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Houston Texans News: October 10, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, October 10, 2016.

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Houston Texans News

John McClain's report card for Texans vs. Vikings - Houston Chronicle
The Texans went to Minnesota and got drilled by the undefeated Vikings, 31-13, on Sunday.

10 Observations from the Vikings Win over the Texans
Dominant defense, efficient offense and another special teams touchdown was on display at U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday, and it led to a 31-13 victory for the Vikings over the Houston Texans. The win moves the Vikings to 5-0 and sends them into their much-needed bye as the lone undefeated team in the NFC. Here are 10 observations from Sunday’s win.

Brock Osweiler has been a $72 million disaster for the Texans | FOX Sports
Should Houston be having buyer's remorse after five weeks?

Texans routed in Minnesota - Houston Chronicle
The Brock Osweiler-era Texans hit rock bottom – at least they hope they did – against the Vikings on Sunday, suffering a humiliating 31-13 defeat in Minneapolis' new U.S. Bank Stadium.

Texans lose five players to injuries against Vikings - Houston Chronicle
It was a painful experience for the Texans against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, in many ways beyond the embarrassment of another road defeat inflicted upon the defending AFC South champions.

Three game balls for Texans-Vikings - Houston Chronicle
Three game balls for Texans-Vikings.

NFL News

NFL scores and more, Week 5: What happened on Sunday -
Minnesota can’t stop winning.

Tom Brady destroyed the Browns like he never missed a second of football -
Brady played his first game of the season Sunday following his DeflateGate suspension, and it was a doozy.

Falcons win 4th straight, top Broncos thanks to surprisingly stingy defense -
Atlanta’s offense versus the Denver defense was the marquee matchup, but an aggressive Falcons pass rush sealed the win.

Jeff Fisher made a stupidly cautious call when his team needed a risk and a stupidly risky call when his team needed caution -
Jeff Fisher made a pair of questionable calls late, and the Rams lost.

Packers and Giants provide a little late drama to save us from another dull primetime game -
Despite opportunities throughout the game, the Giants could not capitalize.

Giants tackle Ereck Flowers shoved an ESPN reporter in the locker room -
Frustration boiled over in the locker room for the Giants left tackle.

Odell Beckham Jr. and the Giants' kicking net appear to be friends again -
Once enemies, these two are now best of friends.

Houston & Collegiate News

Is Carlos Correa Baseball's Most Productive Shortstop? - The Crawfish Boxes
News Flash: Carlos Correa is Good.

Further exploring James Harden's struggles in the 2015-16 season - The Dream Shake
In today's Rocket Fuel: James Harden's struggles in the 2015-16 season are further explored, while the Rockets have begun settling in in China.

Oklahoma tops Texas, 45-40, after second-half shootout - Burnt Orange Nation
Taking over the defense didn’t change the results for Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong.

Tech falls in the little apple to the Wildcats 44-38 - Viva The Matadors
An unstoppable force meets an immovable object and is stopped.

TCU 24, Kansas 23: Frogs almost croak, but Jayhawks bail them out - Frogs O' War
Three missed KU field goals were the real difference.

Watching the Lines: Week Seven - Our Daily Bears
Baylor plays host to the Kansas Jayhawks this weekend for Homecoming. You might have heard that Kansas was bad, and that is true. Kansas also took TCU down to the wire, 23-24. Inexplicably, the...

Aggies defeat top 10 Tennessee in Double Overtime.

Shooting From the End: OU 45, Texas 40 - Barking Carnival
Welp. We laid out the defensive bar that Charlie had to clear to keep hope alive for 2017, win lose or draw. Not only did Texas not clear that bar, but they called up Harry Stamper’s crew from...

Navy stuns Houston in 46-40 upset - Underdog Dynasty
Midshipmen down No. 6 Cougars in biggest Navy win in 32 years.

Dynamo Fail to Equalize Late, Dropped 3-2 by the Rapids - Dynamo Theory
Despite showing promise in the attack late, the Dynamo were unable to catch-up to the Colorado Rapids and fall 3-2 at home.

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