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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Friday, October 9, 2015.

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Houston Texans News

Colts vs. Texans - Game Recap - October 8, 2015 - ESPN
Get a recap of the Indianapolis Colts vs. Houston Texans football game.

Houston Texans WR Jaelen Strong catches 42-yard Hail Mary for touchdown to end first half Thursday night for first career catch/fscom | FOX Sports
Houston Texans WR Jaelen Strong catches 42-yard Hail Mary for touchdown to end first half Thursday night for first career catch

Referee communication a problem as flag on Texans is picked up | ProFootballTalk
In a bizarre moment in the first quarter of tonight's game in Houston, a penalty on the Texans was initially called, then waved off without explanation.

Texans Not Panicking, Maybe They Should " CBS Houston
Still in uniform, minus his jersey and shoulder pads, Vince Wilfork sat in a chair in front of his locker and just gazed into it. After the Texans 27-20 loss to the Colts his team is 1-4. Wilfork has never been 1-4 before. The Texans nose tackle is in his 12th NFL season.

Texans' Arian Foster Takes out Frustration on Gatorade Tray After Injury | Bleacher Report
The latest NFL news, rumors, scores, schedules, predictions, picks against the spread, free agent updates, power rankings, mock drafts and more.

Texans head coach Bill O'Brien gets to meet Rick Ross (Photo)
Bill O'Brien got to meet Rick Ross before the Texans-Colts game on Thursday.

Texans Haunted by Old Friend | Valley News
Houston — Andre Johnson had two touchdown catches against his former team to help the Indianapolis Colts beat the Houston...

Around the League

Matt Hasselbeck dedicates Colts' game ball to fallen cancer patient - SBNation.com
Class gesture from Indianapolis Colts quarterback Matt Hasselbeck, who dedicated his game ball from Thursday's win over the Houston Texans to a woman who died of cancer earlier in the day.

6 NFL teams are still undefeated. This is why. - SBNation.com
The list includes the usual suspects: Denver, Green Bay and New England. But it also includes two teams from the NFC South and the Bengals. Clearly, we need to take a closer look.

The Houston Texans lost to a 40-year-old quarterback with the flu - SBNation.com
He's older than dirt, in football years, but neither age nor the flu could stop Indianapolis' backup quarterback from beating a terrible Texans team.

Dolphins dump defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle after firing Joe Philbin - SBNation.com
Coyle is the first person to suffer the consequences for the Dolphins' abysmal 1-3 start following a big offseason spending spree.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 5, Royals 2: Astros win in soggy Kauffman Stadium, take game 1 - The Crawfish Boxes
Jake Rakes, Colby Jacks, and Collin McHugh wins his playoff debut. Astros take ALDS lead 1-0.

Coach Kevin McHale "I thought Sam (Dekker) is getting a little more comfortable" - The Dream Shake
"Sam is getting a little more comfortable, he’s just got to relax slow down and let the game come to him."

Texas is struggling because Mack Brown left behind entitlement and no talent, coaches say - Burnt Orange Nation
Per coaches who have beaten Texas this year, it's what Mack Brown built that is crippling the Longhorns, not anything Charlie Strong has done.

A Tribute To Pete Robertson's Eye Black - Viva The Matadors
Highlighting one of the most popular "football style" trends, and appreciating our best defensive player's dedication to the art...

Keys to Victory: Contain the Cats - Frogs O' War
It will be no picnic for TCU in the Little Apple, regardless of who K State lines up behind center. But if the Frogs want to remain in the National Title hunt, they'll need to focus on keeping KSU in check.

Robert Griffin III Statue Vandalized With Purple Spray Paint - Our Daily Bears
The RG3 Statue at McLane Stadium was vandalized with purple spray paint, apparently by TCU fans.

Texas Pregamer: Hate Week - Oklahoma - Barking Carnival
May the hate flow like the (mighty?) Red River. Beat the Dirt Burgalars. OU Sucks.

Houston Cougars vs SMU Mustangs Final Score Recap: Cougars Beat Mustangs 49-28 - Underdog Dynasty
It was pretty, until it wasn't. What else is new for the SMU youngsters?

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