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Houston Texans News: October 31, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, October 31, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Texans work out Sterling Moore - Houston Chronicle
The Texans auditioned veteran cornerback Sterling Moore on Tuesday, according to a league source not authorized to speak publicly.

Houston Texans trade Duane Brown to Seattle Seahawks
Left tackle Duane Brown, who returned to the Texans only a week ago following a holdout over a contract dispute, has been traded to the Seahawks, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Houston gets cornerback Jeremy Lane and a pair of picks in return.

Seattle Seahawks acquire Duane Brown from Texans -
Duane Brown is on the move. The Houston Texans veteran tackle has been traded to the Seattle Seahawks, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports.

Houston Texans' trade of Duane Brown doesn't make football sense - Houston Texans Blog- ESPN
It's hard to see how dealing their best offensive lineman makes the Texans and Deshaun Watson better as they chase a third straight AFC South crown.

Texans vs. Seahawks: Bill O’Brien made big coaching mistake in NFL Week 8 -
Once again, the Texans failed Deshaun Watson.

The Houston Texans Showed the Power and Dignity of Black Labor | The Nation
An owner called them inmates. Instead, they showed that they are workers with a collective sense of their power.

N.F.L. Week 8: Texans Kneel, but Seahawks Steal the Show - The New York Times
There were some key matchups in Week 8, but all eyes were on the Texans’ sideline, where the team responded to an offensive statement made by their owner.

Houston Texans players kneel to protest owner Bob McNair.
The protest comes after players nearly staged a walkout at a practice.

Christian Covington of Houston Texans likely out for rest of season
Texans defensive end Christian Covington, who has had an increased role since J.J. Watt broke his leg in Week 5, is likely out for the season with a torn biceps.

Deshaun Watson slings Texans to near-win in thrilling game -
Another subpar week from road teams can't discourage us. We still found some stars, even in the 5-8 week the squads away from home put together. These are the greatest on the road from Week 8.

NFL News

The NFL trade deadline is suddenly exciting. What changed? -
Increased salary cap room across the NFL is making aggressive moves much more common.

Jay Ajayi traded from Dolphins to Eagles, giving Philadelphia RB depth -
The Eagles add another piece to their backfield.

Jimmy Garoppolo trade complicates the 2018 NFL Draft -
The quarterback class is flopping, and the 49ers were smart to get out.

Jimmy Garoppolo was the Patriots’ future. He’s gone, so now what? -
Trading Jimmy Garoppolo is probably the Patriots just realizing he was going to be impossible to keep anyway.

Seahawks get a huge boost on offense by trading for Texans OT Duane Brown -
Finally Russell Wilson can feel a little safer.

Broncos vs. Chiefs: Trevor Siemian was bad, Broncos need to move on -
The Broncos fell to 3-4 after Siemian’s latest horror show.

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Monday’s Three Astros Things - The Crawfish Boxes
Some things to talk about while the offseason slowly creeps up on us all...

1) That game, man

This series is obviously trying to kill every Astros and Dodgers fan it can. During Game 5, I turned...

Rockets lose to 76ers as comeback attempt falls short - The Dream Shake
The Rocket dug another hole against Philly. They didn’t get out of this one.

Tom Herman and the future of Texas football - Burnt Orange Nation
The Texas turnaround hasn’t come as quickly as some may have expected, but it’s coming, nonetheless.

Is Your Coach Overpaid? Check Our Regret-ability Index - Frogs O' War
Some of these figures are downright spooky.

Lady Bears Basketball Takes on Tarleton State TexAnns in Halloween Exhibition Game Tonight - Our Daily Bears
Baylor vs. Tarleton State, Tonight, 7:00 PM, Ferrell Center

Offensive player of the week: Tre King shines as feature back - Viva The Matadors
King finally gets the top spot.

Daily Bull 10.31.17: Happy Halloween - Good Bull Hunting

LSU-Arkansas Kickoff Moved to 11 A.M. - And The Valley Shook

BC Unplugged Podcast: Bludgeoning the Bears - Barking Carnival
On this week’s edition of the BC Unplugged Podcast:

KipsBigBoy, W.W. McClyde and I relive the highlights of a satisfying Baylor beatdown, look ahead to a potentially season-defining matchup with...

Around The Dog Park: Florida Coaching Candidates in G5, Week 9 Recaps - Underdog Dynasty
There is a long list of G5 coaches that could end up in Gainesville, plus we recap all the action from Week 9

MLS Playoffs, Houston Dynamo vs Portland Timbers: Dynamo, Timbers go scoreless in first leg of Playoffs - Dynamo Theory
Houston was unable to find any advantage in their home field against Portland.