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Houston Texans News: September 14, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, September 14, 2016.

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Houston Texans News

NFL unveils Color Rush uniforms that Texans won't get to wear - Houston Chronicle
The NFL unveiled the Color Rush uniforms for each team Tuesday morning, and most of them are really cool. But, there's a catch for Houston Texans fans. You can purchase the Texans' unique jersey, but you won't see your team wearing them on the field.

Texans release unofficial depth chart vs. Chiefs
The Houston Texans (1-0) will look to win their fifth straight regular season game when they host the Kansas City Chiefs (1-0) in Week 2. Kickoff is scheduled for Noon CT on Sunday as Houston will celebrate its annual Hispanic Heritage Day at NRG Stadium.

Breakfast: Texans launch Stats Challenge
On Tuesday, the Texans launched the first Houston Texans Stats Challenge presented by Schlumberger at Bowie Middle School.

Houston Texans are different team than the one Chiefs handled in 2015 - NFL Nation- ESPN
The Texans fell twice to the Chiefs in 2015, but Bill O'Brien said that this Sunday's result could be different with his team's offensive additions.

Houston Texans Move Up to 7 in the Week Power Rankings - Stats & Info- ESPN
The Houston Texans' new-look offense helped propel the team into the top 10 in this week's Power Rankings. Are they good enough to stay there?

Lamar Miller happy with big role in Houston Texans' offense - Houston Texans Blog- ESPN
After one game in Houston, it seems Lamar Miller has found a prominent role for the Texans that he never had with the Dolphins.

Ex-Texan Reshard Cliett added to Broncos' practice squad - Houston Chronicle
Former Texans inside linebacker Reshard Cliett has signed with the Denver Broncos' practice squad, according to a source not authorized to speak publicly.

Tough matchup looms for Texans against Chiefs' Travis Kelce - Houston Chronicle
Big, strong and fast, Kansas City Chiefs Pro Bowl tight end Travis Kelce represents a huge matchup nightmare.

Football runs through bloodlines of Texans' Max Bullough - Houston Chronicle
Growing up in Michigan, Texans middle linebacker Max Bullough was practically destined to become a football player.

Texans, HEB host cooking class
Members of the Houston Texans Teen Club with the Boys and Girls Club paid a visit to HEB's Central Market on Monday, for a special cooking class in honor of the 2016 Hispanic Leadership Award winner, Armando Perez, Senior Vice President of H-E-B. Mr. Perez will be presented the award at the Houston Texans game on September 18, as the team takes on the Kansas City Chiefs for Hispanic Heritage Day.

NFL News

NFL picks 2016, Week 2: Can the Cardinals and Cowboys get their first wins? -
Our panel of experts is unanimous in its faith that the Cardinals will get back in the win column this week. They're more divided over the Cowboys and a few others.

Leonard Williams wrecks shop no matter where the Jets put him -
The Jets' second-year defensive lineman created all kinds of problems for the Bengals last week.

Marshawn Lynch's mountainous adventure with Bear Grylls was hilarious and surprisingly profound -
Marshawn Lynch on using his hair for fire: "Aww, man. I’m hella sad."

Every NFL team got a new Color Rush uniform this year, but not every team gets to wear it -
Most of them won't make your eyes bleed, either.

NFL not expected to fine Titans player who wore 9/11 tribute cleats -
Five other NFL players wore patriotic cleats during their games on Sept. 11.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Rangers 3, Astros 2: Seriously? - The Crawfish Boxes
The Astros lost another one-run game to the Rangers.

Rockets littered throughout SI’s top 100 - The Dream Shake
And Clint Capela is rated pretty highly.

Davis Webb to Chad Hansen: The Cal connection Texas’ secondary must slow down - Burnt Orange Nation
If the explosive duo is able to take flight against Texas, it could be a long night for the Longhorns

Press Conference Recap - Week 2 - Viva The Matadors
Kliff Kingsbury, Patrick Mahomes and Luke Stice talk to the media about Saturday’s loss to Arizona State and their presser is recapped here.

Josh Thompson to Visit TCU Saturday - Frogs O' War
The one-time Frog commit may be back on Gary Patterson’s radar.

Watching the Lines: Baylor a Big Favorite against Rice - Our Daily Bears
Vegas likes Baylor to cruise on Friday night.

Texas A&M 2017 football schedule released - Good Bull Hunting
It’s never too early to look forward to next season

Texas-UTEP Game Review: Defense Post-Mortem - Barking Carnival
Nothing heals a defense like a simple scheme where you let it rip and a 6A Texas high school talent taking snaps at QB. The Longhorn D needed a post Irish confidence boost and they got it from a...

South Florida Makes a Mark in the Week Two Underdog Poll - Underdog Dynasty
Houston is still way ahead of the pack but USF makes a jump up the ranks.

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