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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, January 20, 2016.

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Are Texans, NRG ready to go wild on Wi-Fi? Why, yes - Houston Chronicle
Having a Wi-Fi network in place for fans to be able to access social media and videos and play fantasy football is a priority for NRG Stadium, the site of Super Bowl LI next year.

Texans' secondary became first-rate as season progressed - Houston Chronicle
The defensive backs were beaten for four touchdown passes in the first half by Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill.

Texans Jon Weeks added to Pro Bowl
Houston Texans LS Jon Weeks has been added to the 2016 NFL Pro Bowl, the league announced today.

The Rundown: The 2015 Houston Texans Free Agent Review - Houston - Scout
A closer look at the Houston Texans free agent additions prior to the start of the 2015 season.

Texans talk turkey and sushi and red velvet cake - Houston Chronicle
In the first "Houston Texans Cookbook," players, coaches and staff share their families favorite recipes.

Report: Texans' Running Back Arian Foster Might Fit With Raiders | NBC Bay Area
In 2015, Latavius Murray was a solid No. 1 running back for Oakland, but the Raiders lacked an impact No. 2 player at the position.

Texans report: Vrabel talks to 49ers about coordinator job - Houston Chronicle
Texans linebackers coach Mike Vrabel has drawn the attention of new San Francisco coach Chip Kelly and was interviewed Tuesday for the 49ers' defensive coordinator job.

NFL.com: Texans select Corey Coleman with 22nd pick
The season is over, which means mock drafts are out in full force. NFL.com put out their first version of the offseason, and they have...

Around the League

The Cardinals need to go short to beat the Panthers - SBNation.com
The Cardinals love to throw it deep, and they will. But they need to work the underneath throws to beat the Panthers.

This is the unofficial document that's actually guiding NFL refs - SBNation.com
Rarely discussed outside of the officiating world, philosophy is as important to officiating a football game as the rulebook itself. To understand why NFL officials throw or don't throw flags, you have to understand philosophy.

The Seahawks' season has ended, but their run isn't over yet - SBNation.com
There won't be another trip to the Super Bowl this year, but the Seahawks' future is still bright.

Broncos call out Tom Brady for being a 'whiner' - SBNation.com
The AFC Championship trash talk is starting up early with Broncos defenders taking verbal shots at Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Colby Rasmus wants to finish career in Houston - The Crawfish Boxes
Outfielder Colby Rasmus would like to wear Astros uniform till he retires.

Houston Rockets vs. Detroit Pistons game preview - The Dream Shake
The Rockets return home to face the Detroit Pistons.

Take A First Look At Texas Tech's New Sports Center - Viva The Matadors
Texas Tech has unveiled a virtual tour of the new sports center.

Frogs O'War Podcast: 1/18/15 - Frogs O' War
POD BACK–The 'Bram' movie talk, Big 12 Expansion and Championship game updates, (kinda) previewing the 2016 depth chart, and pouring one out for now-defunct TCU bars.

Baylor Releases Date for 2016 Spring Scrimmage - Our Daily Bears
Clear the decks for March 18 so you can join the rest of Baylor Nation at McLane Stadium!

The streak continues: Texas A&M defeats LSU 71-57 - Good Bull Hunting
The biggest crowd (13,888) and student turnout (6,658) in Reed Arena history witnessed A&M's sixth straight conference victory and ninth straight victory overall. We're back. Basketball is back.

UTSA's Defensive Staff under Frank Wilson Begins to Take Shape - Underdog Dynasty
UTSA head coach Frank Wilson kickstarted his defensive staff by poaching two conference members.

Five new players who could see time with the United States national team in 2016 - Dynamo Theory
With the US national team preparing for the Copa America Centenario, multiple new players could be entering the picture.