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Houston Texans News: June 16, 2015

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, June 16, 2015.

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Houston Texans News

QB Brian Hoyer impressive on first day of Texans’ minicamp - Ultimate Texans
Quarterback Brian Hoyer put on an impressive performance on the first day of minicamp.

Houston Texans RUMORS: Brian Hoyer Leading Ryan Mallett, But QB Of The Future Not On Roster? : Sports : Headlines & Global News
The Houston Texans will bare themselves to the world when they appear on the annual HBO show, Hard Knocks, which offers an inside look at the training camp machinations of one NFL franchise.

Vince Wilfork gets closure with Patriots, moving forward with Texans - Ultimate Texans
Nose tackle Vince Wilfork went to New England to receive his second Super Bowl ring, but he’s turned the page on the Patriots and began another chapter to his career with the Texans.

Jaelen Strong returns to action for Texans - Ultimate Texans
Jaelen Strong was back in action Tuesday. The third-round pick returned to the field for the first time after recovering from a minor hamstring pull.

Breakfast: Texans talk T-Rex speed
With 'Jurassic World's' record-breaking weekend, some Texans ponder the speed of a T-Rex.

Arian Foster in strong form as Texans open minicamp - Ultimate Texans
Arian Foster sees a smoother, stronger team compared to where the Texans were at this point last year under coach Bill O’Brien.

Around the League

Good contract/bad contract: A guide to NFL offseason extensions -
Waiting out contract extensions can be an emotional roller coaster for fans. Once the deal is done, how do you know if it's going to be a good or bad one? We're here to help.

Rise 'n Grind: Stop reporting dumb things about NFL minicamps -
Brandon Weeden, future superstar!

MMBM: New England and Indianapolis, a tale of two cities -
The two cities are case studies in what is right, and what is wrong with America.

Saints OLB Junior Galette won't need surgery to recover from pectoral injury -
Galette could be ready for the season opener after leading the Saints in sacks a year ago.

Jason Campbell set to retire, Dez Bryant, Jason Pierre-Paul will miss mandatory minicamp and more -
Jason Campbell and Justin Blalock are among those set to retire as of Monday, while Dez Bryant, Jason Pierre-Paul and Justin Houston are all set to miss upcoming mandatory minicamps.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

FBI Investigating possible hack into Astros' organization, New York Times Reports - The Crawfish Boxes
The New York Times blockbuster report that St Louis Cardinals officials hacked the Astros.

Five Things From Robert Horry's Guide: "How to be a big shot" - The Dream Shake
Robert Horry didn't hold back in his Players Tribune article, "How to be a Big Shot." We learned five things about Rudy T, Phil Jackson and the 1994 title team.

Texas RB Johnathan Gray working to become more of a leader - Burnt Orange Nation
Always a leader by example, the nation's No. 1 running back in the 2012 class is now becoming more of a vocal leader.

Top 10 Games of 2015: #1, Texas Tech vs TCU 9/26/2015 - Viva The Matadors
Coming in at the most important game of the 2015 season is when TCU comes to Lubbock in September to kick off Big 12 play.

Getting Ready for Vanderbilt (again)... - Frogs O' War
TCU and Vanderbilt will face each other again tonight, this time in the Winner's Bracket of the College World Series.

Tuesday Daily Bears Report - Our Daily Bears
The Daily Bears Report is back on American soil.

Daily Bull 6.16.15 - Good Bull Hunting
Dominoes everywhere. If you were worried that we hadn't snagged a WR commit in a little while, worry no longer, because Sumlin & crew picked up Langham Creek prospect Quartney Davis yesterday....

Talking Fitness: Nutrition & Diets - Barking Carnival
I'm loathe to even dive into this discussion as it's so massive and I modify my opinions constantly, but I think a group collaboration should be able to lead us to some good practices. I'll try to...

Mid-Season Player Ratings Part 1: The Defense - Dynamo Theory
It’s about time to give defenders a grade on their performances as we near the season’s halfway point.