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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, September 1, 2015.

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Houston Texans News

Broncos trade OT Chris Clark to Texans for draft pick
The Broncos will receive a pick in next year's draft for the veteran offensive tackle, who had been with the team since Sept. 5, 2010.

Texans report: Latest cuts include A&M ex Labhart - Houston Chronicle
As the Texans trimmed their roster Monday in advance of Tuesday's deadline to get down to the NFL limit of 75 players, coach Bill O'Brien lamented having to part ways with many hardworking players.

26 observations from Texans vs. Saints
The first trip to New Orleans for the Texans since 2012 went about as well as could be expected.

Texans begin whittling down roster | ProFootballTalk
The Texans added a player on Monday when they traded a seventh-round pick to the Broncos for tackle Chris Clark and followed that up by starting to cut their roster down to 75 players. Sixth-round linebacker Reshard Cliett has been placed on injured reserve after tearing his ACL.

Houston Texans Should Seriously Consider Acquiring Robert Griffin III - RantSports
The Washington Redskins just lost themselves any future with Robert Griffin III, and their loss could be the Houston Texans' gain.

J.J. Watt throws ball to fan in Superdome's upper deck | FOX Sports
Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt plays catch with fan in upper deck of Superdome in New Orleans.

Texans 53 Man Roster Predictions | Houston Press
We're at the time of year when you have to get your NFL 53-man roster predictions out there quickly, or else they could get debunked if your team has an itchy trigger finger, so quickly, here is a reminder on the key dates this week.

Texans rookie WR Jaelen Strong shines against Saints | FOX Sports
Houston Texans rookie wide receiver Jaelen Strong turned in the most productive performance of his young career in Sunday's preseason win over the New Orleans Saints.

Around the League

MMBM: Robert Griffin III selfishly steals last spot on bench - SBNation.com
Graceful in defeat? Yeah, disgraceful.

Kirk Cousins named starting QB for Washington - SBNation.com
Washington is preparing to start Kirk Cousins in the team's regular season opener, raising doubts about the team's commitment to Robert Griffin III.

The Jets-Giants 'Snoopy Bowl' reveals teams on divergent paths - SBNation.com
The Jets and Giants have more in common these days than a shared stadium and long playoff droughts. However, one team appears to be closer to turning things around this season.

The NFL is going to hate Will Smith's new movie 'Concussion.' Watch the trailer - SBNation.com
This looks really, really good.

Tyrod Taylor named Bills starting quarterback for 2015 - SBNation.com
Taylor may have been the darkhorse candidate heading into the preseason, but he reportedly beat out EJ Manuel and Matt Cassel for the job.

RG3 isn't the only NFL quarterback fans love to hate - SBNation.com
When things go wrong, quarterbacks typically take the blame and RG3 is just one of several quarterbacks who take the brunt of anger from NFL fans.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 8, M's 3: Homestand Starts On A Good Note In Correa's Return - The Crawfish Boxes
Keuchel strikes out 8 on the way to a 12-0 home record. Oh, and Correa came back and knocked one out of the park. Why wouldn't he?

Doc Rivers signs another Rockets castoff in Chuck Hayes - The Dream Shake
Doc Rivers can't keep his hands off Rockets big man castoffs.

Texas reveals Notre Dame depth chart - Burnt Orange Nation
Get ready to see a lot of new faces on the field for the Horns in five days.

Texas Tech Coach Kliff Kingsbury's Monday Press Conference Recap - Viva The Matadors
Coach Kingsbury answered questions from the media yesterday.

TCU at Minnesota Preview: Frogs-Gophers Part Deux - Frogs O' War
The Horned Frogs open the season against Minnesota. Will it be a repeat of last season, or will an improved Gopher squad push the Frogs to the limit?

Meet the Press: Baylor Bears vs. SMU Mustangs - Our Daily Bears
Time to kick off our regular schedule of posts with the weekly Meet the Press event! Come watch it with us.

Texas A&M Twitter Directory 2015: Essential Follows for Aggies - Good Bull Hunting
Prepare for the season with our latest installment of the Texas A&M Twitter Directory of Aggie Football Coaches, Players, and more.

Holy crap the Texas Longhorns play Notre Dame this Saturday - Barking Carnival
Actual college football. It's happening. Looked at the schedule. Checked the TV listings. Yep. It's happening. This season opening date was just a blurry concept - the indefinite open-ended...