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Houston Texans News: June 14, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, June 14, 2016.

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Mexico Star Chicharito Loses It When He Meets Houston Texans Star J.J. Watt | Bleacher Report
Sometimes it takes the presence of a gigantic human to remind us that the world's biggest superstars are, after all, human. That's exactly what happened when Mexico star Chicharito met Houston Texans star J...

Texans coaches impressed with the way Brock Osweiler’s working | ProFootballTalk
Whether you agree or disagree with Brock Osweiler's decision to skip a trip to the White House with his former Broncos teammates because of the all-important OTAs, the new Texans quarterback has at least made a good impression on his new bosses.

Finding the Fits: Speedy rookie runner Tyler Ervin completes Texans overhaul -
The jitterbug running back and special teams ace gives the Texans much-needed big-play potential.

Playoff loss inspire new Houston Texans special teams coach Larry Izzo - AFC South- ESPN
The playoff loss to the Chiefs started with a Texans special teams breakdown, which is why Larry Izzo was hired to coordinate the special teams.

Texans claim cornerback Terrance Mitchell | ProFootballTalk
Cornerback Terrance Mitchell was waived by the Cowboys on Friday, but he won't have to leave the state of Texas to continue his NFL career. The NFL's daily transaction report brings word that the Texans have added Mitchell to their roster after claiming him off of waivers Monday.

John McClain's things to watch at Texans minicamp - Houston Chronicle
The Texans have one part of their offseason program remaining – next week's three-day minicamp Tuesday through Thursday.

Around the League

Fletcher Cox is going to make some defensive linemen a lot richer -
The Eagles and Cox agreed to a six-year, $103 million* deal that's going to give some of his peers more muscle in their own contract talks.

I downloaded Richie Incognito’s app then became his ‘biggest fan’ in the world -
Should you download the Richie Incognito app?

Cam Newton's new Nickelodeon show is perfect -
Cam Newton inspires and goofs around with kids on his new Nickelodeon show. It's great.

Former NBA guard Nate Robinson tried out with the Seahawks -
He's 32 and had major knee surgery a couple of years ago, but Robinson is still going to try to fulfill his dream of playing in the NFL.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

2016 MLB Draft: Astros make a round of draft signings including Ronnie Dawson - The Crawfish Boxes
The Astros sign their second round pick.

MLB Draft 2016: Astros 2016 draft pick results tracker and social media guide - The Crawfish Boxes
Keeping track of all the newest Astros from the 2016 draft class.

Rockets NBA Draft Preview: Maryland swingman Jake Layman - The Dream Shake
The lengthy, athletic forward with shooting range could be a perfect fit for the Rockets who are desperate for two-way players.

4-star S Montrell Estell talks Texas and what he brings to the Longhorns - Burnt Orange Nation
Burnt Orange Nation caught up with four-star safety and the most recent Texas commit Montrell Estell.

Looking Back: Texas Tech Wins Big 12 Soccer Championship - Viva The Matadors
Texas Tech won three Big 12 championships in team sports this year, but it all started with the women's championship in November.

Twitter reacts to TCU's third straight trip to Omaha - Frogs O' War
Few celebrations are quite like the ones had on Twitter.

Report: Baylor Board of Regents to Vote on Briles's Future - Our Daily Bears
A week after it bubbled to the surface that Baylor might consider reinstating Art Briles following some sort of suspension, it appears that matters are coming to a head.

Michael Barash and Nick Banks Reflect on Aggie Baseball and Texas A&M - Good Bull Hunting
Two Aggie Baseballers expressed their thanks on Twitter.

Adding A Conference Championship Game Could Be a Huge Plus for Ragin' Cajuns - Underdog Dynasty
The addition of a conference championship game in 2018 is huge news for the Ragin' Cajuns, who could hold a huge advantage if the SBC moves to a divisional setup.