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Houston Texans News: July 24, 2015

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

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Houston Texans News

Houston Texans starting lineup projection - NFL Nation - ESPN
As we head toward training camp, here's a look at the Texans projected starting lineup.

College with most players on Texans is...
What college has sent the most players to the Texans' current roster?

Sports Illustrated unveils its Texans ‘worsts’ - Ultimate Texans
This week, Sports Illustrated’s website has been highlighting some of the worsts for each NFL franchise.

Houston Texans 53-man roster projection - NFL Nation - ESPN
The Houston Texans open training camp on July 31 at Methodist Training Center in Houston, Texas. Here's a 53-man roster projection.

NFL Roundtable: Texans position coaches worth watching - Houston Chronicle
Houston Chronicle sports writers John McClain, Brian T. Smith, and Dale Robertson discuss the Texans' assistant coaches. (video by R. Carter)

Texans training camp analysis: Tight end
Perhaps no team in the NFL has more question marks at the tight end position entering training camp than the Houston Texans.

Around the League

These are the NFL's grittiest defensive role players -
They don't get the glory or even all that many snaps, but they're indispensable to building a winning team. Danny Kelly finally gives the role players their due.

Joe Flacco is not elite, but he will be -
Ah ha, we now have further proof of Joe Flacco's eliteness. Get brushed up on that and all the other stuff happening in the NFL right now.

LeSean McCoy is throwing a party with very specific guest requirements -
If you are 21+ and female, you might be invited!

The 9 most interesting NFL training camp battles -
Leading up to the start of the regular season, plenty of important positions are up for grabs across the league.

2015 NFL training camp preview: Will AFC North be a 3-team race again? -
The Steelers, Bengals and Ravens all made the playoffs last year. Can they do it again?

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Houston Astros trade for Athletics pitcher Scott Kazmir - The Crawfish Boxes
Astros bring home the Scott Kazmir at a steep price.

Ty Lawson and the Rockets' worst case scenario - The Dream Shake
TDS knows at least one skeptic...

Recruiting: getting to know 2016 OL Chance Lytle - Burnt Orange Nation
Incoming senior offensive lineman Chance Lytle (San Antonio Churchill) has seen his recruitment start to pick up steam in the past few weeks, and his camp efforts have put him on the radar of the Texas staff.

Texas Tech's Recruiting Class Is Strong - Viva The Matadors
With 21 commits on board, this recruiting class is shaping up to be one of the best to come to Lubbock.

Friday Links O' War: July 24, 2015 - Frogs O' War
Fall camp is just around the corner, and the Frogs are on to Minnesota.

DCTF Magazine to release Special Edition Baylor and TCU Previews - Our Daily Bears
View the FanShot on SB Nation.

Phil Steele's Preseason Power Poll: Texas A&M Ranking - Good Bull Hunting
The Aggies are ranked #32.

Malik Jefferson now 240 - FACT! - Barking Carnival
#fact — Malik Jefferson 4⃣6⃣ (@Official_MalikJ) July 24, 2015 Well, that's settled. But I'm subtracting a pound for the flip flops.

Pick the Lineup against the LA Galaxy - Dynamo Theory
Who’s in your starting XI? How does the 3rd game in a week change your lineup?