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Houston Texans News: September 29, 2015

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, September 29, 2015.

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Houston Texans News

3-3 start should be Texans' goal - Houston Chronicle
The last time I asked Bill O'Brien to look ahead, he kept repeating the same phrase over and over, sounding like an expensive toy robot who was missing a couple of cheap wires.

Ryan Mallett "better", as Texans top Bucs
Ryan Mallett improved in Week 3.

Freebie Alert: Free food & drink, thanks to Houston Texans win! | News - Home
The Houston Texans’ win against Tampa Bay Sunday means you can score several freebies Monday and Tuesday this week.

28 observations from Texans vs. Buccaneers
It wasn’t the prettiest looking win, but the fact that the Texans walked out of NRG Stadium victorious was all that mattered.

Texans' retooled offensive line comes through - Houston Chronicle
The Texans have suffered so many injuries in their offensive line, they have a meeting room at Houston Methodist Hospital as well as NRG Stadium.

The Houston Texans Will Workout Nick Novak - Houston - Scout
With some early season struggles in the kicking game, the Houston Texans are set to workout Nick Novak.

Texans report: Novak among kickers undergoing tryout - Houston Chronicle
The Texans are auditioning former San Diego Chargers kicker Nick Novak on Tuesday, according to a league source.

2016 NFL Mock Draft: Browns, Texans gamble on quarterbacks again -
Still searching for long term answers at the position, the Browns and Texans invest top-10 picks in QBs in 2016.

Around the League

NFL power rankings 2015, Week 4: The Patriots and Cardinals look unstoppable -
Wrapping up Week 3 with a new set of power rankings.

Chiefs vs. Packers 2015 final score: Aaron Rodgers throws 5 TDs to beat Kansas City, 38-28 -
Aaron Rodgers badly outdueled the Alex Smith and the Chiefs, who woke up much too late in Monday's game to challenge the Packers.

A Chiefs wide receiver finally caught a touchdown -
For the first time since 2013, a Kansas City wide receiver caught a touchdown pass.

MMBM: Cam Newton should apologize for not being older -
Newton's officiating complaints are getting old folks. The young man needs to learn a modicum of respect.

The Bears paid Jared Allen $11.5 million for 3 games then traded him to the Panthers -
Allen will join the Panthers, where he will be return to a more traditional defensive end role after attempting to transition to outside linebacker in Chicago.

'Gritty' Eagles win is a reminder that Chip Kelly still knows how to coach -
Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie's confidence in Chip Kelly was rewarded with a win over the Jets on Sunday thanks to a game plan that revolved around the team's defense.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 3, Mariners 2: Great Start To Important Road Trip - The Crawfish Boxes
Springer, Gattis, and Carter back up McCullers strong start.

Dispatches from Houston Rockets media day - The Dream Shake
Please allow them to introduce themselves, their names are Beard, Dwight to the T-Y...

Texas OG Sedrick Flowers blasts unprepared teammate - Burnt Orange Nation
The senior offensive guard said on Monday that Hutchins wasn't prepared to play against Oklahoma State last weekend.

Air Raid Podcast: Texas Tech Football vs TCU, The Big 12 and Previewing Baylor - Viva The Matadors
Talkin' all things Texas Tech football.

MMQB: TCU's survival against Texas Tech was both ugly and beautiful - Frogs O' War
There's a lot to unpack after a 55-52 victory in Lubbock.

Baylor Offensive, Defensive Stats Through Non-Conference Play (Week 4) - Our Daily Bears
Now that Baylor has completed the non-conference portion of its 2015 schedule, we can take stock of the stats so far to provide a clear line of demarcation later.

Five Weird Things: Mississippi State - Good Bull Hunting
The Bulldogs have a colorful history.

Houston Head Coach Tom Herman and Texas State Have History - Underdog Dynasty
Texas State may have blown two different opportunities to hire one of the hottest coaching names in the country. Then again, maybe they never had a shot to begin with.

Dynamo Film Session: Counter-attack to perfection - Dynamo Theory
Will Bruin led a magnificent counter-attack that resulted in the first goal of the match being scored by Leonel Miranda.

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