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Houston Texans News: October 26, 2015

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, October 26, 2015.

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Houston Texans News

Latest Texans loss has feel of funeral - Houston Chronicle
The players who play football for a living? When an NFL team falls behind 42-0 in a game - Texans at Falcons on Oct. 4 - it is breaking apart.

Texans Embarrassed In Miami 44-28 " CBS Houston
Miami (CBS HOUSTON) - The Houston Texans will head home from Miami with one of the franchises worst losses ever as they fell to the Miami Dolphins 55-14. "It's terrible," said head coach Bill O'Brien. "It's something that I take full responsibility for.

Houston Texans defense 'broke' in 44-26 loss to Miami Dolphins - NFL Nation - ESPN
The defensive breakdowns have been the most surprising this season -- and were again Sunday.

Positions The Texans Need To Address This Offseason " CBS Houston
Normally after week seven and being only one game out of the division isn't the time to start worrying about next year, but for the Houston Texans they really need to start worrying about next year.

Looking ahead to Texans-Titans - Houston Chronicle
1 Tennessee, coming off a third consecutive loss at home, brings a five-game losing streak to NRG Stadium after falling 10-7 to Atlanta, a team that beat the Texans 48-21. 3 The Titans' defense played well against the Falcons, allowing one touchdown even though Matt Ryan threw for 251 yards, Julio Jones had nine catches and a touchdown, and Devonta Freeman had his third consecutive 100-yard game on the ground.

4 big plays early help Dolphins drub Texans 44-26 - Business Insider
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins led 35-0 midway through the first half, and while the rest of the sideline celebrated, interim coach Dan...

Final score: Miami Dolphins 44, Houston Texans 26 | Miami Herald
Read live updates from Armando Salguero and Adam Beasley as the Miami Dolphins take on the Houston Texans at Sun Life Stadium.

Around the League

Dez Bryant, Greg Hardy get into animated shouting match on Cowboys sideline -
It's getting fiery on the Dallas bench.

Arian Foster out for season with torn Achilles, per report -
Foster's season is over after he sustained the non-contact injury against the Dolphins.

NFL scores 2015: Follow all the Week 7 action from Sunday -
A game between the Jaguars and Bills could be the most historically relevant part of Week 7, but a game between the Jets and Patriots was the most important for the 2015 season.

The Cowboys still don't have a quarterback -
The Cowboys' quarterback situation was in bad shape even before they benched Brandon Weeden for Matt Cassel. After a loss to the Giants, things may be even worse.

Rob Gronkowski carried a Jets defender for 7 yards -
There goes Gronk.

Amari Cooper is dominating the NFL like no rookie receiver since Randy Moss, Anquan Boldin -
Randy Moss, Anquan Boldin and Mike Ditka ... pretty good company to be in for a rookie receiver like Amari Cooper.

Tom Brady carries Patriots to a 30-23 win over No. 1 Jets defense -
Tom Brady was responsible for all but one yard tallied by the Patriots in a 30-23 win over the Jets.

A colossally bad fumbled punt was the exclamation point on the Cowboys' loss -
Oh no!

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros announce 2016 minor league staff - The Crawfish Boxes
Houston returns 45 staff members from the 2015 season.

Rockets respond to the passing of Coach/GM Flip Saunders - The Dream Shake
Rockets take to Twitter to show love for Coach Saunders.

Texas Longhorns out-tough Kansas State Wildcats for 23-9 victory in the rain - Burnt Orange Nation
The Horns proved the Cotton Bowl upset wasn't a fluke by looking more like the Kansas State Wildcats than the Kansas State Wildcats.

The Air Raid Podcast: Texas Tech vs. OU - Viva The Matadors
Time for some optimism and we are here to give it to you... here's our plan!

TCU drops to #5 in the AP after close win over Bye Week - Frogs O' War
The Frogs didn't pass the eye test during their bye week according to AP voters, as a week out of the spotlight cost them another poll spot.

(Just About) Every Jarrett Stidham Play from 2015 - Our Daily Bears
Bear Vol stepped up with a supercut of Stidham from this season.

3 Things We Learned from Texas A&M at Ole Miss - Good Bull Hunting
The Aggies have a QB problem.

Shooting From the Hip: Texas 23, Kansas State 9 - Barking Carnival
Swoopes, there it is.

Houston Cougars overcome slow start to crush UCF Knights, 59-10 - Underdog Dynasty
It took almost a half, but the #21 Cougars scored 52 unanswered points to blow away the Knights.

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