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Houston Texans News: March 29, 2016

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, March 29, 2016.

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Houston Texans news

Ex-Houston Texans RB Arian Foster to visit Miami Dolphins
Former Texans running back Arian Foster to visit Dolphins, who are trying to replace Lamar Miller.

Texans report: Arian Foster begins free-agent tour with Dolphins - Houston Chronicle
Former Texans running back Arian Foster is visiting the Miami Dolphins on Tuesday, according to a league source not authorized to speak publicly.

Texans bring back restricted free agent CB Bouye | ProFootballTalk
The Texans on Monday announced that they've reached a new deal with restricted free agent cornerback A.J. Bouye. Bouye has played in 35 games over the past three seasons, making eight starts.

Astros' Correa and Texans' Osweiler get the H-E-B star treatment - Houston Chronicle
For Carlos Correa, getting to play big league baseball for the Houston Astros - and then being named American League Rookie of the Year - was a dream come true.

DT Nick Fairley turns down Texans, signs with Saints - Houston Chronicle
Veteran defensive tackle Nick Fairley is signing a one-year contract with the New Orleans Saints after declining contract offers from the Texans, New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles, according to a source not authorized to speak publicly.

Around the League

Ronnie Stanley could be the best tackle in the 2016 NFL Draft - SBNation.com
Mississippi's Laremy Tunsil has the athleticism and as much upside as any offensive tackle in the draft this year. However, when push comes to shove, retired NFL defensive end says he'd take Notre Dame's Ronnie Stanley before Tunsil.

2016 NFL mock draft: Trades shake up the 1st round - SBNation.com
It's safe to say that trades will happen in the first round this year, and the targets could be the top quarterbacks.

Colts owner Jim Irsay compares the risks of football to the risks of taking an aspirin - SBNation.com
The NFL and team owners, including Jim Irsay and his daughter, continue to downplay the link between playing football and developing CTE.

The NFL's crusade to mask the dangers of head trauma looks worse than ever - SBNation.com
League executive Jeff Miller's recent admission about the connection between football and CTE has been overshadowed by the NFL's continued defensiveness on the issue.

Jared Cook signs 1-year deal with Packers - SBNation.com
The Packers have kept quiet in free agency, but fill a need by signing Jared Cook.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros trade Dan Straily to Padres for Erik Kratz - The Crawfish Boxes
The Houston Astros appear to have solved two problems with one move.

K.J. McDaniels is the Rockets' secret weapon - The Dream Shake
The Rockets need to use more of K.J. McDaniels and super small ball.

Texas hosted 4-star OT Chuck Filiaga on Friday - Burnt Orange Nation
A big-time national prospect was on campus late last week.

This Basketball Season was More Fulfilling Than the Sweet 16 in '05 - Viva The Matadors
This year's run to the NCAA tournament was sweeter and more fulfilling than the Sweet 16 birth in 2004-05.

TCU Baseball: Monday Manager - Growing Pains - Frogs O' War
TCU's red-hot offense was cooled off a bit in Austin. Despite losing the series, the Frogs showed why there's still plenty to be excited about...

Women's NCAA Tournament 2016: Baylor Upset in Elite Eight by Oregon State - Our Daily Bears
Tournament upstart Oregon State made sure that eight was enough for the Lady Bears for the third year in a row, handing Baylor a 60-57 loss in Dallas.

Texas A&M Baseball Ranked #1 in NCAA - Good Bull Hunting
Texas A&M claims top spot before weekend showdown with Florida.

UT Men's Swimming and Diving Wins 12th National Title - Barking Carnival
Congratulations to the dominant swimming program of the last three decades.

Houston Dynamo's loss can be blamed on midfield shortcomings, not on the referee - Dynamo Theory
The Dynamo's lack of offensive production can be blamed on shortcomings in the midfield.