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Houston Texans News: September 21, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, September 21, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Can the Giants, Seahawks and Texans fix their broken offensive lines? They’d better … and fast. - The Washington Post
It has become a league of haves and have-nots when it comes to capable offensive lines.

Patriots O-line faces challenge in protecting Tom Brady fron Texans - New England Patriots Blog- ESPN
In the 2016 playoffs, Houston pressured Patriots QB Tom Brady by moving edge rushers to the interior, creating matchup issues for Brady's protectors.

Agent's Take: Why the Texans' Duane Brown won't win his holdout - CBSSports.com
The Texans desperately miss their tackle, but they're not going to break precedent to bring him back.

Patriots O-line faces challenge in protecting Tom Brady fron Texans - AFC East- ESPN
In the 2016 playoffs, Houston pressured Patriots QB Tom Brady by moving edge rushers to the interior, creating matchup issues for Brady's protectors.

Texans talk challenge they face in Tom Brady
The Texans have a tough task in trying to corral QB Tom Brady.

Watson, Texans face bigger challenge against Patriots (Sep 24, 2017) | FOX Sports
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Deshaun Watson will try to do something Sunday that has never been done by a rookie quarterback.

Texans get healthy as starters return to practice
The Texans injury report was noticeably shorter on Wednesday after the extra rest following Thursday night’s win at Cincinnati.

For Texans, certain round yields third-degree burns - Houston Chronicle
Apparently, there is no such thing as the "Matt Schaub Third-Round Draft Pick Curse."


NFL News

Rams vs. 49ers: 6 reasons to watch ‘Thursday Night Football’ in Week 3 - SBNation.com
This isn’t a great matchup — here’s why you should watch anyway.

Trevor Siemian is playing like the quarterback the Broncos NEED him to be - SBNation.com
Ol’ Touchdown Trevor is tied for the NFL lead in TD passes. Retired NFL offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz takes a closer look at the Broncos QB’s red hot start.


Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Astros 4, White Sox 3: Peacock, Yuli push Astros streak to 6 games - The Crawfish Boxes
El Yuli collected three hits in Astros win.

Carmelo Anthony hopes to be a Rocket before Monday - The Dream Shake
Training camp is just around the corner, and Carmelo wants to be in Houston before it starts.

Texas run defense dominated USC, but the secondary is still a work in progress - Burnt Orange Nation
The ‘Horns run defense had its way with USC’s dynamic backfield, but the secondary is yet to match such dominance.

Week 3 Big 12 Hot Takes and Tweets Awards - Frogs O' War
So I, like the rest of Frog Nation spent my game day focused on one thing: Beating the ever loving crap out of the Ponies. And luckily the Frogs came through. But if you’re like me you didn’t have...

Big 12 Power Rankings 9/20 - Our Daily Bears
The top is very good.

Matador Mailbag: Sun Devils Got Burned - Viva The Matadors
Answering questions about the Arizona St game and all things Texas Tech.

THE TAILGATE: A Graphical Preview of Texas A&M at Arkansas (Jerry World) - Good Bull Hunting
Two coaches on the hot seat roller coaster in Arlington. Come take a ride on THE TAILGATE.

Playin’ Nice: Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician - And The Valley Shook
John Cassillo of our friends at Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician give us some scoop on the Orange.

The Week That Will Be: Close Calls - Barking Carnival
Close, but no cigar. I like cigars.

Underdog Pawdcast Episode 23: Memphis Upsets UCLA, AAC Week 4 Preview - Underdog Dynasty
We recap all of Week 3 in our power rankings and look ahead to Week 4.

Is it time to start worrying about the Houston Dynamo’s playoff chances? - Dynamo Theory
After a hot start to the year, the Houston Dynamo have cooled off considerably which has put them below the playoff line. Is it time to start worrying about postseason ambitions?