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Houston Texans News: October 20, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Friday, October 20, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson gives back to Houston families impacted by Hurricane Harvey
The Texans' rookie quarterback has shown how good he can be on the football field, but the 22-year-old proved he can have an impact in the community as well.

Deshaun Watson doing great things in Houston community
What Deshaun Watson has done since taking over as Texans starter has made him one of the NFL's biggest stories this season. Watson is also doing everything he can to endear himself in the Houston community.

Texans' Deshaun Watson helps Habitat for Humanity homeowners...
Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson is helping storm victims after Hurricane Harvey.

Who is the Houston Texans' MVP heading into bye week?
Rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson has been the Houston Texans' most valuable player this season heading into their bye week.

Draft Wire 3-round mock draft projects guard to Texans | Texans Wire
Draft Wire 3-round mock draft projects Maryland guard Damian Prince to Houston Texans.

Houston Texans: What's going on with Duane Brown?
Will Duane Brown play for the Houston Texans this season? So far the reigning AFC South champions are still waiting for him to show up.

Houston Texans worked out 7 players, including WR's, TE's
The Houston Texans took a look at some wide receivers and tight ends on their bye week.

Texans pleased with Bruce Ellington's contributions - Houston Chronicle
The arrival of wide receiver Bruce Ellington in the middle of training camp wasn't a celebrated move.

NFL News

The Chiefs-Raiders ending was completely bonkers. Let's review -
The ending of this could not have been better.

The Raiders came back from brink ... twice in one night -
It was a weird night and an even weirder ending for a Raiders team that...

Marshawn Lynch shouldn’t have grabbed an official, but there’s more to it -
Lynch went out there with the right intentions and didn’t seem to realize who he had grabbed.

Chiefs vs. Raiders: 5 things we learned from Oakland’s 31-30 win -
Derek Carr saved the game and kept the Raiders’ season alive.

Chiefs vs. Raiders: Marshawn Lynch ejected for shoving an official -
This wasn’t good by Beast Mode.

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

You Can't Predict Slumps - The Crawfish Boxes
At least not like this.

Rockets’ Chris Paul to sit out against Kings - The Dream Shake
Chris Paul couldn’t finish the Warriors game and now he’ll take a rest.

An improving Texas team will continue to be tested by tough schedule - Burnt Orange Nation
The defense is making its presence felt and the offense is finding a groove, but the schedule ahead is as tough as it was throughout the first half of the season.

Dear AP Voters, If You Don't Have TCU Ranked in the Top 4, Go Step on a Lego - Frogs O' War
While I was persuing my Twitter Timeline early this week, I came across a tweet from Joel Klatt with his Top 5 Picks. Nowadays every single person who seems to watch 5 minutes of college football...

Podcast: Homecoming and West Virginia - Our Daily Bears
Coff, Fank, and Peter come back together to look back briefly at the worst game of the season and look forward to some opportunities against West Virginia.

Ask the Expert: Iowa State - Viva The Matadors
Levi Stevenson, writer for Wide Right Natty Lite, graciously answered a few questions about the Cyclones prior to our game on Saturday.

COUNTERPOINT: In Defense of Feeling Impatient about Aggie Football - Good Bull Hunting
Tell me if I’m being unreasonable...

Link Gumbo: 10/19/2017 - And The Valley Shook
On to Ole Miss.

Is a Big12 Championship still within reach? - Barking Carnival
Last year, I posted a few articles regarding the likelihood of Texas's final season record throughout the season. I'd like to try something a bit different in this post, however.

Rather than...

Memphis vs. Houston final score: Tigers mount massive comeback to win -
The Cougars collapsed, epically.

The Bull & Its Horns: Toros Lose Finale and South Texas Derby - Dynamo Theory
The season ended the way it began for RGVFC: A loss vs. San Antonio FC.