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Houston Texans News: November 15, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, November 15, 2016.

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Houston Texans News

Raiders opponent outlook: Houston Texans – The Mercury News
The Raiders enter Week 11 coming off a bye after assembling a 7-2 record at the midway point of the regular season.

Texans' Lamar Miller teased for getting caught from behind - Houston Chronicle
When Texans running back Lamar Miller scooted away from pursuit and broke into the secondary for his longest run of the season, he never expected to get caught from behind.

Bill O'Brien calls Texans' John Simon an 'unsung hero' - Houston Chronicle
Texans outside linebacker John Simon is rarely singled out for his play and is frequently overshadowed by Jadeveon Clowney and Whitney Mercilus.

Texans host annual Taste of the Texans event - Houston Chronicle
The Texans are holding their eighth annual Taste of the Texans event Monday night at NRG Stadium.

Texans-Jaguars rewind: Five up, five down - Houston Chronicle
As the Texans savor their first road victory of the season, a 24-21 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field, here's a quick-hit look at five players whose stock is up and five whose stock is down.

Texans have 6 wins, 3 losses, scores of skeptics - Houston Chronicle
Until the Texans defeat a good team on the road, they will not get the respect they believe they deserve for compiling a 6-3 record and building a 1½-game lead in the AFC South, which is no longer the worst division in the NFL.

Texans prepare for MNF in Mexico City
With a 6-3 record and leading the AFC South, the Texans begin preparations for one of the most highly-anticipated primetime games in franchise history, Monday Night Football in Mexico City.

NFL News

The Bengals’ season is on the ropes, and they aren’t sure why -
After four seasons with 10 or more wins and five straight playoff appearances, the Bengals are struggling, and they can’t figure it out.

NFL power rankings: Welcome to the top, Cowboys -
A pair of rookies refuse to let Dallas lose a game.

Bengals vs. Giants 2016 results: New York squeezes past Cincinnati, 21-20 -
It was a close one, but the Giants got the best of the Bengals.

Jonez on Jonez: Cowboys vs. Patriots is the Super Bowl that America deserves -
It’s gonna happen, isn’t it?

Odell Beckham Jr. danced to Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ after scoring against the Bengals -
"Something evil’s lurking in the dark!"

Houston & Collegiate News

Astros’ Chris Devenski finishes fourth in rookie of year voting - The Crawfish Boxes
Devenski goes unprotected in the Rule 5 Draft to top rookie in 2016.

Rockets coast against Philadelphia, 115-88 - The Dream Shake
Harden's big night somehow brought down his averages. #MVP

No. 23 Texas cruises to 80-59 victory over Louisiana Monroe - Burnt Orange Nation
The ‘Horns started clicking in the second half and never looked back.

Frogs Light Up Hornets for Dixon Win #2 - Frogs O' War
TCU got out ahead of Alabama State early and never looked back..

Big 12 Rankings: Week Eleven - Our Daily Bears
Anything good happen in college football this weekend? Bueller? It seems every good team (except Alabama) lost, throwing the Top Ten into chaos. In the Big 12, there were no upsets, just a pair of...

Red Raiders in the Pros - Week 10 - Viva The Matadors
Big news off the field for Bradley Marquez.

It’s not over. Can the Aggies salvage the 2016 season with a win over LSU? - Good Bull Hunting
The Aggie fanbase is reeling after consecutive losses but the season is not a bust yet.

Shooting From the Corner: Texas 80, Louisiana-Monroe 59 - Barking Carnival
Sometimes, basketball is fun.

Is Ark St vs Troy the Most Important Game In Sun Belt History? - Underdog Dynasty
Red Wolves & Trojans represent the rise of the Old Guard.

Three Things We Learned From The AAC in Week 11 - Underdog Dynasty
Navy holds off Tulsa, USF and UCF stay in thick of East race, Bearcats drop third straight.

The Bull & Its Horns: Q&A w/ Toros’ Rookie Ivan Magalhães - Dynamo Theory
Ivan Magalhães overcame some rookie bumps in the road to become a top level player on the back line for RGVFC

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