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Houston Texans News: August 26, 2014

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, August 26, 2014.

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Houston Texans News

Houston Texans begin trimming roster down to 75 players - ESPN
HOUSTON -- The Houston Texans' roster will have to be down to 75 by 4 p.m. ET/3 p.m. CT Tuesday. That will mean 13 actual cuts, because the Texans...

Houston Texans' Jadeveon Clowney, Johnathan Joseph day to day - ESPN
HOUSTON -- Two thirds of the Houston Texans' South Carolina wing remained mostly sidelined at practice on Monday. Texans coach Bill O'Brien said...

Texans trim roster on Monday
The Texans made some roster moves on Monday.

Keenum, Savage to get "significant time" vs. 49ers
Case Keenum and Tom Savage will be the primary quarterbacks in the Texans’ final preseason game against San Francisco this week.

Put the Film on, Bro: Texans at Denver
Texans Analyst John Harris broke down the win against the Broncos.

Texans’ Keenum, Savage will receive majority of reps vs. 49ers - Ultimate Texans
Texans coach Bill O’Brien said Monday that quarterbacks Case Keenum and Tom Savage will receive the majority of reps Thursday against the San Francisco 49ers.

Around the League

Matt Schaub misses another practice, rookies Logan Thomas and Jimmy Garoppolo will start preseason finale -
Matt Schaub missed another practice with an elbow injury; rookie quarterbacks Logan Thomas, Jimmy Garoppolo and David Fales will all start their teams' respective preseason finales; and more from Monday in the NFL.

How well do you know the NFL's first names? -
From Bacarri to Zurlon, the NFL has a wide variety of names that hardcore fans can instantly pin to players and teams. How good are you?

Quotables: DeAngelo Hall stands up for Brandon Meriweather following suspension -
DeAngelo Hall thinks Brandon Meriweather's two-game suspension is bogus due to the absence of malicious intent in his helmet hit on Torrey Smith Saturday.

Brandon Meriweather suspended 2 games for illegal hits -
Brandon Meriweather now has six violations of player safety rules, according to the NFL.

The Rams are screwed, and it's their own fault -
Blind loyalty to an injury-prone quarterback is just the beginning of the Rams' problems.

Richie Incognito cleared by NFL to play in 2014 -
Richie Incognito won't face a suspension in 2014 and is clear to play if he signs with a team.

NFL roster cuts tracker: 75-man roster deadline set for Tuesday afternoon -
NFL teams are in the messy process of paring down rosters. Keep track of all the carnage over the coming hours.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

A's 8, Astros 2: Samardzija Keeps Astros Bats Cold - The Crawfish Boxes
The good: Chris Carter hits a homer, Marwin gets 3 hits. The bad: Almost everything else.

BON Reader Texas Longhorns Football Predictions - Burnt Orange Nation
The results of our reader survey are in. Find out what you and your fellow readers predicted for the Texas season.

Red Raider Gridiron: Sadler to Redshirt; T. Morales Out; Kingsbury Takes Out Ad - Viva The Matadors
IR Ian Sadler is expected to redshirt right now. C Tony Morales is expected to be out for a period of time after suffering a knee injury. Head coach Kliff Kingsbury takes out an ad asking students to sell out the student tickets.

Tuesday DBR: Best Defense Ever? - Our Daily Bears
Depth chart shifts, redshirt speculation, and the possibility of the freakiest Baylor defense of all time in today's Daily Bears Report.

New Kyle Field 105mm Howitzer Fired Four Times - Good Bull Hunting
This footage from Matt Mullins show the howitzer training that recently took place.

Game Week: Charlie Strong's North Texas Press Conference - Barking Carnival
It'ssss tiiiiiiiiiiiiime. In this corner - a large herbivore weighing 1400 pounds that can kill a grizzly but will eat sugar cubes out of a child's hand. And in this corner - an ill-tempered primary color. Let's get ready to rumble.