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Houston Texans News: September 2, 2014

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, September 2, 2014.

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Houston Texans News

J.J. Watt, Houston Texans reportedly agree on six-year, $100 million contract extension | FOX Sports
J.J. Watt, Houston Texans reportedly agree on six-year, $100 million contract extension.

St. Louis Rams claim former Houston Texans quarterback Case Keenum | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: The St. Louis Rams have added a quarterback to their mix, and he started eight more games last season than projected starter Shaun Hill has started in the past three seasons combined.

Texans QB coach Godsey tailors instruction individually - Houston Chronicle
The most significant partnership in the Texans organization as the star-crossed franchise's 13th season opens against Washington on Sunday began as a friendship between two unabashed football geeks on the Georgia Tech campus 15 years ago.

Ryan Mallett vs. Ryan Fitzpatrick: Fantasy Outlook for Texans QBs in 2014 | Bleacher Report
It turns out the NFL 's value on former New England Patriots quarterback Ryan Mallett was extremely low, but that is not the case in the realm of fantasy football now that he enters a Houston Texans depth chart to battle Ryan Fitzpatrick...

Texans set to face Carr, not Schaub vs. Raiders - Ultimate Texans
Ever since the Texans traded former starting quarterback Matt Schaub to Oakland, a Week 2 road matchup against the Raiders on Sept. 14 has loomed on the schedule.

"My Wish" with J.J. Watt
Wisconsin Veterinary alumni Dr. Juan Carlos Robles wishes his two toddler sons can enjoy a Wisconsin football experience to one day understand why he loves the game so much. Former Wisconsin player J.J. Watt was able to help make that happen.

Safety 1st: Danieal Manning returns
Safety Danieal Manning is back for a second stint with the Texans.

Around the League

SB Nation 2014 College Football Guide

J.J. Watt, Texans agree on 6-year $100 million extension -
J.J. Watt may just be the best defensive player in the NFL and now he's paid like it.

What makes Derek Carr so special? -
The Raiders named Derek Carr their starting quarterback on Monday evening. Danny Kelly has a closer look at the quarterback the Raiders have been looking for.

NFL news roundup: Ray McDonald says 'truth will come out' about arrest -
The San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman says that his arrest for felony domestic violence is not what it appears while Alex Smith becomes the latest quarterback to earn a big payday.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Houston Astros fire Porter and Trembley - The Crawfish Boxes
After a recent reports of turmoil between the front office and manager Bo Porter, Porter and bench coach Dave Trembley have been fired by the Astros.

Report: Astros September callups includes De Leon, Stassi, Tropeano, and Villar - The Crawfish Boxes
With Triple-A Oklahoma City eliminated from playoff contention, the Astros have begun September callups. The first round of call ups included Jorge De Leon, Max Stassi, Nick Tropeano, and Jonathan Villar.

Texas QB David Ash out for BYU game with concussion symptoms - Burnt Orange Nation
After taking a hit early against North Texas, concussion symptoms popped up again for the Texas quarterback.

Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. UTEP Miners: How and Where to Watch - Viva The Matadors
The Texas Tech Red Raiders will play the UTEP Miners in El Paso on Saturday night.

Overreaction Sunday: Labor Day Edition - Frogs O' War
Both and good and bad--overreactions from the first weekend.

Thoughts on Baylor's Season-Opening Shutout against the SMU Mustangs at McLane Stadium - Our Daily Bears
The world changed for Baylor Nation yesterday with the opening of a brand-new, gorgeous stadium unlike any in the country. Baylor Football came home.

Photos: Kyle Field at Night - Good Bull Hunting
Lots of views of the Kyle Field renovations after dark.

David Ash is out for BYU game with more concussion symptoms - Barking Carnival
That kid can't catch a break and apparently neither can the Texas Longhorns on O.