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Houston Texans News: May 26, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, May 26, 2016.

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Houston Texans news

ESPN analysts appraise Texans' offseason moves - Houston Chronicle
It remains to be seen how they'll play out on the field, but the Texans' offseason moves have gotten the thumbs up from some of ESPN's top NFL analysts.

If Brock Osweiler starts slow what Texan will feel most heat? - Yahoo Sports
A little over four years into his NFL career, Brock Osweiler is encountering an offseason he has never known. He's richer. He's more experienced. And most important, he's finally the centerpiece of an NFL franchise.

Houston Texans' J.J. Watt will host CMT Music Awards with Erin Andrews - Houston Texans Blog- ESPN
Texans star J.J. Watt, who was a presenter at the CMT Music Awards last year and hobnobbed with Arnold Schwarzenegger, will be a co-host this year.

Texans' DeAndre Hopkins intent on getting bigger, stronger, faster - Houston Chronicle
DeAndre Hopkins' star turn last season included a series of acrobatic one-handed catches and elevating over cornerbacks to catch the football with outstanding body control.

Texans' J.J. Watt to co-host CMT Music Awards - Houston Chronicle
Don't worry, Houston Texans fans and J.J. Watt lovers, you won't have to wait until football season to get your fill of the Texans' star.

Around the League

How a really bad Jets conspiracy theory got started -
Are Eric Decker and Brandon Marshall holding out to protest the Jets not signing Ryan Fitzpatrick? No, they're not. But don't let that get in the way of a perfectly good rumor!

The pressure is on the Colts' young offensive line to keep Andrew Luck upright in 2016 -
The Colts can bounce back from a down year if their investment in the offensive line pays off.

5 NFL players proving NBA players aren't the only athletes with style -
No one's quite on Russell Westbrook's level -- yet.

The Buccaneers discovering how weather works isn't the only dumb thing from OTAs -
And other dumb things from OTAs.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Baltimore Bats Baffled By Breaking Balls, Astros Win 4-3 - The Crawfish Boxes
The Houston bullpen continued its hot streak of scoreless innings while the bats made some noise against the Baltimore Orioles in a 4-3 victory for the Astros.

2015-2016 Rockets season recaps: Like it or not, this is the real Dwight Howard - The Dream Shake
The Howard-Houston relationship seems to be ending like the rest of D-12's NBA ventures.

Texas Longhorns baseball loses in ugly game against Oklahoma State - Burnt Orange Nation
Texas Longhorns baseball will face off against Baylor in the loser's bracket at 12:30 pm CST after an atrocious 10-4 loss against Oklahoma State.

Texas Tech DB Nigel Bethel To Transfer - Viva The Matadors
One of Texas Tech's top cover men is leaving the South Plains

TCU Beats Baylor to Open Big 12 Tournament Play - Frogs O' War
The Frog offense was on fire as TCU smacked three home runs on their way to a big win.

Daily Bears Report: Thursday 5/26 - Our Daily Bears
Baylor Baseball faces an elimination game vs Texas today after losing their first game of the Big 12 Championship Tournament to TCU. The Frogs beat Baylor 10-5. First pitch of Baylor vs Texas is at...

Daily Bull 5.25.16: Baseball with a side of pancakes - Good Bull Hunting
There are only two seasons - winter and Baseball. - Bill Veeck

In da Film Room: Brandon Harris vs. Eastern Michigan - And The Valley Shook
Spoiler: The receivers dropped a lot of balls!

Firing Kenneth Starr is Not Enough - Barking Carnival
And neither is firing Art Briles. It's time for Baylor to be fully accountable.