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Houston Texans News: June 18, 2015

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, June 18, 2015.

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Houston Texans News

Texans receive visit from ex-Jaguar Maurice Jones-Drew - Ultimate Texans
Maurice Jones-Drew was back on the football field Wednesday. However, the ex-Jacksonville running back wasn’t suiting up for the Texans. He was a guest of O’Brien while representing RADD3, a company based in San Francisco.

Texans Mandatory Mini-Camp: Day Two - Houston - Scout
The Houston Texans connived their mandatory mini-camp inside the practice bubble and it was one of the best days for a certain quarterback.

Texans report: Watt eager to have Clowney back - Houston Chronicle
.J. Watt and Jadeveon Clowney share more than the same side of the field.

The Sky is the Limit for the Texans' Lynden Trail - Houston - Scout
Lynden Trail is out to prove he belongs with the Houston Texans and that journey is just beginning.

Arian Foster more entrenched than ever with Texans - Ultimate Texans
Arian Foster was at war a year ago.

Veteran receiver Nate Washington making strides for Texans - Ultimate Texans
Opportunity separates the Texans and Tennessee for Nate Washington.

Recovered from ulcer, Texans guard Brandon Brooks poised for big year - Houston Texans Blog - ESPN
Brooks thought he had a stomach virus. It wasn't pleasant, but it seemed temporary. He later learned it wasn't.

Around the League

Jason Campbell will retire an afterthought, and that's not his fault - SBNation.com
Jason Campbell is leaving football as one of the best journeyman quarterbacks to play the game.

The Onside Kick Family Hour: We stand with Dez Bryant - SBNation.com
On this week's episode, retired NFL defensive end Stephen White and Danny Kelly make some Tom Brady suspension predictions, talk about Dez Bryant's contract situation and so much more.

Julio Jones says he won't hold out, Kelvin Benjamin has another hamstring injury and more - SBNation.com
Julio Jones doesn't plan to hold out to get a new contract, Kelvin Benjamin is dealing with yet another hamstring injury and more from the NFL on Wednesday.

Johnny Manziel trying to move forward after rookie season 'disaster' - SBNation.com
Johnny Manziel spoke with the media on Wednesday for the first time since he completed rehab and said that he's moving on from his past off-the-field issues.

Former Broncos OL John Moffitt comes out of retirement, according to report - SBNation.com
John Moffitt is set to be released by the Broncos and become a free agent if he clears waivers.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 8, Rockies 4: Power Keys Fourth Straight Win - The Crawfish Boxes
Four homers and solid outing by Obie lead to fourth straight win.

Underrated LA DT Gerald Wilbon commits to Texas - Burnt Orange Nation
Let's ride!

Texas Tech Recruiting Roundup, 6/18 - Viva The Matadors
This week I cover off Texas Tech's past 4 commits: DaMarcus Fields, Jonathan Picone, Houston Miller, and Noah Jones.

Midweek Musing - Pinch (Hit) Me, I'm Dreaming - Frogs O' War
Vanderbilt was the true test of TCU's bats, but could a small change in the lineup boost the Frogs' offensive production?

Wednesday Poll Question: To Australia or Not to Australia - Our Daily Bears
With rumors now swirling rampantly that Baylor is trying to put together a 2016 football game in Australia against an as-yet undetermined Pac 12 foe, it's time to take the pulse of Baylor Nation on the subject.

Texas A&M Recruiting: The Busy Month of June - Good Bull Hunting
Lots of commits coming in this month.

UT Approves Alcohol Sales @ DKR in 2015 - Barking Carnival
Let the good times roll. Alcohol sales may cut back on binge drinking, but we'll see how that pans. The fact that each beer will probably cost $9 will impose its own self-regulation. DKR will...