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Houston Texans News: June 20, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, June 20, 2016.

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Houston Texans news

Cecil Shorts takes pay cut to remain with Texans -
Houston Texans veteran receiver Cecil Shorts took a pay cut to avoid getting cut. The wideout was in danger of losing his job after the team drafted two high-quality receivers in this year's draft.

Texans' Johnathan Joseph credits his father's positive influence - Houston Chronicle
Johnathan Joseph is one of the longest-standing members of one of the best defenses in the NFL.

Texans 53-man roster projection includes undrafted TE Stephen Anderson - NFL Nation- ESPN
A projection of the Houston Texans' 2016 roster as the offseason program concludes.

Vandermeer's View: Texans offensive options expand
Bill Parcells once referred to players as "groceries."

As Houston Texans' summer break starts, Brock Osweiler has homework - Houston Texans Blog- ESPN
Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler's summer assignment: Keep throwing. Keep learning the playbook. Find time to rest.

Around the League

Ricky Williams wants to make weed gyms a way of life -
The Ricky Williams Laurel Rosebud Invitational.

It doesn't matter if the Bills won the offseason, but at least Rex Ryan is winning vacation -
In other minicamp news, the Buccaneers defense is getting "less terrible," and is Cam Newton trying to play wide receiver?

It’s baby season in the NFL -
There seems to be a baby boom during the NFL offseason.

Michael Oher re-signed with the Panthers and his teammates celebrated with ‘The Blind Side’ GIFs -
He’ll never live it down.

3 toots for Riverboat Ron, the best bargain in all of coaching! -
The Carolina Panthers made Ron Rivera one of the 10 highest paid coaches in the NFL, and it's still probably not enough for what he's done there.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 6, Reds 0: Astros dominate on Father's Day - The Crawfish Boxes
The Houston hit three home runs and get none solid innings from Mike Fiers and Chris Devenski.

Texas offers rising in-state 2018 targets Bobby Brown, Alston Orji - Burnt Orange Nation
It would be wise for the 'Horns to get heavily involved in these guy's recruiting as soon as possible.

Five Thoughts on Texas Tech's 5-3 Loss to TCU - Viva The Matadors
A recap of Sunday's loss in the College World Series opener.

TCU beats Tech 5-3 to open CWS play - Frogs O' War
ALL HAIL LUKEN BAKER The freshman's comeback moonshot lifts TCU over Tech 5-3.

A Look at Jeremiah Gambrell Jr., Baylor Basketball’s 2018 Point Guard Commit - Our Daily Bears
Scott Drew’s squad looks to add a dynamic point guard in 2018.

Anagramming the SEC - Good Bull Hunting
Anagramming the SEC.

The American Athletic is Working from a Position of Strength...For a While - Underdog Dynasty
The AAC, despite losing their BCS status, is still kicking hard. But for how much longer?

Houston Dash vs FC Kansas City Final Score: Dash drop fourth straight scoreless defeat - Dynamo Theory
Dash fall to FC Kansas City.