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Houston Texans News: August 24, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, August 24, 2016.

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Texans News

Why Your Team Sucks 2016: Houston Texans
Some people are fans of the Houston Texans. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Houston Texans. This 2016 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here. And buy Drew’s new book here.

Texans release Alex Carrington
The Texans have released Alex Carrington.

10 Things I Think About the 2016 Houston Texans | The MMQB with Peter King
But do the Texans really know what they’re getting with Brock Osweiler under center?

Texans expect to see changes in kickoff returns - Houston Chronicle
When the Texans play Arizona in a nationally televised game at NRG Stadium on Sunday, it will be a dress rehearsal for the regular season.

Texans-Cardinals game time changed Sunday |
HOUSTON – Kickoff of Sunday's Houston Texans’ preseason game has been pushed back.

Madden 17 has some interesting rankings for Texans - Houston Chronicle
For gamers, Madden Day is one of the most anticipated dates on the calendar.

NFL News

Dak Prescott is ready for whatever kind of ice cream the NFL throws at him -
The Cowboys backup quarterback sensation says he has no problem with "vanilla" or "rocky road" defenses. Fortunately for him, the NFC East is mostly soft serve anyway.

Josh Norman thinks NFL refs are controlled by the mob, the league is too soft and plenty of other stupid bullshit -
Washington's new cornerback gave a very unfiltered interview. It was probably a bad idea.

Jeremy Mincey retires after 9 seasons in the NFL -
The defensive end spent the past two seasons with the Dallas Cowboys.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Pirates 7, Astros 1: Musgrove's rocky first dooms Astros in loss at Pittsburgh - The Crawfish Boxes
Joe Musgrove's rough start to the first inning was too much for the Astros to overcome Tuesday in a 7-1 loss to Pittsburgh.

Rockets Blasts from the Past: Carl Herrera was a key title cog - The Dream Shake
The big man was a key component to the first Houston title team.

Daily Round Up: Another Reason To Love Charlie Strong - Burnt Orange Nation
Shane Buechele is on the rise: Buechele impressed everyone this spring and he has a good shot to lead the team this season. In case you need another reason to love Charlie: Strong stopped by...

Five Big XII predictions for 2016 - Viva The Matadors
The Big XII is incredibly hard to predict, unsure of what incoming freshmen are going to contribute, how a quarterback looks his second year, and how a new coordinator will change the look of a...

TCU v. Baylor: The Battle of 2015 - Frogs O' War
Let me set this up for you, lest you have forgotten: It’s November 27, the day after Thanksgiving (a.k.a. Black Friday). The rain started the day before and continued on and off through Friday. ...

Travon Blanchard Injured - Our Daily Bears
Travon Blanchard could miss a couple of games.

CBS Sports Expert Picks: Texas A&M Football is very good...maybe? - Good Bull Hunting

A Post-Camp Look At The 2016 Texas Longhorns Defense - Barking Carnival
Yesterday we took stock of the Longhorns’ offensive depth chart and prospects coming out of Fall camp. Today let’s see what we’ve learned about the Texas D and their prospects of getting off to a...

CUSA Preseason Power Rankings: Where WKU is on top because the king stay the king (for now) - Underdog Dynasty
Welcome to the first edition of this year's CUSA Power Rankings. Expect a ton of movement until some games are actually played. Until then, I'm just throwing darts.

Houston Dynamo vs Seattle Sounders FC Preview: Dynamo look for back to back wins with Wednesday night matchup - Dynamo Theory
The Houston Dynamo host the Seattle Sounders in a Wednesday night match up. The two teams occupy the bottom half of the Western Conference standings with the Dynamo sitting dead last with 24 points...

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