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Houston Texans News: December 1, 2017

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Houston Texans News

Former Raiders fan favorite signed to Texans active roster
The former Raiders preseason star has made an NFL active roster.

Texans Head To Nashville To Face Revenge-Minded Titans | Houston Press
The Titans are in position to seize the Texans' two year hold on the AFC South crown.

Texans prepare for a different Titans team
The Texans and Titans will face each other on Sunday, but a lot has changed in the nine weeks since the two AFC South rivals last played.

Hopkins shines for Texans with toughness and tenacity | FOX Sports
HOUSTON (AP) The right side of his No. 10 jersey was torn almost completely apart and white paint that had rubbed off the field peppered his long dreadlocks.

Titans vs Texans prediction: Who has the edge?
Who has the edge between the Titans and Texans on Sunday at Nissan Stadium?

Chris Clark on IR, Texans explore LT options
With veteran Chris Clark on IR, Bill O'Brien discussed the Texans options at left tackle moving forward.

Texans' Kendall Lamm prepping to step in at left tackle - Houston Chronicle
Texans left offensive tackle Kendall Lamm has experienced the speed of the NFL in many ways this season. Some have been of the unwanted variety.

Texans have to "clean up" turnovers
The Texans have struggled with turnovers over the second half of the season.

NFL News

Chart Party: Let’s talk about Colin Kaepernick -
A common argument we hear these days is that Colin Kaepernick isn't good enough to play in the NFL. This is absolutely not true.

Todd Gurley says Rams don’t care about fancy TD celebrations -
They score so dang much, they can’t be bothered to dance every time.

Eli Manning’s benching is the end of era for 2004 NFL draft QB class -
Manning, Ben Roethlisberger, and Philip Rivers are nearing career crossroads.

NFL protests: Why Eric Reid and others withdrew from the Players Coalition -
The Players Coalition was founded to collaborate with the NFL to work toward solutions to the racial inequality players are protesting during the national anthem.

What’s the most surprising thing about every NFL team in 2017 season? -
Some have been pleasant surprises, and some have not.

Raiders served the Broncos some unwanted pancakes for Thanksgiving -
Retired NFL lineman Geoff Schwartz returns with a long list of wonderfully disrespectful blocks.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Ryan Anderson is finally playing well at home - The Dream Shake
The sharp-shooting forward is hoping to make his drastic home/road splits a thing of the past.

Texas P Michael Dickson named Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Year - Burnt Orange Nation
Well, yeah, the nation’s best punter was also the best special teams player in his conference.

Nine Horned Frogs receive Big 12 Conference Honors - Frogs O' War
Seven more received honorable mentions.

Baylor-Wichita State Preview and Prediction - Our Daily Bears
The Bears play Wichita State at 1:00 on Saturday. The game is at the Ferrell Center and will air on ESPNU.

If you want a longer look at Wichita State, I wrote an article previewing them for...

HIGHLIGHTS: No. 22 Texas Tech - Seton Hall 79-89 - Viva The Matadors
A second-half collapse gives the Red Raiders the first loss of the season.

Recap: Texas A&M defeats UT Rio Grande Valley 78-60 - Good Bull Hunting
We weren’t perfect, but we pulled away late for a comfortable win.

ATVS Roundtable: Let’s Go Bowling - And The Valley Shook
Krewe talks where we’d like to see the Tigers play one last time this season.

Here are 5 potential landing spots for Chad Morris - Underdog Dynasty
It is very plausible Morris may move on from G5 purgatory this season.

Recap: Houston Dynamo season ends after 3-0 loss in Seattle - Dynamo Theory
The Houston Dynamo’s season came to an end as they were defeated 3-0 against the Seattle Sounders at CenturyLink Field in the Western Conference Final.