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Houston Texans News: September 8, 2014

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, September 8, 2014.

Bob Levey

Houston Texans News

Best and worst from Redskins-Texans - The Washington Post
Best and worst moments from Washington's 17-6 season-opening loss to the Texans in Houston.

Washington vs. Texans final score: 3 things we learned from Houston's ugly win -
The Texans triumphed over Washington in a predictably ugly game.

Washington Redskins vs. Houston Texans - Recap - September 07, 2014 - ESPN
NFL Football Recap: Final statistics from the Washington vs. Houston game played on September 07, 2014

Rapid Reaction: Houston Texans - NFL Nation Blog - ESPN
HOUSTON -- A few thoughts on the Houston Texans' 17-6 win over the Washington Redskins.

Jadeveon Clowney of Houston Texans suffers knee injury - ESPN
The Texans fear outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney suffered a meniscus tear Sunday against the Washington Redskins that could require arthroscopic surgery, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

Seven rapid reactions from Texans’ opening win - Ultimate Texans
We shouldn’t be surprised that a Romeo Crennel-coached defense dominated for most of the game, including forcing two turnovers in the red zone.

Watt powers Texans to 17-6 win over Washington
The Texans defeated Washington 17-6 in their 2014 season opener.

Five things we learned from Texans' season-opening win - Houston Chronicle
Five things we learned from the Texans' 17-6 win over Washington on Sunday.

Houston Texans Beat Washington Redskins JJ Watt Ryan Fitzpatrick | FOX Sports
Texans got 17-6 win over Washington.

Report: Texans' Jadeveon Clowney suffers knee injury, could miss time | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: Houston Texans defensive end Jadeveon Clowney walked off the field before the end of the first half against the Washington Redskins.

Around the League

49ers vs. Cowboys final score: 3 things we learned in San Francisco's beatdown of Dallas -
The Cowboys got off to an awful start against the 49ers, and never recovered. Get ready to hear a lot of questions about Tony Romo, Jason Garrett and the future of the team.

Colts vs. Broncos 2014 final score: 3 things we learned from the Broncos' 31-24 win -
Peyton Manning and Andrew Luck met up in Denver for a wild game that looked dramatically different in the second half. How did the Broncos exploit the Colts' offseason losses for a big opening week win?

6 stunning frame-by-frame photos of Antonio Brown karate kicking a punter -
Photos of the day, by far.

A Working Relationship: Geno Smith is learning to be a starter, Michael Vick is learning to be a back-up, and together they're trying to win games while setting a new precedent -
Geno Smith is learning to be a starter, Michael Vick is learning to be a back-up, and together they're trying to win games while setting a new precedent African-American quarterbacks.

ESPN Fantasy Football is down, asks you to come back in May -
Bad news if you had a close game this week.

Saints vs. Falcons final score: 3 things we learned from Atlanta's overtime win -
The Falcons dropped the Saints in a 37-34 thriller and proved their offense is ready to dominate.

Percy Harvin changes everything for the Seahawks -
Percy Harvin gives the Seattle Seahawks offense a whole new dimension.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 4, Athletics 3: Astros Flip Script, Steal Series Finale From A's - The Crawfish Boxes
Astros steal the A's secret stuff, come away with late inning victory thanks to 5 9th inning walks

Taysom Hill, BYU Cougars surge in second half for another Texas Longhorns blowout, 41-7 - Burnt Orange Nation
The Horns held tough during the first half, but gave up four straight touchdowns in the second half to fall again to the Cougars in another blowout.

Ten Thoughts on Texas Tech 30, UTEP 26 - Viva The Matadors
It takes a late 4th quarter touchdown and a huge defensive effort for Texas Tech to earn a win in El Paso, beating the UTEP Miners, 30-26.

Frogs O'War Week One Awards - Frogs O' War
Fighting the bye week blues with awards you should take very, very seriously...

Thoughts on Baylor's 70-6 win over Northwestern State and Week 2 in College Football - Our Daily Bears
With 6 offensive starters out due to various injuries, the Baylor's youth was on display Saturday night. And what a display it was.

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