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Houston Texans News: September 29, 2014

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, September 29, 2014.

Scott Halleran

Houston Texans News

J.J. Watt’s TD leads Texans to 23-17 win over Bills, 3-1 record on season - Ultimate Texans
When people start suggesting the name J.J. Watt Field at NRG Stadium, which is likely to happen any day now, they’ll do so because of moments like one in particular during Sunday’s third quarter against the Buffalo Bills.

Buffalo Bills vs. Houston Texans - Recap - September 28, 2014 - ESPN
NFL Football Recap: Final statistics from the Buffalo vs. Houston game played on September 28, 2014.

Bills vs. Texans final score: 3 things we learned during Houston's 23-17 win -
J.J. Watt was an undeniable force Sunday. After his performance during the Texans' 23-17 win over the Bills, the defensive end deserves MVP consideration.

J.J. Watt shines as Texans outlast Bills -
J.J. Watt had a pick six and could not be blocked, as the Houston Texans proved to be too much for EJ Manuel and the Buffalo Bills.

Veteran nose tackle Ryan Pickett makes Texans’ debut - Ultimate Texans
New Texans nose tackle Ryan Pickett started and recorded one tackle.

It's still early, but Texans exhibiting air of confidence - Houston Chronicle
Come, get a whiff of the first-place Houston Texans.

Emotional Ryan Fitzpatrick leads Texans’ pre-game huddle - Ultimate Texans
Texans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick is normally quiet, reserved, even in pre-game huddles before games.

Around the League

AP reporter tweets Dennis Allen is fired, then deletes report -
An Associated Press reporter explained why he deleted an earlier tweet that said Raiders head coach Dennis Allen had been fired.

Geno Smith responds to Jets' fans boos with "F*** YOU" -
Jets fans are unhappy with Geno Smith, and Geno Smith is unhappy with Jets fans.

Falcons vs. Vikings final score: 3 things we learned from Minnesota's 41-28 over Atlanta -
The Vikings and rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater blasted Matt Ryan and the Falcons for a huge home win.

NFL schedule and results: Week 4 live coverage and score updates -
Dallas hosts the Saints to cap off a wild Sunday of NFL action. Earlier, the San Francisco 49ers picked up a much-needed win over the Eagles. The Vikings sailed past the Falcons, and San Diego won again in late action.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Texas Longhorns get through Kansas Jayhawks for 23-0 win - Burnt Orange Nation
For this football team, any victories is relatively resounding.

Ten Thoughts on Texas Tech 35, Oklahoma State 45 - Viva The Matadors
Ten thoughts on Texas Tech's loss to Oklahoma State, 45-35. The injury to Davis Webb to the debuts of Patrick Mahomes and Mike Smith, plus links and video.

Three Up, Three Down - Frogs O' War
The Ponies were pounded, and the Big 12 schedule looms. Who is looking good heading in to conference play, and who is cause for concern?

Baylor opens as a double-digit favorite over Texas in Austin - Our Daily Bears
The opening line is now set and your Baylor Bears are a 13.5-point favorite over the Texas Longhorns in Austin.

The Riffety, Riffety, Riff-Graph - Arkansas [Infographic] - Good Bull Hunting
Did that really just happen? Lets break down the game.

Texas Longhorns - Kansas Jayhawks Football Offensive Postmortem - Barking Carnival
This is a bad offense and it's not getting better anytime soon unless we can shore up center, both OT spots, move Perkins inside to replace #66, get Daje Johnson on the field and see significantly...