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Houston Texans News: September 23, 2014

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, September 23, 2014.

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Houston Texans News

Texans reflect on loss, look ahead to Week 4
Ryan Fitzpatrick struggled Sunday against the Giants, but vowed to correct mistakes.

Giants' Justin Pugh: Texans' defensive line 'tapped out' in loss -
Giants right tackle Justin Pugh allowed a J.J. Watt sack on the first series, but after that he and his linemates kept QB Eli Manning clean.

Texans must wait to nail down Foster's status - Houston Chronicle
A nervous Texans nation badly wanted assurances from Arian Foster on Monday that his troublesome hamstring is perfectly OK, meaning he'll again be able to do the heavy lifting Sunday against Buffalo.

Around the League

Ravens owner says everyone else is lying about Ray Rice -
The Baltimore Ravens refuted an "Outside the Lines" report on Monday that detailed the team's knowledge and handling of Ray Rice's domestic violence incident that was caught on surveillance video.

Chart Party: Florida's NFL teams are sad as all hell -
Let's hear it for the state of Florida, our nation's chief importer of losses and exporter of points.

How every Broncos fan feels after another loss to the Seahawks -
The Broncos kept the Super Bowl rematch much closer. It only made the final result more painful.

The Post-Mortem, Week 3: Patriots, 49ers and Buccaneers have something in common -
Three teams have shown an acute phobia for scoring touchdowns in the second half. The SB Nation epidemiology department has a look under the hood at this and other epidemics plaguing teams.

Ryan Tannehill might not be the Dolphins' starter for long -
Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin declined to name Ryan Tannehill the starter for next week's game against the Raiders.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Rangers 4, Astros 3: Rangers Take Advantage Of Opportunities To Win Series Opener - The Crawfish Boxes
Altuve keeps on hitting, and Tropeano has longest outing of his short career in loss to Rangers

Suspended Texas players won't return for Kansas game - Burnt Orange Nation
Even though Daje Johnson, Kennedy Estelle, and Desmond Harrison won't be playing this weekend, they will be practicing with the team.

Sports is hard. - Viva The Matadors
Sometimes the wisest decisions are made by those much younger than us.

TCU/Oklahoma Game Time & TV Set - Frogs O' War
The Horned Frogs face off against the Sooners on October 4th. Both are expected to be undefeated.

First Look: Iowa State Cyclones - Our Daily Bears
In five days, Baylor is headed to Ames, Iowa for a primetime matchup with the Cyclones of Iowa State.

Should Reveille be a Mutt? - Good Bull Hunting
The answer may not be as clear-cut as it seems on the surface.