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Houston Texans News: March 24, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, March 24, 2016.

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Why the Houston Texans Might Be Overrating Brock Osweiler | Bleacher Report
In their 14 years of existence, the Houston Texans have sent just one quarterback to the Pro Bowl.

Cal tight end Stephen Anderson piques Texans' interest - Houston Chronicle
Cal tight end Stephen Anderson has piqued the Texans' interest through his combination of athleticism and versatility.

Cypress Creek standout Chuckie Keeton invited to Texans' local prospect day - Houston Chronicle
Utah State quarterback Chuckie Keeton has been invited to the Texans' annual local prospect day, according to an NFL source not authorized to speak publicly.

Texans kicker Nick Novak pleased with permanent point-after change - Houston Chronicle
The longer, more difficult extra point isn't an experiment anymore, and that development doesn't bother Texans veteran kicker Nick Novak.

UH's Demarcus Ayers invited to Texans' local prospect day - Houston Chronicle
University of Houston wide receiver Demarcus Ayers has been invited to the Texans' local prospect day, according to a source not authorized to speak publicly.

Texans' Kevin Johnson Needs To Add Weight For the Upcoming Season - Houston - Scout
The Houston Texans liked what they saw from Kevin Johnson his rookie season but they need him to improve heading into 2016.

Texans still have $9.7 million in salary-cap room - Houston Chronicle
The Texans are $9.7 million under the NFL salary-cap limit of $155.27 millions following a series of new contracts executed this month, according to NFL Players Association records.

Around the League

Here's what the NFL's new chop block rule really means -
The NFL passed a proposal banning all chop blocks, but there's still plenty of ambiguity with the new rule.

Ron Rivera says Cam Newton didn't talk after the Super Bowl because he's a millennial -
Rivera also says he thinks players who lose in the Super Bowl shouldn't have to speak with the media afterward.

Bruce Arians is the high school guidance counselor we all wish we had -
His candor at the NFL meetings is refreshing -- and rare.

Eagles want to recapture the brotherhood they lost during the Chip Kelly era -
Could the next leaders for Philadelphia be on defense?

Rams will be on 'Hard Knocks' in their 1st season back in Los Angeles -
Viewers will get a firsthand look at the team's transition to their new Southern California home.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros' Stassi Hook'd by the Hamate - The Crawfish Boxes
Subber10 breaks down the biomechanics of the wrist in relation to Max Stassi's hamate injury and how that affects him within the game of baseball.

Rockets run out of gas against the Jazz, fall to 9th in the West - The Dream Shake
The Rockets fell apart in the second half of an ugly loss.

Several former Longhorns help themselves at Texas Pro Timing Day - Burnt Orange Nation
There weren't a lot of NFL teams represented, but there were some impressive numbers posted on Wednesday from the former Longhorns.

The Air Raid Podcast: Basketball Edition (Goodbye 2016) - Viva The Matadors
We discuss Tech's exit from the tournament and do a "too soon" look at next season.

College Baseball Composite Rankings - Frogs O' War
As TCU fans, we are all aware of the chaos that can come with polls and rankings (12/7/14 is a day that will live in infamy). As crazy as polling can be in football, college baseball has its own...

Side-by-Side: Texas A&M's 2016 Sweet 16 vs 2007 Sweet 16 Team - Good Bull Hunting
How this year's Texas A&M basketball team is forever linked but completely different from the dream season of 2007.

Houston's Pro Day a Prime Opportunity for Three Departing Cougars - Underdog Dynasty
Houston has several players with NFL potential, but their March 24 pro day will be more important for some than for others.