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Houston Texans News: August 6, 2015

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, August 6, 2015.

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Houston Texans News

Texans, Pierre Thomas can’t agree to terms on deal - Ultimate Texans
The Texans’ plan to sign veteran former Saints running back Pierre Thomas was scuttled Wednesday when the two sides couldn’t agree to financial details on a one-year, $870,000 contract.

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster scheduled for groin surgery
Houston Texans running back Arian Foster will undergo groin surgery in Philadelphia on Friday, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Ray Rice might be ‘Hard Knocks’ gold, but Texans are likely to pass - The Washington Post
He could deliver ratings, but gaining yards might be tougher.

Hard Knocks 2015, Houston Texans: Premiere time and show schedule | NFL | Sporting News
The newest season of HBO's "Hard Knocks" is almost here, which means the NFL season is just around the corner.

Redskins prepared for 3 days of practice with Texans | FOX Sports
Redskins prepared for 3 days of practice with Texans.

Texans RB Foster to undergo groin surgery | Gwinnett Daily Post
Houston Texans running back Arian Foster is expected to undergo groin surgery in Philadelphia on Friday, according to multiple reports Wednesday.

J.J. Watt brings astronaut Terry Virts to Texans practice - Ultimate Texans
Astronaut Terry Virts attended Texans practice Wednesday as a personal guest of J.J. Watt. When Virts was most recently at the International Space Station, he proudly wore Watt’s jersey.

Mad Radio’s Texans Better Or Worse – Wide Receivers " CBS Houston
[EDITOR'S NOTE: Every Day Mike Meltser and Seth Payne take a look at a new position for the Texans and try and decifer if that postion is better or worse in 2015 compared to 2014.

Around the League

What Junior Seau's life and death mean to this generation of Polynesians -
Junior Seau inspired hundreds of young players on the Pacific Islands to try and make it through football.

Texans no longer expected to sign Pierre Thomas -
Pierre Thomas was expected to sign with the Texans after Arian Foster went down with a groin injury.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 3, Rangers 4: Rangers break out the brooms, finish sweep of Astros - The Crawfish Boxes
In an inner division battle, the Astros were hoping for much more vs Lone Star rivals, Texas Rangers. They didn't get it Instead, the Rangers spur the Astros out of town winless and only down 5...

The best parts of Corey Brewer's Q&A with CBS Sports - The Dream Shake
Your favorite non-Harden player gave great interview.

Texas a legitimate option for 2017's No. 1 prospect Dylan Moses? - Burnt Orange Nation
The Longhorns seem to be legitimate contenders for 2017's top recruit after Dylan Moses de-commits from LSU.

TCU Football Countdown: 29 Days - Frogs O' War
ALERT! ALERT!! We are inside of 30 days people... THIS IS NOT A DRILL. It's time to get serious.

2015 CampBU, Position Previews, Community Projections, and Season Preparation - Our Daily Bears
Kicking things off for 2015 with our normal slate of season preparation and ONE. BIG. QUESTION. for our community members here at ODB.

You don't need this replica of renovated Kyle Field for $180 - Good Bull Hunting
Well, a tiny version of Kyle Field.