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Houston Texans News: December 22, 2015

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Houston Texans news

Texans Quarterback Situation Uncertain Because of Injuries - ABC News
Texans Quarterback Situation Uncertain Because of Injuries.

We Can't Kill the Houston Texans – Even If We Want To | Rolling Stone
The unkillable Houston Texans: No matter how hard we try, we just can't seem to get rid of the tough-as-nails Texans.

Report: Texans sign B.J. Daniels off Seahawks practice squad | ProFootballTalk
B.J. Daniels has spent this season bouncing between the Seahawks practice squad and their active roster, but it looks like he won't be ending the year with the organization.

NFL playoff scenarios: Texans close to locking up home playoff game - Houston Chronicle
With two weeks left in the regular season, there are still 18 teams alive for the NFL's 12 playoff spots.

Texans' hard-fought win stirs softer side of O'Brien - Houston Chronicle
After the Texans' emotional victory at Indianapolis, coach Bill O'Brien stood in the middle of the visiting dressing room at Lucas Oil Stadium congratulating his players for defeating the Colts.

The Brandon Weeden Era Is Upon You, Texans Fans - Texas Monthly
The quarterback who got dumped by the Cowboys—the Cowboys!—stepped in and stepped up for the Texans Sunday night.

Next for Titans: Home finale vs. Texans
Tennessee plays host to Houston on Sunday at Nissan Stadium.

Around the League

Lions vs. Saints 2015 final score: 3 things we learned from Detroit's 35-27 road win -
The Lions nearly gave the game away, but come away with the road win on Monday night.

Drew Brees becomes 4th player in NFL history to hit 60,000 career passing yards -
Brees needed 173 yards on Monday to reach the milestone.

MMBM: Don't blame Odell Beckham Jr. Blame Cam Newton. -
Mr. Newton has a lot of growing up to do in the leadership department if he wants to protect his teammates.

Odell Beckham Jr. suspended 1 game for 'malicious' hit vs. Panthers -
Odell Beckham Jr. is the first offensive player to ever be suspended for a helmet-to-helmet strike.

Odell Beckham Jr.'s beef with the Panthers is somehow now about baseball bats -
Comments were made by Panthers directed at Beckham in pregame that they were going to "beat the s**t out of him."

Charles Woodson announces he will retire after the regular season -
Woodson is a shoo-in for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Why did the Patriots sign RB Steven Jackson? - Pats Pulpit
The New England Patriots made a positive move with their signing of running back Steven Jackson to a veteran's minimum deal for the rest of the 2015 season. It was clear that the Patriots were...

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Don't ignore these Astros prospects - The Crawfish Boxes
You might not know much about these seven Astros hitting prospects, but each did things in 2015 that makes them worth your notice.

James Harden, Terrence Jones lead Rockets to crucial home win over Hornets - The Dream Shake
It doesn't have to be pretty for the Rockets to win. Now they're a winning team again.

Report: Texas not interested in Texas A&M QB transfer Kyler Murray - Burnt Orange Nation
The Longhorns have reportedly opted against pursuing the highly-touted transfer and the reasoning is understandable.

3 AM Thoughts Has Been Playing A Lot Of Video Games - Viva The Matadors
I have clinical Insomnia, which means that I barely sleep. My mind goes to weird places sometimes. These are those weird places.

TCU Gains Commitment from JuCo Safety Markell Simmons - Frogs O' War
The 3-star safety will enroll early and be on campus in January.

The Shootaround: A Swift Punch to the Feels - Our Daily Bears
Baylor played Texas A&M in basketball. I'll just leave it at that.

GBH WATCHLIST bowls games installment 2: weekday football - Good Bull Hunting
For Christmas we would like a poinsettia, a GoDaddy, and a potato. Thanks, Santa.

SEC, Big 10 Dominate College Football TV Ratings - Barking Carnival
Out of the Power Five Conferences, the SEC and the Big 10 are still first among equals when it comes to media exposure.

WKU Hilltoppers Top USF Bulls in Miami Beach Bowl 45-35 - Underdog Dynasty
Thanks to a 28-point third quarter, Western Kentucky beat the USF Bulls in the Miami Beach Bowl

DT Rewind: Week of December 13 - Dynamo Theory
Recap all the big news from the week - including the team's big sale.

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