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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, January 5, 2016.

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What We Learned: Texans 30, Jaguars 6
JACKSONVILLE – Senior writer John Oehser examines what we learned from the Jaguars’ 30-6 loss to the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium Sunday.

Texans back in playoffs and look to end Chiefs' win streak | FOX Sports
The Texans are back in the playoffs for the first time since 2012 and now have to come up with a plan to derail the Kansas City Chiefs, winners of 10 in a row.

2016 NFL Playoffs: Previewing Steelers-Bengals, Chiefs-Texans - NFL - SI.com
A preview of AFC wild-card weekend as the No. 6 Steelers take on the No. 3 Bengals, and the No. 4 Texans host the No. 5 Chiefs.

Texans Look to Derail Kansas City's Winning Streak - ABC News
Texans Look to Derail Kansas City's Winning Streak.

Don't laugh, but here's the Texans' road to the Super Bowl - Houston Chronicle
The Houston Texans are one of six teams left with a chance to represent the AFC in the Super Bowl.

Around the League

MMBM: How to hire the right NFL coach - SBNation.com
How to fix the Browns, Dolphins, Raiders, Redskins, Chargers, Titans, Colts, Lions, and all the rest of the other teams that won't ever be very good.

Charles Woodson changed the way the NFL thinks about defensive backs - SBNation.com
After 18 seasons, Charles Woodson is hanging up his cleats. The NFL will never be the same.

Tom Coughlin steps down as Giants head coach - SBNation.com
Tom Coughlin's time is done with the Giants after 12 seasons and two Super Bowl wins.

Meet the candidates who will fill the 2016 NFL head coaching vacancies - SBNation.com
Adam Gase, Hue Jackson and Mike Shanahan are among the top candidates who could be hired as head coaches in 2016.

The Browns have finally broken Joe Thomas - SBNation.com
He'll keep making Pro Bowls, but the Browns seem to have finally crushed the spirit of their longest-tenured player.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros Crawfish Boil: January 4, 2016 - The Crawfish Boxes
New Year, new baseball.

Harden, Harrell lead the Rockets past the Jazz, 93-91 - The Dream Shake
The Rockets fell behind early, but battled back in the second half behind James Harden and Montrezl Harrell to lead the Rockets to a win over Utah.

How Texas recruiting is taking advantage of Texas A&M woes - Burnt Orange Nation
With a chance to flip several Aggie commits and land several former Aggie leans, the Longhorns may finally be turning the tables on its in-state rival.

Emmett Jones Promoted to Tech Assistant Coach - Viva The Matadors
Emmett Jones is Promoted to Offensive Assistant Coach.

TCU falls short against No. 17 WVU, 95-87 - Frogs O' War
Different year, same story.

Baylor CB Xavien Howard declares for the 2016 NFL Draft - Our Daily Bears
The junior All-Big 12 performer has decided to forego his remaining eligibility. While ODB wishes him the best, his departure will leave a sizable hole in the Baylor secondary.

Texas A&M Athletic Director gives Kevin Sumlin a Vote of Confidence - Good Bull Hunting
Texas A&M's athletic director gave head coach Kevin Sumlin a vote of confidence.

10th Anniversary - Barking Carnival
Daffodil? Nah, we'll give Roses.

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