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Houston Texans News: August 4, 2015

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, August 4, 2015.

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Houston Texans News

Adorable young Texans' fan hugs, kisses J.J. Watt | NFL | Sporting News
J.J. Watt can do no wrong. He's arguably the most well-liked athlete in all of sports. His peers love him, the media love him and fans of all ages can't get enough of him.

Texans no closer to naming a starting quarterback | ProFootballTalk
Nearly two months ago, Texans coach Bill O'Brien said he could be picking a starting quarterback "very soon." He's apparently no closer to making a decision. "Eventually I will tell you who it is," O'Brien told reporters on Monday, via comments distributed by the team.

Houston Texans position preview: Running Backs | isportsweb
The Houston Texans best position group on offense has to be their running backs, lead by Arian Foster. Here is a preview of the Texans' backs

Wilfork brings professionalism to Texans - Houston Chronicle
J.J. Watt can do no wrong. He's arguably the most well-liked athlete in all of sports. His peers love him, the media love him and fans of all ages can't get enough of him.

Texans adjust to attention from "Hard Knocks" | Sports - Home
Aug. 3, 2015: NFL players are used to being surrounded by cameras, but the experience is a bit different when it involves HBO's "Hard Knocks." Randy McIlvoy reports.

Texans put on pads in rare night practice | Sports - Home

Veteran WR Nate Washington impressing coaches after joining Texans as free agent - Ultimate Texans
If the Texans had to open their season today, Nate Washington would be the receiver filling Andre Johnson’s giant shoes opposite DeAndre Hopkins, Bill O’Brien said after the team’s Monday night practice. Washington, a 12-year veteran who spent the last six seasons with Tennessee after starting his career in Pittsburgh, has impressed the coaching staff with his fitness, his outlook, his hands and his ability to quickly pick up a complicated new system.

Houston Texans WR Jaelen Strong is driven and showing it this summer - Houston Texans Blog - ESPN
Texans receiver Jaelen Strong shed 20 pounds in the offseason and enters training camp weighing 211 pounds.

Around the League

A judge in St. Louis may have settled NFL relocation to Los Angeles -
If the Rams stay in St. Louis, it will buy the Chargers and Raiders A LOT more time to negotiate new stadiums.

MMBM: Too many men in the huddle -
As a die-heart NFL fan, I personally am not mature enough to handle a female coach. What about MY rights?

People don't understand how badass Football Hall of Famer Charles Haley's game was -
When the 49ers and Cowboys linebacker and defensive end goes into Canton a whole generation will get to know what made Charles Haley so great.

Marshawn Lynch built himself a fainting couch on the Seahawks' practice field -
Bruce Irvin is just mean.

It seems an Eagles fan murdered hitchBOT -
Of course...

Terrelle Pryor trying to beat the odds as rare QB-to-WR talent -
Transitioning from quarterback to wide receiver doesn't work out often, but Terrelle Pryor is trying to beat the odds with the Cleveland Browns.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Rangers 12, Astros 9: Comeback Fails After Falling Behind Big - The Crawfish Boxes
Offense great, but two really bad innings spoil the night

How I came to love Donatas Motiejunas in the 2014-2015 season - The Dream Shake
After a period of uncertainty, we're hooked on D-Mo.

Where The Heck Is The Red? - Viva The Matadors
I believe we're all ready for the "Red" in "Red Raiders" to make a dramatic comeback in 2015

TCU 2016 Recruiting Class Bio: Brennen Wooten - Frogs O' War
There are no shortage of quarterbacks interested in TCU right now, but Brennen Wooten has been a solid commit for the Frogs since summer of 2014.

Baylor Recruiting: June and July Wrap-Up - Our Daily Bears
Over the last six weeks or so, Baylor has seen its 2016 class gain a couple of key commits and the 2017 class take off like never before. now

Daily Bull 08.04.15 - Good Bull Hunting
The Daily Bull talks about first time football encounters, women's basketball, pyramids, and robots.

One Week Update on the Thinking Texas Football 2015 Longhorn Preview - Barking Carnival
We're a month from South Bend. Plenty of time left to get up to speed on the 2015 football season....