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Houston Texans News: July 31, 2014

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, July 31, 2014.

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Houston Texans News

Bob McNair leaves Raiders’ moving options open for now - Ultimate Texans
As Texans owner Bob McNair pointed out on Wednesday, it’s so early in the process he’s not willing to support or oppose the Oakland Raiders’ possible move to San Antonio.

Texans’ Arian Foster gives one mundane answer for every question - Ultimate Texans
Arian Foster finally spoke with the media Wednesday. Sort of.

Texans' Posey working overtime to perfect his craft - Houston Chronicle
Judging by the answers the Texans routinely provide for questions relating to anything that happened, good or bad, in or around NGR Stadium before the day Bill O'Brien first walked through the door, it seems the players have suffered a collective amnesia.

KILT realigns Texans pregame, postgame shows - Ultimate Texans
Talk show hosts Rich Lord and Sean Pendergast will join KILT’s (610 AM) Texans pre- and postgame coverage for the 2014 season, the station said Wednesday.

Better day but Texans still dealing with mistakes - Ultimate Texans
Day 5 was better for the Texans, who worked on red-zone installation, added a new portion of the no-huddle offense and focused on special teams.

Quotes: Day 5 of Training Camp
Quotes from Texans players that spoke to media on Wednesday.

Arian Foster returns to Houston Texans' practice - NFL.com
Houston Texans running back Arian Foster returned to practice after missing the past two days with a reported hamstring tweak. Receiver Andre Johnson remained out with his own hamstring injury.

Chris Myers on camp changes, 1st week "MVP"
Chris Myers described how camp is different in 2014, and also singled out a pair of young linemen who are making a difference.

24 Training Camp Observations: Day 5
Texans Analyst John Harris shared his 24 observations of the 4th day at training camp.

Around the League

Walter Jones, the quiet giant, goes to Canton - SBNation.com
Walter Jones didn't need to go to training camp or be outspoken. He just showed up and dominated for more than a decade. Now he's headed to the Hall of Fame.

Tyron Smith's extension could mean no new deal for Dez Bryant - SBNation.com
There are conflicting reports on how Tyron Smith's new blockbuster deal affects Dez Bryant's bid at a new contract. We take a deeper look.

Celebrity Wife Swap: Just let Plaxico Burress watch TV in peace - SBNation.com
Look at him. He's a man at peace. Why can't you leave him alone, TV producers?

Mark Davis responds to San Antonio rumors, Bob McNair and Jerry Jones do too - Silver And Black Pride
Mark Davis gives a short response to the news about the Raiders exploring the possibility of moving to San Antonio while Bob McNair and Jerry Jones both lay claims to the fans in the area.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros trade rumors: What's going to happen as the deadline nears? - The Crawfish Boxes
Breaking down the market for each of Houston's two coveted relievers.

Report: Joe Bergeron Released From Scholarship - Burnt Orange Nation
Reports released Wednesday afternoon indicate that the senior running back has been released from his scholarship with the Texas Longhorns.

Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby Isn't Just Talking About Cheating - Viva The Matadors
Everyone seemed to hang on Bob Bowlsby's opening remarks about how it pays to cheat, but I don't think that's all he was talking about.

Thursday DBR: Under the Radar - Our Daily Bears
Recruiting never ends, and it always surprises us.

Texas A&M's 12th Man Trademark Agreement with the Buffalo Bills - Good Bull Hunting
A look inside Texas A&M's agreement with the Buffalo Bills over use of the 12th Man trademark, and current legal battle with the Buffalo based "12th Man Thunder" fan group.

Not So Fast - Starting Senior Safety Josh Turner Remains With Team - Barking Carnival
Josh Turner is still with the team after a Monday meeting with Strong.