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Houston Texans News: October 23, 2017

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, October 23, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Houston Texans: Arian Foster working on life after football
It looks like former Houston Texans’ running back Arian Foster is taking steps towards a new career.

Texans' Romeo Crennel enjoying new role - Houston Chronicle
Veteran NFL coach Romeo Crennel is adapting to a new role this season as the Texans' assistant head coach.

5 ways the Texans win the AFC South | Texans Wire
5 ways the Texans win the AFC South.

Why Colin Kaepernick Would be Good for the Texans
Yes, it'd be controversial. But if you take the politics out of it, Colin Kaepernick makes sense.

Kenny Britt, Corey Coleman Sent Home for Missing Curfew Before Browns vs. Texans | Bleacher Report
Cleveland Browns wide receivers Kenny Britt and Corey Coleman were sent home before the team's game against the Houston Texans in Week 6.

NFL1000 Week 7 Weekend Preview: Texans Are the Next Evolution of NFL Offenses | Bleacher Report
The marquee game for Week 7 of the 2017 NFL season is the Super Bowl LI rematch between the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons...

AFC South has turned into a three-way race - Houston Chronicle
The last time the Texans played at Seattle, the Astros played in the World Series against the Chicago White Sox.

Handing out Texans’ awards at the bye week | Texans Wire
Handing out Texans' awards at the bye week.

Texans special teams produce mixed results - Houston Chronicle
The jarring sight of watching speedy Kansas City Chiefs Pro Bowl punt returner Tyreek Hill race for a touchdown while throwing up a peace sign to the Texans' players trailing behind him was a tough moment for the special teams to endure.


NFL News

Cowboys used a safety as kicker and 6 more things we loved about the NFL in Week 7 - SBNation.com
He poetically clang’d one off the upright for three points.

Patriots send Falcons into a tailspin they might not be able to pull out of - SBNation.com
Instead of blowing a 25-point lead, the Falcons got shut out until two-thirds of the way through the fourth quarter.

2017 NFL season is entertaining because teams are confusing us every week - SBNation.com
Expectations are one thing. Delivery is another.

Cardinals and Dolphins both lost QBs, but only one team is screwed - SBNation.com
The Dolphins can still win with Matt Moore. It’s hard to see the Cardinals recovering with Drew Stanton.

NFL draft order 2018: Tracking where picks change each week - SBNation.com
The Browns and 49ers owned the first two picks in 2017 and could have the same spots in 2018.

NFL trade rumors 2017: Tracking possible deadline moves - SBNation.com
We could see some old faces in new places in November. But these are just rumors. That's it.

Washington vs. Eagles 2017: Start time, TV schedule for 'Monday Night Football' - SBNation.com
Can the Eagles make it five straight wins when they face Washington on Monday Night Football?

Jaguars are sacking opposing quarterbacks at a record-breaking pace - SBNation.com
The Jaguars are the first team ever with two double-digit sack games in the first seven weeks of a season.

Browns’ best option at QB is Cody Kessler again, even if he’s not good - SBNation.com
Behold Cleveland, the NFL’s saddest quarterback competition for the 10th straight year.

Cowboys vs. 49ers: Ezekiel Elliott delivers career game Dallas needed - SBNation.com
Elliott's playing status remains murky, but on Sunday, he provided a spark the Cowboys have been missing.


Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Astros 4, Yankees 0: Houston punches ticket to the World Series - The Crawfish Boxes
Charlie Morton sets the tone with five strong innings in game seven.

Houston Rockets throttle Dallas Mavericks 107-91 during Astros game - The Dream Shake
James Harden’s 26 first quarter points helped establish a 30 point lead Dallas never recovered from.

Texas loses another heartbreaker in OT to Oklahoma State on bad INT - Burnt Orange Nation
Same story, different week.

Lessons Learned: TCU 43, KU 0 - Frogs O' War
The Frogs turn to a new chapter in the Kansas series, as the expected struggle never eventuated.

Final: WVU 38, Baylor 36 - Our Daily Bears
I didn’t have anything written for this.

Instant Reaction: Texas Tech vs. Iowa State - Viva The Matadors
The Red Raiders were humiliated by a motivated Cyclone team.

BYE WEEK ALL CAPS: A SALUTE TO OUR DEEP SNAPPER - Good Bull Hunting
MOST UNDERAPPRECIATED MAN ON THIS TEAM.

First Impressions: LSU 40, Ole Miss 24 - And The Valley Shook
The Derrius Guice game.

Shooting From the Hip: OSU 13, Texas 10 - Barking Carnival
I am absolutely volcanic right now, so I’ll try and knock this out fast before I burst a blood vessel in my eye.

OFFENSE

Did the players help lose this game?

Absolutely.

Five drops on potential...

UTSA earns first conference win over Rice 20-7 - Underdog Dynasty
The Roadrunners had a dominating defensive day to spark a homecoming victory.

Houston Dynamo to play Sporting Kansas City in Thursday night playoff game - Dynamo Theory
The Houston Dynamo will host rival in first round of playoffs.