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Houston Texans News: February 5, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Friday, February 5, 2016.

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Mexico City likely to host Houston Texans-Oakland Raiders game in 2016
The Texans and Raiders are expected to play a regular-season game in Mexico City next season, the NFL's first foray into the capital city since 2005.

Texans owner Bob McNair raises eyebrows with remarks about Native Americans - Houston Chronicle
Months after being ensnared in a political squabble, Texans owner Bob McNair may find himself in another controversy.

Houston Texans' J.J. Watt: I'll 'never go' to Super Bowl until I play in one | FOX Sports

Texans expected to play game in Mexico City next season - Houston Chronicle
SAN FRANCISCO – The Texans and Oakland Raiders will play a regular-season game in Mexico City next season.

Texans' Watt gives details on his surgery
Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt said his offseason surgery was a bit more extensive than originally planned.

Texans to host Senior Showcase this weekend - Houston Chronicle
The Texans are hosting their eighth annual Senior Showcase on Saturday at the Texans' Methodist Training Center.

Around the League

What it's like to score a Super Bowl touchdown -
Six pros remember their big moment.

Peyton Manning hasn’t been as bad as you think -
Sure, the Broncos quarterback isn't playing as well as he did in 2013, but he's not getting enough credit for making some smart throws during Denver's playoff run. That could be the difference against the Panthers.

Mike Carey knows you think he sucks, but he has a process that ensures he doesn't -
Mike Carey, CBS' NFL officiating expert, is in sync with replay decisions 90 percent of the time. He uses a hotline between himself, the NFL and Mike Perreira, plus a keen knowledge of the rules, to get there.

Super Bowl 2016: Von Miller and the Broncos defensive line eyeing 'another chance at greatness' -
The Broncos defensive line just keeps doing the same thing it's been doing every week all season long. They're counting on that basic approach to bring home a Lombardi Trophy.

Police report alleges Johnny Manziel told girlfriend 'Shut up or I'll kill us both' -
New details about the Jan. 30 incident have come to light.

This Super Bowl 50 preview is so amazing it needs its own preview -
Narratives! Playbooks! Xs and Os! Prop bets! We've got it ALL!

The NFL will institute a Rooney Rule for women in executive positions -
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced the news at the NFL Women's Summit.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

TCB Top 30: The 2015 Draft Class - The Crawfish Boxes
Taking a look at the 2015 draftees and how they faired on the top thirty list.

Rockets need two comebacks to down the Suns 111-105. - The Dream Shake
The Rockets pulled one out in Phoenix, but it sure wasn't pretty.

Texas Longhorns recruiting class finishes No. 11 nationally, 1st in Big 12 - Burnt Orange Nation
Texas pulled in 11 commitments from 2016 recruits in under a week rocketing the Horns up the recruiting rankings to a top-11 finish.

The Best Star Wars Jokes From Star Wars Night - Viva The Matadors
Texas Tech had Star Wars Night at the USA yesterday. Here are the best Star Wars/Tech Basketball crossover jokes.

Evaluating the Big 12's National Signing Day - Frogs O' War
The Frogs are in Tier 1 with Texas, Baylor, and Oklahoma. Where does the rest of the class rank? Will Oklahoma and Texas return to their previous dominance?

Podcast Episode 96: Signing Day Spectacular - Our Daily Bears
Colt Barber of joins Mark and Peter to break down the fun from National Signing Day 2016!

The Big Picture on the Day After - And The Valley Shook
It's not one guy, it's the whole class.

Instant Reaction: Vanderbilt Thumps A&M, 77-60 - Good Bull Hunting
It was ugly from the get-go as Vanderbilt laid a whooping on Texas A&M, 77-60.

UTSA's 2016 Schedule is Much More Balanced Than Years Past - Underdog Dynasty
Three consecutive games against Texas teams will set UTSA's bowl future.

Houston Dynamo tie Portland Timbers in first preseason match - Dynamo Theory
Houston tie Portland 1-1 in first preseason match.