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Houston Texans News: May 27, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Friday, May 27, 2016.

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Houston Texans news

Brock Osweiler talks Texans playbook
QB Brock Osweiler explained how he's learning the Texans playbook.

Houston Texans sign third-round draft pick Braxton Miller - Houston Texans Blog- ESPN
First-round receiver Will Fuller is the only Houston draft pick who is not yet signed.

Texans' defense hoping for faster start this season - Houston Chronicle
It was a stark contrast between how the Texans' defense began and ended last season during which a rough start was typified by sluggishness and being a step behind offenses.

Demps, Texans stress player safety at moms clinic
The Texans safety spent Wednesday evening at the second annual Houston Texans Play Safe Moms Clinic presented by GE and Houston Methodist. Demps, a father of four, shared his story with Houston mothers and encouraged their kids to play football.

Around the League

Rookies from small schools looking to prove they belong in the NFL -
Players who were drafted from small programs sometimes have higher ceilings.

What excuses will Rob Ryan use if the Bills defense under performs? -
The Ryan brothers feel like they finally have their chance to be something more than overrated in Buffalo.

Tony Romo leads the list of NFL players under pressure to stay healthy for 2016 -
Tony Romo and Jason Pierre-Paul have a lot to prove next season, and most of it has to do with remaining healthy.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 4, Orioles 2: Springer, Valbuena Power The Team To Third Straight Win - The Crawfish Boxes
McCullers, bullpen strike out 15 in win.

Rockets reportedly set to hire Mike D'Antoni as coach - The Dream Shake
Motherf**ing f*** this sucks.

Texas Longhorns will face difficult schedule in 2016 - Burnt Orange Nation
The lack of a bye week during conference play and a host of opponents expected to improve won't make things easy for Charlie Strong during his third season in Austin.

Top 5 Texas Tech Football Games of 2016 (#5) - Viva The Matadors
A look at the most intriguing matchups for Texas Tech football this upcoming season. This week we're looking at #5.

TCU Uses Nine Run Effort in Eighth to Top OSU - Frogs O' War
TCU exploded with nine runs in the eighth to complete the come back win against OSU and remain in the winner's bracket of the Big 12 Tournament.

The Valley: Notes from the Ruins - Our Daily Bears
Grappling with the Pepper Hamilton report and the collapse of "New Baylor."

Daily Bull 5.26.16 - we're talking baseball - Good Bull Hunting
"Despite my rejection of most Judeo-Christian ethics, I am, within the framework of the baseball season, monogamous." - Annie Savoy, Bull Durham

Tigers vs. Dukes: LSU Softball Super Regional Preview - And The Valley Shook
The Tigers face James Madison with a chance to advance to the Women's College World Series.

Power to the People, No Delay: Project FANchise - Barking Carnival
Want to put the "I" in IFL? Now's your chance.

Someone Had To End Up Last: Why Tulane Is The Worst Head Coaching Job In The AAC - Underdog Dynasty
Despite sporting the worst record among AAC programs over the last five seasons, the head coaching job at Tulane has the ability to turn into a solid job.

Houston Dynamo Part Ways with Owen Coyle - Dynamo Theory
Houston Dynamo and Owen Coyle to part ways immediately.