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Houston Texans News: December 9, 2015

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

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Texans bracing for Brady, Patriots offense | Fox News
Texans bracing for Brady, Patriots offense

Texans Look To Shut Down New England’s Passing Game " CBS Boston
The New England Patriots will be looking to break a rare two-game losing streak when they face the Houston Texans Sunday night at NRG Stadium.

The Complex Math Behind The Texans' AFC South Title Chase | Houston Press
We are two days removed now from the College Football Playoff pairings being announced, and now in the middle of the "Did they get it right?" phase of a...

NFL Playoffs: 5 reasons Texans will win AFC South
The Houston Texans are tied for first in the AFC South, we look at the five reasons they will win the division when all is said and done.

Texans report: Wilfork prefers to adjust on the fly - Houston Chronicle
Having reached the stretch run of a relatively quiet season, massive veteran nose tackle Vince Wilfork had his most productive game as a Texan during Sunday's loss to the Buffalo Bills.

Attention, Texans secondary: No tomfoolery vs. Brady - Houston Chronicle
Brady, the best quarterback in NFL history, is hoping to play against the secondary he's watching on the Buffalo tape - not the secondary that excelled during the Texans' four-game winning streak.

Texans guard Brandon Brooks out of hospital | ProFootballTalk
Brandon Brooks is out of the hospital and back in Houston, but the Texans don't know when he'll be available to return to the field. The starting right guard was taken to the hospital in Buffalo Sunday with extreme nausea, and didn't play against the Bills.

Around the League

Von Miller gives the Broncos all the right moves -
A big game against the Chargers in Week 13 gets the Denver pass rusher the nod for Stephen White's Hoss of the Week trophy.

The NFC East is garbage and we can't stop watching it -
The NFC East is the NFL's worst division, and yet its teams play on "Sunday Night Football" and "Monday Night Football" seemingly every week. That's our fault.

NFL odds 2015, Week 14: Streaking Cardinals, Chiefs both betting favorites -
Arizona and Kansas City will both be looking to extend winning streaks as betting favorites on the NFL board for Week 14 of the season.

Bears place TE Martellus Bennett on season-ending IR -
The Bears also announced that they have signed TE Rob Housler.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros Rumors: Houston is mystery team in on ace Fernandez - The Crawfish Boxes
According to ESPN's Jayson Stark, the Astros are inquiring into trade possibilities for Marlins' ace Jose Fernandez.

Harden struggles, Thornton shines in Rockets loss to Nets - The Dream Shake
The Beard had just 10 points and was roasted on D as the Rockets fall to 10-12.

Texas Runs UTSA Off the Floor, Wins 116-50 - Burnt Orange Nation
When you are running post isolation plays and elevator screens for walk ons, you know things are going your way.

RB Coach Mike Jinks Takes HC Job At Bowling Green - Viva The Matadors
Texas Tech's RB coach has taken over the helm at Bowling Green, the defending MAC champions.

Frogs Dominated in 92-67 Loss to Washington - Frogs O' War
The Huskies controlled the game from the opening tip off to the final buzzer in a 92-67 win in Seattle tonight.

Rico Gathers Makes Baylor History in Bears Win - Our Daily Bears
View the FanShot on SB Nation.

WBB: Ags go back to school - Good Bull Hunting
The Women's Bouncy Ball team led wire to wire in a game where more than 4,000 school kids rocked Reed Arena.

Texas State athletic director Larry Teis will never get it, so just stop trying. - Underdog Dynasty
It is becoming more clear every time his commentary on the football program becomes public that he should just stop doing so.

Buffering From the Hotel: Texas Longhorns vs. UT-San Antonio Roadrunners - Barking Carnival
In a game that was essentially over before I sorted out my DirecTV app issues, the Texas Longhorns blew out the UT-San Antonio Roadrunners 116-50. Texas started the game on a 36-9 run, then were...

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