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Houston Texans News: February 15, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, February 15, 2016.

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Texans RB Arian Foster: 'I watch zero football' -
Arian Foster came out of nowhere in 2010 to become one of the NFL's best backs. But as often happens when the carries mount, he eventually succumbed to injuries.

Texans have plenty of salary cap room to play with - Houston Chronicle
The Houston Texans enter the offseason with the 12th-most salary cap space in the league. They are roughly $28.85 million under a projected NFL salary cap of $153 million, according to NFL Players Association salary figures.

DeAndre Hopkins Says He Would Play Entire Career with Texans | Bleacher Report
Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins is quickly becoming one of the best young wideouts in the NFL.

Key additions the Houston Texans need to make | isportsweb
There are a number of key positional additions the Houston Texans need to make before they can be one of the top contenders in the NFL.

Texans star Arian Foster opens up on podcast - Houston Chronicle
Houston Texans running back Arian Foster opened up to Michael Rapaport on the actor/comedian/director's podcast "I Am Rapaport" about several topics, but he didn't address his future with the franchise.

Around the League

Matt Forte faces the daunting task of convincing teams running backs can produce after 30 -
When a running back turns 30, NFL teams are usually convinced that the end is near.

The 2016 NFL Combine's biggest snubs -
Middle Tennessee State safety Kevin Byard highlights the five best pro prospects not invited to Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

Johnny Manziel hung out with Louie Anderson at a resort in Texas on Valentine's Day -
This is the most random way for an NFL player to spend his Valentine's Day.

NFL fines Broncos CB Aqib Talib for personal fouls in Super Bowl -
Talib will lose a big chunk of his Super Bowl 50 bonus for two personal fouls he committed during the game.

Charles Woodson reportedly joining ESPN now that he's retired -
Charles Woodson may be retired as a player, but we may still get to see him every Sunday.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 40 in 40: Jon Singleton - The Crawfish Boxes
The First Baseman of Future Past isn't quite done yet. The Astros will give him every opportunity to succeed.

Yao Ming among finalists for 2016 hall of fame class - The Dream Shake
Rockets center Yao Ming could be among a ridiculous 2016 hall of fame class that includes Shaquille O'Neal and Allen Iverson.

Texas' good just wasn't good enough; Horns fall 85-75 to Iowa State in Ames - Burnt Orange Nation
Yet again, Texas just didn't have enough down the stretch.

We're Watching Texas Tech Mature Before Our Very Eyes - Viva The Matadors
One of the biggest knocks on a young Texas Tech team has been their maturity. This past week, we've watched them grow up.

How warm is Trent Johnson's seat? - Frogs O' War
Four seasons ago Trent Johnston said he was here for the long-haul, but how much longer is that?

Baylor's 2016 Class -- Part 3: Ivy, Miller, Williams, and Arnold. - Our Daily Bears
The purpose of this series is to give analysis, player comparisons, position predictions, and overall outlooks for Baylor's recent signees so that Baylor fans can gain some insight on how these guys might contribute to Baylor.

Aggies fall to LSU in Baton Rouge; drop to 7-5 in SEC play - Good Bull Hunting
It was a much improved effort, but the bottom line remained the same as the Aggies dropped a tight 76-71 battle at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. Danuel House led the way with 20 points, and Alex Caruso added 14.

Shooting From the Corner: Texas Longhorns at Iowa State Cyclones - Barking Carnival
The Iowa State Cyclones defended home court against the Texas Longhorns, beating UT 85-75 in a contest that showed why sometimes talent really does matter. Texas played a solid game offensively,...

Rice Continues Their Recruiting Slide with Lackluster 2016 Class - Underdog Dynasty
David Bailiff is about to suffer from a talent drought at Rice.

USMNT's Yedlin shines in Sunderland's upset victory over Manchester United - Dynamo Theory
The USMNT's DeAndre Yedlin helped Sunderland upset Manchester United in the Premier League.