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Houston Texans News: October 21, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Friday, October 21, 2016.

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Houston Texans News

That's What They Said: Texans HC Bill O'Brien, QB Brock Osweiler
Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien and quarterback Brock Osweiler give their thoughts on the upcoming matchup in Denver on Monday.

Thursday Injury Report: Texans vs. Broncos
Get the latest injury report.

Brock Osweiler, DeAndre Hopkins added to Texans injury report - Houston Chronicle
Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler was added to the injury report Thursday with a foot injury.

Houston Texans rise another 11 spots in 2016 Ultimate Standings
In ESPN The Magazine's annual ranking of 122 pro sports teams, the Houston Texans jumped another 11 spots, after a 22-spot increase last year.

Loss of Kevin Johnson a major blow to Texans' defense - Houston Chronicle
The subtraction of cornerback Kevin Johnson from the Texans' defense for the remainder of the season due to a broken foot represents a major blow.

Texans expect Kareem Jackson, Jeff Allen to return against Broncos - Houston Chronicle
The Texans are hopeful of getting reinforcements Monday night against the Denver Broncos.

Texans sign Don Jones, Brandon Dunn to active roster - Houston Chronicle
The Texans signed veteran safety Don Jones to their 53-man roster following a successful tryout and promoted defensive lineman Brandon Dunn to the active roster from the practice squad.

NFL News

Davante Adams might be the answer to Aaron Rodgers' struggles -
Adams helped solve Rodgers' offensive troubles, at least for one night.

Bears QB Brian Hoyer suffered broken arm against Packers -
Matt Barkley came in at quarterback after Hoyer was ruled out of the game.

Giants say they don't condone domestic violence, yet they still 'remain supportive' of Josh Brown -
The Giants continue to publicly stand by Josh Brown and spout off hypocritical statements.

NFL standings 2016: How Week 7 schedule could shape the playoff picture -
The Steelers could break the Patriots’ stranglehold on the AFC this week.

Houston & Collegiate News

A Final Word on the Astros, Rangers and Baseball Clutchiness - The Crawfish Boxes
Okay, mostly on the Rangers.

Clint Capela is awesome, he might not start and that’s OK - The Dream Shake
If the Swiss Roll improves, so, too, will the Rockets.

Texas vs. Kansas State Q&A: Navigating the House of Horrors in Manhattan - Burnt Orange Nation
Jon Morse of SB Nation’s Bring On The Cats reveals a disturbing truth about the struggles of the ‘Horns against the ‘Cats.

VTM Staff Predictions: Texas Tech vs #16 Oklahoma - Viva The Matadors
Can the Red Raiders pull off the upset at home?

Realistic Expectations for TCU Basketball: Postseason Play - Frogs O' War
With the return of an experienced lineup and the addition of a talented recruiting class, what can Frog fans expect in Dixon’s first year?

Outside Expectations are Low for Baylor MBB - Our Daily Bears
The Bears were left out of the coaches poll, and that will be a mistake.

Hear Me Out: Texas A&M Will Beat Alabama - Good Bull Hunting
Very few will agree, but the Aggies are going to shock the world this Saturday. Here’s why.

Texas Pregamer: Kansas State - Barking Carnival
We did it. Victory has been achieved. In the biggest game of all time - the granddaddy of them all - we have come out on top. The corn has been shucked....

Underdogs Poll Week Seven - Underdog Dynasty
The poll stays stagnant as we wait for the next big upset.

Midfield spacing kills Dynamo early against Seattle - Dynamo Theory
How a tactical disconnect in central midfield killed the Dynamo in the first half against Seattle.

Texans vs Broncos coverage