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Houston Texans News: November 8, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, November 8, 2016.

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Texans' Will Fuller, Vince Wilfork remain sidelined after bye - Houston Chronicle
Texans rookie wide receiver Will Fuller and five-time Pro Bowl nose tackle Vince Wilfork remained sidelined at practice Monday due to injuries following a bye week.

Texans Are Mediocre | Houston Press
During the recent Monday Night Football humiliation of the Houston Texans by the Denver Broncos, ESPN analyst Jon Gruden attempted to come to the defense of Houston quarterback Brock Osweiler.

Texans' midseason grade: Houston leads division despite inconsistency - NFL Nation- ESPN
Big-ticket QB Brock Osweiler has been up and down and Houston hasn't won on the road, but the Texans still sit atop the AFC South after eight games.

Texans' Charles James excited about Jacksonville homecoming - Houston Chronicle
Growing up in Florida, Texans cornerback Charles James was an unabashed fan of his hometown Jacksonville Jaguars.

Texans cut Jeff Adams, sign RaShaun Allen - Houston Chronicle
The Texans cut offensive lineman Jeff Adams from the active roster, signing tight end RaShaun Allen to the practice squad.

NFL News

Don't be mad at Richard Sherman because he knows the rules better than the referees -
He’s just finding advantages, like he always does.

Bills vs. Seahawks 2016 results: Seattle outlasts Buffalo in controversial 31-25 win -
That was a heck of a game.

NFL power rankings 2016, Week 10: The Raiders erased doubts and arrived as a contender -
There were reasons to doubt the Raiders, but the 7-2 record now looks like a real reflection of the team.

Richard Sherman legally leveled a Bills receiver on Buffalo's last play -
It looked like illegal contact, but there was nothing illegal about it.

3 mistakes by referees screwed the Bills at the end of the half against Seattle -
The final seconds were a lesson in what not to do.

Houston & Collegiate News

Astros announce Spring Training schedule; pitcher and catcher report Feb. 14 - The Crawfish Boxes
So begins life in Palm Beach.

Harden, Anderson lead Rockets past Wizards - The Dream Shake
James Harden continued his stellar play and got some help from Ryno to send the Rockets over the Wiz.

Texas LB Malik Jefferson on pre-benching attitude: ‘I wasn’t trying to get better’ - Burnt Orange Nation
The preseason Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year admitted that he got "too high on myself" after the season opener.

Red Raiders in the Pros - Week 9 - Viva The Matadors
Hyder gets back in the sack column with 2 against the Vikings.

TCU Basketball Preview Series: Non-Conference Opponents - Frogs O' War
Get to know who the Frogs will have to face this season before Big 12 play rolls around. A few teams could provide resume boosts for the Frogs’ postseason hopes.

News & Notes from Jim Grobe’s Meet the Press Event - Our Daily Bears
Jim Grobe, Seth Russell, Ryan Reid and Aiavion Edwards spoke to the media Monday afternoon. Here are some of the highlights.

First Glance: Texas A&M vs. Ole Miss - Good Bull Hunting
A quick bird's eye view of Saturday night's game.

Texas Longhorns Probabilities (Week 11) - Barking Carnival
A victory over the Red Raiders provides a boost in the likelihood that Texas finishes strong

Texans vs Jaguars coverage