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Houston Texans News: March 16, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, March 16, 2016.

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Houston, we have a QB: Osweiler eager to lift Texans after Broncos split |
After surprising the league by electing to sign with the Texans instead of the Broncos, Brock Osweiler is ready for his close up in Houston.

Texans bring in Jets safety Antonio Allen for visit - Houston Chronicle
The Texans brought in New York Jets safety Antonio Allen for a visit today.

Texans amid winners in free agency |
The frenzy of free agency has subsided. There will still be players signing new deals, but Baltimore landing free safety Eric Weddle on Monday should be the final major domino to fall.

Texans meeting with Antonio Allen | ProFootballTalk
The Texans signed safety Rahim Moore to a three-year deal last offseason, but Moore quickly fell out of favor in Houston and got released before the start of free agency.

Around the League

Laquon Treadwell can knock the hell out of you, but can he be a No. 1 receiver in the NFL? -
The Ole Miss product is a big, physical receiver and one of the best NFL Draft prospects at that position. However, retired NFL defensive end Stephen White sees a few areas for improvement.

Winners and losers of the Chandler Jones trade and a busy 2 days of NFL free agency -
The Patriots and Cardinals pulled off a stunning trade on Tuesday, and somehow both teams won. Eric Weddle, meanwhile, has a new home after a busy two days of NFL free agency.

Chris Long signing 1-year deal with Patriots -
The Patriots bring in Long after trading Chandler Jones to Arizona.

Patriots trade Chandler Jones to Cardinals for Jonathan Cooper, 2nd-round pick -
The Patriots and Cardinals have completed a huge trade involving Chandler Jones and Jonathan Cooper.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros catcher Max Stassi to miss six weeks following surgery - The Crawfish Boxes
Houston have more questions at their backup catcher position with Stassi out for six weeks following wrist surgery.

Astros likely without McCullers to start the season - The Crawfish Boxes
Astros starter Lance McCullers' shoulder doesn't show any damage but he'll probably sit out the start of the season.

Houston Rockets vs. Los Angeles Clippers game preview - The Dream Shake
The Rockets look to move up the standings when they take on the Los Angeles Clippers on ESPN.

Texas WR pledge Damion Miller is "70 percent" committed - Burnt Orange Nation
The Longhorns will have to continue recruiting the Tyler John Tyler star as he continues to listen to other programs.

Texas Tech vs. Butler - A Q+A With Big East Coast Bias - Viva The Matadors
Our friends at Big East Coast Bias answered some of our burning questions about Butler heading into tomorrow's game.

No Run Rule Here; Frogs Get Come From Behind W vs Rice - Frogs O' War
After smacking the Owls just a few weeks ago, Tuesday night TCU found a different way to get the same result, with a 6-4 come from behind victory in Houston.

2016 Baylor Football Pro Day Primer - Our Daily Bears
Baylor's #ProDayBU is upon us with sixteen seniors and early entrants scheduled to work out tomorrow morning in front of representatives from all 32 NFL teams.

Every Video We Could Find of Michael Barash's Walkoff Homerun vs. Texas - Good Bull Hunting
After a tense top-of-the-9th, the Aggies finished the job with a walkoff whammy.

Andrew Wenger Earns MLS Player of the Week Nod - Dynamo Theory
Andrew Wenger earned the MLS Player of the Week Award for his 1 goal 2 assist performance against FC Dallas.