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Houston Texans News: September 13, 2016

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, September 13, 2016.

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Houston Texans News

28 observations from Texans vs. Bears
As Coach O’Brien says all the time, winning in this league is extremely difficult so you take the W when you get it.

John McClain's report card for Texans vs. Bears - Houston Chronicle
The Texans did what they needed to do to get open the season with a win.

10 thoughts on the Bears' 23-14 loss to Texans - Chicago Tribune
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears lost a lead in the fourth quarter and fell to the Texans 23-14 on Sunday at NRG Stadium.

Texans reach injury settlement with Dalton Freeman - Houston Chronicle
The Texans reached an injury settlement with center Dalton Freeman, removing him from injured reserve.

#Texans Quotes: September 12
Bill O'Brien, A.J. Bouye, Max Bullough, Whitney Mercilus and Lamar Miller spoke to the media on Monday.

Texans' Whitney Mercilus on a roll with sacks - Houston Chronicle
Outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus has been piling up sacks at an impressive rate.

Texans' Charles James relishes special-teams role - Houston Chronicle
One year removed from his popular star turn as the underdog Hard Knocks hero with the colorful sock collection, Texans reserve cornerback Charles James is enjoying his role as a valuable special-teams contributor.

NFL News

2016 NFL power rankings, Week 2: Patriots back on top - SBNation.com
There’s no case to be made for putting New England anywhere but on top of the power rankings this week.

Washington was a mess, and no match for the Steelers in 38-16 loss - SBNation.com
Washington couldn’t get out of its own way, and the Steelers took advantage.

Washington paid big money for Josh Norman, then let Antonio Brown demolish its second-best CB - SBNation.com
A schematic decision allowed Antonio Brown to feast on Bashaud Breeland while Josh Norman stood on the other side of the field.

Antonio Brown air thrusted 5 times, which was one too many to not get flagged - SBNation.com
Five times was apparently too many.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Rangers 4, Astros 3: Heartbreaking, predictable Astros loss - The Crawfish Boxes
Guys, if you're going to lose, just lose in nine, so I don't have to stay up late to write the recap.

Happy 36th birthday to Yao Ming - The Dream Shake
First, the the Hall of Fame and now his birthday.

Texas QB Shane Buechele in elite company after two big performances - Burnt Orange Nation
The available evidence suggests the freshman's debut against the Fighting Irish wasn't a fluke.

Red Raiders in the Pros - Week 1 - Viva The Matadors
A couple Red Raiders made some big time impacts in the first week of the NFL season.

Frogs O’ War Radio: Interview with Robert Henson - Frogs O' War
If you missed the show on Sunday night, here’s a replay.

SMU Game In Gifs - Our Daily Bears
The time has come to have some fun! I have volunteered to fill in with a GiG's post after every game...because...well...you know I hate to type. I'll give you a soup starter and you add the meat...

Dynamo show what they can do in comeback against Sporting KC - Dynamo Theory
The Dynamo played spoiler against Sporting and more thoughts on the 3-3 draw.

FIRST GLANCE: Texas A&M at Auburn Tigers - Good Bull Hunting
I just want to make sure you keep it between the navigational beacons. - Jimmy Buffett

Finding Fits With Fox Force Two - Barking Carnival
"I heard you did a pilot?" "That was my fifteen minutes." "What was it?" "It was a show about a team of hybrid edge rushers called Fox Force Two." "What?" "Fox Force Two. Fox because we’re foxy,...

SMU suffers major blow with loss of veteran quarterback Matt Davis - Underdog Dynasty
Senior signal-caller out for the season with torn ACL.

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