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2 hrs ago | Houston Press

Houston Texans Don't Get Arrested That Often, Compared to Other NFL Teams

The outing of Ray Rice, whose stunning knockout of his fiance was caught on elevator cameras and viewed more than 8.6 million times on YouTube, has caused football fans around the country to take a second look at the NFL stars they thought they knew. Good news for Houston -- the Texans are relatively well behaved.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jerome Mathis, NFL Players, NFL Football

7 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Raiders need to stop the run

Raiders coach Dennis Allen isn't about to panic two games into the season. However, he concedes that there's a sense of urgency now that his team is 0-2, struggling in many areas and facing a formidable New England Patriots team in the next game.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders, Charles Woodson, NFL Players, Rod Streater, Mike Mohamed

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Washington Times

Forcing turnovers key to Houston's early success

Two games into this year, and Houston is tied for second-best in the league in that category at plus-five. The Texans forced four turnovers in Sunday's 30-14 win at Oakland, using a couple of big plays by the secondary to improve to 2-0 after dropping their last 14 games in 2013.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NCAA Sports, James Jones, Houston Cougars NCAA Football, University of Houston NCAA, NCAA Football, Kendrick Lewis, Kareem Jackson, NFL Players, Johnathan Joseph

BleacherReport

Texans' Plan to Split Backfield Work Spells Fantasy Trouble for Arian Foster

It was the second straight week that Foster cracked the century mark and the most rushing yardage Foster has gained in a game since Week 6 of the 2013 season. However, before Foster's fantasy owners could even finish patting themselves on the back for drafting the 28-year-old this season, news came out of Houston that put a significant damper on the celebration where Foster's early-season success is concerned.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Alfred Blue, Jonathan Grimes, NFL Players, Arian Foster

Sporting News

Texans aim to go from top to bottom, back to top

This is the fourth straight year they've won their first two games. At least one NFL team has gone from last place in its division to first place the next year in each of the last 11 years.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, AFC, AFC South, J.J Watt, Ryan Fitzpatrick, NFL Players, Arian Foster, Buffalo Bills

Houston Chronicle

Texansa Manning & Co. know better than to get caught up in 2-0 start

Safety Danieal Manning has never not started 2-0 with the Texans, so he pointed out how important it is for the team to not get complacent because of their record. "We've been here before," said Manning, who was released by the team during the spring but wound up re-signing after being cut by the Cincinnati Bengals.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Danieal Manning, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Cincinnati Bengals, Buffalo Bills

The Willits News

Oakland Raiders defense fails to stop Houston Texans

Defensive end Justin Tuck sat in his locker chair for a solid 20 minutes Sunday, his face buried in his hands. Apparently, even for the Raiders players, it was as horrible as it looked.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders, Khalil Mack, Justin Tuck, LaMarr Woodley, NFL Players, Antonio Smith (Arizona Cardinals)

Houston Chronicle

McClain: Texans' positive turnover ratio bodes well

If Romeo Crennel's defense continues to force turnovers at the same frenetic pace of the first two games, the Texans are going north for the winter. So far, the Texans have done just about everything right in their victories over Washington and Oakland , but no statistic is more meaningful than their plus-5 turnover ratio.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Brian Cushing, Kendrick Lewis, NFL Players, Johnathan Joseph, Arian Foster, Brooks Reed

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Raiders

vs. Texans Postgame Quotes

Opening Statement: "That's a recipe to getting your butt kicked. I told the players in there just now, only people that can change it are the people in that locker room, coaches and players.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, J.J Watt, Ryan Fitzpatrick, NFL Players, Oakland Raiders

Houston Chronicle

Gameday Central: Texans lead 24-0

Texans 27, Raiders 0, 3Q: The Texans continued their dominant ways in the second half, extending the lead to 24-0. Jonathan Joseph returned a fumble, forced by D.J. Swearinger, 49 yards to the Raiders' 21-yard line, and the Texans took advantage with a 12-yard touchdown pass from Ryan Fitzpatrick to DeAndre Hopkins.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Randy Bullock, J.J Watt, Ryan Fitzpatrick, DeAndre Hopkins, NFL Players, Arian Foster

