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Houston Texans News

Texans release unofficial depth chart vs. Patriots
The Houston Texans (2-0) will look to win their sixth straight regular season game and third straight contest to start the season for the first time since 2012 when they travel to face the New England Patriots (2-0) on Thursday Night Football.

Texans must prepare for Patriots' rookie Jacoby Brissett - Houston Chronicle
The poise, mobility and size of quarterback Jacoby Brissett prompted the Patriots to draft him in the third round.

Texans' Braxton Miller sidelined Monday - Houston Chronicle
Texans rookie wide receiver Braxton Miller remained sidelined with a hamstring injury suffered against the Kansas City Chiefs.

Revamped Houston Texans Offense One of Biggest Surprises of 2016 Season | Bleacher Report
Houston Texans news, rumors, scores, schedules, predictions, picks against the spread, free agent updates, power rankings, mock drafts and more.

Houston Texans WR Braxton Miller done for game with hamstring injury - UPI.com
Houston Texans wide receiver Braxton Miller left Sunday's game with a hamstring injury.

Game Preview: Texans at Patriots | New England Patriots
The Patriots continue their homestand hosting the Houston Texans Thursday night at Gillette Stadium.

Bill Belichick impressed with Texans' rookie Will Fuller - Houston Chronicle
The speed of rookie wide receiver Will Fuller has provided an immediate deep threat for the Texans' passing game.

Texans-Chiefs rewind: Five up, five down - Houston Chronicle
As the undefeated Texans prepare for a Thursday night game against the undefeated New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium, here's a quick-hit look at five players whose stock is up and five whose stock is down following a 19-12 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs.

Bill Belichick shares admiration for Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien - New England Patriots Blog- ESPN
The Texans' Bill O'Brien "does an excellent job of coaching," says Bill Belichick, whose Patriots face his former assistant's team on Thursday.

NFL News

Eagles players protest during national anthem before 'Monday Night Football' against the Bears - SBNation.com
The protest was planned ahead of time and was expected by head coach Doug Pederson.

The Rams won a game they had to win with 90,000 family members watching - SBNation.com
Los Angeles waited patiently for more than 20 years for the Rams to return. The stakes were too high for another uninspiring loss this week.

Eagles vs. Bears 2016, NFL picks and predictions: Experts favor 0-1 Chicago to earn 1st win - SBNation.com
The Eagles and Bears will face off on Monday night in Week 2.

NFL scores and more, Week 2: What happened on Sunday - SBNation.com
All of your offseason hype was wrong.

Rookie Cody Kessler expected to start for Browns in Week 3 against the Dolphins - SBNation.com
Josh McCown was injured in the Browns’ Week 2 loss to the Ravens. They also added journeyman Charlie Whitehurst to serve as a backup.

Houston & Collegiate News

Astros 4, Athletics 2: Mar-Win keeps playoff hopes alive - The Crawfish Boxes
Marwin’s bases-loaded hit sinks Athletics.

The Rockets have questions to answer heading in to the season - The Dream Shake
In today's Rocket Fuel: what major questions are the Rockets facing heading in to the season? Also, someone actually believes this could be a tank year for the Rockets... Yeah.

Charlie Strong promises to fix the Texas defense - Burnt Orange Nation
"The defense will get fixed. Whatever I have to do to fix it will happen."

Good Game, Bad Outcome: Scattershot Thoughts from Section NN - Barking Carnival
I had the favorable fortune of watching my Texas Longhorns live and in-person for the first time in six years. Despite the L, the combination of good game + bad outcome + great time = a sufficient...

What’s Happening in Raiderland This Week - Viva The Matadors
What a time to be alive!

The Big 12 is a hot, burning, trashy mess - Frogs O' War
It’s becoming clearer every week that the Big 12 is in a bad way. But does that spell doom for the rest of the season?

Rice Game In Gifs - Our Daily Bears
Hiedy Ho ODB Nation! It's time again for a wacky analysis of our game against the wise Rice owls.

Scattershooting College Football - Week 3: Lee Corso is Wonderful - Good Bull Hunting
The greatness of Lee Corso, resurgence of the B1G, and its time to end BAS.

Underdogs in the Polls, Week 4 - Underdog Dynasty
A couple of surprises as the week 4 AP poll was released.

Houston Dynamo vs Real Sale Lake Final Score: Houston Dynamo get first win at Rio Tinto Stadium - Dynamo Theory
Dynamo get second road win of the season.

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