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Houston Texans News: November 23, 2015

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, November 23, 2015.

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Jets vs. Texans - Game Recap - November 22, 2015 - ESPN
Get a recap of the New York Jets vs. Houston Texans football game.

Texans RB Foster Confident He'll Play Again - ABC News
Texans RB Foster confident he hasn't played his last game.

Jets Drop Ball, and J. J. Watt Drops Jets - The New York Times
Led by Watt, who had two sacks, five quarterback hits and five tackles for loss, the Texans sent the error-prone Jets to their fourth loss in five games and damaged their playoff hopes.

Where do Jets stand in playoff race after loss to Houston Texans? |
How far they've fallen.

Texans report: Hal gets jump on former teammates Fitzpatrick - Houston Chronicle
Hal jumped the throw for the interception and returned it 20 yards in the final minute of the game to preserve the Texans' 24-17 win Sunday at NRG Stadium.

Texans owner Bob McNair pleased with turnaround
Texans owner Bob McNair is pleased with the team's turnaround, following three consecutive wins.

FMC Technologies Partners with Houston Texans to Donate a Home to U.S. Army... -- HOUSTON, Nov. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
HOUSTON, Nov. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Technologies Partners with Houston Texans to Donate a Home to U.S. Army Veteran Israel Hillyer.

NFL parity keeps it interesting for teams like Texans - Houston Chronicle
[...] they have won a couple of games in a row - including an impressive victory over previously unbeaten Cincinnati - and perhaps they can make a playoff run.

Around the League

NFL scores and more, Week 11: What happened on Sunday -
There's a lot to process this week, so let Danny Kelly take you through everything you need to know.

The Bengals gifted the Cardinals an easy game-winning field goal by committing a very rare penalty -
"Disconcerting signals" calls happen rarely, maybe once every few years, but the Bengals got dinged with one Sunday night at a pivotal and costly moment.

The ending of Rams-Ravens was an insult to football -
Thanks goodness the Ravens won in regulation and spared us all overtime.

NFL playoff picture and standings 2015: Packers get big win in NFC North battle -
Green Bay beats Minnesota to take a divisional advantage, while Arizona gets a key win over Cincinnati.

The dab is dead. NFL kickers killed it. -
A trend died Sunday. Some other stuff happened too; let us get you all caught up.

Jerry Jones is still defending Greg Hardy's behavior, somehow -
Hardy has been late to multiple meetings since the release of pictures from his domestic violence incident.

Michael Crabtree caught a ball, started running, took 3 more steps, then dropped it. It wasn't ruled a catch -
Today in CATCH/NOT A CATCH, everybody's least favorite reality TV show.

Brock Osweiler's 1st start was better than any of Peyton Manning's games this year -
Osweiler threw a pair of touchdown passes as the Broncos beat the Bears on Sunday.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

UPDATE: Astros add 7 players to 40-man roster ahead of the Rule 5 draft - The Crawfish Boxes
Astros look to not repeat the 2014 Rule 5 draft.

Knicks 107, Rockets 102: Porzingis' double double blocks Houston - The Dream Shake
The Knicks look more stable then the Rockets, it's come to this.

Why the Texas Longhorns rebuilding effort is progressing slowly for Charlie Strong - Burnt Orange Nation
The mess Strong inherited from his predecessor was always going to take several years to clean up.

Recapping Puerto Rico - Men's Basketball - Viva The Matadors
The Texas Tech Men's Basketball Team took a trip to Puerto Rico to shoot some hoops and dunk on fools.

Three Up, Three Down: Frogs Fall Short - Frogs O' War
The Frogs gave it everything they had on the road, but fell just short of pulling off a massive late season upset.

Baylor vs. TCU Opens as Pick 'Em, Immediately Shifts Baylor -1.5 - Our Daily Bears
Baylor currently a road favorite after the line opened at PK for Friday's matchup in Fort Worth

YESSIR! 2017 WR Mannie Netherly commits to Texas A&M - Good Bull Hunting
Mannie Netherly committed to the Aggies.

Shooting From the Corner: Texas Longhorns v. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi - Barking Carnival
The first home game of the Shaka Smart Era was a much-needed victory as the Texas Longhorns beat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 67-56. The...uh, Green Wave? Manatees? *checks notes* Wait, the Islanders,...

Three Things We Learned About The AAC In Week 12 - Underdog Dynasty
UConn laid a blow to Houston's AAC championship hopes and now the Cougars must win at home against Navy next week. Temple is in control of their own destiny, but will have to finish strong against a 20th-ranked UConn defense to keep USF at bay.

The Garrido Injury - A closer look with Dr. Robert Marx - Dynamo Theory
Dynamo Theory spoke to Dr. Robert Marx of Manhattan's Hospital for Special Surgery, gaining insight on Luis Garrido's grisly knee injury.

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