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Houston Texans News: June 2, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, June 2, 2016.

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Houston Texans QB Brock Osweiler sends message by skipping White House - NFL Nation- ESPN
By not joining the Denver Broncos at the White House, Brock Osweiler made a strong statement that he's all-in as the Houston Texans' starting QB.

Why the Texans Rebuilt Around DeAndre Hopkins | The MMQB with Peter King
Houston was good enough to make the playoffs last year. But for team brass, it was clear that they needed to place more talent around DeAndre Hopkins, one of the league’s most unique playmakers.

Bill O'Brien sees huge difference in Texans' Jaelen Strong - Houston Chronicle
A year ago, Texans wide receiver Jaelen Strong was a sluggish rookie. He was noticeably overweight, tipping the scales at nearly 230 pounds as if he was unintentionally bulking up for a move to tight end.

Texans Radio unveils program changes
Texans Radio unveiled its new program schedule, a 6-7 p.m. time slot all year long.

Around the League

Most legendary quarterbacks don't get a storybook ending to their NFL careers -
Hall of Fame quarterbacks like Dan Fouts, Dan Marino and Johnny Unitas had forgettable ends to their memorable careers.

Brandon Marshall and Eric Decker are just looking out for the Jets, according to them -
Inside the Jets locker room, some of Decker and Marshall's teammates are rolling their eyes at the notion the two receivers have the team's best interests in mind.

How NOT to handle an NFL quarterback -
Sub-par professional quarterback Nick Foles isn't showing up for offseason workouts with the Rams. And why should he! Here's a lesson in not building up a guy when you know you're totally done with him anyway.

No one is having more fun this offseason than Greg Olsen -
Move over, Gronk. It's the Summer of Olsen now.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 5, Diamondbacks 4: Springer saves the day after blown save - The Crawfish Boxes
"George Springer, thank you for being a friend." -- Luke Gregerson

Mike D'Antoni plans to play fast and loose, and that's all Leslie Alexander has ever wanted - The Dream Shake
You may not be down with the move, but the Rockets sure seem to be.

Baylor QB commit Kellen Mond decommits, so Sam Ehlinger trolls Baylor site - Burnt Orange Nation
Laugh. Out. Loud.

POLL: Texas Tech Uniform Tournament, Second Round: #2 vs. #7 - Viva The Matadors
#2 Black/Red/Black vs. #7 Black/White/Red.

Big 12, TCU Football Announce Four 2016 Game Times - Frogs O' War
TCU announced game times for South Dakota State, Arkansas, Iowa State, and Texas.

Art Briles Releases Statement to KWTX and ESPN's Mike and Mike - Our Daily Bears
A week after being dismissed by Baylor's Board of Regents, former head coach Art Briles breaks his silence in a statement to KWTX's Julie Hays and ESPN's Mike & Mike.

Aggie Hoops and the new SEC RPI rule - Good Bull Hunting
Looking at how the SEC's new scheduling rule impacts A&M.

Women's College World Series Preview Pt.2: Storylines, Schedule, Predictions - And The Valley Shook
Series opener is Thursday, 8:30 PM against Michigan.

Dennis Dodd is a Sucker (for a Bad Headline) - Barking Carnival
"Big 12 could earn an additional $1 billion through expansion", my butt.

The Idaho Vandals did the right and brave thing, and Eastern Michigan should follow - Underdog Dynasty
If Idaho can admit defeat at the FBS level, maybe some other schools should follow their brave lead.

Houston Dynamo vs FC Dallas Preview: Dynamo look for continued improvement on the road against rival - Dynamo Theory
Dynamo head to Frisco to take on FC Dallas.