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Houston Texans News: October 8, 2015

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Houston Texans News

NFL odds: Texans favored over Colts for Thursday Night Football - NFL -
The Texans have emerged as slight favorites over the Colts for Thursday Night Football..

Colts-Texans Capsule
Colts-Texans Capsule.

Former Texans star Johnson returns to Houston with Colts | FOX Sports
Former Texans star Johnson returns to Houston with Colts.

John McClain’s guide to Texans vs. Colts - Ultimate Texans
Team returns to field four days after debacle in Atlanta.

Colts vs. Texans: Full Houston Week 5 Preview | Bleacher Report
Houston Texans news, rumors, scores, schedules, predictions, picks against the spread, free agent updates, power rankings, mock drafts and more.

Turnovers trend must change for the Texans and the Colts - AFC South - ESPN
Last season the Houston Texans had one of the best turnover margins in the league. This season they have one of the worst.

First Glance: Texans vs. Colts
Here are 5 Things to Watch when the Texans host the Colts on Thursday night.

Aramark and Texans give back
Each Texans home game, Aramark works with non-profit groups to help staff and work concession stands. In return, these non-profit groups receive a portion of sales that they can then use to make a difference in our community.

Around the League

A plan for the Dolphins to get their money's worth out of Ndamukong Suh -
Four games and one fired head coach into the season, the Dolphins' $114 million investment isn't paying off. Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White has a plan to fix that.

Greg Hardy is saying ALL the wrong things as he returns from suspension -
Greg Hardy isn't paying any mind to the scandal that kept him out of football for more than a year, and that's troubling.

The Bills are racking up penalties, but so is the rest of the NFL -
The Bills are on pace to break the NFL record for penalties this season, and it's a trend throughout the league.

Ryan Delaire, the Panthers' other DE pickup, is Hoss of the Week -
Carolina picked up a Pro Bowler to help with the pass rush, but it was a rookie undrafted free agent who kept Jameis Winston on the run.

Odell Beckham Jr. fined $9,000 for throwing punches during Bills game -
Beckham was seen on camera punching Bills safety Duke Williams and was accused of doing the same to other Bills players.

SnapFace, MyFace, InstantFace and other social media platforms Bill Belichick has invented to make it clear he hates the Internet -
Bill Belichick doesn't use social media, and he wants you to know it.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros Wild Card Victory Over Yankees A Ratings Boon - The Crawfish Boxes
The Houston Astros and New York Yankees one game Wild Card winner-take-all match up scored ESPN its highest ratings for a baseball game in twelve years.

Rockets vs. Mavericks preseason final score: Clint Capela, James Harden, K.J. McDaniels shine in rout - The Dream Shake
The Rockets' two stud sophomores showed just how deep this team is.

If you're the University of Texas' president, here are the emails you get about your terrible AD -
The former Texas AD is gone now, but let's take a look at the legacy he left behind in his boss' inbox.

Texas Tech Recruiting Roundup: The Edit-Game - Viva The Matadors
Nowadays recruits everywhere are getting some pretty sweet edits made for them, but what exactly are they?

Kansas State Offensive Player to Watch: Joe Hubener - Frogs O' War
K-State is running low on QBs. Will their second stringer threaten the Frogs' 5-0 record?

Baylor Basketball Debuts New Uniform Combinations on Twitter - Our Daily Bears
Yeah, I made this an entire post just so I could add a poll to it, what of it?

MUGDOWN TAILGATE: A Graphical Preview of the Bye Week - Good Bull Hunting
After Myles ripped down quarterbacks, broke up passes, and forced fumbles, the Aggies have found their way into the top ten, comfortably ranked at 9. Though some minor bumps along the way, solid...

The Hump Day Nooner: OU - Barking Carnival
Welcome to The Hump Day Nooner, an intimate conversation with an unwashed internet advocate for our conference opponent of the week.