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Houston Texans News: September 26, 2016

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, September 24, 2016.

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Houston Texans News

Breakfast: Back to work for the Texans
The Texans get back to work this afternoon.

Internet skewers ex-Texans QB Ryan Fitzpatrick after 6-pick game - Houston Chronicle
The Texans were off Sunday, but Houston alumni generated headlines of their own.

Texans' division is setting the bar low - Houston Chronicle
If there was any debate about the worst division in the NFL, the AFC South has removed any doubt through a third of the season.

Texans must make loss at New England a distant memory - Houston Chronicle
One of coach Bill O'Brien's responsibilities as the Texans' head coach is to make sure his players don't spend too much time celebrating victories or suffering defeats. He has to redirect their attention to the next game.

NFL Rumors: J.J. Watt not a star player anymore? 2016 stats scary for Houston Texans - Sportsrageous
The Houston Texans are worried that their star defensive player, J.J. Watt, is not performing as well as he had in his first five seasons in the league. There are NFL rumors that the star pass rusher is suffering from an injury or that his offseason surgery will affect his play for the rest of his NFL career.

NFL News

Ryan Fitzpatrick threw 6 interceptions in the worst passing performance of the NFL season - SBNation.com
Ryan Fitzpatrick had BY FAR the worst passing day of any starting quarterback this season.

NFL scores and more, Week 3: What happened on Sunday - SBNation.com
A Vikings-Patriots Super Bowl feels inevitable.

Dallas makes work of Chicago's subpar defense in 31-17 win - SBNation.com
Jay Cutler's injury is not the Bears' biggest problem.

Cowboys RB and former hurdler Ezekiel Elliott jumped clear over a hopeless Bears defender - SBNation.com
Made it look easy.

Steve Smith's new trash talk rival is rookie Jalen Ramsey - SBNation.com
Ramsey is just a rookie, but he isn’t afraid to say exactly what he thinks about a veteran opponent.

Houston & Collegiate News

Astros down Angels in 4-1 Victory - The Crawfish Boxes
Joe Musgrove is brilliant in Sunday's 4-1 victory against the Los Angels Angels of Anaheim.

Rockets off to a better start than last year and they’ve yet to play a game - The Dream Shake
Fueled by offseason workouts organized by James Harden.

Texas starting right guard Kent Perkins arrested for DWI - Burnt Orange Nation
Obviously, this isn’t something Texas needed during this bye week.

Patrick Mahomes probably won’t win the Heisman - Viva The Matadors
But that doesn’t diminish his greatness.

3* WR RJ Sneed De-Commits From TCU - Frogs O' War
One of TCU’s biggest recruits will be going elsewhere.

Baylor vs. Oklahoma State -- The Morning After -- Highlights, Links, Notes, Tweets - Our Daily Bears
Baylor won its first Big 12 game of the 2016 season 35-24 last night on the strength of Seth Russell's arm and the defense (outside of third downs).

POST GAME THOUGHTS: Texas A&M beats Arkansas 45-24 - Good Bull Hunting
Your Fightin Texas Aggies notch a three touchdown win over #17 Arkansas.

LSU Fires Les Miles - Barking Carnival
The Tom Herman Sweepstakes are Officially Underway.

#6 Houston Continues to Tear Through College Football, Demolishes Texas State 64-3 - Underdog Dynasty
The Cougars came to San Marcos ready to play as they easily dispatched the Texas State Bobcats in San Marcos

Keelin Winters ends career with Reign FC's seventh straight victory over Dash - Dynamo Theory
Dash finish 2016 with a 3-2 loss against Seattle Reign FC.

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