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Houston Texans News: December 8, 2015

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, December 8, 2015.

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Houston Texans news

Despite missed opportunity, Sunday's loss doesn't kill Houston Texans - AFC South- ESPN
Despite missing an opportunity against the Buffalo Bills, the Houston Texans are still in decent position heading into the season's homestretch.

With Brady on tap, Texans' defense must get act together quickly - Houston Chronicle
When the defense is in nickel, it employs eight former first-round draft choices, including six drafted by the Texans.

Nate Washington Not Overly Concerned With Texans’ Drops " CBS Houston
The Texans led the NFL in drops entering week 13's game against the Bills.

Chris Polk leads Texans backfield Week 13, widely available on fantasy waiver wires - SBNation.com
Chris Polk saw the majority of carries for the Houston Texans on Sunday. We take a look at the fantasy implications.

Bill Belichick on Texans connections: 'I think that's overrated'
The Houston Texans were the perhaps the closest thing we will ever see to an HBO Hard Knocks series on the New England Patriots. ...

Texans Quotes: December 7
Bill O'Brien and Texans players spoke to the media on Monday.

Around the League

NFL power rankings 2015, Week 14: Bengals, Cardinals rise; Patriots, Vikings drop - SBNation.com
More movement at the top this week!

Cowboys vs. Washington 2015 final score: Dallas wins wild finish, 19-16 - SBNation.com
An otherwise awful game became REALLY entertaining in the final two minutes.

MMBM: The case for Jordy Nelson for 2015 NFL MVP - SBNation.com
Welcome to the Monday Morning BM, just a word of warning your probably not prepared to handle the strong football takes and barrelfire NFL truths that you never knew your Mondays were missing.

Not even the Giants know what happened to their offense - SBNation.com
The Giants entered the season with a goal of scoring 30 points per game. They've managed to do that in four of their 12 games. What happened?

The Cowboys’ tablets and printers stopped working, causing technology MADNESS - SBNation.com
Without them, the Cowboys have no playbook!

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Houston Astros Winter Meetings Preview - The Crawfish Boxes
A brief rundown of the Houston Astros needs, targets, and possibilities.

Houston Rockets vs. Brooklyn Nets game preview - The Dream Shake
The Rockets look for revenge when they head to Brooklyn to take on the Nets.

Reports: TCU co-OC Sonny Cumbie is in Austin meeting with Texas - Burnt Orange Nation
Stay tuned, y'all.

The Air Raid Podcast: Coaching Carousel - Viva The Matadors
Mickey Peters joins VTM to discuss the changes on the staff and the state of college football.

Trevone Boykin is not a Heisman finalist - Frogs O' War
An injury doomed the stud QBs Heisman chances.

The Shootaround: THAT WAS FUN - Our Daily Bears
Baylor basketball picks up a signature non-conference win over Vanderbilt to catapult into the top 20.

Aggie legend Leo Goertz passes away - Good Bull Hunting
Aggie legend Leo Goertz passes away.

Shooting From the Hip:Texas 23, Baylor 17 - Barking Carnival
Wait, what?

Houston's Herman and Temple's Rhule Among Eddie Robinson Award Finalists - Underdog Dynasty
View the FanShot on SB Nation.

Cristian Maidana, Andrew Wenger acquired by the Houston Dynamo - Dynamo Theory
Houston acquired two players from the Philadelphia Union.

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