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Houston Texans News: December 15, 2014

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, December 15, 2014.

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First off, I would like to give a big thanks to Corzo.  He did an excellent job with the Newswire this past week.

Houston Texans News

Colts fend off Texans to clinch AFC South title -
The Indianapolis Colts didn't play their best football, but Andrew Luck and Co. did enough to fend off the Houston Texans for a 17-10 victory and clinch the AFC South division title.

Houston Texans vs. Indianapolis Colts - Recap - December 14, 2014 - ESPN
NFL Football Recap: Final statistics from the Houston vs. Indianapolis game played on December 14, 2014

Texans rookie QB Tom Savage: ‘I’ve just got a lot to work on’ - Ultimate Texans
Ryan Fitzpatrick battled.

Despite dominant day from defense, bad QB luck does in Houston Texans - ESPN
Through all the injured quarterback turmoil, the Texans' defense has been doing its job week in and week out.

Texans QB Tom Savage will have MRI - Ultimate Texans
Rookie Tom Savage took over for an injured Ryan Fitzpatrick midgame and the rookie quarterback nearly led the Texans to victory Sunday against the Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Rapid Reaction: Houston Texans beat Indianapolis Colts - ESPN
A few thoughts about the Houston Texans' 17-10 loss to the Indianapolis Colts.

Texans' season lost when team mishandled QB situation - Houston Chronicle
The record books will say the Texans lost to the Colts on Dec. 14, 2014.

Around the League

NFL scores, news and highlights: What happened Sunday in Week 15 -
The Cowboys and Seahawks got a step closer to the top spot in the NFC this week. Johnny Manziel did some stuff that wasn't pretty. Let's take a look back at Sunday.

NFL playoff picture 2014: All but one AFC division clinched -
Only the North remains up for grabs in the AFC.

2015 NFL Draft order: Tampa Bay Buccaneers hold at No. 1 -
There may only be two weeks left in the season but the first overall pick in the draft is far from settled.

Cowboys vs. Eagles 2014 final score: Dallas takes control of NFC East -
With two weeks left, the Cowboys have the easiest path to a division crown.

Packers vs. Bills final score: 3 things we learned from Buffalo's upset win over Green Bay -
The Bills gave one of the best combined defensive and special teams performances of the season to down the Packers, 21-13.

49ers vs. Seahawks final score: 3 things we learned from the Seahawks' 17-7 win -
The Seahawks turned the lights off on the 49ers' season. Here are three things we learned.

RG3 entered for injured Colt McCoy, and gave us a vintage rollercoaster performance -
Robert Griffin III was back on the field Sunday, and showcased once again why he is one of the most mercurial talents in the NFL.

Cleveland Police Union president demands apology from Browns -
Andrew Hawkins wore a shirt asking for justice for police shootings, now the union has responded.

Jay Cutler privately upset with Bears OC, per report -
Jay Cutler may have publicly said that his relationship with Aaron Kromer is fine, but privately it appears to be a different story.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Super Astros Crawfish Boil: December 14, 2014 - The Crawfish Boxes
Links including Astros bullpen, charity, selfies at the zoo, Spring Training and more.

Should we be worried about Trevor Ariza? - The Dream Shake
He's been healthy, but after a hot start, he's been ice cold for a month now. So what's up? Is it serious?

Five Thoughts on Texas Tech 79, Prairie View A&M 51 - Viva The Matadors
The Red Raiders continue their winning ways as they route the Prairie View A&M Panthers, led by Randy Onwuasor.

Frogs still perfect, thump McNeese State 68-50 - Frogs O' War
The Frogs made history today as the basketball team poured it on late against McNeese State to run to 10-0 for the first time ever

Five-star QB Jarrett Stidham decommits from the Texas Tech Red Raiders -
The Red Raiders just lost the best quarterback commit in the school's modern history.

Instant Reaction: Aggies defeat Youngstown St 81-63 - Good Bull Hunting
I was worried that the Baylor debacle would linger, but Jalen Jones and Danuel House steadied the ship against a hot shooting Penguin squad.

DaggaStats, Part I: CFB Head Coach Year In Review - Barking Carnival
Coaching performances around the country - enumerated, analyzed, elaborated, digitized, funkified.

Dash acquire midfielder Ashley Nick from Sky Blue FC - Dynamo Theory
Continuing the offseason moves, Waldrum gets Nick in return for 2nd and 4th rounds picks in the College Draft.

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