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Houston Texans News: March 10, 2016

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Houston Texans news

Brock Osweiler, Lamar Miller joining Texans, per sources |
Brock Osweiler, the presumptive starting QB for the defending Super Bowl champion Broncos, will sign with the Texans, a source told ESPN. He will be joined by RB Lamar Miller, a source said.

Free-agent signee Brock Osweiler arrives in Houston, says Texans 'on cusp of doing something great'
Upon landing in Houston after signing a $72 million deal with the Texans, Brock Osweiler spoke of the difficulty of leaving the Broncos while saying he sees "something special" in his new team.

Texans follow Broncos' Super Bowl plan by grabbing Brock Osweiler
Quarterback turns down opportunity to rejoin Super Bowl champion Broncos.

Texans owner on Brock Osweiler: "He was the one we wanted" | ProFootballTalk
Because of the glaring need on their roster, the lack of supply of alternatives, and previous comments by Texans owner Bob McNair, it appeared the Texans were intent on drafting their next quarterback of the future.

Texans reach deal with running back Lamar Miller - Houston Chronicle
he Texans have reached a four-year, $26 million deal with former Miami Dolphins running back Lamar Miller that includes $14 million guaranteed, according to an NFL source not authorized to speak publicly.

Texans report: Jeff Allen, Tony Bergstrom added to offensive line - Houston Chronicle
The Texans' offensive line underwent a dramatic overhaul Wednesday as they lost starting offensive guard Brandon Brooks and center Ben Jones in free agency.

With Ben Jones gone, pressure on Texans to keep Brandon Brooks - Houston Chronicle
Now that the Texans are losing center Ben Jones, that places more pressure on them to re-sign right guard Brandon Brooks.

Jeff Allen expected to land with Texans -
The Texans got some help for Brock Osweiler!

Breaking down Jeff Allen's $28 million Texans deal, Brandon Brooks' $40 million Eagles deal - Houston Chronicle
The Texans lost offensive guard Brandon Brooks to the Philadelphia Eagles on a five-year, $40 million deal Wednesday.

Eagles reportedly agree to terms with Texans OG Brandon Brooks | PhillyVoice
The Eagles are the only team in the NFL not to have drafted an offensive lineman over the last two years, and they haven't drafted a guard since 2012. They also ignored the position in free agency during the entirety of the Chip Kelly era. Guard is as glaring a hole on the Eagles' roster as you'll find. Today, the Eagles have begun to add to their line with the acquisition of Brooks, who played RG for the Texans.

Brandon Brooks Leaves the Texans For the Eagles - Houston - Scout
The Houston Texans have lost starting right guard Brandon Brooks to the Philadelphia Eagles.

Around the League

Winners and losers from the first official day of NFL free agency -
Brock Osweiler is the reason why both the Denver Broncos and Houston Texans were winners on day one.

Retiring from the NFL is terrifying, especially if you're not ready to leave -
"You can't be a football player outside of football," former Bengals running back Cedric Benson said. "Society doesn't understand a football player."

How a single Jaguars fan tricked ESPN into reporting a fake NFL rumor -
This is a story of one man, a bad rumor and things going too far.

Chiefs stripped of a 3rd-round pick for tampering with Jeremy Maclin last year -
Chiefs Chairman and CEO Clark Hunt says he disagrees with the NFL's decision and promises to explore the appeals process.

NFL free agents over 30 are people, too -
The most influential free agent signings might just be the moves that don't generate splashy headlines.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 9, Braves 5: The Beard Is Back - The Crawfish Boxes
Keuchelangelo is back, bearded, and berating batters belligerently.

Rockets beat the 76ers in a hot game to reach .500 - The Dream Shake
Rockets secure a second victory against the 76ers to prove the Toronto win wasn't a fluke.

Tracking all the Texas attrition since 2014 - Burnt Orange Nation
View the FanShot on SB Nation.

Texas Tech Knocked Out of The Big 12 Tournament By TCU, 67-62 - Viva The Matadors
Texas Tech is upset in the first round of the Big 12 tourney and now has to wait and see if they have done enough to make the NCAA Tournament.

NOT DEAD YET: Frogs Beat Texas Tech 67-62 - Frogs O' War
TCU becomes the first 10-seed to win a game in the Big 12 Tournament tonight with a 67-62 win over #7 Texas Tech.

ODB's Big 12 Tournament Preview - Our Daily Bears
BIG 12 MADNESS starts tonight in Kansas City. Get a full preview right on over here.

The Legend of Paul Blake, the Greatest Movie QB in Texas - Good Bull Hunting
Mr. Blake is the greatest movie QB to ever put out his cigarette in a college dean's cup of coffee.

Big 12 Commissioner: "We Must Address Our Future" - Barking Carnival
Expansion talk seems to be on the table this summer as the Big 12 tries to find new ways to expand the revenue streams.

The NCAA May Have Just Killed the Run-Pass Option - Underdog Dynasty
The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel has revealed their latest rulings for the upcoming season and it could have a huge impact on college football.