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Bengals CB Pacman Jones: Texans act like they won the Super Bowl - CBSSports.com
The Bengals lost for the first time this season on Monday, and...

Colts, Texans bracing for fight in AFC South
This time last year, clinching scenarios in the AFC South were in play for the Indianapolis. And around this time in 2013, the Colts had a comfy...

Texans rookie corner Kevin Johnson delivers in clutch in win over Bengals - Ultimate Texans
Texans rookie cornerback Kevin Johnson delivered arguably the biggest play of his young career Monday night against the Cincinnati Bengals when he wrapped up All-Pro wide receiver A.J. Green on fourth down.

New York Jets vs. Houston Texans Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick | Bleacher Report
New York Jets news, rumors, scores, schedules, predictions, picks against the spread, free agent updates, power rankings, mock drafts and more.

Bengals vs Texans: 5 thoughts from Bengals' loss on Monday Night Football - Cincy Jungle
As bad as Monday's loss was to the Texans in primetime, the Bengals are still 8-1 and can right a lot of their wrongs this week. Here are five thoughts from Cincinnati's first loss of 2015 to Houston on Monday Night Football.

How much should Houston Texans regret trading Ryan Fitzpatrick to Jets? | NJ.com
The Jets visit the Texans on Sunday.

Rumored Terps candidate Bill O'Brien says he's 'proud' to be Texans coach - Baltimore Sun
Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien, a rumored candidate for Maryland football's coaching job, seems happy with the Texans.

NFL: Houston Texans’ J.J. Watt, Bengals’ Carlos Dunlap vie for sacks title - Your Houston News: Sports
CINCINNATI — J.J. Watt and Carlos Dunlap are watching each other from afar, seeing which one takes advantage of the chance to nose ahead in the NFL sacks race.

Texans hold Bengals, 10-6
The Bengals undefeated season came to an end Monday night at Paul Brown Stadium on fourth-and-six when Texans safety Quintin Demps forced wide receiver A.J. Green to fumble the ball at the Houston 22 with 40 seconds left for a stunning 10-6 loss that featured no Cincinnati touchdowns.

Kevin Johnson, Benardrick McKinney lead Houston Texans' 2015 class - AFC South - ESPN
The Houston Texans have gotten production from their top two picks and have seen their later picks provide depth, making 2015 a productive draft class.

Texans Quotes: November 17
Bill O'Brien spoke to the media on Tuesday.

Around the League

The Dolphins were headed for disaster until Ndamukong Suh did something about it - SBNation.com
It looked like the Dolphins were headed for their third loss in a row until Ndamukong Suh had his say in the matter.

2015 NFL power rankings, Week 11: Steelers, Chiefs climb; Bengals, Broncos and Packers drop - SBNation.com
Sorting out another wild week in the NFL.

Aldon Smith suspended 1 year for violating NFL substance abuse policy - SBNation.com
Aldon Smith has been arrested five times since 2012.

Greg Hardy reportedly fined for missing Cowboys team meeting - SBNation.com
Hardy missed practice a day after the Cowboys talked to him about his behavior.

I used to not like Cam Newton. Here's what changed my mind. - SBNation.com
Lost in the hot takes about the Panthers' quarterback is the fact that he's genuinely a good guy who does a lot of nice things for kids.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

A.J. Hinch finishes second in A.L. Manager of the Year Award voting - The Crawfish Boxes
Like the American League West standings, A.J. Hinch finishes second to Jeff Banister.

Houston Rockets vs. Portland Trail Blazers game preview - The Dream Shake
In this game preview, we imagine what it's like to face the Rockets right now.

Charlie Strong, Texas quarterback Tyrone Swoopes named to trial witness list - Burnt Orange Nation
View the FanShot on SB Nation.

Red Raiders in the Pros - Week 10 - Viva The Matadors
Wes joins the Rams, Danny helps out the Cowboys.

TCU Drops to No. 18 in CFP Poll, lowest 1-loss team - Frogs O' War
The Frogs sit behind five, count 'em, five two-loss teams.

Baylor is #10 in the latest College Football Playoff Rankings - Our Daily Bears
Because logical consistency isn't a thing anymore, but quality losses are!

Remembering Our Past - Good Bull Hunting
Come discuss Bonfire and remember our fallen Aggies.

So What Happens Now? Charlie Strong's Future at Texas - Barking Carnival
After a road loss to West Virginia where the Longhorns decided to douse themselves in gasoline and flick turnover matches at each other, Texas is left with a piteous 4-6 record and two games...

US, Trinidad and Tobago play to a dull scoreless draw - Dynamo Theory
A dull 0-0 draw with Trinidad and Tobago gives the United States four points in the first two games of World Cup qualifying.

CFP Rankings: We Get it, You Really, Really Like Strength of Schedule - Underdog Dynasty
Houston moves up, while Memphis does not fall, at all, after losing to Houston.

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