Texans morning huddle: Madden matchup, Clowney called out?


Good morning Houston Texans fans, and a happy Friday to you all. Hopefully today treats you well, and the best news so far is that the morning huddle has you covered with all the news you need to know. Enjoy;

Madden Matchup: Texans at Bengals – by Eric SanInocencio, HoustonTexans.com

"Madden Matchup: Texans 31, Bengals 24How about that? Madden 16 predicts a 17-point fourth quarter and a Texans win on the road on ESPN’s Monday Night Football. We’ll take it. I know there has been talk of curses around these parts (my fault), but much like Bill O’Brien has said to the media this week, we are not looking back at the past. We are on to Cincinnati."

Brian Cushing grew up around veterans, World War II survivors – by Tania Ganguli, ESPN

"To trace the ancestry of the Houston Texans’ outside linebacker is to take a tour through some of the world’s most pivotal moments. Veterans Day has a special meaning for Cushing because of it. His great-great-uncle, Alonzo Cushing, received a posthumous Medal of Honor last year for being a Civil War hero. His father, Frank Cushing, was an intelligence officer during the Vietnam War. Afterward he was stationed in Germany, where Cushing’s mother was born.More from Toro TimesHouston Texans already telling fans the Davis Mills era is overHouston Texans have hand forced, waste no time in firing Lovie SmithHouston Texans: Pros and Cons of keeping Head Coach Lovie SmithThere is just one way the Texans can lose the No. 1 pickCelebrate an amazing career with a new JJ Watt shirt from BreakingTShe was born Antoinette Lukaszewicz in 1944 in a Nazi war camp. Brian Cushing exists because she and her family survived."

J.J. Watt, Texans on lookout for Andy Dalton’s quick-pass ability – by Coley Harvey, ESPN

"J.J. Watt recorded 20.5 sacks for the Houston Texans last season, matching a career high.None of them came on the Cincinnati Bengals’ Andy Dalton, a quarterback the Texans faced in Week 12."

Is JJ Watt Sending Jadeveon Clowney A Message – by CBS Houston

"The Houston Texans are hoping that the combination of JJ Watt and Jadeveon Clowney become a dynamic tandem of pass rushers for the team’s defense.On Wednesday Watt was asked how it felt to have Clowney back from his most recent injury issue. JJ Watt answered the question and then went on to praise the guy who replaces Clowney when the former number one overall pick misses time."