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Houston Texans News: May 20, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Friday, May 20, 2016.

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Brock Osweiler on Houston Texans, Denver Broncos, more | The MMQB with Peter King
‘There is no grudge,’ insists Brock Osweiler, as he puts four years with the Broncos in the rearview and embraces the open road in Houston. The Texans’ new quarterback opens up on his leap of faith and what to expect.

Texans' Devon Still to those fighting cancer: 'Never give up' |
Just days after getting married to his longtime fiancee, Texans' Devon Still returned to Houston for a cause that's close to his heart.

Veteran safety James Ihedigbo 'would love to play for Texans' - Houston Chronicle
James Ihedigbo spent the past eight years establishing his reputation as a hard-hitting safety with a nose for the football.

John McClain's future Pro Bowl projections for Houston Texans - Houston Chronicle
Defensive end J.J. Watt and receiver DeAndre Hopkins are the Texans' two best players. Both were voted to the Pro Bowl last season. Watt has become a perennial pick after being voted NFL Defensive Player of the Year a third time.

Texans Change Their Roster In Search Of An Old Formula - TPS
For most of the last half decade, the Houston Texans have operated a run-first offense with a fairly balanced overall attack. Even when the Texans had Matt Schaub, the franchise’s most efficient passer, they still ran the ball effectively and piled up the yards.

Around the League

The NFL seems intent on using Las Vegas as its next threat to land publicly funded stadiums -
With Los Angeles now largely off the table, the NFL suddenly appears open to a team moving to the Sin City.

Jaguars' 1st-round pick injured in rookie camp for second straight year -
Jalen Ramsey has a small meniscus tear in his right knee.

Retired 49ers LB Patrick Willis is now just another Silicon Valley tech geek -
The former Pro Bowl linebacker has found a new career.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros' George Springer robs Jose Abreu of a home run - The Crawfish Boxes
Springer twisting, turning found the ball on the wall.

Dwight Howard's honesty is only making himself and the Rockets look worse - The Dream Shake
The big man is still talking and still throwing himself, and the Rockets, under the bus.

Can Texas' Charlie Strong pull off a long-term rebuild in a short-term world? -
At a normal school, this would already look like an encouraging rebuild. Texas is not a normal school.

POLL: Texas Tech Uniform Tournament, First Round: #4 vs. #13 - Viva The Matadors
#4 Black/Red/Red vs. #13 Holiday Bowl Black/Grey/Black.

TCU Baseball vs Kansas State Preview: Ending on the Upswing - Frogs O' War
After a rough month that has seen the Horned Frogs go 9-8 since April 22nd, a series win this weekend could position TCU to win 40 games with a good showing in the Big 12 Tournament next week.

Daily Bears Report: Wednesday 5/18 - Our Daily Bears
Gooooooood morn-aw hell. Baylor C Kyle Fuller was named to the Rimington Trophy preseason list. This is the award for best center. Ooooo this is very interesting: After a couple of weeks on the...

Weekend Preview: Texas A&M Baseball Takes On No. 7 Ole Miss - Good Bull Hunting

Poseur Ranks the World: Avengers Comics - And The Valley Shook
The nerds shall inherit the world!

An Open Letter to the Athlete We Must Stop Recruiting - Barking Carnival
Wise words from a coach.

The Speculating Season: Where does UH rank in preseason polls? - Underdog Dynasty
The nation's college football writers agree! UH is in the top 25 — somewhere.