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Houston Texans News: December 9, 2014

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, December 9, 2014.

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Houston Texans News

Jadeveon Clowney Selection Still Right Choice for Houston Texans | Bleacher Report
Rivers McCown talks about the much-injured first overall draft pick.

Texans’ Andre Johnson day-to-day; must pass concussion protocol - Ultimate Texans
The longest-tenured Texan may not be available for his team’s biggest game of the season.

O'Brien rewards team with Victory Mondays
For the second-consecutive week, Texans players have enjoyed Victory Monday, a day off following a win.

Texans Quotes: Bill O'Brien's Monday presser
Head coach Bill O'Brien spoke with the media.

BWTB: 9 reasons Luck is great
Bill O'Brien reeled off 9 reasons he respects Colts QB Andrew Luck.

J.J. Watt to be featured on an episode of South Park - Ultimate Texans
J.J. Watt really is everywhere, and that’s not even considering his seemingly omnipresent occupation of opponents’ backfields and end zones. But that’s on the football field, you know, doing what’s he paid to do. Well, now you can add controversial animated series South Park, which will feature the Texans’ defensive star in this week’s Christmas special on Comedy Central.

Houston Texans Reading the Coverage: Run-game adjustments - ESPN
This daily look at the top stories on the Houston Texans' beat further breaks down the J.J. Watt phenomenon.

J.J. Watt's disrupted dropbacks impact the Houston Texans' record - ESPN
The Houston Texans are 10-2 in J.J. Watt's career when he records three or more disrupted dropbacks, according to ESPN Stats $ Info.

Around the League

Monday Night Football schedule: Packers outduel Falcons for 43-37 win -
The Falcons' offense was impressive, but couldn't keep pace with Aaron Rodgers and the Packers with Green Bay walking away with a 43-37 victory on Monday night.

NFL power rankings, Week 15: Packers hold, Patriots and Seahawks move up -
The Broncos, Packers, Patriots and Seahawks are separating themselves from the rest of the NFL. But one or more of the teams jumbled in the middle of this week's rankings are capable of a surprise or two.

49ers fans are burning Colin Kaepernick jerseys -
Rough times in San Francisco.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

James Harden's defense has been extraordinary this year - The Dream Shake
Watch him play 10 minutes of badass defense

Winter Meetings 2014: Rumors and moves from Day 1 in San Diego - The Crawfish Boxes
Robertson signs with ChiSox, Shark traded to the ChiSox, Everyone going to the ChiSox.

Expansion Draft Lists Released; Dynamo Expose Ashe, New Signings - Dynamo Theory
Ahead of Wednesday's Expansion Draft, the Dynamo have released their Protected XI. Among the players exposed to NYCFC and Orlando City are Corey Ashe,

Back-up Arkansas WR thinks beating Texas will be "too easy" - Burnt Orange Nation
The Longhorns now have some bulletin-board material for the bowl game.

2014 All-SEC Team: four Aggies named to 2nd team - Good Bull Hunting
Drew Kaser snubbed for 1st and 2nd team? Last time I checked, this was America.

A Follow Up on Texas Tech's Uniforms and Under Armour - Viva The Matadors
After a scathing article about Texas Tech's football uniforms, we delve into what Under Armour gets right, and having a consistent message across the athletic department.

AP All-Big 12 Team: 10 Bears, Taylor Young Defensive Newcomer, Drango Unanimous Selection - Our Daily Bears
The AP All-Big 12 team has been announced and ten Baylor Bears were selected.