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Houston Texans News: October 30, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, October 30, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Bill O'Brien backs players '100 percent' after protest of owner's 'inmates' remarks -
The Texans players are still angry at their owner

Texans owner Robert McNair has history of head-scratching quotes, tackle Duane Brown says
McNair met with the team Saturday in an attempt to clear the air with his team, but Brown told reporters it didn't go well.

Seahawks top Texans, Deshaun Watson for epic win -
Say hello to the wildest tilt of the day, a come-from-behind gem that saw Seattle move to 5-2 on the year with an instantly classic 41-38 win over the Texans (3-4).

Texans’ D’Onta Foreman ‘still upset’ after team protests owner Bob McNair’s ‘inmates’ remark - The Washington Post
The reaction to an ugly comment is overshadowed by a great football game, but the animosity toward the owner lingers.

Majority of Houston Texans players kneeled, linked arms during national anthem
During the national anthem before Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks, the majority of Houston Texans players kneeled and linked arms. Several members of the Seahawks' defensive line again sat on the bench during the anthem.

Analysis | Three thoughts from the Seahawks’ wild 41-38 win over the Houston Texans | The Seattle Times
The Seahawks and Texans exchanged leads seven times as Seattle ultimately pulled away in the final minute to secure a 41-38 victory over Houston and notch their fourth-straight win of the year. Here's what we thought.

Houston Texans players to protest before Seahawks game in wake of Bob McNair's comment
The Texans held a players meeting Saturday in Seattle to decide how to handle Sunday's pregame on the heels of owner Bob McNair's "inmates running the prison" comment, a source told ESPN.

Houston Texans Kneel During Anthem After Owner's "Inmates" Comment | Hollywood Reporter
The NFL team had indicated there would be some type of protest following the remark by owner Bob McNair.

Jay Z hits back at Houston Texans owner after ‘inmates’ comment | For The Win
"that's how players feel about you"

Houston Texans add left tackle Duane Brown to active roster ahead of game against Seattle Seahawks
Houston Texans add left tackle Duane Brown to active roster ahead of their game against the Seattle Seahawks.

Texans vs. Seahawks: Bill O’Brien wasted an epic Deshaun Watson game -
Questionable play calls cost the Texans a win against the Seahawks.

NFL News

Texans vs. Seahawks: Bill O’Brien wasted an epic Deshaun Watson game -
Questionable play calls cost the Texans a win against the Seahawks.

Texans kneel during national anthem in protest of Bob McNair’s ‘inmates’ comment -
All but 10 players reportedly took a knee.

Zach Miller's horrific knee injury resulted in doctors trying to save his leg -
The Bears TE suffered extensive vascular damage from his dislocation.

Jameis Winston is the same QB, and it’s still not enough for the Bucs -
It’s Year 3, and Jameis Winston still makes the same kind of mistakes he did as a rookie.

4 plays that gave the Steelers a 20-15 win over the Lions -
The Steelers broke it open with one 97-yard touchdown play.

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Astros 13, Dodgers 12 (F/10): Unbelievable...simply unbelievable - The Crawfish Boxes
The Houston Astros are one win away form the World Series.

Rockets can’t get into rhythm, lose to Grizzlies 103-89 - The Dream Shake
The Rockets lost their second game to the Grizzlies this week.

Texas QB Sam Ehlinger, C Zach Shackelford cleared to return to practice - Burnt Orange Nation
Two key contributors returned to practice on Sunday, while two others are being evaluated for injuries of their own.

Three Up, Three Down: Frogs Fall From the Ranks of the Unbeatens - Frogs O' War
There is plenty of blame to go around after TCU laid an egg in Ames.

Baylor Opens 10 Point Favorites Against Kansas - Our Daily Bears
Vegas likes the Bears

The best tweets of OU hate week - Viva The Matadors
From beating meat to douches, this week’s top tweets have it all.

By The Numbers: Mississippi State 35, Texas A&M 14 - Good Bull Hunting
A sort of philosophical approach to attempting to understand abysmal statistics

Open Date, Open Thoughts - And The Valley Shook
Thinking through some of the college landscape after a weekend without LSU Football.

The Speed Rush: Texas O and D vs Baylor - Barking Carnival
Some breakdowns are pending, but if anyone wants to revel in some top-notch defense

Three things we learned from Conference USA in Week Nine - Underdog Dynasty
Conference USA remained weird and exciting over the weekend.

Houston Dynamo vs. Portland Timbers Preview: Houston Look To Set The Record Straight Against The Western Conference Favorites - Dynamo Theory
Houston hosts Portland in Leg 1 of the Western Conference semifinals, looking to prove that they’re more than underdogs.