Houston Texans

On the Scene: Texans at Oakland

Meet Texans offensive linemen Ben Jones and Brandon Brooks at the Verizon West Road Store, 10721 North Fwy., Houston, TX 77037. Meet Texans defensive back D.J. Swearinger at the Academy Sports + Outdoors located at 16610 US Hwy 59, Sugar Land, TX 77479.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Duane Brown, NFL Players, D.J Swearinger, Brandon Brooks, Ben Jones

ToroTimes

Houston Texans vs. Oakland Raiders: 5 Bold Predictions

Sep 7, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick runs for a first down on a keeper during the fourth quarter against the Washington Redskins at NRG Stadium. The Texans defeated the Redskins 17-6.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Alfred Blue, NFL Players, Ryan Fitzpatrick, DeAndre Hopkins, Arian Foster

USA Today

Three-and-out: Trends worth monitoring in Week 2

Is there any offseason in professional sports that feels as long as the NFL's? The eight-month crawl to real football finally ended last week. With meaningful games to dissect and analyze, it makes sense that we can be quick to jump to conclusions based on our first impressions of teams and players around the league.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Baltimore Ravens, Joe Flacco, NFL Players, Cincinnati Bengals, New England Patriots, Vince Wilfork

Sporting News

Week 2 Game-Time Decisions

Below are the key fantasy players who are expected to be game-time decisions. Check for updates on Sunday morning before kickoff.

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Related Topix: Sports, Shaun Hill, NFL Players, NFL Football, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Doug Martin, Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Cleveland Browns

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Raiders' Carr to make home debut vs. familiar foe

Carr's big brother, David, was the first Texans draft pick back in 2002, and the younger Carr spent much of the first five years of the franchise hanging around the team. He went to the games and practices, played catch with the mascot and hung around with NFL stars such as Andre Johnson.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders, Andre Johnson, J.J Watt, Shane Lechler, Ryan Fitzpatrick, NFL Players

Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Wes Welker out Sunday as NFL council puts halt to new drug policy deal

Wes Welker of the Denver Broncos carries the ball against the Houston Texans during a preseason football game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Saturday, August 23, 2014 in Denver. Although the NFL Players Association's 32-team representatives gave unanimous approval on terms of the league's new policy Friday, the league and union did not have a formal agreement by 2 p.m. Saturday, when 53-man rosters must be set for games played on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Denver Broncos, Wes Welker, NFL Players

ToroTimes

The NFL needs J.J. Watt

Sep 7, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt during the game against the Washington Redskins at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports The NFL is in crisis.

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Contra Costa Times

Raiders fans, Antonio Smith's 'Ninja Assassin' an ideal match

If ever a fan base and a player seemed to be a perfect match, it would be the Raiders defensive tackle Antonio Smith and the most infamous partisans in the NFL. Smith came out of the tunnel each week as a member of the Houston Texans wearing his "Ninja Assassin'' mask and had a special dance for sacks which included a simulated "slash of death'' and the throwing of "Ninja stars.'

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders, NFL Players, Antonio Smith (Arizona Cardinals), Charles Woodson, Bojay Filimoeatu, Taiwan Jones

Houston Chronicle

With Clowney out, Romeo Crennel says Texans have to have a next-man-up mentalitya

Defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel met with the media after practice today - the first time since the Texans' 17-6 victory over Washington. Crennel was asked about the loss of outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney, who underwent arthroscopic knee surgery on Monday and is out for four to six games.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Jadeveon Clowney, Whitney Mercilus, NFL Players, Washington Redskins, Robert Griffin III

The Miami Herald

Redskins kicker Kai Forbath has sore kicking leg

Houston Texans' Kendrick Lewis trips up Washington Redskins' Jordan Reed during the first quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, in Houston.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Redskins, NFL Football, Kai Forbath, Jordan Reed, NFL Players, Brian Orakpo, Kedric Golston

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