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Houston Texans News: October 13, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, October 13, 2016.

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Houston Texans News

Wednesday Injury Report: Texans vs. Colts
Get the latest injury report for the Texans and Colts.

Colts impressed with emergence of Texans' Jadeveon Clowney - Houston Chronicle
The emergence of Texans defensive end Jadeveon Clowney as a dangerous pass rusher and stout run-stopper hasn't gone unnoticed in league circles.

Houston Texans QB Brock Osweiler want more offensive consistency - NFL Nation- ESPN
Despite being in first place in the AFC South, the Texans -- and quarterback Brock Osweiler -- know they have to be better on offense.

Texans' Vince Wilfork off to a good start - Houston Chronicle
Texans veteran nose tackle Vince Wilfork made it a special point to upgrade his conditioning during the offseason following a quiet first season with the defending AFC South champions.

Banged-up Texans have lengthy injury report - Houston Chronicle
The Texans are extremely banged-up following a physical game against the Minnesota Vikings.

Can Houston Texans contain Indianapolis Colts WR T.Y. Hilton? - Houston Texans Blog- ESPN
While the Texans are leading the league in passing defense, the Colts' Andrew Luck and T.Y. Hilton will pose a tough test on Sunday.

Texans hoping to get DeAndre Hopkins more involved - Houston Chronicle
Unlike a year ago when star wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins emerged as a Pro Bowl wide receiver and the focal point of the Texans' one-dimensional offense, it's been a struggle to get him involved lately.

Texans make surprise visit to Houston Methodist
On Tuesday. The Houston Texans hosted a surprise visit from Texans Players WR Jaelen Strong, RB Lamar Miller, C Greg Mancz, and OT David Quessenberry for Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Houston Methodist. The 4 players went from room to room to help spread some joy by handing out box lunches provided by Kroger as well as some Texans gift bags.

NFL News

NFL panic index, Week 6: The Broncos’ defense can’t always save them -
There’s also bad news for the Bears: their quarterback situation is basically the same as the 2016 presidential election.

Tom Brady and LeBron James had two very different responses to Donald Trump's 'locker room talk' -
LeBron on Donald Trump: "That's not locker room talk. That's trash talk."— Hayden Grove (@H_Grove) October 12, 2016 LeBron James is joining the throng of athletes...

49ers get rid of Colin Kaepernick's injury clause days before he starts at QB again -
The 49ers eliminated Kaepernick's $14.5 million injury guarantee for 2017.

Houston & Collegiate News

George Springer's basestealing struggles were probably just a blip - Beyond the Box Score
Why did such an explosive athlete lead the league in getting caught stealing?

Rockets season previews 2016: Donatas Motiejunas? - The Dream Shake
With D-Mo in limbo, we’re a little at a loss...

Watch: Burnt Orange Nation takes on the Texas State Fair - Burnt Orange Nation
BON’s Jack Keyes was in Dallas last weekend to try fried food and meet OU and Texas fans.

For Once Texas Tech’s Defense Was Not The Reason Why They Lost - Viva The Matadors
Remember a few weeks ago when we were all calling for Gibbs head after we lost of Arizona State? Well, before I go any further I’m gonna have to ask y’all to put down your picket signs and...

TCU Remains Outside of AP Top 25 - Frogs O' War
The Frogs are in the receiving votes category.

Baylor Coaching Search, Playoff Breakdown and Big 12 Roundup - Our Daily Bears
The Bears didn’t play, but a lot happened around the country.

THE MUGDOWN TAILGATE: A Graphical Preview of the Bye Week - Good Bull Hunting
You know what they say here at Texas A&M— do something twice and it becomes a tradition. The Mugdown is proud to once again bring you the Bye Week edition of THE TAILGATE, whether you like it or...

A Snapshot of the Charlie Strong Debate - Barking Carnival
How do Coach Strong's supporters and doubters differ on the issues?

Underdogs Poll Week Six - Underdog Dynasty
The Coogs Coog’d it again as Boise State reclaims the throne.

Dynamo Unable to Finish Off 10 Man Seattle, Draw 0-0 on the Road - Dynamo Theory
After withstanding plenty of chances by Seattle, the Dynamo couldn’t pull off the upset after the Sounders went down to 10 men.

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