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Houston Texans News: November 4, 2014

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, November 4, 2014.

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Houston Texans News

McCoy says Texans’ field is "probably the worst" he’s ever played on | ProFootballTalk
The field at NRG Stadium has absorbed plenty of criticism in recent weeks. The latest team to visit Houston has echoed those concerns. Appearing on Monday's PFT Live, Eagles running back LeSean McCoy called it "probably the worst field I ever played on.

Ryan Fitzpatrick in danger of losing Texans QB job? - NFL.com
Texans coach Bill O'Brien plans to evaluate "everything" on offense -- including quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick -- during the bye week. Might the Texans turn to Ryan Mallett?

Texans’ Andre Johnson: ‘I just need to go to an island or something’ - Ultimate Texans
Andre Johnson’s response to the initial two questions directed his way Monday: No comment.

Arian Foster of Houston Texans listed as day to day heading into bye week - ESPN
Houston Texans running back Arian Foster and starting cornerbacks Johnathan Joseph and Kareem Jackson as day-to-day heading into the team's bye week, coach Bill O'Brien said Monday.

Eagles-Texans PFF Grades: Jeremy Maclin is on fire - Bleeding Green Nation
The best and worst player performances from the Eagles' 2014 Week 9 game against the Houston Texans.

A Lot For Texans To Accomplish During Bye Week " CBS Houston
Whether statistically or otherwise, 4-5 does beat 2-7, and the Texans are playing with much more intensity and urgency than under Gary Kubiak a year ago, still as "bye-weeks" go this will be a defining one for Bill O’Brien and the Texans.

Around the League

Patriots rewriting the script with a familiar story - SBNation.com
Written off earlier in the season, the Patriots knocked off Peyton Manning and the Broncos to extend their winning streak to five games. Their resurgence goes beyond all-world quarterback Tom Brady.

MMBM Week 9: The difference between being hurt and injured, explained - SBNation.com
There's a big difference between the two in the NFL folks. You can play hurt, but if you're injured you can only strap it up and give it a go if it's a divisional game with playoff implications.

Monday Night Football schedule and results: Andrew Luck, Colts crush Giants - SBNation.com
The Giants and their struggling offense never had a chance on Monday Night Football.

Pierre Garçon's path to stardom began in a humble community church - SBNation.com
Origins tells the story of where it all started for five NFL athletes. In this first episode, we sit down with WR Pierre Garçon and learn how his road began in a Haitian Baptist church in Florida.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros claims pitcher Will Harris from Diamondbacks - The Crawfish Boxes
Houston adds another arm to rebuild the bullpen.

Houston defeats Philly, improves to 4-0 - The Dream Shake
It was sloppy on both ends of the floor, but the Rockets are able to rally behind James Harden's 35 points to improve to a perfect 4-0.

Recap: Texas Tech defeats SE Oklahoma State 79-67 - Viva The Matadors
Texas Tech barley gets by SE Oklahoma State in it's season opener, showing strengths and struggles along the way. Here is your recap of the game

Monday Morning Quarterback: Turnovers, Kicking, and Blackouts - Frogs O' War
The Horned Frogs offense struggled mightily on Saturday, but in the end they did enough to get the win.

Jon Rothstein in Waco to watch Baylor Basketball - Our Daily Bears
Rothstein is in Waco today watching the roundball go through the basket and spitting hot fire on Twitter about our team.

The Upside Downside: Louisiana-Monroe - Good Bull Hunting
The Upside Downside would like to offer you a little perspective about the ULM game, which is a game that A&M won despite all descriptions and accounts of it.