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Houston Texans News: November 23, 2016

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, November 23, 2016.

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Houston Texans News

Laser pointers seemingly aimed at Texans players in Mexico City
Beams of green light were seemingly aimed at Texans players at Azteca Stadium.

Two Broncos defenders suggest Raiders cheated in win over Texans - CBSSports.com
Denver players are confused by Monday's outcome (just like everyone else)

Texans unofficial depth chart vs. Chargers.
The Houston Texans (6-4) will play in their only home game in the month of November this week when they host the San Diego Chargers (4-6) on Sunday. Kickoff is slated for Noon CT on CBS.

Texans still learning to overcome adversity like great teams do - Houston Chronicle
The challenge for Bill O'Brien: overcoming bad calls, laser pointers, etc., with better decision-making If the Texans want to make the leap from decent to elite, they must get better at overcoming challenges.

J.J. Watt returns to Texans' training facility, opens up about injuries - Houston Chronicle
DE reveals scary staph infection was among 2015 ailments The return of J.J. Watt to the Texans' training facility on Tuesday marked the latest step of progress in the star defensive end's recuperation from season-ending back surgery.

Raiders Snap Counts vs. Houston Texans: Olawale Finds The End Zone, Irvin Impresses In Week 11 Win
The Silver and Black beat the Houston Texans 27-20 Monday night. Let's take a look at the playtime percentages from the Week 11 win.

Reasons for optimism after the Texans' loss to Oakland - Houston Chronicle
Reasons for optimism after the Texans' loss to the Raiders on Monday?

JJ Watt: Texans DE nearly lost his leg to a staph infection | SI.com
J.J. Watt had quite the close call last season.

NFL News

Jason Pierre-Paul is finally back to where the Giants need him to be - SBNation.com
Jason Pierre-Paul has had a tough last year and a half. Against Jay Cutler and the Bears on Sunday, it looked he hasn't missed a beat.

Dak Prescott even throws away his trash the RIGHT way - SBNation.com
The rookie Cowboys QB can do no wrong, it seems.

Chip Kelly isn’t the 49ers’ real problem - SBNation.com
GM Trent Baalke is the biggest reason the 49ers are struggling.

Peyton Manning is Marcus Mariota's biggest fan - SBNation.com
The future Hall of Famer is impressed with the second-year Titans quarterback.

Houston & Collegiate News

Rumor: Astros still interested in Carlos Beltran - The Crawfish Boxes
Could Houston fans still boo Beltran if he rejoins the Astros?

Houston Rockets vs. Toronto Raptors game preview - The Dream Shake
The Rockets look to take their winning streak to four when they take on the Toronto Raptors.

WATCH: Matthew McConaughey talks Charlie Strong and Texas-TCU - Burnt Orange Nation
"For his entire three years here, he’s had one goal in mind: What’s best for these young men."

TCU News: Kenny Hill will start against Texas - Frogs O' War
Here are your morning links!

Baylor is reportedly ‘zeroing in’ on SMU’s Chad Morris as potential head coach - SBNation.com
The Texas native is in his second year at SMU.

The Air Raid Alumni Podcast #2 - Viva The Matadors
Swindall, Duncan and Leong join The Air Raid.

Texas A&M scores big (recruiting) victory over LSU - Good Bull Hunting
Wide receiver Jhamon Ausbon flips from Tigers to Aggies.

Texas Pregamer: TCU - Barking Carnival
"It’s not whether you win or lose, it’s how you play the game." "Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing." "Everyone loves Cinnabons." One of those...

Houston is Ranked, But Not High Enough - Underdog Dynasty
The CFB Selection Committee basically gave Houston a participation award with that ranking.

USMNT fire Jurgen Klinsmann - Dynamo Theory
Finally.

Chargers vs Texans coverage