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Houston Texans News: June 2, 2015

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, June 2, 2015.

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Houston Texans News

According to one expert’s rankings, Texans among NFL’s dregs - Ultimate Texans
If Texans fans were feeling good about the team’s seven-win improvement in 2014 and offseason moves, Peter King is here to throw some cold water on you.

No timetable on Texans' QB battle, Odell Beckham has hamstring injury and more from OTAs - SBNation.com
The Texans are content to let Ryan Mallett and Brian Hoyer battle it out for the starting gig, Odell Beckham has another injury and more from the NFL on Monday.

Vince Wilfork Throws Passes To J.J. Watt At Houston Texans’ OTAs (Video) | NFL | NESN.com
A former New England Patriot might have a shot at landing the Houston Texans’ starting quarterback job, and we’re not talking about Ryan Mallett or Brian Hoyer.

Redskins sign NT Jerrell Powe, formerly with Chiefs, Texans | Boston Herald
Free-agent nose tackle Jerrell Powe has signed with the Washington Redskins.

Texans have no timetable to pick starting quarterback | ProFootballTalk
With summer approaching, I can’t currently decide whether to strap my kids in the car and drive to Wally World, or sit here and let them hit me with sticks while we sweat by the pool.

Mallett, Hoyer an odd couple as they vie to be Texans starting QB - Houston Chronicle
Bill O'Brien has a great sense of humor. Need proof? Look at how different the two guys are whom he chose to duke it out for the Texans' starting quarterback job in 2015.

Breakfast: #Texans top social posts of last week
Interested in keeping up with Texans players on social media? Want to see some of the best things they're posting on Twitter and Instagram?

Texans DB Andre Hal eager to diversify role in Houston’s secondary - Ultimate Texans
Second-year cornerback Andre Hal has more on his plate than most of his teammates.

Around the League

Adrian Peterson returns to the Vikings - SBNation.com
Peterson reversed course and showed up at Vikings OTAs this week.

MMBM: Cam Newton should be put on trial for larceny - SBNation.com
Just a word of warning your probably not prepared to handle the strong football takes and barrelfire NFL truths that you never knew your Mondays were missing.

Rise 'n Grind: Are Adrian Peterson and the Vikings friends again? - SBNation.com
Guess who decided to show up in Minnesota?

Giants punter Steve Weatherford totals his rental car trying to get to OTAs, walks away without a scratch - SBNation.com
This is a wild story and a very close call!

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 5, Orioles 2: Oberholtzer's Return To Rotation Ends With A Comeback Win - The Crawfish Boxes
Bullpen, Baserunning, and Brett Oberholtzer.

Choose your own adventure: Rockets Offseason - The Dream Shake
What options could general manager Daryl Morey explore this offseason to improve the Houston Rockets?

What Texas A&M commitment of 4-star DE Mark Jackson means to Texas - Burnt Orange Nation
For a second straight year, the Longhorns are headed into June without much recruiting momentum.

Top 10 Games of 2015: #3, Texas Tech at Oklahoma 10/24/2015 - Viva The Matadors
Coming in at the #3 most important game of the 2015 season is when the Red Raiders head to Norman in October.

LISTEN: Frogs O' War Staff and Callers React To TCU Win - Frogs O' War
It was a wild night and the FOW staff tried to capture a bit of it.

2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Preview: Day 1 - Our Daily Bears
The biggest sporting event of the summer is almost upon us. Prepare yourselves.

Deconstructing R.C. Slocum - The SWC Era - Good Bull Hunting
Part 1 of a deeper look at the career of A&M's winningest coach and his legacy.

Texas Sets Game Time for 3 More Contests - Barking Carnival
Kick off times for four of the 12-game regular season schedule for Texas are set, and all four will be in prime time.

The Barrage of DGWs Continues in Round 14 of FMLS - Dynamo Theory
Players to pick up and more in this rich DGW Fantasy Round.