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Houston Texans News: November 2, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, November 2, 2016.

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Houston Texans News

Film review: Lions couldn't stop Texans' Miller when it mattered
Lamar Miller gained 25 yards and two first downs on four carries on the game's final series.

John McClain reviews the Texans at midseason - Houston Chronicle
Although the Texans have taken plenty of heat this season, here they are at the halfway point, sitting at 5-3 and in first place of the AFC South.

Texans upbeat about tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz - Houston Chronicle
The ascension of tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz has bolstered the Texans' passing game, providing a big, sure-handed downfield target.

T-shirt shows Texans receiver gliding by Cubs slugger in high...
Houston Texans rookie receiver Braxton Miller recently put a new shirt up for sale on his website.

Texans say rookie Will Fuller not frustrated - Houston Chronicle
Texans rookie wide receiver Will Fuller got off to a blistering start, electrifying with his rare speed and ability to run after the catch.

Benardrick McKinney a big hit for Texans this year - Houston Chronicle
Standing at the line of scrimmage, Texans inside linebacker Benardrick McKinney cuts an intimidating figure as the owner of a pronounced nasty streak.

Clashing Views: Should the Houston Texans Bench QB Brock Osweiler? | The Houstonian
Two writers talk about the aspects of starting/benching Brock Osweiler.

NFL News

NFL picks 2016, Week 9: Experts expect Raiders to roll and Vikings to bounce back -
Expect the Cowboys to tighten its grip on the NFC's top spot. After that, things get a bit dicey.

Panthers DL Star Lotulelei destroyed the Cardinals when Carolina desperately needed him -
The Panthers might have had to make other postseason plans if they had dropped to 1-6. Thanks to Star Lotulelei, there is hope that their season can be saved.

Ezekiel Elliott won't stop roasting Dak Prescott for his shoes -
Dak took his own shots, too.

Eagles WR Josh Huff charged with DUI, and carrying a gun without a permit -
The third-year wideout was also speeding.

Randy Moss accidentally cussed out Bill Belichick one time -
The wide receiver left the Oakland Raiders for New England in April 2007.

Houston & Collegiate News

On The Astros: Envisioning Edwin Encarnacion - The Crawfish Boxes
Jason and Brian debate the pros and cons of targeting the soon-to-be Free Agent Slugger.

Superman James Harden not enough to beat LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and the Cavs - The Dream Shake
A Herculean effort from the Beard ended in a 128-120 loss.

Texas QB Tyrone Swoopes will continue to receive work at RB - Burnt Orange Nation
The experiment will go on this weekend against the Red Raiders.

What’s Happening In Raiderland? - Viva The Matadors
Hold off on burning everything. We finally won a game.

MMQB: We Have A QB Controversy - Frogs O' War
Foster Sawyer came in for a benched Kenny Hill Saturday, and now we have a full-on QB controversy.

Lady Bears Down Emporia State. AP Ranks Lady Bears No. 2 in Pre-Season Poll - Our Daily Bears
Lady Bears Continue to Shine as Freshmen Trio Has a Good Day.

2016-2017 Aggie Hoops: Let’s Meet The New Guys - Good Bull Hunting
Texas A&M Basketball lost four senior starters from last year’s SEC Championship squad. If the Aggies hope to repeat in 2016-2017, the new guys need to hit the ground running.

That Time nobis60 Made An Action Movie - Barking Carnival
Howdy, Barkers! You’ve probably noticed that I haven’t gotten to post as frequently as I’d like over the past couple of weeks. It hasn’t been for lack of desire, but rather because I’ve been...

Three Things We Learned From The AAC in Week 9 - Underdog Dynasty
USF stays in thick of AAC East race, Tulsa is for real, SMU wins again.

The 2016 Toros Rave About New Dynamo Coach Cabrera - Dynamo Theory
After leading RGVFC to a superb debut season, Wilmer Cabrera left a huge impression on his players.