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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, September 28, 2016.

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Houston Texans News

J.J. Watt injury leaves unanswered questions for Texans | The MMQB with Peter King
Another back issue for Houston’s defensive superstar has many NFL observers wondering: Will J.J. Watt ever be the same player again?

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt re-injures back and is likely headed to IR
He had surgery in July. This setback could mean he misses the rest of the season.

Texans' J.J. Watt re-injures back, could miss rest of season - Houston Chronicle
Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt might be out for the season after injuring his surgically-repaired back again and will be placed on injured reserve, according to league sources not authorized to speak publicly.

Houston Texans Make $100 Million Mistake With J.J. Watt
The team seems to have let Watt play before he was healthy.

Tennessee Titans get a Texans team missing J.J. Watt - Tennessee Titans Blog- ESPN
The Titans get a break with J.J. Watt out, but if they want to climb to the top of the AFC South this week, they'll need to contain DeAndre Hopkins.

Antonio Smith to Texans: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction | Bleacher Report
Houston Texans news, rumors, scores, schedules, predictions, picks against the spread, free agent updates, power rankings, mock drafts and more.

Texans' Devon Still visits hospital: 'We wanted to make a big impact' - Houston Texans Blog- ESPN
Houston's Devon Still offered personal stories and the promise he was only a phone call away during a visit with families at Texas Children's Hospital.

Behind Enemy Lines: An Inside Look at the Texans
TitansOnline.com Senior Writer and Editor Jim Wyatt takes an inside look at the Houston Texans with John McClain, the long-time Texans beat reporter for the Houston Chronicle.

J.J. Watt could reportedly miss the rest of the season after re-injuring his back - SBNation.com
The three-time Defensive Player of the Year re-injured his back and his status is now in doubt.

NFL News

NFL picks 2016, Week 4: Are the Browns destined for 0-16? - SBNation.com
Cleveland isn't getting much love from our panel of experts this week, and it's starting to make us wonder if the Browns might be winless this year. On the flip side, will the Patriots, Broncos, or Vikings stay undefeated?

Everson Griffen wasn't too sick to stop Cam Newton and the Panthers - SBNation.com
The Vikings pass rusher was so ill that he was questionable to return to the game at one point. Good thing for the Vikings he did.

Blaine Gabbert is terrible, and it's a mystery why he's still playing - SBNation.com
Michael Bennett thinks Colin Kaepernick gives the 49ers a better shot at winning -- and he's right.

Houston & Collegiate News

Astros 8, Mariners 4: Six-Run Sixth Helps Astros Cut Into WC Deficit - The Crawfish Boxes
Houston's slim playoff hopes gained a boost Tuesday with an 8-4 win over the Mariners.

The Rockets have lost weight, added muscle, and are in the best shape of their lives - The Dream Shake
Gotta love training camp.

Texas Longhorns still have hopes of a Big 12 title - Burnt Orange Nation
Despite the loss in Berkeley, the season could still end on a high note.

"What’s the Matter with Kansas?" - Viva The Matadors
Why does Texas Tech seemingly never show up for the game against the Jayhawks?

Frogs in the Pros: NFL Week Three - Frogs O' War
Trevone Boykin threw his first TD Sunday afternoon.

Baylor is the Big 12 Favorite - Our Daily Bears
Four weeks into the season is an odd time. You can convince yourself the season is not over when you drop a game to Cal, or you can convince yourself you’re still the best in the conference because...

Texas A&M Football Week 4 Press Conference Recap - Good Bull Hunting
A recap of the press conferences held by Texas A&M coaches and players as they come off a win against the Arkansas.

Longhorns Defense: Where We’re At and What’s Next - Barking Carnival
From last week’s Monday You Call It post, the winning requests were those asking for a diagnostic of where we were on both offense and defense at the quarter pole with a look out at our Big XII...

Here Are Five G5 Schools Les Miles Should Consider - Underdog Dynasty
Les wants back in? Well here’s some places the Mad Hatter should consider.

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