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Houston Texans News: May 13, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Friday, May 13, 2016.

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Houston Texans news

The Texans got a lot faster in the NFL Draft. Here’s how they’ll put that speed to work. -
The Texans have more speed than a Waco truck stop. Here’s how they’ll put it to work.

Texans punter Shane Lechler still chasing elusive Super Bowl ring - Houston Chronicle
Texans veteran punter Shane Lechler boomed the football with distance and hang time again last season.

Houston Texans Edition Of "Hard Knocks" Wins Two Emmys | Houston Press
They are now the Emmy Award winning Houston Texans!

Football Outsiders pick Houston Texans to win AFC South
Using a detailed projection methodology, Aaron Schatz of Football Outsiders (in conjunction with has predicted the outcome of each NFL division for the 2016

Around the League

NFL lets a player put his actual name on his jersey -
Vikings German wide receiver Moritz Boehringer has been given permission to place that all-important umlaut on his uniform.

Did the Titans and Browns make the right call trading down? -
The Titans and Browns moved out of the top two picks in the NFL Draft despite several holes on their rosters. Was it worth it?

Cam Newton should absolutely be on the cover of 'Madden 17' -
It's kind of hard to believe he hasn't been on the game's cover already.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Red Sox 11, Astros 1: How It Looks When Absolutely Nothing Goes Right - The Crawfish Boxes
Nothing worked at the plate or on the hill to stop the Sox juggernaut.

Patrick Beverley calls out the ESPN show "His and Hers" - The Dream Shake
Just when you thought you couldn't like Beverley even more, he goes out and does this!

Athletes to watch at the 2016 Texas state track meet - Burnt Orange Nation
2016 signees Davion Curtis and Reggie Hemphill-Mapps are among the talented sprinters who will be in Austin for this week's state track meet.

Hannah Carson Named Big XII Athlete Of The Week - Viva The Matadors
The redshirt senior is having one heck of a year in Track and Field.

Frogs O'War Podcast: Big 12 Expansion, Aggie Twitter - Frogs O' War
This week's topics include: Big 12 expansion, Aggie Twitter, a little TCU baseball, and our personal Game of Thrones theories...

Floyd Casey Stadium Demolition Scheduled for Saturday - Our Daily Bears
The home of Baylor football from 1950-2013 is in its final days.

Cookin' ATVS Style: Oven-Blackened Redfish w/ Beurre Cajun - And The Valley Shook
An easier way to take this dish from the restaurants of NOLA to your home.

Houston Dynamo vs San Jose: Lowlights - Dynamo Theory
Tyler Deric saw a red as Houston lost to San Jose on Wednesday night.