Texans morning huddle: Giving back on Thanksgiving


The Houston Texans gave out pies on Thanksgiving day, Charles James II is now starting, this and more in today’s edition of the morning huddle

Hopefully everyone out there had a great Thanksgiving day! Let’s get this food coma day after started the right way with the morning huddle. Here is the news you need to know;

Charles James II: From struggling to starting – by Deepi Sidhu, HoustonTexans.com

"Just two years ago, Charles James II was living in an Orlando motel. Just a few hours away from his hometown of Jacksonville, the undrafted prospect wanted to train and prepare himself for the NFL. Living on a shoe-string budget, he didn’t want to burden his mother but he didn’t have an agent either. He was his only chance to make it.More from Toro TimesHouston Texans: Can Sean Payton really be the next head coach?Houston Texans Draft: Michael Mayer should be a no doubter at pick 12Houston 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 Smith"

Pads, practice and pies for Texans on Thanksgiving – by Drew Dougherty, HoustonTexans.com

"The Texans celebrated Thanksgiving with a practice in pads.Head coach Bill O’Brien then celebrated by passing out pecan pies to the media members in attendance at Thursday’s press conference.The team went throught their Thursday work outside at the Houston Methodist Training Center, and head coach Bill O’Brien explained why the Texans have practiced in pads once a week over the last month."

Which Houston Texans Running Back Is Worth Owning in Fantasy Football? – by Samuel Feldman, Number Fire

"Alfred Blue is firmly entrenched as the direct backup to Foster, which, by default, made him the starter in Foster’s absence. While it is no small task to replace a superstar, this role looked unenviable early in the season as the Texans appeared to be the laughingstock in the league.Only DeAndre Hopkins looked to have any fantasy value as all the Texans could do was pass the ball."