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Houston Texans News: July 21, 2014

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


Houston Texans News

Best- and worst-case scenarios for Texans - Houston Chronicle
Bill O'Brien's first training camp will give fans a good indication of what kind of team the Texans will have this season.

Jadeveon Clowney, No. 1 overall pick, heads to Houston Texans training camp with lofty expectations - Newsday
Other-worldly expectations are nothing new for Jadeveon Clowney.

Texans position-by-position breakdown - Ultimate Texans
New coach, new quarterback, new team.

Texans’ Jadeveon Clowney will ‘try’ to practice at start of camp - Ultimate Texans
Jadeveon Clowney hasn’t been cleared for the start of Texans training camp and is still recovering from sports hernia surgery.

Texans cheerleaders swimsuit calendar unveiled |
There was a big party in west Houston Sunday night as the Texans cheerleaders unveiled their new swimsuit calendar.

Around the League

Miami Vice: Shula and Ditka edition -
The untold story of the 1987 offseason.

The only linebacker who mattered -
Forget the touchdown dances, Hall of Fame middle linebacker Mike Singletary made hitting something to smile about to a generation of NFL fans who came of age in the 1980s.

The best quarterbacks of the 1980s, according to rap lyrics -
QB rating? QBR? Overall record? Super Bowl rings? How do measure who the best NFL quarterbacks of the 1980s were? Easy: rap lyrics.

Seantrel Henderson injured in first Bills training camp practice - Buffalo Rumblings
Cordy Glenn was already sidelined with a medical issue. Then, Seantrel Henderson was injured in the first hour of his first NFL training camp practice. Chris Hairston, the third-team left tackle, is now running with the starters.

Giants' Chris Snee expected to retire Monday -- reports - Big Blue View
Snee was sidelined during mini-camp by a troublesome elbow.

Buffalo Bills' Marcell Dareus fails training camp conditioning test - Buffalo Rumblings
Marcell Dareus is not taking part in the Bills' first training camp practice of the 2014 season because he is not yet in peak physical condition.

Someone gets a Colin Kaepernick, Lombardi Trophy tattoo - Niners Nation
A while back, I posted on Facebook asking people for their best San Francisco 49ers tattoos. Someone had tweeted one at me, and I figured with the quiet of the offseason, it'd be fun to get a look...

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 11, White Sox 7: Astros bombard White Sox with 17 hits for the win - The Crawfish Boxes
Astros 11, White Sox 7: Astros bombard White Sox with 17 hits

Dog Days of Summer League - Rockets VSL Semi Finals Thread Etc - The Dream Shake
Summer League - its what we have.

Texas Longhorns hosting important Under The Lights camp - Burnt Orange Nation
Find out which prospects will be in Austin on Friday night for the most important camp new head coach Charlie Strong has held in his time at Texas.

Texas Tech Links: Gearing up for Big 12 Media Days - Viva The Matadors
A couple of Big 12 related articles before the Big 12 Media Days, which start on Monday.

An Up-Tempo offense- What does it mean for TCU's defense? - Frogs O' War
A year after fielding what was likely football's slowest offense, TCU will be switching to an up-tempo, high flying Air Raid offense. Will that unintentionally make more trouble for TCU's defense?

Baylor flips 2016 5* OL Patrick Hudson from Texas A&M - Our Daily Bears
The 2016 class got its biggest commit yet in the form of Silsbee OL Patrick Hudson, who flipped from Kevin Sumlin and Texas A&M to Baylor at camp this afternoon.

What kind of Aggie gear can you get at Kohl's? - Good Bull Hunting
It turns out the department store has a wide variety of Texas A&M merchandise.