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Houston Texans News: September 13, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, September 13, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Texans to start QB Deshaun Watson at Bengals - NFL.com
The Houston Texans will start rookie Deshaun Watson at quarterback versus the Bengals, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network's James Palmer reported.

Houston Texans decline to name Deshaun Watson, Tom Savage Week 2 starter
While Texans coach Bill O'Brien declined to name a QB starter Tuesday, all signs point to Deshaun Watson, if healthy, getting the call.

Injuries: Texans' C.J. Fiedorowicz (concussion) on IR - NFL.com
Week 1 is over, notw on to Week 2. Here are the injuries we're tracking around the league on Tuesday.

Texans to wear Color Rush uniforms at Cincinnati
The Texans will wear their Color Rush uniforms on Thursday night at Cincinnati.

Ex-Duck TE Evan Baylis expected to be promoted to Houston Texans active roster | OregonLive.com
The Texans have three tight ends in the league's concussion protocol and Baylis is expected to be signed from the team's practice squad, according to a report.

Houston Texans: How Zach Cunningham continues to be brilliant
The Houston Texans linebacker Zach Cunningham continues to show he's worthy of being snatched up early in this year's draft, performing well Sunday. What?

Jaelen Strong back with Texans after serving suspension | khou.com
Fresh from his one-game suspension, wide receiver ;Strong rejoined the Houston Texans active roster on Tuesday.

Texans' Jaelen Strong returns from suspension to help depleted offense - CBSSports.com
Strong will be a welcome addition to a Texans offense in need of playmakers.

Jaguars vs. Texans: How did Jacksonville pull off the week's biggest upset? - SBNation.com
Houston’s mighty defense was supposed to be the story in this game. Retired NFL lineman Geoff Schwartz explains how the Jags defense stole the spotlight.


NFL News

NFL picks 2017, Week 2: Experts expect Cowboys and Raiders to keep rolling - SBNation.com
SB Nation’s all-star panel also sees a rebound for the Patriots and Seahawks this week.

Calais Campbell played every spot on the Jaguars defensive line and dominated the Texans - SBNation.com
Campbell had 3 1/2 sacks in an upset win over the Texans. His dominant performance earned him retired NFL defensive end Stephen White’s Hoss of the Week award.

Deshaun Watson named Texans’ starter for Week 2 against Bengals - SBNation.com
It’s the rookie’s time to shine.

ESPN’s ‘The Fantasy Show’ has a unique approach to talking about players’ injuries - SBNation.com
We want all of our fantasy football news delivered by guys in skeleton suits.

Chris Johnson re-signs with Cardinals with David Johnson headed to IR - SBNation.com
Johnson is back in Arizona.


Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Astros 1, Angels 0: Verlander twirls one-hit gem - The Crawfish Boxes
Now that’s why the Astros got Justin Verlander.

Clint Capela, Eric Gordon appear in ESPN’s NBA Top 100 - The Dream Shake
Capela and Gordon appeared in the second reveal.

Tom Herman’s record against ranked teams put to the test as Texas faces USC - Burnt Orange Nation
The head coach’s success stands in stark contrast to recent Longhorns history on the road and against ranked teams.

Gary Patterson Presser: TCU Still Remembers 2005 - Frogs O' War
The Frogs won’t forget ‘05’s shocking loss to SMU, but will they remember "THE 5" Saturday?

Baylor Lady Bears’ 2017/18 Basketball Roster Is Extremely Thin Yet Talented and Nabs 5 Star 2018 Commits - Our Daily Bears
Lean Lady Bear Roster is Filled With Talent.

Red Raiders in the pros - week 1 - Viva The Matadors
Crabtree and the Raiders win in Tennessee.

THE BULLCAST: Expect Nothing - Good Bull Hunting
Psst.

5 Star Forward Naz Reid Commits To LSU - And The Valley Shook
Add another top recruit for Will Wade.

Longhorn Defense X’s and O’s: #FreeMalik - Barking Carnival
We’ve got a very special edition of Longhorn X’s and O’s this week. The newly renovated Barking Carnival Studios lent a hand for this exclusive video look at how Todd Orlando and Gary Johnson...

Conference USA Power Rankings Week 2 - Underdog Dynasty
A crazy week of action leads to a new team leading the way.