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Houston Texans News: May 21, 2014

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, May 21, 2014.

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Houston Texans News

Houston Texans looking to make 2015 NFL playoffs with rookie coach - NFL - Don Banks -
Getting it right from the start is a big ask for any new NFL head coach, but early success perhaps isn't as rare as it once was in the league.

Texans awarded two rookie offensive linemen on waivers | ProFootballTalk
The Texans have added a pair of offensive linemen waived by clubs on Monday. According to the NFL's Tuesday transactions, the Texans have been awarded Iowa offensive guard Conor Boffeli on waivers from Minnesota and Massachusetts offensive tackle Anthony Dima on waivers from Cleveland.

Will Bortles Start For The Jaguars? - ESPN Video - ESPN
ESPN Video: Cary Chow and Mark Schlereth take a look at the post-draft landscape of the AFC South.

Get to Know a Rookie: Max Bullough - Houston Texans Blog - ESPN
A conglomeration of drafted and undrafted rookies gathered together last week to learn how to be NFL players. Bill O'Brien was asked if they were in...

Estimating contracts for Houston Texans' top three picks - ESPN
The NFL’s current collective bargaining agreement has taken a lot of the mystery and drama out of signing draft picks. Teams, players and agents...

Around the League

Handcuffs, slurs & urine: A collection of the best of the worst NFL fan experiences -
There's nothing quite like seeing an NFL game live at a stadium, especially if someone urinates on you. We collected some of our favorite worst fan experiences from an ongoing discussion at Reddit.

Tom Benson gets concussion test after falling at owners' meetings, seems to be fine -
The 86-year-old owner lost his balance stepping off the podium.

Minneapolis will host Super Bowl LII in 2018 -
NFL owners selected the city's bid in a vote at the annual spring owners meeting Tuesday. Of the three cities competing, only Minneapolis could offer a brand-new stadium.

NFL owners table playoff expansion talk until fall, Roger Goodell speaks after meeting -
NFL owners pushed back discussions about an expanded playoff system Tuesday, tabling the topic until fall meetings.

Jim Kelly is finished with chemotherapy -
Hall of Famer Jim Kelly has four more radiation treatments in his battle against sinus cancer.

Dolphins looking for payments for events to help stadium upgrades -
The Miami Dolphins continue shuffling plans in hopes of finding one to fund Sun Life Stadium renovations. The latest proposal involves payments from Miami-Dade County to reward the organization's ability to attract major sporting events.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Angels 9, Astros 3: Astros return to form, comprehensively suck, lose like losing losers - The Crawfish Boxes
Total package Astros baseball was on display against the Halos this night.

New Texas staff re-offers star 2016 DT Ed Oliver - Burnt Orange Nation
The Houston Westfield product is one of the top in-state defensive tackles.

Red Raider Gridiron | Texas Tech Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury on The Ticket - Viva The Matadors
Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury stopped by The "little" Ticket and spoke for almost 30 minutes about getting the Texas Tech job a year ago to our adopted son, Johnny Manziel.

Preston Morrison named Big 12 Pitcher of the Year - Frogs O' War
Morrison, Brandon Finnegan, Riley Ferrell and Boomer White were all awarded First team selections.

ODB Rewind: Neutering the Terriers - Our Daily Bears
Welcome to the first week of our look back on the 2013 football season. Each week we will re-watch, in order, our Bears earn their first ever Big XII Championship. Relive the moments that brought...

GBH Staff's Favorite Sports Moments #20-16 - Good Bull Hunting
Let's make a list because offseason.

Big Ten Network Gets New York City Pot of Gold - Barking Carnival
The Big 10 Network welcomes Rutgers and Maryland officially into the fold this football season,and with them they welcome in the lucrative east coast TV markets.

#TTTQ Tweet of the Night

Last night's question from @battleredblog was - 2014 will be the year Whitney Mercilus ___________. #TTTQ