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Houston Texans News: September 29, 2016

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Houston Texans News

J.J. Watt of Houston Texans to injured reserve but vows, 'I will be back'
J.J. Watt, who was put on injured reserve Wednesday, said in a tweet that he will face this injury with a positive attitude and promised fans, "I will be back."

Are the Texans to blame for J.J. Watt's injury? | FOX Sports
We don't know the reason for Watt's injury, but we can draw lessons from it.

Brian Cushing of Houston Texans practices, 'possibility' he will play
Texans linebacker Brian Cushing practiced Wednesday for the first time since spraining the MCL in his right knee in the season opener.

Special Teams For The Texans Haven’t Been Very Special " CBS Houston
"We just got to focus and improve on the little things that we can," Charles James said.

Texans rookie Braxton Miller still sidelined with hamstring injury - Houston Chronicle
The hamstring injury that sidelined Texans rookie wide receiver Braxton Miller against the New England Patriots remains problematic.

Brock Osweiler, Texans have high standards
QB Brock Osweiler and the Texans continue to seek improvement.

Titans vs. Texans: 5 Burning Questions
Here are five questions for the titans as they get ready to open AFC South play against the Texans.

NFL panic index, Week 4: Will we ever see dominant J.J. Watt again? -
Elsewhere, you — yes YOU — picked off Ryan Fitzpatrick and Carson Palmer. Is it time for Jets and Cardinals fans to freak out?

NFL News

Rex Ryan tried to trick Julian Edelman into revealing the Patriots' QB plans -
Rex Ryan, investigative reporter.

Cowboys reportedly fine Dez Bryant after missed meeting and MRI -
The Dallas Morning News says he missed a team meeting and MRI.

An injured J.J. Watt means he has more time to talk about how hard he's working on social media -
He's human after all.

Houston & Collegiate News

On the Astros: Bill Brown was the narrator of my childhood - The Crawfish Boxes
It won’t be the same without ‘dad’ calling the game.

Mariners 12, Astros 4: Fister fumbles final home start - The Crawfish Boxes
Brownie didn't’ have a good game to finish with.

Is there a battle for the starting center job? - The Dream Shake
Clint Capela is the starter, right? I mean he is, isn't he? Bringing in Nene doesn't mean Capela will still be regulated to the bench right?

First look: Texas looks to bounce back against Oklahoma State - Burnt Orange Nation
The ‘Horns are back on the road and looking to avoid a losing streak against and Oklahoma State team trying to bounce back from a Baylor loss of its own.

Vegas Odds and Pick Em Results - Texas Tech vs Kansas - Viva The Matadors
Tech is favored to win big, and one person stakes their claim for a big lead in the pick em.

Luken Baker Will Not Pitch in 2017 - Frogs O' War
TCU’s Friday night starter from a season ago will focus on his work at the plate this spring.

Air War: Oklahoma State - Our Daily Bears
Oklahoma State In many ways, Saturday’s passing offense was closer to what we’ve been used to in past seasons, including quick strike touchdown throws, minimal time of possession, and efficient...

THE TAILGATE: A Graphical Preview of Texas A&M at South Carolina - Good Bull Hunting
Rivalries are renewed in this week’s throwback.

Texas Longhorns Defense: Getting It Fixed - Barking Carnival
Getcha popcorn, folks - this is a long one. But hopefully, not devoid of interest. Yesterday we talked about what was wrong with the defense and some root causes, and today it’s time to do some...

Houston vs. UCONN Preview, TV, Streaming, Betting Line - Underdog Dynasty
The dish will be served cold...

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