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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, August 20, 2015.

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Houston Texans News

Bill O'Brien leads the shorthanded Texans into playoff contention | The MMQB with Peter King
No coaching staff got more out of less last year than that Texans. But with Arian Foster out and still no clear answer at quarterback, is a great scheme plus J.J. Watt enough to earn a Wild-Card spot?

Texans add Quintin Demps and Fili Moala
Quintin Demps' first day back with the Texans was an eventful one.

Texans coach Bill O'Brien's mother not happy with son's potty mouth on 'Hard Knocks' | FOX Sports
O'Brien had forbade his parents from watching for a reason but they're tuning in anyway.

Making right call a lifesaver for Texans' Moore - Houston Chronicle
Striding up a steep hill adjacent to the Texans' practice field Wednesday, Rahim Moore kept accelerating until he reached the top.

Broncos vs. Texans: Previewing Denver's Preseason Week 2 Matchup | Bleacher Report
Denver Broncos news, rumors, scores, schedules, predictions, picks against the spread, free agent updates, power rankings, mock drafts and more.

Texans Camp Confidential: Wednesday (8/19) " CBS Houston
Here are the notes, quotes, and need-to-know information from Texans training camp on Wednesday, August 19.

Texans Season Preview 2015: Top Storylines & Win-Loss Prediction for Houston | Bleacher Report
Houston Texans news, rumors, scores, schedules, predictions, picks against the spread, free agent updates, power rankings, mock drafts and more.

'Hard Knocks' episode 2 recap: The Life of Brian Cushing - SBNation.com
As the Texans get ready for their first preseason game, the focus turns to lesser-known players, and we find out just how much of a bro Brian Cushing is.

Around the League

Kelvin Benjamin out for season with torn ACL - SBNation.com
Kelvin Benjamin suffered a torn ACL in practice on Wednesday morning, leaving the Panthers extremely thin at wide receiver.

Tom Brady reportedly willing to compromise over DeflateGate, but the NFL won't budge - SBNation.com
The Patriots quarterback is reportedly willing to accept some form of punishment in the DeflateGate saga as long as he doesn't have to accept the NFL's findings from the Wells investigation.

All eyes on LeSean McCoy's hamstring - SBNation.com
Shady injured his hamstring in practice late Tuesday, and the Bills are holding their breath waiting for results of the MRI. Plus, the massive fight between the Rams and Cowboys, the latest DeflateGate news and more.

Bills reportedly considering Ray Rice in the wake of LeSean McCoy's hamstring injury - SBNation.com
Rex!

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros Beat Rays With Another Walk-off - The Crawfish Boxes
Rookie Carlos Correa provides the dramatics as the Astros win in extras again.

The Rockets get even deeper by bringing back Jason Terry - The Dream Shake
Jason Terry has agreed to return to Houston for his 17th NBA season.

Texas TE Devonaire Clarington says he must retake ACT - Burnt Orange Nation
The Longhorns won't have the US Army All-American on campus this fall.

Position Preview: Texas Tech Running Backs - Viva The Matadors
What are we looking forward to at the RB position this season?

TCU Football Countdown: 15 Days - Frogs O' War
One of college football's finest athletes heads the daily countdown, along with a sophomore safety hoping to climb the depth chart.

Baylor Football 2015 Position Previews: Wide Receivers - Our Daily Bears
We have so many great wideouts, it took me nearly a week to put their preview together. Or something.

Daily Bull 08.19.15 - Fired Up As Hell - Good Bull Hunting
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Texas Longhorn Camp Notes: August 19, 2015 - Barking Carnival
17 days until kickoff.

Carson's Charleston Charge: To The Lou Times Two - Dynamo Theory
After earning a draw, the Battery visit St Louis tomorrow, followed by a huge matchup with Louisville City Saturday,