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Houston Texans News: March 3, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, March 3, 2016.

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Houston Texans news

Drafting quarterback prudent move for Texans - Houston Chronicle
The debate of supply versus demand in the business world applies to the ultra-rich quarterback marketplace.

Receiver Cecil Shorts in Texans' 2016 plans - Houston Chronicle
Veteran wide receiver Cecil Shorts' first season with the Texans was a mixed bag of impactful plays curtailed by injuries frequently sidelining him.

State of the Texans: Three-Round Houston Texans Mock Draft - Houston - Scout
A three-round post NFL Combine Mock Draft for the Houston Texans.

Should Mario Williams return to the Houston Texans?
The Houston Texans and defensive end Mario Williams could both benefit from a reunion after the veteran was cut by the Buffalo Bills.

Around the League

Falcons release veteran receiver Roddy White -
White spent his entire career in Atlanta and departs as the franchise's all-time leader in receiving yards, receptions and touchdown catches.

Joe Flacco agrees in principle to 3-year extension with Ravens -
The Ravens needed to clear out some cap space for 2016 and turned to their franchise quarterback for help.

The New Orleans Saints are the 1st NFL team to host the Women's World Football Games -
This is awesome.

What Sam Bradford's new contract means for the Eagles and their quarterback situation - Bleeding Green Nation
The Eagles re-signed Sammy Sleeves. Now what?

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 40 in 40: Ken Giles - The Crawfish Boxes
"Hundred Mile Giles" moves South.

Rockets vs. Pelicans Final Score: Harden drags Houston to a sloppy victory - The Dream Shake
Nine percent three-point shooting, 22 turnovers and a win? Okay!

An Early Examination of Texas Basketball’s Scholarship Situation - Burnt Orange Nation
There may be a lot of new faces next year.

Texas Tech Defeated Easily By #10 West Virginia, 90-68. - Viva The Matadors
The Red Raiders have lost two in a row are now 18-11 (8-9 Big 12).

TCU Horned Frogs Shelled By Kansas State Wildcats, 79-54 - Frogs O' War
TCU never stood a chance, as they were run out of the building.

Oklahoma Hangs on 73-71 Against Baylor's Big Rally - Our Daily Bears
In a game where Baylor didn't break double-figures until the 8:50 mark, the Bears made a fierce rally to reclaim the lead before Oklahoma and Buddy Hield closed out a senior night win in Norman.

Why is Kyle Allen afraid of guacamole? - Good Bull Hunting
What's the deal with Kyle Allen being afraid of guac?

Should UTSA and UIW Schedule a Cross-Town Series? - Underdog Dynasty
The stakes of an upset could be high but should the Roadrunners accept UIW's challenge to meet on the gridiron?

Dynamo trade for Toronto FC midfielder Collen Warner - Dynamo Theory
The Dynamo made another offseason transaction, this time trading for Toronto FC midfielder Collen Warner.