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Houston Texans News: July 7, 2014

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Houston Texans News

Texans report: All eyes on Bill O'Brien, Jadeveon Clowney
New Houston coach seems to have strong defense. But can he restore offensive punch?

Key summer questions for Jacksonville Jaguars, Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts, Tennessee Titans - ESPN
With the league on summer break until training camps open, NFL Nation's AFC South reporters take stock of key questions facing the Jaguars, Texans, Colts and Titans.

What The Texans Could Be In 2014: Part 1 " CBS Houston
History tends to repeat itself. It's human nature. Just like it's in our DNA to ATTEMPT to predict the future. So why not look at the possibilities for the 2014 Texans THIS way: by comparing this roster to some of last year's NFL teams?

Around the League

Tajh Boyd, Eric Ebron, and Aaron Murray interview and make fun of fellow NFL rookies -
Always give a microphone to Tajh Boyd. Always.

Josh Gordon arrested in North Carolina for DWI -
Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon was arrested in Raleigh, North Carolina on the Fourth of July.

An All-American Rant: The narrative on Richard Sherman & Russell Wilson - Field Gulls
Prepare yourselves.

Who will be the next Roger Goodell? -
The Ginger Hammer won't be around forever. Who's going to step up when Goodell retires?

Former NFL QB McNabb criticizes Cutler's contract - Windy City Gridiron
Former NFL quarterback turned analysis had some harsh words for the Bears signal caller saying Jay Cutler hasn't gotten it done and needs to deliver in 2014.

Why I wouldn't pay Vernon Davis big bucks in San Francisco - Niners Nation
Vernon Davis is holding out for another pay-day in San Francisco. Here's why I wouldn't give it to him.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

2014 All-Star Selection: Second baseman Jose Altuve selected to American League All-Star team - The Crawfish Boxes
Jose Altuve selected to his second career All-Star selection; he becomes the second Astro named to the American League All-Star team.

NBA Free Agency 2014: Rockets intensifying efforts to sign Chris Bosh - The Dream Shake
According to ESPN's Marc Stein, the Rockets are courting Chris Bosh as they seek to find a third star in free agency.

The big 2014 Texas football guide: Longhorns are a mystery in Strong's first year -
From defensive toughness to offensive identity to quarterback health, Charlie Strong's first Texas team has plenty of questions to answer. And depending on the answers, a middle-heavy schedule could be conducive to a gaudy record in either direction.

Texas Tech Links: The Opening With Stidham and Fehoko; Depth at Cornerback - Viva The Matadors
The Opening begins with Jarrett Stidham and Breiden Fehoko in Oregon. The LAJ considers depth at cornerback. And our condolences to the Elliot Richoux family after he died over the weekend.

Bill Powers to resign? - Barking Carnival