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Houston Texans News: September 21, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, September 21, 2016.

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Houston Texans News

What They're Saying: Houston Texans | New England Patriots
Find out what Houston Texans coaches and players are saying as they head into their game with the New England Patriots.

Tuesday Injury Report: Texans vs. Patriots
Get the latest injury news.

Reid accuses Texans of flopping late in Sunday's loss -
Could flopping become more of a mainstream talking point in the NFL? Chiefs head coach Andy Reid is trying to bring it to the forefront after an alleged incident cost him a touchdown.

Jadeveon Clowney healthy and ready to shine in prime time for Texans | FOX Sports
Jadeveon Clowney is ready to shine in prime time.

Texans Defense Is Getting Hard To Game Plan For " CBS Houston
"I think we have a ton of guys who make plays and a ton of guys coming from all different ways," J.J. Watt said.

Texans accounting for Patriots' Rob Gronkowski just in case he's back - Houston Chronicle
The Texans' defensive preparations for their game Thursday night against the New England Patriots extend beyond a pending matchup with tight end Martellus Bennett.

Texans rookie Braxton Miller looks unlikely to play Thursday - Houston Chronicle
Texans rookie wide receiver Braxton Miller remains sidelined with a hamstring injury that's expected to prevent him from playing Thursday night against the New England Patriots.

Texans' Charles James denies Andy Reid's flopping accusation - Houston Chronicle
Texans cornerback and special-teams ace Charles James wanted to make something abundantly clear: He's no flopper.

NFL News

The Seahawks, and other NFL teams, will always try to skirt practice rules -
Pete Carroll's Seahawks keep getting caught for pushing the limits of offseason practices, and even hefty NFL sanctions may not stop them.

Von Miller wrecked the Colts -
The Colts didn’t double-team Von Miller. And, yes, you absolutely WILL believe what happened next.

NFL power rankings 2016, Week 3: Broncos defense is as scary as it gets -
The Broncos defense doesn’t look like it has a weakness, and that’s a scary sign for the rest of the NFL.

Carson Wentz did enough to beat the Bears 29-14 and get the Eagles to 2-0 -
It was a strong showing for Philadelphia's rookie quarterback on "Monday Night Football."

Jay Cutler is day-to-day with thumb sprain -
Cutler sustained ligament damage in his thumb in Week 1 against the Texans and aggravated the injury in Week 2’s loss to the Eagles.

Bill Belichick would be a horrible doctor -
This is too scary to be real.

Houston & Collegiate News

Astros 2, Athletics 1 (10): Kemp’s pair of doubles drops Oakland - The Crawfish Boxes
Tuesday night at the Oakland coliseum had the feeling of a playoff game. Every pitch, every move of the fielders, and swing of the bat had the tension of the weight of the world. Of course, every...

It seems Donatas Motiejunas is not really in the Rockets’ plans anymore - The Dream Shake
The Lithuanian big man has become expendable.

Texas OG Kent Perkins emerging as a vocal leader - Burnt Orange Nation
Quiet by nature, the senior has come out of his shell to push and support his teammates.

Media Recap Leading into the Bye Week - Viva The Matadors
There was no scheduled Monday press conference because of the upcoming bye week, but Kliff Kingsbury did meet with the media following practice where he hit on a few key topics.

Daily Bears Report 9/20 - Our Daily Bears
Video of Coach Grobe's Weekly Press Conference and Slow Mo Highlights, Volleyball and Soccer, all in today's report.

TCU Recruiting Update: Wallow Commits - Frogs O' War
The Frogs got a big time commitment Monday night.

Texas A&M Week 3 Press Conference Recap - Good Bull Hunting
A recap of the press conferences held by Texas A&M coaches as they come off a win against the Auburn Tigers

Shooting From The Rewatch: Defense (WhatTheF***ening Edition) - Barking Carnival
The first loss of the Longhorn season is on the books, and that means a wave of anguish, panic, righteous recriminations and deeply-held grievances are surging to the fore right on schedule.

Three things from the Dynamo’s win over RSL - Dynamo Theory
Maidana’s production, more press and more from the Dynamo’s win in Sandy.

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