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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, September 15, 2016.

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Houston Texans News

Wednesday Injury Report: Texans vs. Chiefs
Get the latest injury report after Wednesday's practice.

Texans' Jadeveon Clowney flourishes at defensive end - Houston Chronicle
In Sunday's 23-14 victory over Chicago, Jadeveon Clowney played defensive end for the entire game. That's a first for the outside linebacker.

Chiefs prepare to face 'different' Texans (Sep 14, 2016) | FOX Sports
Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid avoided the trap of the easy narrative.

Texans' Jeff Allen says facing former team Chiefs will be different - Houston Chronicle
For four years, blocking for the Kansas City Chiefs became a way of life for gritty offensive guard Jeff Allen.

Texans committed to football safety
The Houston Texans organization has always been at the forefront of this cause. They annually host a Coaches Summit that gathers more than 150 youth and high school coaches together to learn about concussion awareness, heat and hydration recognition, equipment fitting, Heads Up tackling/blocking and the process to become a player safety coach.

Texans DE J.J. Watt chooses to hold flag, but fine with anthem protest - Houston Texans Blog- ESPN
'I think everybody can do what they choose to do,' said Texans defensive end J.J. Watt about national anthem protests in the NFL.

NFL News

Let's hope Week 2 is a better one for NFL kickers - SBNation.com
Of seven NFL games decided by three points or less in week 1, six of them were in large part due to missed kicks.

The Cowboys still can’t win without Tony Romo and other reasons for NFL fans to panic - SBNation.com
Pump the brakes on eulogizing Darrelle Revis’ career, though.

NFL Week 2 preview: Vikings debut Birdkiller Stadium with, uh, someone at quarterback - SBNation.com
This week the Uffsides crew previews two Wild Card rematches, two games at "new" stadiums, and one lousy Monday Night Football game. They probably should have talked about Bucs-Cardinals instead.

Tom Brady has never eaten a strawberry, but he's totally fine with avocado ice cream - SBNation.com
How do you live a whole life without even trying one?

The Kings turned DeMarcus Cousins into a 'Madden' running back and he became a bulldozer - SBNation.com
This seems about right.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Lourdes Gurriel Jr. in Panama showcase ; 'love' to play with brother in Houston - The Crawfish Boxes
Gurriel takes next step towards the MLB.

Rocket Fuel: Is that good media coverage for real? - The Dream Shake
It seems last year’s irrational hatred has turned into this offseason’s bemused curiosity.

Texas G Patrick Vahe sustains apparent wrist injury - Burnt Orange Nation
This doesn’t look like the best news entering Texas’ first road game of the season.

Week 3 Big 12 Power Rankings - Viva The Matadors
A new number one tops the Big 12 power rankings…

Random TCU Fact of the Week: TCU’s winless seasons - Frogs O' War
Yes, they happened.

Baylor Basketball Makes Top Six for 2017 Center Ikechukwu Obiagu - Our Daily Bears
The Bears are one of six finalists for the top 50 prospect.

THE TAILGATE: A Graphical Preview of Texas A&M at Auburn - Good Bull Hunting
Auburn has no home-crowd advantage, no 12th Man. In fact, they don’t even have the coolest Jordan Hare. Conference play kicks off this week in THE TAILGATE.

Patrick Vahe sustains wrist injury before Cal game - Barking Carnival
Severity unknown, but it's in a cast.

Houston at Cincinnati Preview: Start time, TV, Streaming, Betting Line, Prediction - Underdog Dynasty
The Cougars will travel to the home of the Bearcats and return 3-0.

The Bull & Its Horns: Toros Hit The West Coast To Face Los Dos And OC Blues - Dynamo Theory
After their first loss since June, RGVFC will face LA Galaxy 2 tonight, and Orange County Blues on Saturday.

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