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Houston Texans News: September 21, 2015

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Texans downed by Newton, Panthers; drop to 0-2 | FOX Sports
Texans miss chance to tie game on late drive, fall to 0-2 after loss to Panthers.

Five observations from the Texans' loss to the Panthers - Houston Chronicle
Five observations from the Texans’ 24-17 defeat Sunday to the Panthers at Bank of America Stadium.

Carolina’s offensive line leads charge against J.J. Watt, Texans | The Charlotte Observer
On one side of the line was Mike Remmers, an undrafted offensive tackle for the Carolina Panthers who is playing for his sixth team in four years.

Texans' same poor play yields same results - Houston Chronicle
The Texans stumbled and bumbled their way through the first half before making adjustments and mounting a comeback that flirted with a victory but ended with a second consecutive seven-point loss.

Texans tackle Jeff Adams carted off in ugly game | ProFootballTalk
The Texans came into the game with problems on their offensive line, and they just got worse. Texans right tackle Jeff Adams was just carted to the locker room, after an ugly injury which required trainers to put an air cast on his right leg before he was taken off the field.

Texans fall to 0-2 with loss to Panthers |
With a new quarterback starting, the Texans came up just short Sunday, falling to Carolina, 24-17. Houston is now 0-2 on the season.

Five reasons to still be optimistic about the Texans - Houston Chronicle
Five reasons to still be optimistic about the Texans. Seriously.

Around the League

What happened in the NFL on Sunday, Week 2: The NFC East is the new NFC South -
The NFC East is a disaster, underdogs were the big winner across the league, and lots more from an action-packed Sunday.

The Eagles should be really worried, right? -
From the Chip Kelly's mess to the Giants' meltdowns to Tony Romo's broken collarbone, the NFC East is on track for a banner year.

Tony Romo suffers broken collarbone, could miss 8 weeks -
Tony Romo could miss eight weeks after the quarterback took a bad hit against the Eagles.

Chip Kelly might have made a ton of horrible moves -
The 0-2 Eagles are struggling, and nearly every one of Chip Kelly's offseason acquisitions has underperformed.

Packers vs. Seahawks 2015 final score: 3 things we learned from Green Bay's 27-17 win -
Aaron Rodgers threw two touchdowns to lead a fourth-quarter comeback.

The Seahawks' dynasty could be over before it even starts -
The Seahawks appear ready to own the NFC for the next decade, but several factors could prevent them from accomplishing what they should.

NFL scores 2015: Follow all the Week 2 action from Sunday -
Week 2 is a chance to separate the flukes from the surprises and a chance to find out which narratives are closest to the truth.

Amari Cooper is so fast Ravens DB gives up trying to chase him -

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 5, Athletics 1: Colin McHugh quiets A's bats - The Crawfish Boxes
Astros get back on track behind Colby Rasmus's two homeruns and win the season series against the A's.

How does the Rockets back court compare in the West? - The Dream Shake
Is a big name addition, two returning veterans and one giant beard enough give the Rockets the best back court in the Western Conference? Some other loaded squads have something to say as well

Texas Longhorns lose 45-44 heartbreaker to California Golden Bears on missed PAT - Burnt Orange Nation
A heroic effort from Jerrod Heard wasn't enough when Nick Rose made the biggest mistake of his career.

Texas Tech UPSETS Arkansas 35-24 - Viva The Matadors
Texas Tech leaves Fayetteville with a 35-24 victory!

Three Up, Three Down: Ponies, Pounded. - Frogs O' War
Things got a little to close for comfort in the third quarter, but the TCU O did their thing when it counted to pull away late. While TCU's injuries are getting the headlines, it's the guys on the field that are making the real noise.

Baylor Opens as 33-point Favorite over Rice - Our Daily Bears
I'm going to be honest: I did not see that coming.

Texas A&M 44, Nevada 27: Three things we learned - Good Bull Hunting
Some lessons from the Aggies' 44-27 win on Saturday.

Shooting From the Hip: Cal 45, Texas 44 - Barking Carnival
This is how a heart breaks.