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Houston Texans News: May 18, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, May 18, 2016.

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Houston Texans news

Texans rookie Shakeel Rashad got $10,000 signing bonus - Houston Chronicle
The Texans gave a $10,000 signing bonus to undrafted rookie North Carolina inside linebacker Shakeel Rashad.

John McClain's Texans offseason storylines to watch - Houston Chronicle
The Texans have made a lot of changes during the offseason, especially on an offense that could have as many as five new starters. They have a lot of questions that must be answered before they begin the regular season Sept. 11 against Chicago at NRG Stadium.

Linebacker Brian Cushing again makes a difference for Texans' defense - Houston Chronicle
Brian Cushing had to learn to trust his surgically repaired left knee again.

Vandermeer's View: AFC South Arms Race has begun
There's an arms race underway in the AFC South.

Miami Dolphins Season In Review: Week 7 - Houston - The Phinsider
Miami won big on the road for interim head coach Dan Campbell against the Titans. They brought that passion and energy back home for an epic beatdown of the Houston Texans.

Around the League

10 undrafted free agents who could make an impact in the NFL -
Trevone Boykin, Keyarris Garrett and Jeremy Cash didn't get picked in the 2016 NFL Draft, but they could contribute anyway.

6 NFL sophomores trying to avoid the bust label -
Some players need more time to develop than others, and a few first-round picks in last year's draft class could be primed for that second-year leap.

Marshawn Lynch plays ping-pong just like he runs the football -
It's a way of life.

Onside Kick Family Hour: Let's go to NFL minicamp! -
Danny Kelly, Stephen White and RVB are in the best shape of their lives and their putting on shorts and getting ready for minicamp.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 6, White Sox 5 (11): El Oso Blanco returns, hits two-run home run in extras - The Crawfish Boxes
Luke Gregerson blows his third save, but Even Gattis is there to pick him up.

2015-2016 Rockets season recaps: K.J. McDaniels needs to earn more minutes - The Dream Shake
K.J. McDaniels needs more minutes. But he also needs to play better.

5-star Texas PF target Jarrett Allen may not sign NLI - Burnt Orange Nation
No one knows for sure when the nation's No. 15 prospect will finally end his recruitment.

Red Raiders in the Pros: Baseball Edition - Viva The Matadors
Taylor has excelled in the minor leagues after a fantastic 2015 senior season in Lubbock.

A New Winning Streak Emerges as TCU Beats SFA 3-2 - Frogs O' War
After a rough, road-series loss to Baylor over the weekend, TCU returned to Lupton on Tuesday to beat Stephen F. Austin.

Site Announcement: New Manager - Our Daily Bears
The mystery is over! ODB has a new Managing Editor!

#YESSIR! Aggie Hoops lands ESPN Top 100 player Deshawn Corprew - Good Bull Hunting
The national Top 100 recruit made it official this morning.

And the Valley Drinks: Evil Twin Brewing - And The Valley Shook
Taking in a couple of offerings from this Brooklyn-based outfit for American Craft Beer Week.

State Bill to be introduced in Alabama could adversely affect university funding - Underdog Dynasty
Alabama's public universities could face a staggering loss of funding thanks to a proposed bill aimed at opposing President Barack Obama's transgender bathroom directive.

USMNT unveil roster for Copa America warmup game - Dynamo Theory
No MLS players will be on the roster for the US's initial pre-Copa America camp and friendly, against Puerto Rico.