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Houston Texans News: July 25, 2014

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Houston Texans News

All eyes on Andre Johnson as Texans begin training camp
Texans WR's status is up in the air after turbulent offseason.

Andre Johnson shows up for Houston Texans camp -
Andre Johnson's standoff with the Houston Texans appears to be over. The franchise icon was on hand for the start of training camp Friday, Ian Rapoport reports.

Houston Texans fill out 90-man roster - Houston Texans Blog - ESPN
The Houston Texans brought back a familiar face today in nose tackle David Hunter, who went to college at the University of Houston. Hunter is listed...

BWTB: Fan Guide to Training Camp
As the team gears up for grueling two-a-days in the Houston heat, there are a few things fans can prepare for, as well.

BWTB: Five things that must go right
Five Things That Must Go Right for the Texans To Be Successful in 2014.

Andre Johnson saga can fade into background - ESPN
When Andre Johnson arrived at the Houston Texans' facility to learn the team's offense on Monday, the best offensive player in franchise history had a...

Dennis Allen: Confidence a non-issue for Matt Schaub - ESPN
NAPA, Calif. -- From the moment he landed with the Oakland Raiders in a trade with the Houston Texans on March 21, Matt Schaub has insisted confidence...

Around the League

Johnny Manziel, Michael Vick headline 2014 NFL training camp position battles -
With the NFL season finally back, there are a bevy of good camp battles to monitor closely.

Ray Rice and the real problem with the NFL's personal conduct policy -
The league is convinced it dropped the hammer on Ray Rice, but the public thinks otherwise. So where does the problem lie?

Ravens RB Ray Rice suspended 2 games -
The NFL will suspend Ray Rice for the first two games of the season for an altercation in February with his fiancee (now wife).

Quotables: Marshawn Lynch to hold out of training camp -
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch will hold out of training camp for a new contract, while Justin Houston of the Kansas City Chiefs showed up despite being unhappy with his own deal.

RG3, DeSean Jackson work out kinks as Washington opens camp -
Matt Cassel is the No. 1 guy for the Vikings heading into camp, Robert Griffin III and DeSean Jackson aren't quite on the same page just yet, and Ryan Clark is weird.

Julius Thomas, Montee Ball and 5 more Broncos looking to buck the competition -
Denver's depth chart seems to go on and on and on. Danny Kelly has a look at the up-and-coming players who could turn the Broncos into another dynasty.

The best quarterback of the 90s, according to rap lyrics -
Brett Favre didn't just win a Super Bowl in the 1990s, he was the most rapped about of all NFL quarterbacks. Ryan Nanni runs the stats to see how the QBs stacked up in the 1990s.

The NFL doesn't care about you, ladies -
The NFL will take your money but will not penalize its players for punching you in the face.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

DaMarcus Beasley has first Dynamo press conference - Dynamo Theory
DaMarcus Beasley was introduced in a press conference attended by season ticket holders and media.

Chris Devenski Pitching Mechanics - The Crawfish Boxes
Subber10 takes a deep look into Astros MiLB pitcher Chris Devenski's mechanics.

Louisville WR: Strong, Watson "didn't want to score anything" - Burnt Orange Nation
The slow-paced offense run by Charlie Strong and Shawn Watson last season was "frustrating" to Louisville wide receiver DeVante Parker.

Red Raider Gridiron: Kliff Kingsbury Visits ESPN - Viva The Matadors
Yesterday, head coach Kliff Kingsbury visited ESPN and Kingsbury read dead-sexy tweets about himsel and the ESPN researchers all told the hosts to ask about Ryan Gosling and Johnny Manziel.

2016 4-star QB Brennan Wooten Commits to TCU - Frogs O' War
The No. 13 quarterback in the nation for the 2016 class just committed to the Horned Frogs.

Ode to the Case: A Fan’s Perspective of 64 years of Baylor Football in Floyd Casey Stadium - Our Daily Bears
From a fan that saw the first game the last game and all in between

SEC Network available to 60 million households with Time Warner Cable and Bright House Network agreements - Good Bull Hunting
This is more good news for fans of the SEC.

It's Coming. The 2014 Longhorn Football Prospectus: Thinking Texas Football - Barking Carnival
The best Texas and Big 12 preview on the market is less than a week from publication.