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Houston Texans News: December 11, 2014

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, December 11, 2014.

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Houston Texans News

Wednesday Injury Report: Texans vs. Colts
Get the latest injury updates.

Andre Johnson day-to-day, Posey could play
Andre Johnson’s playing status for the Texans rematch with AFC South rivals, the Indianapolis Colts, remains day-to-day after missing Wednesday’s practice.

Winning "there" at forefront of Texans' minds
Indianapolis is "there", and "there" is a place the Texans have never won.

Reaction: Players on Clowney
Texans players talked about Jadeveon Clowney being put on IR on Wednesday.

Can Texans avoid barrage of points from Colts? - Houston Texans Blog - ESPN
Texans reporter Tania Ganguli says Houston can’t afford another 24-0 deficit to the Colts like it had in their first meeting with Indianapolis.

Jadeveon Clowney to IR and the Houston Texans' corresponding moves - ESPN
Though the Houston Texans announced last week they'd be placing Jadeveon Clowney on injured reserve, they didn't actually do it until Wednesday.

J.J. Watt makes brief appearance on star-studded episode of South Park - Ultimate Texans
Texans defensive end J.J. Watt – or, more specifically, an animated approximation — made a brief animated appearance Wednesday during the season’s final episode of "South Park."

Around the League

NFLPA, NFL at odds over new personal conduct policy -
The NFL owners unanimously approved a new personal conduct policy, but the NFLPA has blasted the league for being unwilling to negotiate.

NFL picks, Week 15: Broncos, Patriots expected to clinch division titles -
The AFC playoff picture could get a lot clearer after this week's games, with division-clinching scenarios in play for the Patriots, Colts and Broncos. Our experts give their picks for those games and the rest of the Week 15 slate.

Kickin' it with McAfee: You can't dodge J.J. Watt - NFL Videos
Colts punter Pat McAfee is back for "Kickin' it with McAfee." Pat updates his Cyber Monday purchase, gives props to St. Louis Rams punter Johnny Hekker and talks about facing the Houston Texans on Sunday and their "game wrecker" J.J. Watt.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Shorthanded Rockets Fight, But Fall to the Golden State Warriors, 105-93 - The Dream Shake
The Rockets were scrappy (then sloppy at the end) in their game tonight against the Golden State Warriors, but couldn't close the game out.

Mark Sherrod Selected in 2014 MLS Expansion Draft - Dynamo Theory
The Houston Dynamo gambled on Mark Sherrod not being taken in the latest MLS Expansion Draft and they lost as he’ll be on his way to join Tally Hall in Orlando.

Winter Meetings 2014: Making sense of the Astros bullpen post-Luke Gregerson, Pat Neshek, - The Crawfish Boxes
How will the Astros structure their bullpen now? What could the Opening Day 'pen look like?

Four-star RB Jordan Stevenson decommits from the Texas Longhorns - Burnt Orange Nation
One of the fastest backs in the state is back on the market.

Ugly Aggie Christmas Sweaters - Good Bull Hunting
Because you need more gingerbread yell leaders in your life.

Big 12 Football Awards Released: Spencer Drango Co-OL of the Year, 8 Bears make All-Big12 Team - Our Daily Bears
Spencer Drango was honored by the Big 12 as Co-Offensive Lineman of the Year, plus 8 Bears made the All-Big 12 1st and 2nd Teams. Check out the full list!

Five Thoughts on Texas Tech's 73-56 Win Over Fresno State - Viva The Matadors
The Red Raiders move to 6-1 on the year, defeating the Fresno State Bulldogs, 73-56, behind strong performances from freshman Justin Gray and Devaugntah Williams.