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Houston Texans News: April 21, 2015

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, April 21, 2015.

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Houston Texans News

J.J. Watt looking forward to playing with new Texans linemate Vince Wilfork - Ultimate Texans
Vince Wilfork has what J.J. Watt wants – Super Bowl rings.

Duane Brown plans to lead Texans even more with Myers, Johnson gone - Ultimate Texans
Duane Brown’s standard beard had been trimmed and the seven-year left tackle acknowledged he felt and looked lighter.

DeAndre Hopkins embraces new role, pressure that comes with it - Houston Texans Blog - ESPN
DeAndre Hopkins is eager to take on a bigger role with the Texans in attempting to help fill the void left by Andre Johnson.

Around the League

MMBM: Tim Tebow is the Jackie Robinson of the NFL - SBNation.com
Flying in the face of all odds, Tim Tebow has scratched and clawed his way back to the NFL.

RG3 wants to make football fun again - SBNation.com
Griffin admitted in an interview that football hasn't been fun during his last two seasons.

ESPN will welcome Tim Tebow back 'when his playing career is done' - SBNation.com
So ... is Tebow going to be back by the time the college season starts?

Adrian Peterson, Antonio Brown among players expected to skip offseason workout programs - SBNation.com
Many star players, including Adrian Peterson and Dez Bryant, don't plan on attending voluntary offseason workout programs.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 7, Mariners 5: Valbuena's Two Homers Help Win Third Straight - The Crawfish Boxes
Astros third baseman has first multi-homer game and 3 RBIs.

Rockets vs. Mavericks Round 1: Series thoughts post-Game 1 - The Dream Shake
More, much more, on Rockets v Mavericks, Hacka, Free Throws, and Dicky Carlisle.

Mack Brown on Texas-related business in Dubai - Burnt Orange Nation
After Mexico City plans fell through, Steve Patterson is now exploring another site as a potential host for a Longhorns football game.

This Week In Texas Tech Sports - 4/13 to 4/19 - Viva The Matadors
All your Red Raider news in one place.

Frogs O' War is looking to add a few more writers and a copy editor - Frogs O' War
Frogs O' War is looking for a few good people to bolster the current staff and bring new insight to the site. If you have been looking for an opportunity to get your feet wet writing about...

THE MORNING CONSTITUTIONAL OPENS THE EDSBS CHARITY BOWL - Every Day Should Be Saturday
IT'S TIME TO GIVE IN THE NAME OF HUMILIATING YOUR RIVAL. AGAIN.

Junior Wide Receiver LaQuvionte Gonzalez Decides to Transfer - Good Bull Hunting
Another hit to the class of 2013.

DT Rewind: Week of April 12 - Dynamo Theory
Get caught up on all the action from last week.