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Houston Texans News: September 23, 2016

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Houston Texans News

Jacoby Brissett wasn't perfect, but he delivered for Patriots in starting debut
Down to its third-string rookie QB, New England stands up to yet another challenge.

Texans vs. Patriots: Score and Twitter Reaction for Thursday Night Football | Bleacher Report
The latest NFL news, rumors, scores, schedules, predictions, picks against the spread, free agent updates, power rankings, mock drafts and more.

Texans exposed as a pretender vs. quality competition -
The hype for the Houston Texans came to a halt after Thursday night's 27-0 loss to the New England Patriots. Chris Wesseling has how the team was out-coached and out-played in Foxborough.

WR Braxton Miller among Texans inactives
Rookie WR Braxton Miller is inactive for the Thursday Night Football matchup with the Patriots.

Aly Raisman and Simone Biles 'feud' over Patriots - Texans game | FOX Sports
Two gymnasts enter. Only one will emerge victorious.

Patriots' read option fools Texans - Houston Chronicle
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The Texans were caught off-balance by New England Patriots rookie quarterback Jacoby Brissett's elusiveness.

Skip Bayless says Texans' J.J. Watt isn't even a top 20 player - Houston Chronicle
On Thursday morning, Skip Bayless was doing his usual Skip Bayless thing. He latches on to a ridiculous argument and rides it into the ground regardless what anyone else thinks.

NFL News

Why Jacoby Brissett starting at QB for the Patriots matters -
The region’s history of racism against black people and athletes makes Brissett’s start more important than just a third stringer getting some reps in primetime.

The Patriots look unstoppable no matter who their quarterback is -
New England shut out the Texans with a third-string quarterback.

Seahawks WR Doug Baldwin demands national review of police training and policies -
Baldwin used his time at the podium Thursday to speak out about police brutality.

The Texans tried the same play against the Patriots that lost the Seahawks the Super Bowl -
A fourth down they had to convert and this was the best play they could come up with???????

Houston & Collegiate News

Angels Snap Astros Streak at 11, Win 2-0 - The Crawfish Boxes
Angels finally get a win against the Astros as they come out on top in a pitchers' duel.

Robert Horry says Hakeem Olajuwon was the best center he played with - The Dream Shake
Big Shot Bob names the former Rockets star as the best center he ever played with.

Texas’ track record indicates ‘Horns must start winning the turnover battle - Burnt Orange Nation
Only one turnover in three games isn’t a recipe for success.

Texas Tech Football: Pivotal Point Of The Season - Viva The Matadors
Well, I don’t know about y’all, but I am thankful that we have a bye week. That means that I will actually get some homework done this weekend. I know what you’re thinking "Homework? Please, it’s...

Frogs O’ War Radio Show: SMU Preview - Frogs O' War
Jamie and Melissa chat about SMU, Chris Del Conte, and some other stuff.

Big 12 Bathroom Reader: Week 4 Stats, Facts & Figures - Our Daily Bears
TCU (vs SMU) Friday 9/23 @ 7:00pm in Dallas, TX | ESPN 4TCU is looking to open with a record of 3-1 or better for the eighth time in the last nine seasons and 12th time in 16 years under...

Texas A&M Football unveils ‘Junction Made’ throwback uniforms - Good Bull Hunting
Look for these uniforms when A&M takes on South Carolina on Oct. 1.

Shooting From the Rewatch - Offense (Quarter By Quarter) - Barking Carnival
Greetings, Barkers! Aplogies for the tardiness on getting the offensive rewatch piece going. I still had tunnel screen carpal tunnel from the defensive piece, so my original plan was just to...

Houston vs. Texas State Preview, TV, Streaming, Betting Line - Underdog Dynasty
It’s a "battle" of No. 6 versus No. 104.

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