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Houston Texans News: September 22, 2015

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, September 22, 2015

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Houston Texans News

J.J. Watt - Comparing Houston Texans defensive end to Hall of Famer Reggie White
How does J.J. Watt measure up in a Tale of the Tape against boyhood idol and Hall of Famer Reggie White? Let's find out.

Texans' defense suffers first-half letdowns - Houston Chronicle
The defense that was supposed to dominate hasn't.

Texans agree: must play better football
Bill O'Brien and the players all agree: they have to play better than they did in the first two games of 2015.

29 observations from Texans at Panthers
It was a rough day in Carolina, actually an exhausting day in Charlotte, as the Texans went down to defeat at the hands of a physical Carolina Panthers squad 24-17.

Texans lose Jeff Adams for season | ProFootballTalk
The Texans may not have left tackle Duane Brown back in the lineup this week and they definitely won't have Jeff Adams at left guard, right tackle or anywhere else.

Miscalculations Have the Houston Texans in a Hole - Houston - Scout
Early red flags were looked over during the preseason and training camp and they are hurting the Houston Texans early in 2015.

Finishing well means little if Texans start too late - Houston Chronicle
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - It's not how you start that is important.

Around the League

Gen. Andrew Luck writes home after a disastrous start to the Colts' 2015 campaign -
Battered and bloodied from a winless start to the 2015 campaign, Gen. Luck finds a brief respite to reflect on the hardships in a letter to dearest Abigail.

Jets vs. Colts 2015 final score: Indy's offense melts down in 20-7 loss -
The Colts couldn't recover after their offense melted down for most of three quarters against the Jets.

MMBM: Russell Wilson doesn't love God enough to win -
NFL QBs are locked in a custody battle for Jesus Christ, and the future leader of the free world has some thoughts on Joe Flacco.

The Bills followed Rex Ryan's lead: All talk and no action -
Rex Ryan's bluster had the Bills and their fans hyped to beat the Patriots. It backfired.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 6, Angels 3: Keuchel Dominates Again At Home - The Crawfish Boxes
Astros bats finally figure out Weaver.

Dwight Howard signs shoe deal with Peak - The Dream Shake
Dwight Howard won't be lacing up big name shoes this season.

Texas QB Jerrod Heard's continued emergence overshadows Cal loss - Burnt Orange Nation
As if there was any doubt, the Jerrod Heard era began in earnest on Saturday.

Offensive Grades: Texas Tech vs Arkansas - Viva The Matadors
The Red Raiders played a well-rounded game against Arkansas, who played the best?

UPDATE: Mike Tuaua suspended from TCU Football team - Frogs O' War
TCU football senior Mike Tuaua, redshirt freshman Andre Petties-Wilson, and baseball redshirt sophomore Connor Beck were arrested in conjunction with two separate incidents in the past two days.

2016 3* CB Donovan Duvernay commits to Baylor over TCU, Michigan - Our Daily Bears
The Bears reeled in commit #14 for the 2016 class tonight when Sachse's Donovan Duvernay announced that he is coming to Baylor!

Kyle Field's Evolution: Defining the Times - Good Bull Hunting
Kyle Field's journey has been a long and momentous one, and it's not over yet. Only this latest chapter has been closed.

Texas-Cal Football Postmortem: Offense - Barking Carnival
Let's start with some sugar before we down the bitter medicine of the defensive postmortem. Texas has a QB again. Hence, we have an offense again. Or is it that we decided to go a different...

Houston Dynamo vs Philadelphia Union: Highlights - Dynamo Theory
Highlights from Sunday night's loss to the Philadelphia Union.