Houston Texans morning huddle: Happy Thanksgiving edition

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Good morning and a Happy Thanksgiving to each and everyone of you from all of us at the Toro Times. We hope everyone enjoys a happy and safe holiday with friends and loved ones.

Speaking of loved ones — here is all the news you need to know about your beloved Houston Texans. Enjoy;

Brock Osweiler: Green laser from stands ‘definitely’ affected play – by Sarah Barshop,
ESPN Staff Writer

“I’m still gathering information on what exactly took place, but all I know at this point is, when we were out there on the field on offense, there were multiple times I saw a green laser coming from the stands,” Osweiler said. “There were a couple of times it definitely hit me in the eye. And it was very noticeable.”

Texans’ Jonathan Grimes returns from illness – by Aaron Wilson, Houston Chronicle

Texans reserve running back Jonathan Grimes returned to practice after missing the past two games with an undisclosed illness.

Grimes didn’t make the trip for their past two road games, including a loss Monday night to the Oakland Raiders at Estadio Azteca.

DeAndre Hopkins’ response to the ‘out of bounds’ call during Texans-Raiders game is classic – by Heather Leighton, Houston Chronicle

During the first quarter, some would say the Texans were robbed of a touchdown thanks to a botched call by the refs. Texans receiver DeAndre Hopkins tried to run the ball in for a touchdown, but was called out of bounds after running 24 yards.

Could lasers and chips help spot the ball? NFL is skeptical – by Michael David Smith, Pro Football Talk

On Monday night, the Texans appeared to be robbed of a first down by a bad spot on back-to-back plays, a pivotal turning point in their loss to the Raiders. And dozens of games every year see key plays turn on whether the ball is spotted a few inches one way or the other. So is there any way the NFL could use technology to improve the spotting of footballs?

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