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Houston Texans News: February 12, 2015

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, February 12, 2015.

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Houston Texans News

Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing has surgery to fix broken wrist - ESPN
Houston Texans inside linebacker Brian Cushing played part of 2014 with a broken wrist and underwent surgery after the season ended to have it repaired.

Brian Cushing says he feels great, this time he means it. | ProFootballTalk
All last season, Brian Cushing tried to tell people he was fine. The film showed that he wasn't. The Texans linebacker battled knee problems last year after tearing his ACL in 2012, along with surgery to repair a broken wrist.

Princess and Houston Texans Team Up for First-Ever Jr. Training Camp at Sea - Cruise Industry News | Cruise News
Princess Cruises and the NFL's Houston Texans hosted a group of local Boys & Girls Club youth for a first-ever Jr. Training Camp@Sea aboard Emerald Princess in Houston over the weekend.

Around the League

Browns owner claims Johnny Manizel's personal life was a mystery before draft -
Jimmy Haslam was less supportive of Josh Gordon, however.

It's crazy how no one's talking about the Seahawks' second straight Super Bowl win -
A Seattle fan reflects on the team's second straight Super Bowl victory.

Brandon Browner shares bad Kanye West opinion -

Brandon Marshall unsure whether he'll return to Bears in 2015, per report -
His health and contract could push him out of Chicago.

Richie Incognito says he's learned from bullying scandal -
Incognito made his first public comments since signing with the Bills earlier this week.

Darren Sproles can't get Katy Perry out of his head -
Don't we all?

LaRon Landry released by Colts -
The safety signed as a free agent with the Colts prior to the start of the 2013 season.

Marcus Mariota falls out of top 5 in Mel Kiper's NFL mock draft -
Marcus Mariota is out of the top five of Kiper's mock draft because the ESPN analyst thinks the Titans will look to improve the defensive line instead.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Finding the Padres of next offseason -
Which team will have a manic, busy offseason next year and completely transform their roster? We have a guess.

Charles Barkley voices disdain for analytics, Daryl Morey - The Dream Shake
Old man yells at clouds about numbers.

Rick Barnes Picks Up 600th Career Victory as Texas Beats TCU 66-43 - Burnt Orange Nation
Cameron Ridley led Texas with 15 points, 12 rebounds, and 4 blocked shots.

Red Raider Gridiron: Webb Talks Quarterbacking; Kingsbury Talks Quarterbacks - Viva The Matadors
Texas Tech quarterback David Webb did a Q&A to discuss quarterbacking. Head coach Kliff Kingsbury talked quarterbacks last night at the Dallas recruiting review.

Report: TCU Promotes Chad Glasgow, DeMontie Cross to Co-Defensive Coordinators - Frogs O' War
Gary has done what we expected and promoted from within to replace Dick Bumpas, but he also made an outside hire.

WBB: A Look At The Selection Committee Preview - Our Daily Bears
Analyzing the selection committee preview and seeing what it means for Baylor now and going forward.

Daily Bull 2.12.15 - Good Bull Hunting
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2015 Texas Longhorns Recruiting Breakdown: OL. Connor Williams, Patrick Vahe, Garrett Thomas, Tristan Nickelson, Brandon Hodges, Ronnie Major, - Barking Carnival
OL Patrick Vahe That's not blocking so much as savaging. Vahe is a dedicated dominator who works against assumptive type - he's not wreaking mayhem with a massive frame and superman strength,...

Through the Ranks: A Dynamo Academy History - Dynamo Theory
James Clarkson has a vision for the Dynamo's youth development program and, despite years of challenges and hardship, he remains on pace to provide the organization with some of the most exciting players we've ever seen.