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Houston Texans News: July 15, 2014

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, July 15, 2014.

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Houston Texans News

Houston Texans Lineman David Quessenberry, San Jose State Alum, Wages Fight Against Lymphoma | NBC Bay Area
San Jose State University alum and football player David Quessenberry was living the dream when he was drafted by the Houston Texans in the sixth round of the NFL draft. But the 23-year-old's career was put...

Andre Johnson would like trade from Texans - Sports - The Boston Globe
Tired of starring for rebuilding teams, Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson would prefer to finish his NFL career with a winner. The third overall pick in 2003, Johnson and the Texans have had just three winning seasons: 2009, 2011 and 2012, with Houston making the postseason in 2011 and ’12.

Houston Texans 2014 preview: Running game key to success in O'Brien's scheme | FOX Sports on MSN
Houston Texans 2014 preview: Running game key to success in Bill O'Brien's offensive scheme.

Texans announce open Training Camp dates
Houston Texans Training Camp presented by XFINITY will begin on Saturday, July 26, as the Texans take to the field for the first time in preparation for the 2014 season.

Texans' Options With WR Johnson - ESPN Video - ESPN
ESPN Video: Adam Schefter, Louis Riddick and Mark Brunell discuss the limited amount of leverage WR Andre Johnson has in trying to get the Texans to trade him.

Around the League

7 young Cardinals set to soar in 2014 -
The Cardinals will look to a few young players to bolster their run game, passsing offense, linebacker corps and offensive line in 2014.

Jimmy Graham appeals Saints franchise tag designation -
Jimmy Graham filed an appeal to the ruling that he'd be tagged as a tight end prior to Tuesday's deadline, potentially buying time for a new contract.

Pierre Thomas is running out of time -
Pierre Thomas has consistently been on the cusp of being an effective starting running back. Will 2014 be his year?

Quotables: Donte Whitner says keep Josh Gordon; Bills stadium report delayed -
One of the newest Browns realizes the impact of Josh Gordon's absence, while Buffalo still holds its breath waiting for stadium details.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

What happens when a fan at a MiLB game charges the mound? - The Crawfish Boxes

Rockets re-sign guard Troy Daniels - The Dream Shake
Rocket re-sign playoff hero Troy Daniels to a 2-year deal.

Parsons "offended" by Rockets' free agent search - The Dream Shake
Chandler Parsons is blunt about his transition between Houston and Dallas this off-season.

Several Longhorns named to 2014 award watch lists - Burnt Orange Nation
Six members of the Texas football team have secured spots on national award watch lists.

Football Recruiting in the Big XII: How are the other Big XII teams doing? - Viva The Matadors
You probably know a bit about Texas Tech and their commits, but how much do you know about the other Big XII teams? This story is here to show you how the other teams are doing

TCU Looking into New Era of Scholarships - Frogs O' War
TCU's Athletic Director, Chris Del Conte, is looking into switching the current one-year scholarships offered to student athletes, to a four-year commitment.

Baylor Announces "Traditions Rally" at McLane Stadium on Thursday, August 28 - Our Daily Bears
The official kickoff for Baylor's new on-campus football stadium will include a concert, pep rally, and fireworks over the Brazos River.

Official 2014 Texas A&M Depth Chart (pre-Fall Camp) - Good Bull Hunting
Texas A&M's official pre-Fall Camp Depth Chart