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Houston Texans News: August 15, 2014

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

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Houston Texans News

Texans QB Case Keenum gets first-team reps -
Texans quarterback Case Keenum took first-team reps on Thursday, it was the first time since training camp started that Keenum has taken snaps with the ones.

Fantasy football impact: Can the Texans rebound from that awful 2013? -
Between injuries and ineffectiveness, the normally strong Houston team just couldn't find the end zone last year. Can it bounce back in 2014? We break down the fantasy implications.

Case Keenum gets first-team reps for Houston Texans -
Ryan Fitzpatrick is locked into the starting quarterback role for the Houston Texans, based on what coach Bill O'Brien said this week. With Case Keenum taking first-team snaps, can that change?

Falcons’ T.J. Yates enjoys weirdness of practicing against Texans - Ultimate Texans
T.J. Yates said the whole thing was good but weird.

O'Brien avoids venting on Texans, stays true to team building - Houston Chronicle
Instantly becoming this year's 2013 Kansas City Chiefs crashed through the window with the annihilation in Arizona.

Houston Texans RB Arian Foster saying little in training camp | FOX Sports
Arian Foster isn't saying much these days.

Around the League

Torrey Smith dreams about zombies -
Maybe it's just a metaphor for Steelers defensive backs. The Ravens receiver talked to SB Nation's Sarah Kogod about his most recent nightmare, marriage and more.

Breakout Saints ready to come marching in -
You're already familiar with Drew Brees, Jimmy Graham and the Saints' biggest stars. Danny Kelly introduces you to the next group of household names in New Orleans.

RG3 gave Johnny Manziel some pointers about Kyle Shanahan's offense -
Robert Griffin III knows a thing or two about Kyle Shanahan, and he shared some of that knowledge with Johnny Manziel.

Bills fans may have uncovered Toronto group's plans to relocate franchise -
Released document suggest that the ownership group that includes Jon Bon Jovi intends to move the Bills to Toronto.

San Antonio woos Raiders with steak dinner, feasibility study -
The Raiders are looking for a new stadium in Oakland, but are not closed to the idea of a Texas-sized move.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

TCB Takes the Ice Bucket Challenge - The Crawfish Boxes
Ice water? Check. My head? Check. A camera? Check. Challenge accepted!

Rob Manfred elected 10th commissioner of Major League Baseball -
Major League Baseball chief executive officer Rob Manfred was voted on Thursday its next commissioner, and will replace Bud Selig in January 2015.

Vince Young back at Texas as DDCE development officer - Burnt Orange Nation
The Texas legend will be back on the 40 starting soon.

Texas Tech Hoops | Schedule Announced - Viva The Matadors
With only about 50 days until the college basketball season official begins the Big 12 has released the Red Raiders conference schedule. Let’s take a look at it and have some initial reactions.

TCU Men's Basketball Big 12 Schedule Announced - Frogs O' War
TCU will have 15 of its 18 league games on an ESPN network.

2014 Position Previews: Defensive Ends - Our Daily Bears
After another day away, we're moving out from the DTs to Shawn Oakman and the defensive ends.

Interactive Map: 2014 Texas A&M Roster - Good Bull Hunting
See where the Aggies come from and filter by star rating, position, and experience.

Is Freshman Jason Hall Battling For a Longhorn Starting Safety Job? - Barking Carnival