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Houston Texans News: October 31, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, October 31, 2016.

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Houston Texans News

Jim Caldwell's questionable calls hurt Lions in 20-13 loss to Texans
Lions coach made two questionable decisions in the second half in a game that saw the Lions' 3-game win streak halted.

Bill O'Brien goes nuts on Houston Texans coaches -
Just before halftime, the Texans made a blunder by having only 10 players on the field. Texans head coach Bill O'Brien made sure his coaches knew he was upset.

Texans vs. Lions highlights
The Detroit Lions take on the Houston Texans in Week 8 of NFL action.

Houston Texans QB Brock Osweiler: 'We want more' after 5-3 start - NFL Nation- ESPN
The Texans hit the midpoint of the season -- and their bye week -- atop the AFC South with a 5-3 record, and their offense is still coming together.

Defense effectively contains Matt Stafford, Lions in Texans' win - Houston Chronicle
It was a different story altogether Sunday, though, for the prolific Detroit Lions quarterback during the Texans' 20-13 win at NRG Stadium.

Texans' tight ends produce in big win - Houston Chronicle
Between tight ends C.J. Fiedorowicz, Ryan Griffin and Stephen Anderson, they combined for 10 catches for 94 yards and one touchdown on a dozen targets.

Breakfast: Texans head into bye at 5-3
The Texans won Sunday, and closed the first half of the season at 5-3.

Texans hold off Lions behind running of Miller, Blue | Sports -
Behind the fourth-quarter running of Lamar Miller and Alfred Blue, the Houston Texans fended off another Detroit Lions comeback and recorded a 20-13 victory on Sunday at NRG Stadium.

NFL News

NFL scores, Week 8: The Cowboys still don’t have a QB controversy -
Everything you need to know about Week 8.

Dak Prescott overcomes slow start to lead Cowboys to OT win over Eagles -
The Eagles let the Cowboys rally late in the game to get the win.

Broncos defensive coordinator Wade Phillips collapsed on the sideline after being hit by Melvin Gordon -
It was a scary sight.

Yeah, that's a big dildo on the field during Pats-Bills -
And there’s video to show how it got there.

Cam Newton ‘doesn’t feel protected’ by NFL officials -
Cam Newton says a low hit from Calais Campbell was his ‘breaking point’ and now he wants to talk to Roger Goodell.

Pete Carroll chewed out the refs about uncalled penalties in New Orleans -
Seattle earned 11 penalty flags on Sunday. New Orleans only got caught twice.

The Chargers coached themselves to a loss against the Broncos -
Two weeks removed from a win over Denver, the Chargers come up short.

Falcons pull off thrilling last-minute win against the Packers -
Atlanta took a lead with 31 seconds remaining and held on for the victory.

Houston & Collegiate News

Astros clean the broadcast slate: Alan Ashby not returning - The Crawfish Boxes
Houston fans may have two new voices in the broadcast booth this coming season.

Rockets survive second half struggles, win 93-92 - The Dream Shake
They just had to keep us in suspense.

Texas steps up late to secure 35-34 victory over No. 8 Baylor - Burnt Orange Nation
The ‘Horns can thank the defense down the stretch for this win.

Star-Telegram: Father of Texas Tech QB arrested at Saturday’s game - Viva The Matadors
Pat Mahomes was arrested yesterday at the Texas Tech vs. TCU game...

Tech 27, TCU 24: 5 Things We Learned. - Frogs O' War

Daily Bears Reports 10/30 - Our Daily Bears
No. 6 Baylor Football falls to Texas. No. 5 Baylor Equestrian downs No. 4 SMU. Cross Country turns in 5th place finish.


Shooting From the Hip: Texas 35, Baylor 34, Title 9 - Barking Carnival
Holy shit – we just D’nied, D’railed and all-around D’Onta’d the last playoff contender that Ashley Hodge will see in his/her entire lifetime! OFFENSE Ain't no need to bury the lede – today’s O...

Houston defeats UCF 31-24 in comeback win - Underdog Dynasty
The Coogs dug themselves a hole, the Knights pushed them deep into it, but the Cougars dug themselves out.

Lions vs Texans coverage