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Houston Texans News: September 26, 2014

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Friday, September 26, 2014.

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Houston Texans News

Texans report: Johnson can catch Harrison for record - Houston Chronicle
Receiver Andre Johnson has a chance to make history against Buffalo on Sunday.

Bills vs. Texans 2014 picks and predictions: Houston earning confidence from experts -
Two of the bigger surprises in the league meet deep in the heart of Texas, hoping to rebound after defeats.

Texans have nothing but praise for veteran center Myers - Houston Chronicle
Texans have nothing but praise for veteran The horrific beauty of NFL life.

Football helped Houston Texans Alfred Blue cope with tragedy and pain - ESPN
HOUSTON -- When the tragedies began, they didn’t stop.

Texans’ Shane Lechler unsure if he’ll be able to punt vs. Bills - Ultimate Texans
Punter Shane Lechler continues to undergo treatment for a hip flexor in his non-kicking leg.

It's premature to judge Texans' 2014 draft class - Houston Chronicle
There has been a rush to judgment concerning the Texans' draft class this year.

Bears sign former Texans LB Darryl Sharpton - Houston Chronicle
The Chicago Bears have signed linebacker Darryl Sharpton to a one-year contract and reached an injury settlement with fullback Tony Fiammetta.

Buffalo Bills vs. Houston Texans preview - ESPN
On Sunday, the Houston Texans host the Buffalo Bills. These are two teams that surprised people with 2-0 starts and will meet after their first loss...

Around the League

Breaking Madden: Teddy really oughta run that dang ball -
Teddy Bridgewater didn't run much in college, and when he did, he was one of the least graceful ball carriers in football. Now he plays before a nation of dumb NFL fans who want him to run. In this Breaking Madden, their terrible wish is granted.

The Browns worked really hard to lose -
The Cleveland Browns lost to the Baltimore Ravens by two points last week, despite multiple chances for Cleveland to put the game away. It takes a lot of effort to fail like that.

Just spike the ball and punt, Jaguars -
The Giants and Texans haven't been very productive on offense, but they've got nothing on the Jaguars.

The Notebook: Bad decisions plaguing 49ers, Dolphins -
Sometimes a team gets beat, and sometimes a team beats itself. Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White puts some questionable decisions under the spotlight in this week's Notebook.

Uffsides: Week 4 NFL previews and picks -
Six teams on bye and a Dolphins-Raiders game in London? You spoil us, NFL. Uffsides previews and picks the five NFL games you're most likely to see.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Texas DC Vance Bedford welcomes negative recruiting efforts - Burnt Orange Nation
Will the core values and dismissals hurt the Horns in recruiting? The Texas defensive coordinator doesn't think so.

Red Raiders Fall to Oklahoma State, 45-35; Webb Injures Shoulder - Viva The Matadors
The Red Raiders started strong, but were plagued by penalties and turnovers as Texas Tech fell to Oklahoma State, 45-35 in Stillwater.

Frogs O' War Friday Picks - On Thursday, Part 2 - Frogs O' War
For the second straight week the Big 12 has a game on Thursday night, so the staff picks have come early.

Podcast Episode 45: Previewing It's Not That Bad! - Our Daily Bears
With Mark under the weather, I'm joined by Fankhauser to take a look at the Iowa State Cyclones, make some picks of the week, and more.

SEC Ready: Review of TexAgs' first feature-length documentary - Good Bull Hunting
A 90-minute documentary about Texas A&M's move to the SEC and all of the behind-the-scenes strategy.

The Texas Pregamer: Kansas - Barking Carnival
It's a damn good thing we got a bye-week before we take on the mighty Kansas Jayhawks. Even with Cam Ridley, Isiah Taylor, and the rest of the team back, and even after stealing Myles Turner...

Coach Waldrum Hosts Impromptu Twitter Q&A - Dynamo Theory
Waldrum dishes on the differences between the Dash and the Trinidad & Tobago National Team and playing the U.S.A. in World Cup Qualifiers.