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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, October 15, 2015.

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Houston Texans News

Texans owner Bob McNair donates $10,000 to anti-HERO effort - Houston Chronicle
Houston Texans owner Bob McNair donated $10,000 this week to opponents of the city's embattled equal rights ordinance, entering the political fray over the law headed to voters in November.

After Further Review: Why Texans' defense is struggling and how to fix it - CBSSports.com
How can a defense with J.J. Watt and six other first-round picks be struggling to generate sacks and stop teams? Here's why and how to fix it.

Houston Texans vs. Jacksonville Jaguars: Jacksonville Game Preview | Bleacher Report
Jacksonville Jaguars news, rumors, scores, schedules, predictions, picks against the spread, free agent updates, power rankings, mock drafts and more.

Texans coach Bill O'Brien says Arian Foster was properly evaluated for a concussion
Texans running back Arian Foster left Thursday night's game against the Colts for one play after getting hit in the head.

Early grades on NFL trades: Why did the Texans trade Ryan Fitzpatrick? - CBSSports.com
Nick Foles for Sam Bradford? Close to a wash through five weeks. Ditto for LeSean McCoy for Kiko Alonso. But the Jets sure made out by dealing for Ryan Fitzpatrick and Brandon Marshall.

After Further Review: Why Texans' defense is struggling and how to fix it - CBSSports.com
How can a defense with J.J. Watt and six other first-round picks be struggling to generate sacks and stop teams? Here's why and how to fix it.

Texans report: Clowney, Crick uncertain for Sunday - Houston Chronicle
Outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney, defensive end Jared Crick, receiver Nate Washington and cornerback Kareem Jackson were among eight players missing the Texans' practice Wednesday.

Texans sign DT Brandon Dunn from Bears practice squad | FOX Sports
Texans sign DT Brandon Dunn from Bears practice squad.

Around the League

The Bengals aren't buying the hype either - SBNation.com
Andy Dalton and the Bengals have heard all the names, they know their reputation. Now, they're out to change it.

NFL fines Cameron Heyward for honoring his father Ironhead, who died from cancer - SBNation.com
Heyward was fined for message supporting his late father's fight with bone cancer.

Football cyborg Bill Belichick has no need for human grocery stores - SBNation.com
Another weird fact from Bill Belichick's personal life confirms what we already knew: He's on to Indianapolis.

The Democratic party has found its next president - SBNation.com
Sex appeal, charisma, policy chops ... Lincoln Chafee has it all and will likely be the next President.

Who the hell is David Johnson and why is he scoring all the Cardinals' touchdowns? - SBNation.com
Who the hell is David Johnson and why is he scoring all the Cardinals' touchdowns?

NFL picks 2015, Week 6: Experts have Panthers falling from ranks of unbeatens - SBNation.com
Our SB Nation panel of experts sees the Panthers losing their first game of the season this week in Seattle, while the other five unbeaten teams should emerge unscathed from the chaos of Week 6.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Royals 7, Astros 2: First Playoff Appearance In Ten Years Ends In Game Five - The Crawfish Boxes
First winning season in years ends with loss in Game Five of the ALDS in KC.

Houston Rockets vs. Golden State Warriors preseason game preview - The Dream Shake
The Rockets take on the defending champs tonight in the Bay Area.

Here's Your Bye Week Conference Watch Schedule - Burnt Orange Nation
Plan accordingly.

The Raider Read - 10/14 - Viva The Matadors
How can Tech win this week? Score more than Kansas, that's how.

TCU News: Frogs' Air Raid Makes Comebacks Possible - Frogs O' War
Here are your morning links!

OurDailyPodcast LIVE: Prepping for a Mountaineer Invasion - Our Daily Bears
Our first live podcast in quite some time will take on the topics of the day in CFB, recap Baylor's dominating victory in Lawrence, and prep for West Virginia on Saturday.

THE TAILGATE: A Graphical Preview of Texas A&M vs Alabama - Good Bull Hunting
THIS YEAR IS NOT LAST YEAR. THIS YEAR IS NOT LAST YEAR.The Tide come Rolling into OUR HOUSE this time.Waves are nothing to be scared of, so time to meet our foes and for the 12th Man to get...

How Does Texas Get 'N Sync During the Bye, Bye, Bye? - Barking Carnival
Yeah, that's my headline. That's a boy band. Why would I do this to you? Use that anger building up inside you. USE IT FOR YOUR KARATE. Now look at Justin Timberlake's hair back then. Pretty...

Why the US should fire Jurgen Klinsmann - Dynamo Theory
US manager Jurgen Klinsmann simply isn't leading his side to better things.

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