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Houston Texans News: November 28, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, November 28, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Clowney's breakout season a bright spot for Texans -
The injury-ravaged Houston Texans are seeing their season slip away, but Jadeveon Clowney has developed into one of the NFL's best pass rushers, Matt Harmon writes.

Texans' Chris Clark hurts ankle - Houston Chronicle
Texans veteran left tackle Chris Clark injured his ankle Monday night against the Ravens.

Ravens' fake punt was a huge play in Texans' loss - Houston Chronicle
It was a frustrating moment for the Texans' defense, watching as Ravens punter Sam Koch executed a fake punt pass on fourth down for a key first down.

Texans corner Kevin Johnson's Maryland homecoming doesn't go as planned - Houston Chronicle
Growing up in Maryland, Texans cornerback Kevin Johnson and his family were devoted fans of the hometown Ravens.

Texans capitalize on DPI call to end 90-yard drive with TD
Sometimes, pro football teams can get lucky - And good.

Houston Texans Post-Game Quotes
“He can’t turn it over. I thought he did some good things, but we turned it over too many times on offense. They weren’t all his fault, but the interceptions, we have to do a better job there. We’ve got to block better, run better, and do a lot of things better. That’s what we are going to try to do.”

Savage learning under fire for skidding Texans | FOX Sports
BALTIMORE (AP) Tom Savage understands the requirements of his job as an NFL quarterback.

Texans' Jadeveon Clowney appears unbeatable against Ravens - Houston Chronicle
Jadeveon Clowney busted through the line of scrimmage Monday night, shooting through the center-guard gap with an explosiveness and acceleration unrivaled by few other defensive players.

Watch Texans’ Tom Savage Star In Shortest Press Conference You’ll Ever See | NFL |
Bill Belichick would have been envious of Tom Savage on Monday night. Yes, really. Savage threw zero touchdown passes and tossed two interceptions in the Houston Texans' 23-16 loss to the Baltimore Ravens, a performance that was anything but Tom Brady-esque and featured this brutal fourth-quarter...

Ravens: Ugly win over Texans illustrates grim AFC playoff field |
The Ravens climbed back as the AFC's sixth seed, but this Monday night performance vs. the Texans was only watchable in flashes, just like the teams fighting for the playoffs in the conference not named the Patriots or Steelers.

Ravens defeat Texans to stay in AFC wild-card hunt -
The Baltimore Ravens capitalized on some steady defensive play and some costly mistakes by Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage to pull off a 23-16 victory on Monday night.

Texans vs. Ravens: 5 winners and 3 losers from ‘Monday Night Football’ -
It wasn’t a good night of offense, but the Ravens’ playoff hopes are still in good shape.

Texans vs. Ravens 2017 live results: Score updates and highlights -
The Ravens are back in the playoff race after a 23-17 win over the Texans.

NFL News

NFL Week 13 odds: Betting lines, trends, and analysis -
Matt Ryan’s Atlanta Falcons and Drew BreesNew Orleans Saints are two of the betting favorites at the sportsbooks on the Week 13 odds.

Week 12 NFL coaching mistakes: Sean Payton FG call could hurt Saints -
Kicking a field goal down 13 points did nothing to help the Saints in Week 12’s biggest coaching blunder.

The Steelers have a Patriots problem -
The Steelers head coach was already talking about meeting the Patriots again in the playoffs. But will the results be any different? Plus, more on the NFC playoff picture.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Rockets dump Nets for fifth straight win - The Dream Shake
James Harden and Chris Paul send the Rockets past the Nets at the Toyota Center.

Shooting woes continue to plague Texas to begin 2017-18 season - Burnt Orange Nation
Several Longhorns are showing signs of promise, but the team as a whole has struggled and that’s already been the difference in wins and losses.

Quick Look: Oklahoma Sooners (Part 2) - Frogs O' War
Can the Frogs get redemption in a rematch with Oklahoma to capture the big 12 crown?

Baylor-Xavier Preview and Prediction - Our Daily Bears
The Bears face their toughest game so far.

Win against Texas was nice, but not indicative of Tech’s true identity - Viva The Matadors
The Longhorns were a couple of dumb mistakes away from blowing out the Red Raiders

Why The Coach You Want to Hire Sucks - Good Bull Hunting
It’s never too early to get a head start on hating the new guy.

2020 DT McKinnley Jackson Commits to LSU! - And The Valley Shook
Tigers add big-time futures prospect.

Texas 2016 vs Texas 2017: By The Numbers - Barking Carnival
The 2017 season wrapped up with a fearful symmetry.

September saw Longhorn fans spit up their Shiner while the team fell to the crab cake-eating Maryland Terrapins, while November made them vomit...

Rice fires David Bailiff - Underdog Dynasty
After 11 seasons, Rice and David Bailiff will be going their separate ways