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Houston Texans News: June 15, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, June 15, 2016.

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Houston Texans news

Despite mistakes, Texans coach Bill O'Brien likes QB Brock Osweiler's progress - Houston Texans Blog- ESPN
Brock Osweiler is the top quarterback for the Houston Texans, which puts the team ahead of schedule from the previous two years.

Houston improved offense, but defense will decide Texans' fate -
Houston's offense received an influx of talent this offseason, but Jeffri Chadiha says the Texans' potential as serious title contenders still revolves around the J.J. Watt-led defense.

Ex-Duck CB Terrance Mitchell claimed by Houston Texans |
The Texans claimed Mitchell off waivers Monday, three days after he was released by the Dallas Cowboys.

Texans' Jaelen Strong trying to change man in the mirror - Houston Chronicle
Jaelen Strong kept staring at the mirror but didn't recognize his face.

Texans receiver Jaelen Strong's '180 degree' turn impresses his team - NFL Nation- ESPN
Jaelen Strong spent much of his rookie season overweight and inactive. Now he's making a case to be a Houston Texans starter in 2016.

Around the League

17 potential Deflategate outcomes, ranked from most likely to most absurd -
Brady still has a number of legal options to exhaust. Joy!

Walter Thurmond III is mashing softball home runs as 'Dick Mahoney' in his NFL retirement -
Dick Mahoney is here and ready to dominate your rec softball league.

Bills RB came into camp overweight because he ate too much with his pregnant fiancée -
He ate too much in support of her and now has some weight to lose.

Ben Roethlisberger wants the Steelers to go for 2 every time -
Considering how successful the Steelers were with two-point conversions last season, it may not be a bad idea.

Darren McFadden broke his elbow trying to save his cell phone from falling -
We get it, but c'mon dude, just buy a new phone next time.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 5, Cardinals 2: Fister helps himself on the mound and at-bat - The Crawfish Boxes
Doug Fister did it all for the Astros on Tuesday.

Recapping a big recruiting weekend for the Texas Longhorns - Burnt Orange Nation
News and notes on the Saturday visitor's, Sunday's mini-camp, and updates on key targets.

Divide 'Em Up - Viva The Matadors
We need to decide how we're going to divide up the Big 12. I for one don't really enjoy breaking up schools and teams by geography. Who do we think we are, Magellan?

Mitchell Traver reacts to video of Texas A&M's ball chant - Frogs O' War
Traver's face --> :O

Report: Board of Regents Discusses Future of Art Briles - Our Daily Bears
Here's the latest on the ongoing saga with the Bears' suspended head football coach

YESSIR! Aggies get third commit in four days - Good Bull Hunting
TE Camron Horry (that Horry) is an A&M commit.