah has them going in a different direction in his re-draft of the top 10 of the 2014 NFL Draft.

Cleveland Browns' Brian Hoyer on Texans' Ryan Mallett: 'It's the strongest arm I've ever seen by far' |
Cleveland Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer played with Ryan Mallett for a year in New England and watched him clank missiles off the helmets of receivers who couldn't get their hands up in time.

Houston Texans sign former Michigan State linebacker Max Bullough to 53-man roster |
Bullough was previously on Houston's practice squad, signing with the NFL franchise as an undrafted free agent in May.

Houston Texans vs. Cleveland Browns preview, Week 11 - ESPN
In Week 11, the Browns look to continue the success of their 6-3 start, the Texans to get back to .500 in Ryan Mallet's first start.

BWTB: Texans #PassItForward on Veterans Day
Houston Texans players and Houston Texans Cheerleaders sure know how to celebrate Veteran's Day. #PassItForward

Texans report: Cushing, Clowney in for Sunday; Foster day-to-day - Houston Chronicle
Inside linebacker Brian Cushing and outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney are expected to play against Cleveland, but running back Arian Foster is "definitely day-to-day," according to Texans coach Bill O'Brien

Around the League

Ranking NFL coaches by their alma maters -
Jason Garrett went to Princeton, people forget that.

NFL picks, Week 11: Lions, Packers should continue to roll -
Can the Seahawks win on the road in Kansas City? Will the Colts stop the streaking Patriots? Our experts give their picks for those games and the rest of the Week 11 schedule.

Jets safety Jaiquawn Jarrett is the Hoss of the Week -
It's a Hoss first, as the Jets safety becomes the first non-lineman to take home SB Nation's premier weekly NFL award. Jarrett's performance last Sunday was just too much for retired NFL defensive end Stephen White to overlook.

2015 NFL Draft report: Underclassmen who shouldn't go pro -
The college football season is quickly winding down. Some top players don't look quite ready for the NFL.

Breaking Madden Roster Cuts: The worst ATM in the entire world -
This week's Breaking Madden requires the services of 21 individuals who are terrible at pushing buttons. These are their stories.

Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson can change a game like no one else -
The Cardinals' corner had one of the best sequences you'll see from a defender last Sunday, snatching back-to-back picks to completely shut down the Rams' hope of a win in what had been a competitive game.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Three ideas for the Astros signature offseason acquisition - The Crawfish Boxes
TCB writers exercise a degree of madness in selecting the Astros signature move this offseason.

Rockets Overcome Slow Start, Tame Timberwolves in Mexico City 113-101 - The Dream Shake
Mexico City was a gracious host as the Rockets put on a second-half show for win number seven.

Texas HC Charlie Strong proving he's a "consummate players' coach" - Burnt Orange Nation
Hard-edged disciplinarian and fun-loving players' coach aren't mutually exclusive.

Red Raider Gridiron: Report - Knight Won't Play vs. TTU; Awe Balances School and Football - Viva The Matadors
A report out of Oklahoma notes that OU QB Trevor Knight won't play against Texas Tech. LB Micah Awe wasn't recruited by any other Big 12 school and plays with a chip on his shoulder and balances football and school.

Six Shooter: Six Questions with Rock Chalk Talk - Frogs O' War
Two teams coming off their biggest win of the year meet this week in Lawrence, so we check in with Misterbrain of KU blog Rock Chalk Talk for the inside scoop about whether or not the Jayhawks are a threat to our Frogs this week.

Thursday DBR: National Signing Day Happened - Our Daily Bears
A lot of talent is coming to Waco these days.

THE TAILGATE: A Graphical Preview of Texas A&M vs Missouri - Good Bull Hunting
THE AGS ARE BACK We all had a pretty rough three game skid there, and to be honest, our situation wasn't looking up after a win over ULM, but WOOOOWEEEEEE WE DID IT! We marched right into the state...