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Houston Texans News: June 10, 2014

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, June 10, 2014.

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Houston Texans News

Texans could release a quarterback before training camp - Ultimate Texans
The Texans may enter training camp with only three quarterbacks, coach Bill O’Brien said Monday at NRG Stadium.

Bill O'Brien: Houston Texans don't have reps for 4 QBs -
Coach Bill O'Brien suggested Monday that one of the Houston Texans' four quarterbacks might not make it through training camp. Will Case Keenum or T.J. Yates be the odd man out?

Texans might cut a quarterback before training camp -
Three's not always a crowd in quarterback competitions, but four definitely is -- and Bill O'Brien seems to understand that. The Texans coach hinted on Monday that Houston could be dumping one of its four quarterbacks sometime in the near future.

Signing contract just 'first step' for Jadeveon Clowney of Houston Texans - ESPN
Signing his contract with the Texans was an important step for outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney.

Winding road leads Texans QB Fitzpatrick to big opportunity - Houston Chronicle
The man who may lead them has never been an annual winner, began his crisscrossed career as the fourth quarterback in a three-quarterback system and waited until the 250th overall pick of the NFL draft to become a pro.

McClain: Bill O’Brien is not a Belichick clone (video) - Ultimate Texans
John McClain gets asked about Bill O’Brien all the time. Here is The General’s take on the new Texans head coach.

Around the League

How *not* to become a member of the Pro Football Writers of America -
PFT Commenter was so inspired by the PFWA shaming Marshawn Lynch for not giving them any thing stupid to print that he decided he needed to join this elite membership of football takesmiths.

Does Mike Smith belong on the hot seat? -
The Falcons experienced a frustrating fall last season and ended up as the league's biggest disappointment with only four wins. Does Mike Smith deserve the hot seat talk that comes with it?

Quotables: DeSean Jackson suing Drew Rosenhaus and plenty more -
Jackson and Rosenhaus are locked in a heated dispute over a nice chunk of change nearing the half-million mark.

Eagles Lane Johnson explains the story behind the $17,747 rookie dinner bill - Bleeding Green Nation
The big bill was not a big deal.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 4, D-backs 3: Bo Porter and the Astros go on a vision quest - The Crawfish Boxes
Bo Porter reaches a new level of managerial understanding after wandering the National League desert.

Robert Covington needs to work on his legs - The Dream Shake
Rookie forward Robert Covington brought us some pictures from the gym yesterday. We think he might need to work on those calves.

VTM Roundtable: Household Names, Big Defensive Commits and Best Home Game - Viva The Matadors
Another award winning VTM Roundtable, where we discuss who will be a household name at the end of the year, players like Mike Mitchell and Breiden Fehoko at Texas Tech and the home game you are most looking forward to attending.

Monday DBR: A Sommer Recruit - Our Daily Bears
Get it? "Sommer" is German for "Summer" and his name is Somerville?

TOAD TO OMAHA - Frogs O' War
In the most thrilling way possible---TCU punches their ticket to Omaha

Aggie Football 2014 Mini-hype Videos: Kenny Hill - Good Bull Hunting
15 seconds of quarterback Kenny Hill

Jurgen Klinsmann blending tenacity into his possession style -
Fearing a USMNT that tries and fails to pass teams off the park and forgetting what's made them a dangerous underdog in the past? Fear no more.

ESPN's announcers for USMNT matches, entire first week of World Cup - Stars and Stripes FC
Who will you be listening to for the first week of the World Cup?

FIFA World Cup 2014: Brad Davis belongs at World Cup for US Men's National Team - Dynamo Theory
Plenty of Brad Davis haters out there are willing to blame him for Landon Donovan's exclusion from the US Men's National Team 23-man roster for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, but there is not a better service man available. Not even Landycakes.

#TTTQ Tweet of the Night

Last night's question from @battleredblog was - If Kareem Jackson does shift to the slot, who will play outside with Johnathan Joseph#TTTQ