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Houston Texans News: April 11, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, April 11, 2016.

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ABC 13's David Nuno VS reporter who bashed Texans |
A recent column from a Denver based media member has angered many Texans fans on social media. Ian St. Clair, who is a contributor to ABC7 in Denver and for Mile High Report, calls the Texans signing of Brock Osweiler, "desperate and stupid."

Where Houston Texans free agency stands after one month - Houston Texans Blog- ESPN
The Texans made big, bold moves in free agency -- namely Brock Osweiler and Lamar Miller -- but they still have holes at center and tight end.

Breakdown: Texans Linebackers
After some of the recent free agent signings, John Harris analyzes the Texans current linebackers.

Lamar Miller to make QB's job a little easier for Texans - Houston Chronicle
The signing of quarterback Brock Osweiler created attention for the Texans, but signing running back Lamar Miller could have a bigger impact on the offense.

Texans' Charles James teaches technique at Play Safe football clinic - Houston Chronicle
KATY -- Texans cornerback Charles James nodded his head in approval. He clapped his hands while encouraging a group of young football players to keep their heads up and see what they tackle.

Grading the Houston Texans quarterbacks | isportsweb
The Houston Texans have been making some critical steps in the right direction to secure a quarterback to lead their team to victory.

Emmanuel Ogbah, Caleb Benenoch among draft prospects at Texans' local workout - Houston Chronicle
The Texans conducted their local prospect workout Saturday morning, auditioning several college football players from Houston area high schools and colleges.

Texans work out Rice receiver Dennis Parks - Houston Chronicle
Rice wide receiver Dennis Parks worked out for the Texans on Saturday at their local prospect day, according to a source not authorized to speak publicly.

Texans cheerleader trains hard for the field, life - Houston Chronicle
J.J. Watt isn't the only person who can flip a 400-pound tire.

Around the League

2016 NFL mock draft: A quarterback surprise -
It's expected that Jared Goff, Carson Wentz and Paxton Lynch will all be first-round picks in a couple weeks. Where they go, however, is up for debate.

Former Saints DE Will Smith killed in New Orleans shooting -
After a traffic incident, a man opened fire on Smith and his wife.

Bruce Arians says football is 'being attacked' by moms -
In March, Bruce Arians said parents are "fools" if they won't let their kids play football. On Friday, he said it's moms, not dads, keeping kids away from the game.

Broncos trade LT Ryan Clady to Jets -
The Jets have already found their replacement for the retiring D'Brickashaw Ferguson.

Jets offensive tackle D'Brickashaw Ferguson retiring after 10 seasons -
D'Brickashaw Ferguson reportedly hopes to become an NFL general manager after deciding to walk away from the game.

Connor Cook is really Bo Callahan, the quarterback from 'Draft Day' -
Another case of life imitating art?

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Brewers 3 Astros 2: Keuchel kant find kommand - The Crawfish Boxes
Keuchel walks six, and the bats are quiet except for a couple lonely solo shots.

Rockets beat the Lakers 130 - 110 in Kobe's last game - The Dream Shake
Rockets inch closer to the playoffs.

Texas QB commit Sam Ehlinger works out with Colt McCoy - Burnt Orange Nation
The past and the future got together in Austin on Sunday.

TCU Baseball Wins Rubber Match and Series Against Kansas - Frogs O' War
A 14 run effort from the offense propelled TCU to a series win over Kansas in Lawrence this weekend.

Friday Afternoon Video: Merle Haggard - Workin Man Blues - Our Daily Bears
Happy Friday.

Today's Branding Superheroes - Good Bull Hunting
We talk with A&M's lead marketing strategist about the lastest line of Aggie apparel.

Golf is Not a Game of Perfect - Barking Carnival
The 22-year old Texan learned the hard way that golf is a game where often times the player who makes the second-to-last mistake wins.

UTSA Adds Graduate Transfer QB Jared Johnson from SHSU - Underdog Dynasty
2015 Southland Conference Offensive Player of the Year Jared Johnson is now a Roadrunner.

"It sucks" Dynamo players frustrated after conceding equalizer in last second to Seattle Sounders - Dynamo Theory
Last second defensive miscue allows the Sounders to earn 1-1 draw against Dynamo.