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Houston Texans News: May 5, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, May 5, 2016.

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Houston Texans news

Indianapolis Colts and Houston Texans favorites to win AFC South - Indianapolis Colts Blog- ESPN
The Titans and Jaguars have been busy this offseason, but the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook doesn't believe either team will win the AFC South.

Houston Texans lineman Duane Brown takes latest beef to Twitter - Houston Texans Blog- ESPN
After nearly getting suspended over a banned substance he ingested eating meat in Mexico, Texans OL Duane Brown took his latest beef to Twitter.

Texans' Fuller works with the "Footwork King" ahead of rookie camp |
Texans rookie wide receiver, Will Fuller, is just the latest the latest of NFL professionals working with Rischad Whitfield.

Texans owner, coach excited Duane Brown wins appeal - Houston Chronicle
Texans owner Bob McNair and coach Bill O'Brien were relieved when offensive tackle Duane Brown won his appeal of the NFL's 10-game suspension for violation of the league's substance abuse program.

The Houston Texans Never Wavered Supporting Duane Brown While Facing Suspension - Houston - Scout
The Houston Texans never wavered in their support for Duane Brown when he was facing a 10-game suspension.

Around the League

The Dolphins are betting big on Laremy Tunsil -
"This whole thing should be an awakening for Tunsil," one general manager told SB Nation. "It could be the best thing that ever happened for this kid."

Johnny Manziel turns himself in before domestic violence hearing -
Manziel is being indicted on a misdemeanor assault charge stemming from a domestic violence incident with his ex-girlfriend.

NFL teams, please stop tweeting about 'Star Wars' -
In an attempt to be relevant, NFL teams put out plenty of "Star Wars"-related content on May the 4th.

Patriots are 2017 Super Bowl favorites despite Tom Brady's DeflateGate suspension -
With the NFL Draft over, the Patriots and even the Browns have better Super Bowl 51 odds.

Ohio State just had the best NFL Draft by any college ever. Let me explain. -
Good morning! This is the Read Option, your daily college football newsletter.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros Pummel Twins 16-4 for First Winning Streak of 2016 - The Crawfish Boxes
Can you say... REGRESSION? The Astros went 6-11 with RISP and got some crazy BABIP luck on a 2-run double by Gomez (courtesy of the 2nd base bag) to put together their first winning streak of the season.

2015-2016 Rockets season recaps: Corey Brewer was... not good - The Dream Shake
We had to suffer through 87 games of Corey Brewer running the court like a chicken with its head cut off. We didn't deserve that.

Report: Texas pressure is holding up Big 12 expansion - Burnt Orange Nation
A desire to keep the Longhorn Network intact may be the driving force behind the Texas desire to keep the conference at 10 teams.

Big 12 Expansion MEGAPOST - Viva The Matadors
Covering all aspects of the Big 12 expansion discussion.

2016 4-Star PG Jaylen Fisher Commits To TCU - Frogs O' War
TCU Men's Basketball landed a massive recruit on Wednesday afternoon.

WR Coach Aaron Moorehead voices criticism on Twitter following Tate Martell's decommit - Good Bull Hunting
Coach Aaron Moorehead had some things to say when a prominent recruit decommitted.

Idaho is in Dire Straits, But At Least They Have Somewhere to Go - Underdog Dynasty
It would take a truly Herculean effort to make Idaho successful in their final two seasons in the FBS.

The Bull And Its Horns: The Rivalry Begins - Dynamo Theory
After dropping their home opener 2-0 to Los Dos, the Toros look to get back to their winning ways at expense of their rivals, San Antonio FC.