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Houston Texans News: September 28, 2017

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

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Deshaun Watson of Houston Texans donates game check to three women impacted by Hurricane Harvey
Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson donated his first paycheck to thank three employees of the NRG Stadium cafeteria who were affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Deshaun Watson Donates 1st Game Check to Stadium Workers Affected by Hurricane | Bleacher Report
A plethora of individuals throughout the Houston area were impacted by Hurricane Harvey, including three women who work in the cafeteria at NRG Stadium...

Texans home underdogs to rival Titans in NFL Week 4 | Texans Wire
Texans home underdogs to rival Titans in NFL Week 4.

Texans defense prepares for “physical” matchup
The Texans defense is preparing for a physical matchup with the Tennessee Titans in Week 4.

Texans' J.J. Watt not concerned about stats - Houston Chronicle
For the first time in his career, Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt has been held without a sack through the first three games of the season.

Take Two: Titans QB Marcus Mariota Ready to Face Texans
The Titans have played the Texans four times since Marcus Mariota entered the NFL in 2015, but Sunday’s meeting in Houston will just the second versus the Texans for the Titans QB.

Titans, Texans meet in pivotal division game |
Even before their physical dismantling of the Seattle Seahawks last Sunday, the Tennessee Titans had been cast as favorites in the AFC South, a title bestowed on them in part based upon their strong play last season, and in part because of the expectations of their developing roster.

Titans vs. Texans the all-time series
The Tennessee Titans lead the all-time series 16-14 with the Houston Texans. The Texans have won 5 of the past 6.

Houston Texans Looking for Alfred Blue to Return this Sunday
The Houston Texans are getting some important roster players back at the right time and now it appears Alfred Blue will be close to returning this week against the...

Texans like rookie D'Onta Foreman's versatility, power - Houston Chronicle
The skills of Texans rookie running back D'Onta Foreman qualify him as a legitimate three-down running back.

NFL News

The Giants are still looking for something to celebrate -
The Giants have had plenty to talk about, but they’re still looking for results.

Here's why the Lions are contenders in the NFC -
Last week’s fluky loss aside, retired NFL offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz sees a Lions team that could surprise a lot of people this season.

Deshaun Watson gave his 1st NFL game check to Hurricane Harvey victims -
Watson is an MVP for this.

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Astros 12, Rangers 2: Astros crush Rangers to complete sweep - The Crawfish Boxes
I hope the Rangers ticket holders enjoyed it.

Rockets waive Shawn Long - The Dream Shake
The first training camp cut happened yesterday.

1-2 Texas vs. 2-1 Iowa State: Q&A with Wide Right Natty Lite - Burnt Orange Nation
On Thursday night, the Texas Longhorns will kick off their Big 12 slate on the road against an improving Iowa State Cyclones squad.

Shoes in the Shadows: How does the biggest college basketball scandal ever affect TCU? - Frogs O' War
Every basketball team in the country has to be wondering what’s coming next. What does it mean for TCU?

Podcast: The Process Is Working - Our Daily Bears
An incredible game against top-ranked Oklahoma shows that Matt Rhule’s Process is working. We’re trusting it on the podcast this week.

Press conference: a recognizement for the defense - Viva The Matadors
Keke Coutee and injuries among other topics discussed after the victory over Houston.

THE TAILGATE: A Graphical Preview of Texas A&M vs South Carolina - Good Bull Hunting
COCK-A-DOODLE-DO yourself a favor and scroll on down to THE TAILGATE.

Sneaky Good Pod Episode 37: Paul and Poseur Have a Fight - And The Valley Shook
This will be our last podcast.

Texas and the NCAA Basketball Scandal - Barking Carnival
The last couple of days have been amazing in the NCAA basketball world. FBI arrests of assistant coaches, Hall of Fame coaches getting fired, and the Texas Longhorns fan base breathing a collective...

Around the Dog Park: Watch out, the Feds are coming for college athletics recruiting - Underdog Dynasty
Identifying under and over achievers so far this year.. recognizing conference award winners.. Catching up on injury reports.

Dynamo overcome second-half deficit to salvage a point against the Galaxy - Dynamo Theory
Defensive miscues and wastefulness in attack lead to 3-3 draw on Wednesday night.