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Houston Texans News: November 9, 2016

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, November 9, 2016.

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Houston Texans

Setting the table: Jaguars-Texans
The buzz around the Jaguars this week is there’s not as much buzz as would be ideal.

Texans promote Josh Walker to active roster, sign Wendall Williams - Houston Chronicle
The Texans promoted offensive lineman Josh Walker from the practice squad to the active roster, a transaction that follows them cutting offensive lineman Jeff Adams.

Pumped Up: Texans vs. Jaguars
Watch and get hyped for this Sunday's matchup between the Houston Texans and the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Texans promote guard Josh Walker | ProFootballTalk
The Texans on Tuesday promoted guard Josh Walker from their practice squad to the active roster. Walker broke into the league in 2014 as an undrafted rookie with the Colts.

Texans unofficial depth chart for Jacksonville
The Houston Texans (5-3) will kick off the second half of the season with a road trip to face the Jacksonville Jaguars (2-6) at EverBank Field. Sunday’s contest is set for 1 p.m. ET/Noon CT.

NFL News

NFL picks 2016, Week 10: Experts believe in the Panthers’ revival and Patriots’ chances against Seahawks - SBNation.com
There's not much love for the Chiefs and Seahawks in Week 10.

Raiders DE Khalil Mack crushed the Broncos with one magnificent play - SBNation.com
Khalil Mack isn't having a "down" year just because he isn't getting sacks. Against the Broncos on Sunday, he proved once again he's every offense's worst nightmare.

Bill Belichick really wrote that letter of support for Donald Trump - SBNation.com
It’s been confirmed by several sources.

Kaela Carpenter's derogatory comments about Richard Sherman shouldn't be excused as a defense of her husband - SBNation.com
The history behind her words dig in wounds of black people in America.

Houston & Collegiate News

Astros’ Dallas Keuchel wins third-straight Gold Glove Award - The Crawfish Boxes
Keuchel did not commit an error in 32 total chances this season.

Turnovers and poor rebounding could kill the fun of the D’Antoni-Harden Rockets - The Dream Shake
The Rockets aren’t good enough to lead the league in turnovers.

4-star Texas CG target Shai Alexander to make decision Monday - Burnt Orange Nation
The former Florida pledge will announce his second college commitment on Monday.

Texas Tech Men’s Basketball Starting Five - Viva The Matadors
Which Lineup Will Tip Off the New Season?

MMQB: Hicks dominates "distracted" Bears - Frogs O' War
TCU took care of business against a "distracted" Baylor.

Report: Baylor to Avoid Penn State-Like Sanctions from NCAA - Our Daily Bears
A bit of good news for the Baylor football program.

Texas A&M QB Trevor Knight will miss rest of regular season with shoulder injury - Good Bull Hunting
This is a tough blow for the Aggie offense.

The BC Unplugged Podcast: Now With 100% More Scipio Tex - Barking Carnival
Charlie Strong and the Longhorns got a big win on the road, and the Barking Carnival Unplugged Podcast scored a big win Monday Night as another Carnival OG joined the party. None other than the...

Three Things We Learned about the Sun Belt in Week 10 - Underdog Dynasty
Texas State hits rock bottom, Idaho hangs in there and oh man, can it be next week already please?

Texans vs Jaguars coverage