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Nittany Notebook (10-4): Bill O’Brien really struggling with Texans, and facing lots of heat

Welcome to our daily Nittany Notebook. This post will be updated frequently throughout the day with news, notes and sometimes entertaining info. So be sure to check back often to stay on top of everything that’s going on with Penn State football and athletics, plus other sports of interest in central PA.

Update: 8:30 p.m.

Update: 7:55 p.m.

**The sensational Allen Robinson, my choice as the best PSU product currently playing in the NFL.

Update 7:10 p.m.

Update: 6:55 p.m.

Update: 4 p.m.

**Bill O’Brien is off to a tough start this season as the Texans fall to 0-4 with 31-23 home loss to the Vikings.

After enduring a rough offseason with many questionable personnel decisions, this poor start isn’t sitting well in Texas.

**Here’s a good note from a fan about the Dolphins not looking for Mike Gesicki much today.

Update: 2:20 p.m.

**How about Jesse James going up and just stealing the pass away from a defender!

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Update: 1:50 p.m.

Update: 10:10 a.m.

**Some good morning reads:

Update: 9:40 a.m.

**Welcome to another NFL Sunday. Keep tabs on former Penn State players playing today, as we will update their progress right here.

Former Nittany Lion receiver KJ Hamler played Thursday night for the Broncos and reaggravated his hamstring injury. In that same game, kicker Sam Ficken went 5-for-5 on FGs and tied his career long of 54 yards.

Penn State has 42 players on NFL rosters this year. Here’s a look at how they fared last week.

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Cory Giger is a 15-year veteran of the Penn State beat and a journalist with 28 years of experience. He has won more than 100 state and national journalism awards during his career, plus he's a voter for the Heisman Trophy in football and Wooden Award in basketball.

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