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Houston Texans News: June 24, 2015

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, June 24, 2015.

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Houston Texans News

Report: Broncos tried to trade Peyton Manning to Texans | ProFootballTalk
Three years ago, quarterback Peyton Manning was interested in the Texans, but the Texans weren't interested in him. Earlier this year, the Texans reportedly had another chance to get him.

Was Peyton Manning Shopped to the Texans? - Houston - Scout
For the second time this offseason, Peyton Manning appeared to be shopped to the Houston Texans at the start of the offseason.

Broncos deny report that they tried to trade Peyton Manning to the Texans - The Washington Post
Would the team prefer to give backup Brock Osweiler the starting job?

Owen Daniels helped his Denver Broncos' teammates on learning curve - NFL Nation - ESPN
Thanks to his expertise in Gary Kubiak's offense, tight end Owen Daniels has become a bit of a playbook concierge for his teammates.

LB Simon leaving favorable impression on Texans - Houston Chronicle
LB Simon draws rave reviews in workouts If outside linebacker John Simon impresses his coaches as much as he has impressed J.J. Watt, he will be difficult to remove from the starting lineup when the Texans return for training camp Aug. 1.

Broncos deny rumors they attempted to trade Peyton Manning to Houston - SBNation.com
The Broncos may or may not have shopped their star quarterback, which would have been a fascinating deal.

Around the League

NFL training camp cuts could include EJ Manuel, Tim Tebow - SBNation.com
Many players are in danger of being released in training camp, including Buffalo's 2013 first-round pick.

You can make a pretty great NFL team of players who were two-star recruits - SBNation.com
You can make a pretty great 22-man NFL team just from former overlooked high school prospects.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 13, Angels 3: Long balls back rebounding McHugh in rout of Halos - The Crawfish Boxes
Take three homers and call me in the morning. Doctor McHugh rebounded nicely and was part of the Astros' standard prescription for victory; homers and pitching.

SB Nation Mock Draft: The Houston Rockets select Jerian Grant - Sonics Rising
With the 18th pick, the Rockets go against what many predicted from them (Tyus Jones, still on the board) and select Notre Dame senior Jerian Grant. From The Dream Shake: Grant was one of the best...

Daily Round Up: 72 Days! - Burnt Orange Nation
Disclaimer: Before you proceed, just remember that none of the links are vetted and you may be reading something written by a 13-year-old, a so-called sports journalist or Clay Travis (is there...

Daily Round Up: 72 Days! - Burnt Orange Nation
Disclaimer: Before you proceed, just remember that none of the links are vetted and you may be reading something written by a 13-year-old, a so-called sports journalist or Clay Travis (is there...

Lubbock Eats: Sweet 16 - Viva The Matadors
This week I kick off a new series, which local spot will reign supreme in the Lubbock Eats bracket?

2016 3* LB Deonte Williams commits to Baylor over Oklahoma and TCU - Our Daily Bears
Late Tuesday evening, Baylor picked up the twelfth commit of its 2016 class in Prestonwood Christian Academy's Deonte Williams.

Texas Longhorns players of the past talk Charlie Strong and the future - Barking Carnival
Vaccaro, Acho, Orakpo, Colt, et al.