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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Friday, September 4, 2015.

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Houston Texans News

Texans quarterback Tom Savage leaves game with shoulder injury | ProFootballTalk
The Texans had to wake Ryan Mallett up, and send him back into a game he wasn't planning to play in. According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, Texans third-string quarterback Tom Savage left last night's game at Dallas with a shoulder injury, and will be tested further today when they...

Texans vs. Cowboys - Box Score - September 3, 2015 - ESPN
Get box score updates on the Houston Texans vs. Dallas Cowboys football game.

Texans vs. Cowboys - Game Recap - September 3, 2015 - ESPN
Get a recap of the Houston Texans vs. Dallas Cowboys football game.

Newly acquired Texans tackle Chris Clark: ‘My head is spinning’ - Ultimate Texans
It was understandable that newly-acquired Texans offensive tackle Chris Clark was a bit overwhelmed by his new surroundings Thursday night.

Vandermeer's View: Texans take loss, move on
It’s over. The preseason is in the books.

Eddie Pleasant pushing for Texans' starting strong safety job | FOX Sports
Eddie Pleasant pushing for Texans' starting strong safety job.

3 Texans hopefuls make final push for roster spots - Houston Chronicle
ARLINGTON - Standing inside the locker room Thursday night, reserve cornerback Charles James donned a bright red blazer that matched the Texans' team colors.

Texans WR Strong learning value of sacrifice in the NFL | FOX Sports
Texans WR Strong learning value of sacrifice in the NFL.

Around the League

The Patriots are ready for DeflateGate revenge - SBNation.com
Robert Kraft, Tom Brady and the rest of Patriots nation took a moment to celebrate a big win on Thursday. Now, they'll take their case for vindication to the field.

Will NFL owners curb Roger Goodell's power? - SBNation.com
Probably not, but there are a few of them asking questions -- on and off the record -- about the commissioner's role in player discipline. Also, Tim Tebow's big night, the preseason wraps up, roster cuts and more.

How Roger Goodell screwed himself with Tom Brady's suspension - SBNation.com
A federal judge didn't find Tom Brady innocent of deflating footballs. He did find that Roger Goodell completely overstepped his boundaries in punishing Brady.

NFL preseason results and scores 2015: Tim Tebow outplays Matt Barkley for Eagles - SBNation.com
Tim Tebow wasn't perfect, but he looked better than Matt Barkley in the preseason finale on Thursday. Plus, we've got results.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros Game Planning: McHugh vs. Sano - The Crawfish Boxes
Subber10 breaks down Miguel Sano's hitting tendencies and uses it to develop a game plan for Collin McHugh.

James Harden 5, Dwight Howard 19 in SI's Top 100 players - The Dream Shake
James Harden, Dwight Howard, Trevor Ariza, Ty Lawson, and Donatas Motiejunas all cracked the top 100 players list. Where did each of them rank?

Should Texas be concerned about young starters on the offensive line? - Burnt Orange Nation
Breaking down the youth movement along the offensive line, as Texas heads into their season opener against Notre Dame. Why is starting true freshmen offensive line a double edged sword?

Week 1 Vegas Odds: Texas Tech vs Sam Houston State - Viva The Matadors
What does Vegas say about this week's games? And who has taken an early lead in the VTM pick em game?

TCU vs Minnesota Recap: 5 Things We Learned - Frogs O' War
TCU escapes Minneapolis with a 6-point win over Minnesota.

The Gamedaily Bears Report: Friday, September 4 - Our Daily Bears
Let's make some glue. Let's make some meatballs. Let's beat some dead horses.

Q&A with House of Sparky for Arizona State vs. Texas A&M - Good Bull Hunting
We exchanged questions and answers with SBNation's Arizona State blog.

Three Up & Three Down for the Dynamo and the International Break - Dynamo Theory
There are a few reasons a little time off for some players and some extra games for others could both help and hurt the Dynamo as the team is once again impacted by more call-ups

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