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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, November 21, 2016.

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Houston Texans News

Pollution, altitude could make Azteca Stadium 'devastating' for Raiders, Texans
The Oakland Raiders and Houston Texans could face a huge challenge from the local climate.

Raiders, Texans could face 'devastating' effects playing at Azteca Stadium | FOX Sports
Pollution, altitude could be a cause for concern.

Texans fans take over Mexico City - Houston Chronicle
Like they do in most cities when the Houston Texans hit the road, the Traveling Texans group took over Mexico City on Sunday morning.

Texans-Raiders just the beginning of NFL's outreach to Mexico - Houston Chronicle
The globalization of the NFL brand takes another bold step Monday night with a game between the Texans and Oakland Raiders at Estadio Azteca.

Matchup: Texans vs. Raiders
Monday night’s game in Mexico City sets up beautifully for white-hot Latavius Murray, whose Raiders are favored by 5.5 points against a Houston run defense that ranks No. 24 in DVOA and has been clipped for a combined 65-311-2 (4.78 YPC) rushing line by enemy backs over its last three games.

Derek Carr says the Texans never talked to him | ProFootballTalk
If the Texans did indeed evaluate quarterback Derek Carr prior to the 2014 draft, they didn't evaluate him very carefully. The Raiders quarterback recently told reporters that the Texans showed no interest in him.

Jadeveon Clowney's reluctant switch to DE paying off big for Texans - AFC South- ESPN
"I hate it, but I play it," the undersized Jadeveon Clowney says of his new position, but the move and good health have the former No. 1 pick thriving.

Notebook: Austin Howard Discusses Challenges Of Houston Texans Defensive Front
The Raiders wrapped up their week of practice Saturday afternoon at their Alameda, Calif., facility.

Texans' Will Fuller questionable for Monday night - Houston Chronicle
Texans rookie wide receiver Will Fuller is questionable for Monday night's game against the Oakland Raiders in Mexico City.

NFL News

NFL scores and more, Week 11: What happened Sunday in the NFL - SBNation.com
The Packers stink now. The Cowboys don’t. Plus, this week’s luckiest teams and everything else you need to know from Week 11.

NFL scores and more, Week 11: What happened Sunday in the NFL - SBNation.com
The Packers stink now. The Cowboys don’t. Plus, this week’s luckiest teams and everything else you need to know from Week 11.

Tony Romo could be another Peyton Manning for the Broncos - SBNation.com
With Romo’s future in Dallas looking dimmer every week, one high-profile landing spot emerges.

Highlights from Packers vs. Washington on 'Sunday Night Football' - SBNation.com
Kirk Cousins and Washington sent Green Bay to their 4th straight loss.

NFL kickers can't stop missing extra points in Week 11 - SBNation.com
It’s an epidemic!

Browns fans showered field with trash after the team gave the Steelers 2 free chances to score - SBNation.com
Cleveland couldn’t get out of its own way and basically handed Pittsburgh seven points before halftime.

Houston & Collegiate News

Astros place Jon Singleton on outright waivers - The Crawfish Boxes
Houston makes the first move to remove Jon Singleton from the 40-man roster.

Houston Rockets vs. Detroit Pistons game preview - The Dream Shake
The Rockets look to continue their recent win streak when they head to Detroit to take on the Pistons.

Report: Texas will fire head coach Charlie Strong - Burnt Orange Nation
The Charlie Strong era in Austin has officially reached its end.

Texas AD Mike Perrin denies reports of Charlie Strong’s impending termination - Burnt Orange Nation
Okay. Sure thing.

TCU thumped by Oklahoma State 31-6 - Frogs O' War
That was bad.

Baylor Lady Bears in Elite Class as they Roll Over Mississippi Valley State 101-36 - Our Daily Bears
Nina Davis became one of only six Lady Bears to go over the 2,000 career point total.

Five Thoughts on Texas Tech’s 66-10 Loss to Iowa State - Viva The Matadors
What in the world was that?

By the Numbers: Texas A&M sneaks past UTSA 23-10 - Good Bull Hunting
The good news: it was a win.

A Very Brief Eulogy for the Charlie Strong Era - Barking Carnival
As is obvious to everyone (with or without sources) the Charlie Strong Era of Texas Football has stumbled off this mortal coil. In the coming days or weeks, someone will sign the certificate and...

UTSA Falls to #25 Texas A&M 23-10 - Underdog Dynasty
The Roadrunners showed the SEC some tough football on Saturday morning.

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