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Houston Texans News: January 13, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Friday, January 13, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Divisional Round primer: Texans vs. Patriots -
Not many people are giving the Texans much of a chance Saturday night in New England. Marc Sessler outlines what to expect when Tom Brady and Co. face off against Jadeveon Clowney.

First Glance: Texans at Patriots
Here are 5 Things to Watch when the Texans face the Patriots at Gillette Stadium.

Romeo Crennel brings out best in Texans - Houston Chronicle
Forget Brock Osweiler. Ignore Bill O'Brien, back in New England, versus Bill Belichick once again. Look to a 69-year-old man casually wearing shorts in mid-January.

Klein's Eric Rowe didn't root for Texans - Houston Chronicle
Patriots defensive back Eric Rowe, who played in high school at Klein, offered this tidbit to the Boston Globe's Jim McBride this week.

On TV/Radio: CBS' Jim Nantz says Texans should prepare for Patriots' deception - Houston Chronicle
Jim Nantz and Phil Simms were on hand for the Patriots' win over the Texans in September, and they also called New England's January 2013 playoff win over Houston, two among dozens of New England wins they have worked during the Bill Belichick/Tom Brady era of excellence.

Offense, not power grab, should concern Texans' Bill O'Brien - Houston Chronicle
While power tends to corrupt, the quest for power tends to disrupt. (Have you seen "Game of Thrones?")

Don’t count on Texans giving repeat performance vs. Patriots | New York Post
Football expert Phil Steele talks about the divisional matchup between the Texans and Patriots.

NFL News

Los Angeles Chargers' new logo is going over poorly with the internet -
Still got time to make a newer, better one, y’all.

Chargers will temporarily play in a 30,000 seat stadium in LA and that’s actually a great idea -
The StubHub Center should make for a unique gameday experience.

Can the Rams or Chargers make Los Angeles love them? -
You got your football, Los Angeles, a double dose of it. Now, which team will start winning the soonest?

Dak Prescott, Dez Bryant will determine who wins the Packers-Cowboys rematch -
It’s a weekend of regular season rematches in the divisional round of the NFL Playoffs. NFL offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz breaks down what has changed since the first go-arounds.

Houston & Collegiate News

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The Dream Shake Podcast, Ep. 31: Max-imum effort - The Dream Shake
Max joins Ryan and Ethan to talk Rockets basketball.

3-star Texas ATH target Kamren Curl sets earlier decision date - Burnt Orange Nation
It seems the ‘Horns are all but finished with the Sooner state talent.

Doug Meacham Named OC at Kansas - Frogs O' War
TCU’s former co-OC is leaving for Lawrence.

Baylor Lady Bears vs. TCU Horned Frogs - Preview and Game Thread - Our Daily Bears
Baylor Lady Bears vs. TCU Horned Frogs, 7:00 p.m. CT Tonight at the Ferrell Center.

Texas Tech men debut at No. 12 - Viva The Matadors
The Texas Tech men’s track and field indoor team is preseason ranked No. 12, the third year in a row in the preseason Top-25.

Mark Hocke named S&C Coach at Texas A&M - Good Bull Hunting
He even lifts, bro.

Rice turns to Brian Stewart to repair beleaguered defense - Underdog Dynasty
New Owl defensive coordinator has 25 years of college and NFL coaching experience.

Exploring several possible SuperDraft options for the Dynamo - Dynamo Theory
The MLS Combine is ongoing in LA right now, and as part of this week’s Soccer Woodstock, the SuperDraft is on Friday. The Dynamo own the fourth pick, the 30th pick, and the 36th pick. You can see...

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