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Houston Texans News: December 1, 2014

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, December 1, 2014.

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Houston Texans News

J.J. Watt of Houston Texans 1st D-lineman with 5 TDs in season since 1944 - ESPN
The Texans' J.J. Watt is the first defensive lineman since 1944 to have at least five touchdowns in a season, catching a 1-yard touchdown pass against the Titans on Sunday.

Texans QB Ryan Fitzpatrick's Son Shows Off Math Skills During Postgame Presser | Bleacher Report
The latest NFL news, rumors, scores, schedules, predictions, picks against the spread, free agent updates, power rankings, mock drafts and more.

On The Scene: Titans at Texans
A behind the scenes look at today's game.

J.J. Watt had a blast Sunday; MVP consideration should come - Houston Texans Blog - ESPN
Eery week J.J. Watt changes the way his opponents play, and every week his performance reminds his teammates that he deserves to be the MVP.

18 Observations from Texans' dominant win
Texans Analyst John Harris had 18 key observations from the win over the Titans.

Five things we learned about Texans in 45-21 win over Titans - Houston Chronicle
No way Brady or Rodgers, two of the best QBs in NFL history, will be better today than Fitzy Cent was against Tennessee.

Rapid Reaction: Houston Texans - NFL Nation Blog - ESPN
Houston Texans produce utter domination of 2-10 Tennessee Titans, manhandling their division rivals for season sweep.

Around the League

NFL scores, news and highlights: What happened Sunday in Week 13 -
The Packers won a big one. Johnny Football played meaningful snaps. Here's everything you need to know from Sunday.

St. Louis Police Officers Association criticizes Rams players for 'Hands up Don't Shoot' gesture -
An organization representing St. Louis police officers is taking issue with a group of Rams players who made the "hands up, don't shoot" gesture prior to Sunday's game.

Johnny Manziel scores TD on 1st NFL drive -
Money fingers!!!

NFL standings and playoff picture 2014: Denver's big win tightens AFC race -
Pittsburgh and Cincinnati will meet next week in a game that could determine the AFC North while a strange Week 13 ends with a Dolphins-Jets Monday Night Football matchup.

Marvin Lewis illegally challenged a play -- and it helped the Bengals win -
It looked like Marvin Lewis had made an error, but in fact, he'd helped them win a game.

Patriots vs. Packers final score: 3 things we learned from Green Bay's 26-21 win -
The Packers proved that they may be the best team in the NFL after beating the Patriots in game that wasn't as close as the score indicated.

2015 NFL Draft order: Raiders firmly hold No. 1 pick; Jim Harbaugh trade rumors complicate things -
Oakland is the only team with a single win after Jacksonville won on Sunday. If the Raiders make a move for Jim Harbaugh, though, things could get interesting.

The NFL had no clue how to handle Ray Rice's domestic violence case -
The 17-page judge's decision reveals Roger Goodell had a thin case to back his assertion that Ray Rice misled him and the NFL.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros Hot Stove Rumor: Houston offered 3/$39 to RP Robertson - The Crawfish Boxes
A Twitter source claims that the Astros have offered 3 years $39 to David Robertson. True? Maybe. Realistic? Maybe. Worth it? Probably not.

James Harden and Jason Terry Lead Rockets Past Bucks, 117-103 - The Dream Shake
The Houston Rockets bounded back from an embarrassing home loss the night before to the Los Angeles Clippers.

Texas beats UConn 55-54 on Jonathan Holmes' game-winning three - Burnt Orange Nation
The Longhorns senior came up big again on Sunday.

Art Briles thinks Kliff Kingsbury is a hobo - Viva The Matadors
Baylor squeaked by Texas Tech to remain alive in the hunt for a playoff spot and the pleas of desperate men grow louder.

Overreaction Sunday: The Frog Awakens - Frogs O' War
TCU has stated its playoff case. Now, there's just Iowa State and fate.

ESPN College GameDay coming to Baylor! - Our Daily Bears
HUGE news just dropped: College GameDay coming to Waco!

Aggie Football: Expectations, Perceptions, and Reality - Good Bull Hunting
The regular season's over. The ride is not.

Shooting from the Corner: Texas Longhorns at UConn Huskies - Barking Carnival

Holmes Mushes Huskies With Late Game Winning 3 - Barking Carnival
Texas basketball moved to 6-0 on a beautifully designed and executed 3 point look from Jonathan Holmes with 2 seconds remaining in the game, sinking an inspired UCONN home effort, 55-54. The...

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