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Houston Texans News: October 20, 2015

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Houston Texans News

Brian Hoyer named Houston Texans quarterback going forward
Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien named Brian Hoyer the team's starting quarterback going forward, saying he's "got a lot of confidence" in the veteran signal-caller.

Bill O'Brien commits to Texans QB Brian Hoyer | FOX Sports
That indecision at quarterback appears to be over now after Hoyer's strong performance in Houston's win over the Jaguars on Sunday.

22 observations from the Texans win over the Jaguars
There’s no such thing as winning ugly.

Texans’ injuries prompt return of corner Charles James, Ballentine’s season over - Ultimate Texans
The Texans’ injury situation prompted a roster shuffle Monday with popular former Hard Knocks hero cornerback Charles James claimed off waivers from the Baltimore Ravens.

Houston Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins becoming one of NFL's top receivers - NFL Nation - ESPN
Houston Texans receivers DeAndre Hopkins has turned from a talented option to one of the top receivers in the NFL thanks to hard work.

Around the League

2015 NFL power rankings, Week 7: Bengals and Panthers make a statement - SBNation.com
Week 6 of the NFL season has come and gone, leaving a shakeup at the top in its wake.

'Monday Night Football' schedule and results: Eagles score 27 unanswered, top Giants - SBNation.com
The Giants looked unstoppable to open the game, but it was all Eagles from that point as Philadelphia improved to 3-3.

The NFL wants to hear from soon-to-be jilted fans - SBNation.com
The NFL is holding town hall meetings in three cities facing potential relocation. Also, Blake Bortles deserves some attention, fallout from the WORST "Monday Night Football" game in a long time and more!

Giants vs. Eagles 2015 final score: Philadelphia takes control of NFC East with 27-7 win - SBNation.com
The Eagles won an ugly game to advance to the top of the NFC East standings.

MMBM: Why is Ahmed Mohamed praised for his invention but we laugh at Chuck Pagano? - SBNation.com
Why is Ahmed Mohamed praised for his invention, but we laugh at Chuck Pagano?

Not the even the Cardinals can figure out the Cardinals - SBNation.com
A 25-13 loss to the Steelers on Sunday has Bruce Arians and his team asking a lot of questions about themselves.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Thank you TCB readers for your readership and support this season - The Crawfish Boxes
It was one hell of the year.

Ranking the Houston Rockets Roster: Part 1 - The Dream Shake
Sam Dekker or K.J. McDaniels? Will the Rockets sign an foreign center or a Shaq size man? Check The Dream Shake preseason rankings.

Johnathan Gray still 1st-team RB for Texas over D'Onta Foreman - Burnt Orange Nation
The D'Onta Foreman era may not truly start until the 2016 season.

Running Routes: OU Week - Viva The Matadors
Tramain talks Kansas and look forward to OU.

TCU Basketball Preview Series: SMU - Frogs O' War
We are counting down the days to the start of the 2015-2016 TCU Basketball season with daily previews of the Frogs' opponents. Today we look at TCU's oldest and most-played rivalry series.

LET US DELIGHT IN: SETH RUSSELL - Every Day Should Be Saturday
THOSE DEFENSIVE BACKS HAVE FAMILIES, SETH, GOOD GOD.

Daily Bull 10.19.15: SEC West Recap - Good Bull Hunting
What happened around the SEC West?

2017 Texas Football Recruiting: Horns Land TE Major Tennison and DE Lagaryonn Carson - Barking Carnival
The 2017 class is shaping up nicely and Jeff Traylor is doing work out in East Texas, landing two impressive athletes who bring fluid size and athleticism to the 40 Acres. The 2017 class is now up...

Memphis, Houston and Temple All Ranked In Coaches Poll - Underdog Dynasty
View the FanShot on SB Nation.

Houston Dynamo celebrate the big 1-0 - Dynamo Theory
Houston celebrated their tenth anniversary with a legend filled evening.

Texans vs Dolphins coverage