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Houston Texans News: August 16, 2016

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, August 16, 2016.

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Texans News

Open competition for QB for Houston Texans?
One game down and one comeback win for the Houston Texans. Should this open the door to a competition at quarterback? The post Open competition for QB for Houston Texans? appeared first on Cover32.

J.J. Watt of the Houston Texan accepts The Rock's 22 push-up challenge - Houston Texans Blog- ESPN
Texans defensive end says his back is "fine" in a video made as part of a project aimed at suicide prevention among military veterans.

Notebook: Thad Lewis' Season Is Over, Chip Kelly Reviews Texans Game
The head coach of the San Francisco 49ers discussed the injury to the team's third-string quarterback and standout players from Sunday's matchup with the Houston Texans.

Braxton Miller impresses the Texans in preseason action - Houston Chronicle
Braxton Miller broke crisply into his pass pattern, providing just enough of a tight window for quarterback Tom Savage to lob the football into his outstretched hands for an acrobatic diving reception.

Texans' corner A.J. Bouye's groin injury relatively minor - Houston Chronicle
Texans cornerback A.J. Bouye suffered relatively minor damage to his groin during a joint practice last week against the San Francisco 49ers, a magnetic resonance imaging exam determined Monday, according to a source not authorized to speak publicly.

33 observations from the Texans win over SF
A win is a win and as Coach O’Brien will emphasize from here until eternity, it’s the only thing that matters, even in pre-season games.

Answering Questions From Houston Texans Preseason Game " CBS Houston
On Friday, I asked some questions on things to look for in the Houston Texans game against the San Francisco 49ers. Now that the game has happened, let's look at those questions and see what kind of answers we have now that the game has...

Tom Savage shows why Texans like his upside at QB - Houston Chronicle
After he led the Texans to a 24-13 victory over San Francisco in the preseason opener, quarterback Tom Savage stood stone-faced in a corner of the dressing room. He was so low key you could have gotten a better pulse in a morgue.

NFL News

Pat McAfee’s random drug tests aren’t random -
We see through this charade, NFL.

Posting on Snapchat helped new Seattle DT Tony McDaniel get a deal with the team -
Posting your travel plans can turn into a workout.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros shortstop Carlos Correa named AL Player of the Week - The Crawfish Boxes
The Astros have somehow won the American League Player of the Week award five times in 2016.

The Rockets may again have an ugly start to their season - The Dream Shake
A road-heavy schedule might cause some déjà vu.

Texas DE/OLB Erick Fowler cleared by NCAA, according to family - Burnt Orange Nation
Fowler freed, y’all.

Patrick Mahomes Named to Manning Award Watch List - Viva The Matadors
More preseason accolades for Patrick Mahomes.

TCU News: Injuries forcing defense to adjust - Frogs O' War
Patterson, TCU facing adjustments as injuries take a toll on defense | Fort Worth Star-Telegram When everyone gets healthy, this will be a formidable defense. Right now, though, there are...

Seth Russell Named to 2016 Manning Award Preseason Watchlist - Our Daily Bears
Russell’s Preseason Accolades are Mounting.

WIN a pair of Von Miller socks from OddSox! - Good Bull Hunting
Just submit your email to enter into a drawing.

Longhorns Sunday Sundries and Scrimmage Highlights - Barking Carnival
A look at Saturday's scrimmage and the scrum over who'll start at QB.

Why a blue-chip recruit might commit to playing in a non-power conference -
It's hard for non-power schools to get elite commits and then make them stick, but here's how this can work.

Houston Dynamo vs Toronto FC Final Score: 10-man Dynamo draws against TFC - Dynamo Theory
Houston Dynamo gets 1-1 result against Toronto FC.

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