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Houston Texans News: September 19, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, September 19, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Texans move on from Jaelen Strong – ProFootballTalk
The Texans need receivers, but they decided they don't need Jaelen Strong. Strong was cut on Monday. The third-round pick in 2015 played on Thursday night in Cincinnati, but he caught no passes. For his career, Strong has caught 28 passes in 19 games.

Houston Texans release receiver Jaelen Strong
Receiver Jaelen Strong, who was suspended for the Texans' opener for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, was released by the team Monday.

Greg Mancz to Remain in the Starting Lineup Moving Forward for the Houston Texans
The Houston Texans plan to move on with Greg Mancz as their starting right guard.

Texans prepare for Patriots rematch
Bill O'Brien and the Texans discuss their rematch in New England on Sunday.

Houston Texans: Scouts react to Deshaun Watson's first NFL start
Houston Texans star rookie Deshaun Watson looks very promising after his first NFL start last week against the Cincinnati Bengals.

Texans corner Kevin Johnson's knee injury a tough loss - Houston Chronicle
The loss of cornerback Kevin Johnson to a Grade 2 sprained medial collateral ligament in his knee represents a huge blow to the Texans' defense.

Will Fuller Returns To Practice Field For Texans « CBS Houston
The Texans might be getting injured wide receiver Will Fuller back than originally expected. On Monday Fuller returned to the practice field after having missed most of the preseason and the first two weeks of the regular season with a collarbone injury.

Texans to work out TE Alex Ellis - Houston Chronicle
The Texans are bringing in tight ends Alex Ellis and Brian Parker for a workout Tuesday, according to a league source not authorized to speak publicly.

Houston Texans release wideout Jaelen Strong -
The Texans released wideout Jaelen Strong, the team announced on Monday. The move comes as a slight surprise, but Strong played just 20 snaps and wasn't targeted against the Bengals in Week 2.

Tom Brady Always Wins. Even Against the Refs. - The New York Times
In a dominant performance against the Saints, Brady also displayed a mastery of the rule book.

Texans release WR Jaelen Strong after suspension for marijuana arrest |
Texans wide receiver Jaelen Strong is appealing a one-game suspension related to an arrest in February 2016, ABC13 has confirmed.

NFL News

Lions vs. Giants: 5 winners and 5 losers from Detroit’s 24-10 win -
The Giants have some problems on offense. Big problems.

NFL ratings are down because teams have no incentive to be good -
This has nothing to do with Colin Kaepernick.

Lions vs. Giants: What’s wrong with the Giants’ offense? -
New York’s season is already on the brink after another flat offensive performance.

Lions vs. Giants 2017 live updates: Scores, highlights, and results -
Detroit improves to 2-0 behind a strong special teams effort at Metlife Stadium.

The Chiefs are good enough to give Andy Reid the Super Bowl he deserves -
Andy Reid and the Chiefs look like the best team in the NFL right now, and I’m so here for it.

Broncos' strong start to the season shows why they hired Vance Joseph -
Joseph’s Broncos have yet to lose, and he deserves a lot of the credit for that. Plus, a closer look at just how important Travis Kelce and Derrick Henry are for their teams.

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Astros 7, Mariners 1: Crush City earns AL West title - The Crawfish Boxes
Verlander and home runs take the day.

James Harden is 2016 Rocketsing Chris Paul - The Dream Shake
Prepare to be leadershipped, CP3.

Tom Herman Loves Gum - Burnt Orange Nation
Daily Round Up: September 18, 2017.

Quick Look: Oklahoma State - Frogs O' War
The Frogs kick off their Big 12 slate against a conference frontrunner, and they’ll need to bring their A-game.

Matt Rhule says Grayland Arnold, Tion Sells, Terence Williams, Jordan Feurbacher Available for OU Game - Our Daily Bears
Sic ‘Em.

Press conference: Good things and bad things - Viva The Matadors
Coack Kingsbury had mixed feelings after the victory over Arizona State.

First Glance: Texas A&M Aggies vs. Arkansas Razorbacks - Good Bull Hunting
Hotseat Classic.

Eating With Ed, Week 4 - Syracuse - And The Valley Shook
Coach O started right off talking about what went wrong, and there was a lot to list off in all phases of the game, from penalties, tackling, and eye discipline on defense, to drops in the...

Connor Williams Going Under the Knife - Barking Carnival
Per Tom Herman’s Monday presser, the Longhorns’ badass junior left tackle will undergo knee surgery in the next week to ten days following his first-half injury against the Trojans on Saturday...

Sun Belt Power Rankings: Week Four - Underdog Dynasty
Our rankings stand pat.

Houston Dynamo 0, San Jose Earthquakes 1: Rate the Players and Quick Thoughts - Dynamo Theory
How well do you think the Dynamo players performed against the San Jose Earthquakes in their 0-1 loss.