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Houston Texans News: October 17, 2016

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Houston Texans News

Osweiler leads comeback to send Texans past Colts -
Brock Osweiler rebounded from a poor start to lead three consecutive scoring drives and Nick Novak kicked a 33-yard field goal in overtime to send the Texans (4-2) past the Colts (2-4).

Brock Osweiler overcomes awful start as Texans beat Colts in OT: 8 things to know -
Osweiler showed glimpses of franchise-quarterback potential against the Colts.

Texans rally late, boot Colts in overtime - Houston Chronicle
Brock Osweiler awoke from a nearly game-long slumber to throw two rapid-fire touchdown passes in the final three minutes of regulation as the Texans frantically rallied from a 14-point deficit, then beat the Indianapolis Colts 26-23 at NRG Stadium on a 33-yard sudden-death field goal by Nick Novak.

Miller's big game helps Texans rally for win over Colts (Oct 17, 2016) | FOX Sports
HOUSTON (AP) Lamar Miller led the way when the Houston Texans finally got the ball moving late Sunday night.

Three game balls for Texans-Colts - Houston Chronicle
Miller received splendid run blocking, especially from his left side, and produced his best game of the season. He reached triple digits for the second time and scored his first touchdown as a Texan on a 1-yard run.

Houston Texans lean on running back Lamar Miller to carry offense - AFC South- ESPN
The Texans will continue to lean on Miller, who showed why they signed him to take over a ground game plagued by injury and inconsistency last season.

Texans: Looking ahead to Broncos - Houston Chronicle
Coach Gary Kubiak returns to the Broncos Monday. He missed the 21-13 Thursday night loss at San Diego because of a migraine disorder that caused him to be rushed to the hospital after the previous defeat. Denver has lost back-to-back games after starting the season 4-0.

Colts squander late lead in OT loss to Texans
Let me cover him.

NFL News

Colin Kaepernick's role has changed, but his message remains the same -
Making his first start in almost a year, the 49ers quarterback vowed to keep fighting on the field and off.

NFL scores and more, Week 6: What happened on Sunday -
The Falcons and Seahawks finally gave us a really fun game, maybe the first one of the entire season!

Richard Sherman seals Seahawks win by committing pass interference on Julio Jones -
Atlanta is going to be furious about this.

Odell Beckham Jr. had fun again and basically beat the Ravens by himself -
Odell Beckham Jr. had a career-best 222 receiving yards Sunday and looked like the player who electrified the NFL in 2015.

The Texans are already screwing up the NFL playoff picture and it's only Week 6 -
What happened Sunday in the NFL? Oh, not much, just a HUGE pass interference call and a weird quirk that makes the AFC South more important than it should be.

Houston & Collegiate News

Houston Rockets - Peoples' Champs? - The Dream Shake
SSOL! Beard! Shooting! Speed! No Defense! Shooting! Running! Triple Double Beard? Mike D'Antoni's SSOL Suns are my favorite non-Rockets team to never win a title. Could the Rockets be heading down the same road?

Second-half surge pushes Texas past Iowa State for 27-6 victory - Burnt Orange Nation
The Charlie Strong era isn’t over just yet as the ‘Horns responded against an historically-pesky opponent.

5 Thoughts On Texas Tech 17, WVU 48 - Viva The Matadors
I don’t know what to think anymore.

Weekend Warzone: Big 12 Roundup Week 7 - Frogs O' War
Another week of Big 12 play and the separation between the haves and have-nots of the conference this year is starting to become more evident. Which Big 12 darkhorse may not end up bowl eligible?

Final in Waco: Baylor Cruises Past Kansas 49-7 - Our Daily Bears
It took the Bears about 4 minutes into the first quarter to establish a 14-0 lead that would prove commanding the rest of the way.

ESPN’s College Gameday going to Texas A&M at Alabama - Good Bull Hunting
The Aggies will be featured in a College Gameday matchup for the second time in three weeks.

Shooting From the Hip: Texas 27, Iowa State 6 - Barking Carnival
One of the nation’s most punishing run games all but grinds to a halt in the face of terrible 2* star defensive lineman. A defense that’s featured fast-flying four-star DBs and outright ineptitude...

UTSA Narrowly Escapes Rice, 14-13 - Underdog Dynasty
UTSA manages to squeak out of Houston in a scrappy game against Rice.

Dynamo Drop Final Home Game to LA Galaxy - Dynamo Theory
The Dynamo were unable to finish the final home game with a win as they fell 1-0 to the LA Galaxy.

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