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Houston Texans News: August 22, 2016

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, August 21, 2016.

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Texans News

32 observations from Texans vs. Saints
The Saints have been to Houston twice in the last nine months and are still looking for their first touchdown.

O’Brien gives latest on Texans injuries
Following the Texans second preseason game, head coach Bill O’Brien gave the latest on player injuries.

Texans' rookie center Nick Martin could need surgery - Houston Chronicle
The makeshift status of the Texans' beleaguered offensive line absorbed another hit as the high-ankle sprain suffered by prize rookie center Nick Martin is more serious than team officials initially thought.

Texans' Greg Mancz bring lunch pail attitude as starter - Houston Chronicle
The learning curve for center Greg Mancz is critical to the Texans' offense.

Texans' J.J. Watt making lot of progress - Houston Chronicle
Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt is making steady progress as he recuperates from back surgery to repair a herniated disc.

Texans corner Kevin Johnson puts on tackling clinic - Houston Chronicle
Delivering a series of textbook form tackles Saturday night, Texans cornerback Kevin Johnson sent New Orleans Saints wide receiver Brandon Coleman flying backwards with one hit.

Texans receivers coach Sean Ryan pleased with his group's effort against Saints - Houston Chronicle
Sean Ryan, the Texans' first-year receivers coach who came from the New York Giants, was happy with his rookies receivers' performance against New Orleans.

NFL News

The Buffalo Bills are losing training camp -
After declaring the Bills had "won the offseason," Ryan may have to spend the rest of the year batting down questions about his job security.

The 49ers and Broncos fumbled 3 times in less than a minute -
Mark Sanchez and Mike Davis collectively fumbled three times to end the first half.

REPORT: Patriots RB Dion Lewis needs another knee surgery - Pats Pulpit
An injury update on the Patriots running back.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 5, Orioles 3: Keuchel dominant in win in Baltimore - The Crawfish Boxes
Keuchelangelo creates classical sculptures in 5-3 Houston victory over the Baltimore Orioles.

Jason Terry expected to sign with the Milwaukee Bucks - The Dream Shake
Jason Terry will be taking his talents up north

Charlie Strong ‘kinda knows’ who starting QB will be after Saturday’s Texas scrimmage - Burnt Orange Nation
The latest on the big position battle, as well as other notes from Strong’s media availability.

Roberts and Mathieu Shine at the Olympics - Viva The Matadors
Two Texas Tech track and field athletes earned some hardware at this year's Summer Olympics.

Former Frog Josh Boyce Signs with Cleveland - Frogs O' War
One of the most electric players in TCU history will be catching passes from RGIII - again.

Baylor Ranked #23 in AP Poll - Our Daily Bears
Baylor will enter the season ranked 23rd in the A.P. poll. Baylor is ranked 21st in the coaches poll. Bears will start 2016 at No. 23 in @AP_Top25. BU has been ranked in 50 straight AP Polls,...

WATCH: DeAndre Jordan’s reaction at Team USA Men’s Basketball Gold Medal Ceremony - Good Bull Hunting
Team USA beat Serbia on Sunday to win the gold medal in the 2016 Olympics. Check out the former Texas A&M star’s face when Jerry Colangelo drops Kevin Durant’s Olympic keepsake. Jerry Colangelo...

Six Notre Dame Players Arrested - Barking Carnival
Some weed, a gun, and fighting the law 'til the law won.

AP Poll: Where are the Underdogs ranked? - Underdog Dynasty
The Associated Press released their first Top 25 Poll of the 2016 season and just like the Coaches Poll, the Houston Cougars are the lone G5 team to make an appearance as Tom Herman’s crew is...

Dynamo Earn First Road Win of Season in 2-1 Victory over the San Jose Earthquakes - Dynamo Theory
The Dynamo took 3 points on the road for the first time since last season in a physical 2-1 win over the San Jose Earthquakes and their former manager, Dominic Kinnear.

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