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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, July 7, 2016.

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Benardrick McKinney could be ready to help beef up Texans pass rush | ProFootballTalk
It's no longer enough to have one competent pass rusher on a team. To become great, a defense needs to have multiple pass rushers who can pierce through the protection and harass the quarterback from every angle, outside and inside.

Ex Texans star Andre Johnson preparing for next NFL chance - Houston Chronicle
Training daily in the Houston heat, former Texans Pro Bowl wide receiver Andre Johnson is preparing diligently for another NFL season.

Houston Texans’ Mount Rushmore | Football Insiders | NFL Rumors And Football News
See who are the four best players in Houston Texans history.

Services set for Texans' limited partner Philip Burguieres - Houston Chronicle
Funeral services for Texans limited partner Philip Burguieres, who played a key role in helping owner Bob McNair acquire the franchise and return the NFL to Houston, have been announced.

Around the League

Digital streaming is the future of the NFL and it's coming quick - SBNation.com
Twitter is already seeing the returns from its $10 million investment to stream 10 NFL games.

A brief history of NFL players and coaches falling asleep in places they shouldn't - SBNation.com
It has happened more often than you'd think.

Von Miller and the Broncos are talking again, so stop pretending they won't get a deal done - SBNation.com
Relax, they'll get a deal done. Right?

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 9, Mariners 8: Astros outslug Mariners to complete sweep - The Crawfish Boxes
Astros pitching wasn't ready but the bats sure were.

NBA free agency 2016: Rockets sign Nene for cost-savvy depth at center - The Dream Shake
Opponents will find the rim a little harder to get to against Houston.

Texas QB Shane Buechele’s work ethic makes him special - Burnt Orange Nation
A relentless work ethic has the freshman quarterback positioned to win the starting job in fall camp.

Big XII Media Days attendees announced - Viva The Matadors
Texas Tech will send several of its best to Fort Worth.

4* DE Brandon Bowen Picks TCU - Frogs O' War
The defensive end out of Trophy Club, a former Baylor signee, has chosen to join the Frogs.

Jarrett Stidham's Future at Baylor Unclear - Our Daily Bears
Could the Bears' QB of the future be on his way out?

SEC Media Days 2016 to feature "SECMediaDaysLand" Themepark - Good Bull Hunting
fun for the whole family!

2016 Big 12 Conference Title Odds - Bovada - Barking Carnival
courtesy of Bovada NCAA Football 2016 Season - Odds to win the Big 12 Championship Oklahoma 2/3 Oklahoma State 5/1 TCU ...

Rice Has The Best Recruiting Class In Conference USA. We Need To Talk About This - Underdog Dynasty
In early July, a private school with one of the lowest acceptance rates in the country has the best recruiting class in Conference USA.

Houston Dynamo Player Ratings vs. the Philadelphia Union - Dynamo Theory
The Dynamo snapped a 5 game winless streak with a Cristian Maidana free kick goal in stoppage time as the club bested the top team in the Eastern Conference, the Philadelphia Union.