Texans Morning Huddle–Jets coming to town


Here are your daily Texans stories for November 21, the day before game day for the Texans. However, let’s take a moment to give some props to that other team in Houston which is on a roll right now–the Cougars are one of just five undefeated teams in NCAA Division I football, along with Ohio State, Clemson, Oklahoma State and Iowa. The Cougars travel to take on Connecticut at 2:30 PM CT today looking to improve to 11-0 before closing out the regular season at Navy. But back to the Texans:

Six points: Jets vs. Texans by Brad Penner and Troy Taormina, USA Today Sports

"After a surprising win over the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday night, theHouston Texans return home to face the New York Jets on Sunday.The Jets (5-4), losers of three of their last four games, fell to the Bills 22-17 last week. New York quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick returns to play his former team after a rough outing against Buffalo in which he completed 15-of-34 passes for 193 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions. Fitzpatrick, who underwent surgery this week to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb, started 12 games for the Texans in 2014 before being traded in the offseason for a conditional draft pick."

Matchups to watch by Darryl Slater, NJ.com

Three crucial matchups will determine the winner of the matchup between two AFC playoff contenders.

Special teams shine by John Harris, Houstontexans.com

"The Monday Night Football win over the Cincinnati Bengals provided enough memorable moments to fill an entire NFL Films reel. The one thing, though, that stood out more than anything else was the fact that it was truly a TEAM win."

Fitzpatrick to make history by John Harris, Houstontexans.com

"The Texans have faced former players in past years. There have been any number of former players that have come back to NRG Stadium to face the Texans.DeMeco Ryans.Connor Barwin.Mario Williams.But, the one thing that the Texans have never done, if my math is correct"