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Houston Texans News: October 26, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, October 26, 2016.

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Houston Texans News

Fan dies after falling over stairway railing at Texans-Broncos game -
A fan at Sports Authority Field at Mile High that fell over a stairwell railing on Monday night has died, according to the Associated Press. The Denver Post reported that the man fell from a "severe height," and the Associated Press put the fall at "30 to 50 feet."

Texans' Derek Newton traveling back to Houston after horrific injuries - Houston Chronicle
Bent backward awkwardly against the Denver Broncos, Texans offensive tackle Derek Newton suffered a horrific, rare set of injuries Monday night that are regarded as serious enough to be considered career-threatening.

Texans fan starts GoFundMe page to oust Brock Osweiler |
Want to get rid of the Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler? Now you can put your money where your mouth is -- on a new GoFundMe page. In just hours, four people contributed $20 toward the $72 million effort to buy out Osweiler's four-year contract.

Broncos hammer Texans in Osweiler's return - Article - TSN
Brock Osweiler took one last dig at Denver's fans after Houston's 27-9 loss to the Broncos. He figured they would "be a little bit louder with the boos."

Texans unofficial depth chart for Detroit
The Houston Texans (4-3) will return home to host the Detroit Lions (4-3) at NRG Stadium this Sunday.

Texans run defense struggling mightily - Houston Chronicle
The Texans' run defense is awful.

Texans' Lamar Miller 'day-to-day' with shoulder injury - Houston Chronicle
One day after Texans running back Lamar Miller gutted it out to play through a painful shoulder injury against the Denver Broncos, coach Bill O'Brien characterized his status as day to day.

Texans gashed by Broncos' running game - Houston Chronicle
It got ugly quickly for the Texans' defense as they were repeatedly gashed by the Denver Broncos' dangerous running back tandem of C.J. Anderson and Devontae Booker.

NFL News

NFL picks 2016, Week 8: Is this the week the Browns get their 1st win? -
The Vikings and Patriots are expected to win, but we have a few outliers on what otherwise would have been unanimous selections.

Giants finally release Josh Brown -
Brown previously served a one-game suspension stemming from a 2015 arrest, but new details were revealed this month.

Cliff Avril helped turn a Seahawks loss into a tie -
Sure, a tie kind of sucks, but it would've been a loss for the Seahawks if not for defensive lineman Cliff Avril.

Shut up, Josh Brown -
Josh Brown releases a self-serving statement for himself and the Giants.

All the excitement in Chicago for a Cubs World Series has just been swallowed up by Jay Cutler's black hole of apathy -

The Patriots just traded with the Lions for a future Pro Bowler (probably) -
Linebacker Kyle Van Noy has been traded from Detroit to New England.

Houston & Collegiate News

Astros Crawfish Boil: October 25, 2016 - The Crawfish Boxes
Your one-stop shop for Houston Astros and news from around the league for Tuesday, October 25, 2016.

Houston Rockets vs. Los Angeles Lakers game preview - The Dream Shake
The Houston Rockets kick off the 2016-17 season in Los Angeles against the Lakers.

Report: ESPN will pay $10 million to Big 12 to remove pro rata clause - Burnt Orange Nation
Laugh. Out. Loud. Nice work, Bowlsby.

Vegas Odds and Pick Em Results - Texas Tech at TCU - Viva The Matadors
Tech beat the spread last week, can they do that again this week?

Frogs in the Pros: NFL Week Seven - Frogs O' War
How happy does this picture make you? The correct answer is very.

Big XII Basketball Media Day - Our Daily Bears
The Bears made their way to Kansas City.

Texas A&M Football Week 9 Press Conference Recap - Good Bull Hunting
A recap of the press conferences held by Texas A&M coaches and players as they come off a loss against the Alabama Crimson Tide.

At Texas priority #1 should be Athletics Director - Barking Carnival
As the football season continues to spiral downward, don’t lose track of the most important job in Bellmont, Athletics Director.

Three Things We Learned From The AAC in Week 8 - Underdog Dynasty
SMU stuns No. 11 Houston, Temple takes down USF, Kiel explodes back onto scene for Cincinnati

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