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Houston Texans News: September 15, 2014

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

Brian Bahr

Houston Texans News

Ryan Fitzpatrick giving the Texans just what they need at QB - Ultimate Texans
It’s peachy. Easy. Flowers.

Houston Texans vs. Oakland Raiders - Recap - September 14, 2014 - ESPN
NFL Football Recap: Final statistics from the Houston vs. Oakland game played on September 14, 2014

Texans Quotes: Postgame
Quotes from Texans players and coaches following Sunday's win.

Texans' fan base increasingly hitting the road to follow team - Houston Chronicle
A 27-year-old who has spent 25 years in a wheelchair. A police sergeant honoring a departed friend. A Dallas real estate attorney and a Houston physician, traveling cross country on days off to follow their true passion.

Four Turnovers Doom Raiders as Texans Win
The Houston Texans defeated the Oakland Raiders 30-14 as the Raiders committed four turnovers in the 2014 Regular Season Home Opener.

Raiders find a way to fumble twice, on the same play -

Around the League

What we learned Sunday in the NFL, Week 2: Beware the Bengals and 3 more takeaways from a wild day -
The Bills and Texans are undefeated, Seattle might not be the best defense in the league and it could be Kirk Cousins' time to shine in Washington. That and more as we look back on Sunday in the NFL.

Robert Griffin III suffers dislocated ankle -
Robert Griffin III reportedly suffered a dislocated ankle Sunday. There is no word yet on how much time he may miss.

Bears vs. 49ers final score: 3 things we learned in Chicago's comeback win -
The Chicago Bears battled back from a 17-point deficit to spoil the San Francisco 49ers' home opener with a 28-20 win on Sunday night.

Seahawks vs. Chargers final score: 3 things we learned in San Diego's 30-21 win -
The Chargers beat the Seahawks on Sunday with incredible offensive efficiency and an outstanding day from one of the NFL's all-time great tight ends.

The NFL goes back to college -
Remember when everyone said the read option was just a fad? Instead, coaches are building on the innovations college programs are using. Danny Kelly walks through the new section of the pro playbook.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 6 Angels 1: KidKeuchy toys with the Angels - The Crawfish Boxes
Dallas Keuchel spins the yarn and Gregorio Petit does his best Miguel Tejada impression as the Astros end the Angels' 10-game win streak with offensive fireworks dominant pitching.

Texas Longhorns hang tough with UCLA Bruins, but fall 20-17 on late touchdown pass - Burnt Orange Nation
Late in the fourth quarter, the Horns led the heavily-favored Bruins, only to see it all slip away.

Hogs Run Over Red Raiders, 49-28 - Viva The Matadors
Arkansas ran up and down the field against Texas Tech as the Texas Tech defense was never able to stop the Razorback offense.

Three Up, Three Down - Frogs O' War
Who shined bright and who's getting extra wind sprints after practice?

Baylor vs. Buffalo: The Morning After* -- Highlights, Notes, Links, Tweets - Our Daily Bears
Baylor played on Friday night. It's now Sunday. That means this isn't technically the morning after. Stick with me for a minute.

Feels like kind of a hollow victory.

Postgame Reaction: UCLA-20, Texas-17 - Texas Longhorn Football Suffers Gut-Wrenching Defeat - Barking Carnival
A back and forth game goes against Texas on critical errors late.