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Houston Texans News: September 28, 2015

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, September 28, 2015.

The force is strong with DeAndre.
The force is strong with DeAndre.
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Houston Texans News

Buccaneers vs. Texans - Game Recap - September 27, 2015 - ESPN
Get a recap of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Houston Texans football game.

Mallett guides Texans over Bucs for first win | FOX Sports
QB Ryan Mallett guides Texans over Buccaneers for first win of 2015 season.

These Texans didn’t do their jobs in Sunday’s win over the Bucs - Ultimate Texans
The Texans needed more from the following people during their 19-9 win over the Buccaneers on Sunday.

Texans get on the board, beat the Bucs | ProFootballTalk
The Houston Texans have won a game. After an ugly start to the season, the Texans improved to 1-2 today with a 19-9 win over the Buccaneers. It wasn't a pretty game for Houston, but there were some bright spots: Running back Alfred Blue had a big day, carrying 31 times for 139 yards and...

Celebrate the Texans victory with football fan freebies |
Celebrate the Texans and our victory over the Buccaneers with some very cool Houston Texans freebies.

Most Dramatic Win in Texans’ History? - Bayou City History
On this day, just as fans headed for the exits at Reliant Stadium, a jaw-dropping touchdown by the Texans proved they were no longer the underdogs.

Around the League

Tyler Eifert scores TD according to everyone but the NFL -
Come on.

Ben Roethlisberger expected to miss 4-6 weeks with left knee injury, per reports -
An MRI of Ben Roethlisberger's left knee showed a sprained MCL but no ACL damage, meaning the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback is expected back in four to six weeks, after leaving Sunday's game against the St. Louis Rams.

The NFL bobbles another touchdown catch -
Yes, the NFL is STILL trying to figure out what a catch is. Roethlisberger's out a month, at least. And everything else from a wild Week 3 Sunday in the NFL.

Calvin Johnson adjusted and made a catch no human should be capable of -
This should have been an interception. Instead it was somehow a big gain.

J.J. Watt has his 'mind blown' after shoutout from 'Saved by the Bell' star -
This is what it takes to catch J.J. Watt off guard.

Cam Newton says ref told him he wasn't old enough to get a roughing the passer call -
Cam Newton is confused by a response he got from an official following a potential late hit on Sunday.

NFL scores 2015: Follow all the Week 3 action from Sunday -
Week 3 of the NFL features lopsided odds for a few teams looking to pull off huge upsets.

Tom Brady throws 400th career touchdown pass -
Brady is the fourth quarterback of all time to reach the 400-touchdown pass plateau.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 4, Rangers 2: Keuchelangelo AL's First 19 Game Winner - The Crawfish Boxes
The Astros battled through a nail biter and won on the bat of Chris Carter, the legs of Carlos Gomez, & the golden left arm of ace Dallas Keuchel - who improved to 15-0 at home with a 1.46 ERA, becomes first starter in MLB history to go 15-0 at home.

Houston Embarrasses Texas State, 59-14 - Underdog Dynasty
Houston looked the part of a contender for the AAC title, while Texas State put in one of their worst performances in years.

Texas loses 30-27 to Oklahoma State after another special teams mistake - Burnt Orange Nation
How long can the special teams heartbreak continue?

Texas Tech Defensive Grades: Week 4 - Viva The Matadors
We take a look at how the Defense did against #3 TCU.

Three Up, Three Down: Survive and Advance - Frogs O' War
It was as insane a game as there has been in college football in 2015, and while the Frogs didn't have the ball last, they were the last to get it in the end zone. After escaping with a 3 point victory, take a look at the best and worst of the day.

Baylor Opens as 15.5-Point Favorite over Texas Tech in Arlington - Our Daily Bears
I'd expect some significant movement in this spread unless Patrick Mahomes is truly injured.

Texas A&M's 2015 End-of-September Season Outlook - Good Bull Hunting
With four games down, let's take a look at where Texas A&M stands on the season

Texas-Oklahoma State Football Postmortem: Defense/Special Teams - Barking Carnival
The Texas defense showed great improvement after a horrendous start (OSU's first two drives combined: 14 plays, 144 yards, 10.3 yards per play, 2 easy touchdowns) against a hyper hurry-up Cowboy...

Houston Dynamo vs Colorado Rapids Final Score 3-2: Dynamo take 3 points from Colorado at home - Dynamo Theory
Three goals helped Houston get the win over Colorado on Saturday night.

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