Texans Morning Huddle–Sunday looms large


Happy Friday! Here are your daily Texans stories:

Bold Predictions for Sunday by Evan Massey, Classicalite.com

"1. Matt Hasselbeck Will Get Back to Playing Like a StarOnce again, the Colts have ruled star quarterback Andrew Luck out of this week’s game due to injury. That means that veteran Matt Hasselbeck will start once again and he will get back to playing like a star after a rough week against the Jacksonville Jaguars last week. He will throw for 250 or more yards and will also throw for at least two touchdowns."

This is the big one by Marc Vandermeer, Houstontexans.com

"Welcome to the biggest Houston Texans game in three years.There’s much talk about how the Texans have never won in Indianapolis. The players and coaches deny it’s a factor. Maybe they are right.As someone who has seen every snap of every loss up there I can tell you it’s a tough place to play. Long ago, Peyton Manning trained the crowd to be ultra-quiet when he was on the field. Indy fans complied, as the stadium sounded like the patrons at Augusta National observing putts on the 18th."

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J.J. Watt converts Cowboys fan to Texans fan by Eduardo Mendez, Sportsworldnews.com

"J.J. Watt has officially started corrupting your children. Well, at least one child.A local Pre-K teacher in Houston — looking to motivate her four-year-olds — replaced her Elf on the Shelf with a miniature Watt just in time for the holidays. It had damning ramifications beyond instilling societal values in her students."

Texans will get sixth rounder from Jets by ESPN News Services

"The New York Jets will surrender a sixth-round pick to the Houston Texans in the trade for Ryan Fitzpatrick now that that quarterback has played in 70 percent of the Jets’ plays this season, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter."