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Houston Texans News: August 12, 2016

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Friday, August 12, 2016.

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Texans News

Texans' Jadeveon Clowney likely to practice next week - Houston Chronicle
SANTA CLARA, Calif. - As the Texans continue to exercise caution with outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney given his history of injuries, the former top overall pick is expected to return to practice as soon as next week.

You scratch my back … 49ers, Texans strike partnership with joint practice | The Sacramento Bee
The 49ers’ defense hasn’t gotten any offseason practice against an offense that uses a fullback. That will change this week when the Texans come to Santa Clara for a joint practice before Sunday’s preseason opener.

Texans waive Richard Leonard
The Texans have waived Richard Leonard.

Texans draft class trending upward with Will Fuller, Nick Martin - NFL Nation- ESPN
The Houston Texans will be expecting early contributions from the picks at the top of their 2016 draft class, including receiver Will Fuller.

49ers to gauge themselves in practice with Texans | CSN Bay Area
Two days before they host the Texans in their exhibition opener, the 49ers will face off against Houston in a two-hour session...

NFL News

NFL scores 2016: Carson Wentz is in preseason form -
Let's take a quick look at Thursday night's preseason action.

Ravens, Panthers stop preseason game to watch Michael Phelps win 22nd gold medal -
Both teams wanted to watch the GOAT.

Bucs' 2nd-round kicker missed his 1st NFL kick -
Roberto Aguayo never missed an extra point in college.

5 NFL offseason moves that will work out, and 3 that won’t -
Josh Norman and Brock Osweiler should make an instant impact, but what are the Eagles doing with their quarterbacks?

The Chicago Bears had a 'ruff' night, but these dogs doing frisbee tricks were great -
It was a "ruff" night for the Bears, but at least there was the halftime show!

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Game 1 Recap: Astros Pummel Twins 15-7 - The Crawfish Boxes
The Astros offense came alive and forced the Twins to use their bullpen heavily in Game 1 of the doubleheader.

Game 2 Recap: Astros sweep twin bill over Twins 10-2 - The Crawfish Boxes
Another big win caps off perhaps the best single day of the season for Houston.

James Harden is finally working out with teammates in the offseason - The Dream Shake
Harden is working out with his teammates this offseason for the first time ever.

Former Texas TE commit Major Tennison still considering the Longhorns - Burnt Orange Nation
There’s good news. And then there’s not so good news.

Texas Tech adds 2018 RB recruit - Viva The Matadors
Texas Tech has been hitting the recruiting trail early and often these days.

Frogs O’ War Podcast: TCU football expectations and Big 12 expansion - Frogs O' War
Jamie and Melissa cohost a live broadcast of the Frogs O’ War Podcast.

Daily Bears Reports 8⁄12: Lauren Piercy named to All Big 12 Preseason Soccer Team; Camp BU - Our Daily Bears
Daily Bears Reports 8/12.

Texas A&M reaches new ‘12th Man’ license agreement with Seattle Seahawks - Good Bull Hunting
Five-year extension sees reduced usage of term by the Seahawks.

Full Pads. Inside Drill. Here’s the Breakdown. - Barking Carnival
It's on. We hittin'.

Three keys for the Dynamo against Toronto FC - Dynamo Theory
Get wide, cover everyone and more on how to beat Toronto FC.