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Houston Texans News: June 6, 2016

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, June 6, 2016.

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Brock Osweiler being signed by the Houston Texans named worst offseason move by Pro Football Focus - Mile High Report
Poor Brock. All that money and already he's feeling the heat of failure. Point and laugh only if you are mean-spirited.

Watch the Texans' J.J. Watt play the bongos at a Jimmy Buffett concert - Houston Chronicle
Houston Texans star J.J. Watt apparently has an eclectic taste in music and a keen ability to get around Houston traffic.

Houston Texans looking for WR complement to DeAndre Hopkins - UPI.com
HOUSTON -- Lining up on the perimeter of the defense, Houston Texans Pro Bowl wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins quickly gets cornerbacks back on their heels.

RB Lamar Miller will have diverse role with Texans - Houston Chronicle
Drifting out of the backfield on a swing pass, Texans running back Lamar Miller froze a linebacker with a sudden jab step before accelerating away from pursuit for again up the sideline.

Texans corner A.J. Bouye provides depth, size in secondary - Houston Chronicle
Leaping into the air, Texans cornerback A.J. Bouye disrupted the passing lane as he competed in wrestling the football away as he nearly came down with an interception.

Larry Izzo back in a special place with Texans - Houston Chronicle
As one of the greatest special-teams players in NFL history, Larry Izzo earned three Super Bowl rings with New England and added a fourth as an assistant coach with the New York Giants.

Around the League

Broncos CB Aqib Talib shot at Dallas club - SBNation.com
Talib will be released from a Dallas hospital on Monday.

Tyrann Mathieu gives back to New Orleans after condemning the city's violent culture - SBNation.com
Mathieu has ranted against the city's violent culture ever since Will Smith's murder.

The Montreal Expos might still exist had Tom Brady stuck to baseball - SBNation.com
Oh, what could have been.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 5, Athletics 2: McCullers, A's errors propel Astros to victory - The Crawfish Boxes
Lance McCullers works around an early jam to pitch seven innings as Carlos Gomez and Evan Gattis blast homers in the Astros win.

Rockets season recaps: James Harden and the cult of perception - The Dream Shake
There's a difference between perception and reality. After this year's hiccup, that separating line will become increasingly blurred.

Jarrett Allen's commitment to Texas brings optimism to recruiting and the hardwood - Burnt Orange Nation
The consensus five-star prospect signing with the 'Horns is a clear sign things may be changing for the better in Austin.

Texas Tech Comeback Falls Short - Viva The Matadors
Monster 7th inning not enough as Tech Falls to DBU.

Frogs Crush the Sun Devils, Advance to Super Regional Play - Frogs O' War
Brian Howard pitched one of the best games of his career at the perfect time, and got plenty of offensive support to secure the win over Arizona State.

Texas A&M Baseball Advances to Super Regional - Good Bull Hunting
The Aggies beat Minnesota on Sunday night to advance to the Super Regional.

Softball Heads To Semi’s With Win Over Georgia - And The Valley Shook
Tigers face Oklahoma Sunday night.

Virtus, RIP Muhammad Ali, 1942-2016 - Barking Carnival
Eulogizing a man is never easy. Properly eulogizing a great man is impossible. Myth softens reality. That's what great men deserve. I tend to bridle when the media discusses Ali. They like to...

The Sun Belt is now the only FBS Conference with no Conference Championship Game for some Insane Reason - Underdog Dynasty
Nine out of 10 FBS leagues now have a football championship game. The Sun Belt needs to make it 10 out of 10.