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Houston Texans News: July 4, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, July 4, 2016.

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Houston Texans news

Texans' Braxton Miller has 'chip on his shoulder' in switching positions - Houston Chronicle
The assumption was made by some that Braxton Miller would struggle during his conversion from the quarterback position.

Training camp preview: Houston Texans -
Conor Orr is breaking down all 32 teams across the league, and previews what to expect come training camp in July. Can Jadeveon Clowney stay healthy and is Brock Osweiler the missing link?

Houston Texans minority owner Philip Burguieres dies -
Houston Texans minority owner Philip Burguieres, who played a key role in helping owner Bob McNair bring the NFL back to the city, has died.

Around the League

Roger Goodell's salary keeps dropping, but he's still filthy rich -
The commissioner "only" made $32 million in 2015.

How the Ravens quickly went from Super Bowl champs to an afterthought -
The organization's reputation is tarnished and they're stuck in salary cap jail with no easy way out.

CFL player Duron Carter knocks over opposing coach, nearly starts brawl with TD celebration -
This was ridiculous.

Why NBA players get paid so much more than NFL stars -
Lots of NFL stars (and others) are peeping at the growing pockets of NBA players, wondering how this works. We explain.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

White Sox 4, Astros 1: Quintana silences Astros bats - The Crawfish Boxes
Houston is only to collect four hits in Sunday's loss.

Eric Gordon to sign four-year, $53 million deal with Houston Rockets - The Dream Shake
The Rockets will be Pelicans West.

Ryan Anderson to sign four-year, $80 million deal with Houston Rockets - The Dream Shake
After missing out on Kent Bazemore, the Rockets sign Ryan Anderson.

Like rest of team, 'Horns linebackers are very young, but also very talented - Burnt Orange Nation
Led by the combination of Anthony Wheeler and Malik Jefferson, the Longhorns' linebacking corps will be in the hands of its young contributors.

Patrick Mahomes has 50/1 Heisman shot per Bovada - Viva The Matadors
Texas Tech's ace gunslinger got on the board in the latest Vegas Heisman odds.

Former TCU Baseball Players Send Love to Micah - Frogs O' War
View the FanShot on SB Nation.

Daily Bears Reports: Sunday 7/3 - Our Daily Bears
Trayvon Bromwell and Tiffany Towsend both advanced at the U.S. Olympic Trials, per the Waco Tribune-Herald: On the second day of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials, Trayvon Bromell and Tiffany Townsend...

Crystal Pepsi and the Resurgence of a Dominant Texas A&M Football Program - Good Bull Hunting
A hard look at the numbers from 1992-1993 show that Texas A&M is once again on the verge of greatness.

2016 Thinking Texas Football is coming - Barking Carnival
Excellence for $9.99.

A Helpful Reminder - NCAA Baseball National Champions Coastal Carolina are now in the Sun Belt, but Football has to Wait One More Year - Underdog Dynasty
Full membership change has occurred, football still has to wait another year.

Wade Barrett pushes Houston Dynamo to "hold each other accountable" as the team nabs first Barrett victory - Dynamo Theory
Chaco Maidana gets the game winner against his old club on the last play of match.