Texans morning huddle: Can’t kill these Texans


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The Houston Texans sit alone in first place, with the division in their hands. Here is the news you need to know about your first place team!

How The Houston Texans Make The Playoffs And Win The Division – by Garret Heinrich, CBS Houston

"The Houston Texans won their first ever game in Indianapolis on Sunday. The win was both significant historically and in the present. The win gave the Texans a much-needed advantage in the AFC South where the Texans currently hold a one-game lead over the Colts. But with two games left what do the Texans need to do to win the division and get into the playoffs for the first time since 2012?"

We Can’t Kill the Houston Texans – Even If We Want To – by Kenneth Arthur, Rolling Stone

"Somebody has to win the AFC South – it might as well be the Houston Texans.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 SmithCorrection: The Houston Texans featuring Brandon Weeden. And after Sunday’s 16-10 win over the Indianapolis Colts, that’s exactly the case. The Texans are 7-7, with a one-game lead in one of football’s most putrid divisions. It’s an accomplishment, yes, but it also goes to a larger point: No matter how bad your record, you still have a shot in this upside-down NFL"

Texans rookie receiver Strong surfaces with crucial TD catch – by Aaron Wilson, Houston Chronicle

"Texans rookie wide receiver Jaelen Strong bolted across the backfield to his right during the fourth quarter Sunday, pretending initially he was going to block blitzing Indianapolis Colts outside linebacker Erik Walden.It was a convincing enough bit of salesmanship from the third-round draft pick that it created a prime opening for quarterback Brandon Weeden, after a play-action fake to running back Alfred Blue, to lead Strong into the flat and deliver the football for a game-winning touchdown off a bootleg."

Report: Texans sign B.J. Daniels off Seahawks practice squad – by Josh Alper, Pro Football Talk

"B.J. Daniels has spent this season bouncing between the Seahawks practice squad and their active roster, but it looks like he won’t be ending the year with the organization."