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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, January 26, 2016.

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Ex-Texans coach Gary Kubiak's Super Bowl trip highlights irony - NFL Nation- ESPN
Former Texans coach Gary Kubiak's AFC Championshp Game win with the Denver Broncos exposed an irony of being an NFL head coach.

Gary Kubiak and Wade Phillips dialed up a gem to get past Bill Belichick and Tom Brady - NFL
Wade Phillips dialed up a masterpiece on defense, and Gary Kubiak got just enough from the offense. Two recent castoffs found a way to topple the greatest coach of a generation on Sunday.

What If: Peyton Manning Had Picked The Texans " CBS Houston
In the summer of 2012, one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time was a free agent. A rare thing in the world of football. But Peyton Manning had his choice of spots to settle after being released by the Indianapolis Colts following neck surgery.

What if the Texans had drafted like... Mel Kiper, Jr.?
A look back at the final mock drafts of ESPN's Mel Kiper, Jr. is an interesting exercise.

Carson Wentz Meets With the Texans At the Senior Bowl - Houston - Scout
The Houston Texans start gathering info on North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz at the Senior Bowl.

Texans' J.J. Watt lands in top 10 of NFLPA's player sales list - Houston Chronicle

Around the League

2016 Senior Bowl preview: Carson Wentz and a whole lot more -
An FCS quarterback is the star attraction at this week's All-Star game, but he's far from the only player to watch during a week of practices.

The Super Bowl is the only stage big enough for Cam Newton -
Cam Newton has been playing for this moment all his life. He's finally here.

MMBM: Cam Newton disrespected police by calling Peyton Manning 'The Sheriff' -
Cam tosses fuel to the fire of our nation's ongoing war on law enforcement, by referring to his opponent as "The Sheriff."

Von Miller's pelvis is the Broncos' real MVP -
And it's not like he just uses it for dancing either. It's an important part of his acumen as a pass rusher.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros Carlos Correa and Dallas Keuchel receive BBWAA awards - The Crawfish Boxes
The heavy snow on the eastern seaboard didn't stop the Astros duo from picking up their hardware.

Rockets win squeaker at New Orleans - The Dream Shake
The Rockets almost blew it, but rallied for a close win down the stretch.

Texas Longhorns recruiting notes: X marks the spot and a wild Eric Cuffee rumor - Burnt Orange Nation
Rounding up everything that fell through the cracks from the last several days.

Le'Raven Clark and DeAndre Washington Are Headed To The Senior Bowl - Viva The Matadors
Two Red Raiders get one last shot to show off their skills to scouts before the combine/draft.

Top DT Lists Frogs in Top Three - Frogs O' War
D'Andre Christmas-Giles has trimmed his list, and TCU remains in play for the four star stud.

ODBracketology - Our Daily Bears
Selection Sunday is less than 7 weeks away. How does Baylor stack up?

Texas A&M rises to #5 in USA Today Coaches poll - Good Bull Hunting
The Aggies took advantage of a tumultuous week at the top with wins over LSU and Missouri.

Recruiting Re-Set: Defense - Barking Carnival
Coffee - and Cuffee - is for closers, and Charlie's eyeing a robust finish to the 2016 defensive class.

Why New UTSA Head Coach Frank Wilson Should Heavily Recruit San Antonio - Underdog Dynasty
The Alamo City is rich with talented football players. Here's how Frank Wilson can stock his roster with explosive athletes.

Houston Dash to play preseason tournament in Portland - Dynamo Theory
Houston Dash to play two NWSL teams and OSU as part of a preseason tournament.