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Houston Texans News: May 10, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, May 10, 2016.

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Houston Texans news

DeAndre Hopkins thankful Texans drafted Fuller, Miller -
The arrival of wideouts Will Fuller and Braxton Miller have made one Houston Texan a happy man: DeAndre Hopkins, who said: "There's a little more competition in this room, which is good."

Texans QB Brock Osweiler eager to work with new receivers' speed - Houston Chronicle
As quarterback Brock Osweiler took in the details of the Texans' draft, it didn't take long for it to sink in that he'll have the benefit of some potentially dangerous deep threats to target when he scans the field.

Ryan Langford Turns a Tryout Into a Contract With the Houston Texans - Houston - Scout
The Houston Texans are signing rookie linebacker Ryan Langford after a successful tryout during rookie mini-camp.

Breakfast: A Special way to make the Texans
Special teams is sometimes the quickest path to making an NFL roster for rookies.

Texans linebacker Brian Cushing impressed by military during USO tour - Houston Chronicle
Brian Cushing is paid by the Texans to anchor their defense from the middle linebacker position.

Around the League

3 different reasons NFL coaches could be on the hot seat in 2016 -
Marvin Lewis, Gus Bradley and Mike Mularkey all have something to prove in 2016, or it could be the end of the road.

Adrian Peterson thinks he can play longer than any RB in NFL history -
Adrian Peterson believes he can play at a high level until he turns 40, although he thinks he might not love the game as much at 38.

A trio of injured NFL 1st-round picks will finally get a chance to prove themselves in 2016 -
Kevin White, Dante Fowler and Breshad Perriman all missed their rookie seasons after being first-round picks in 2015. Their teams are counting on them this year.

The Onside Kick Family Hour: Drafting a kicker early is the worst kind of surprise in the NFL Draft -
Danny Kelly, Stephen White and RVB reconvene to discuss this year's NFL Draft results. This includes a lot of cussin' about the Buccaneers trading up to take a kicker in the second round.

Rookie Ezekiel Elliott is already paid more than most starting running backs -
The rookie wage scale has the No. 4 overall pick making top-10 running back money.

Sam Bradford ends pointless holdout with tail between his legs -
Sam Bradford's holdout made no sense and accomplished nothing.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 7, Indians 1: Astros knockout Kluber in the 3rd inning for win - The Crawfish Boxes
Astros score five runs in the third inning against the 2014 Cy Young award winner Corey Kluber.

2015-2016 Rockets season recap: A positive step for Clint Capela, but not a big one - The Dream Shake
The Swiss Roll made strides this year, but they could have been bigger.

Texas will be the third-most experienced team in the Big 12 in 2016 - Burnt Orange Nation
The young 'uns are growing up fast.

Monday Matador Mailbag 5.9.2016 - Viva The Matadors
You asked. We answered. This week's mailbag, covering all of your burning questions.

TCU Football Going 'Camping' With Blue Chip Programs - Frogs O' War
The Frogs will host a series of camps with the coaching staffs from the last two national champions.

Daily Bears Report: 5/9 - Our Daily Bears
It's Monday already.

Aggie Baby Gifts - Good Bull Hunting
Let's take a look at the really strange things you can buy your Aggie baby.

OU's David Boren Wants Big 12 To Expand - His Bosses Don't - Barking Carnival
OU President David Boren wants the Big 12 to become mathematically correct, but his bosses are not so sure.

The East Carolina Pirates are in search of a higher ceiling that probably doesn't exist. - Underdog Dynasty
Don't kid yourselves; this is not a visionary pursuit of excellence, it's a hunt for fool's gold.

Austin Thomas returns to LSU as Director of Player Personnel - And The Valley Shook
Les Miles re-recruits an important former staff member.

Giles Barnes up for MLS Goal of the Week - Dynamo Theory
Vote to get Giles Barnes into the next round of voting for Goal of the Week.