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Houston Texans News: November 14, 2016

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, November 14, 2016.

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Houston Texans News

Houston Texans lean on defense in victory over Jaguars - Houston Texans Blog- ESPN
Starting with cornerback Kareem Jackson's interception return for a touchdown in the first quarter, Sunday was a good defensive day for the Texans.

Texans show improvement after bye
The Texans showed improvement in their first game following the bye, with some key goals on their to-do list.

Houston Texans beat Jacksonville Jaguars for 1st road victory of season – The Denver Post
Brock Osweiler threw two touchdown passes, Kareem Jackson returned an interception 42 yards for a score and the Houston Texans handed the Jacksonville Jaguars another home loss, 24-21 Sunday.

Texans' Will Fuller hopes to play against Raiders - Houston Chronicle

Texans: Looking ahead to the Raiders - Houston Chronicle
The Raiders (7-2) will be coming off their bye week. This counts as a home game for them. They have a 2-2 record at home.

Texans: Reasons for optimism after win over Jaguars - Houston Chronicle
1. They won. And they won on the road for the first time. They are 3-0 in the AFC South and, with a 6-3 record overall, have lost two fewer games than Tennessee and Indianapolis.

Texans promoting Akeem Hunt to active roster - Houston Chronicle
Speedy running back Akeem Hunt was promoted to the Texans' active roster from the practice squad on Saturday.

NFL News

The Seahawks are over their last Super Bowl appearance. They’re focused on the next one. - SBNation.com
Beating the Patriots didn’t provide much healing for the Seahawks from their loss in Super Bowl 49, but it did prove they’re ready for Super Bowl 51.

NFL scores, Week 10: A Cowboys team you can feel good about, finally - SBNation.com
The Cowboys aren’t "back." They’re different, better than we’ve seen and the rest of the NFL is looking up at them.

4 reasons Ezekiel Elliott should be the 2016 NFL MVP - SBNation.com
The Cowboys running back isn’t just the Offensive Rookie of the Year frontrunner. He could also be the league’s MVP.

Seahawks vs. Patriots 2016 final score: Seattle wins on last-second goalline stand, 31-24 - SBNation.com
Seattle hung on to beat New England.

Patriots-Seahawks ended on a no-call for pass interference, and it was correct - SBNation.com
The Pats wanted interference. The refs called the last play correctly, however.

Houston & Collegiate News

Starting Nine: Astros’ free agency - The Crawfish Boxes
The TCB staff puts on their GM caps.

Houston Rockets vs. Philadelphia 76ers game preview - The Dream Shake
The Rockets look to bounce back tonight at home against the Philadelphia 76ers.

Late comeback falls short as Texas Longhorns lose to the West Virginia Mountaineers, 24-20 - Burnt Orange Nation
The ‘Horns left too many points on the board to beat a good team.

Baylor Announces Season-Ending Surgery for QB Seth Russell - Our Daily Bears
Yesterday’s ankle injury will cause Seth to miss the last three games of his senior season.

The Dixon Era Opens With a Win - Frogs O' War
TCU outlasted St. Thomas to bring new coach Jamie Dixon his first win as a Frog.

Instant Reaction: Texas Tech @ OSU - Viva The Matadors
Yet another road test for Texas Tech.

POST GAME THOUGHTS—OLE MISS BEATS TEXAS A&M - Good Bull Hunting
what just happened.

Shooting From the Hip: West Virginia 24, Texas 20 - Barking Carnival
That was a tough one. OFFENSE It's tough to put a tidy bow on the nature of this offensive performance. On the one hand, Texas rolled up over 500 yards of offense and outgained WVU by 150. On...

LA Tech Crushes UTSA 63-35 - Underdog Dynasty
The Bulldogs cement their spot as the western representative with their seventh consecutive win.

Jurgen Klinsmann, US lose in disastrous way to Mexico - Dynamo Theory
The symptoms of having Jurgen Klinsmann as the manager showed bright against Mexico.

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