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Houston Texans News: August 29, 2016

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Texans News

Houston Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins meets gold medalist Simone Manuel - Houston Texans Blog- ESPN
DeAndre Hopkins was thrilled to meet Olympic swimmer Simone Manuel before Sunday's game -- and the feeling was mutual.

Arizona Cardinals fail to find rhythm, fall to Texans
HOUSTON – The Cardinals’ top priority in their third preseason game was not to win it, but to find some sort of rhythm.

John McClain's Texans report card: preseason game 3 - Houston Chronicle
The Texans improved to 3-0 this preseason with a 34-24 victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday night at NRG Stadium.

Texans rookie Tyler Ervin turns in his best performance yet - Houston Chronicle
Texans rookie running back Tyler Ervin had been hoping for a breakout performance after a quiet start to the preseason.

Texans' Will Fuller: Has another big preseason game -
Texans' Will Fuller: Has another big preseason game

Texans' Braxton Miller: Catches three ball from Osweiler -
Texans' Braxton Miller: Catches three ball from Osweiler

Rookie safety K.J. Dillon putting on the hits for Texans - Houston Chronicle
Whenever Texans rookie safety K.J. Dillon is in doubt of what to do, he falls back on the football adage about being sure to be physical and hit somebody.

NFL News

The 12 best performances in Week 3 of the NFL preseason -
Which players stood out the most on a busy weekend of dress rehearsal games?

Maybe it's time for Tony Romo to hang it up -
The injuries, especially the back injuries, just keep piling up.

Tracking all the 2016 NFL roster cuts for the 75-man deadline -
NFL teams have until Aug. 30 to cut rosters down to 75 players.

Colin Kaepernick refused to stand for the national anthem of 'a country that oppresses black people and people of color' -
He had sat in silence for far too long. Colin Kaepernick, a man fighting for a starting quarterback position out west with the San Francisco 49ers, refused to stand for the national anthem during...

Vikings CB Trae Waynes delivers brutal suplex in preseason game -

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Tampa Bay Rays clobber their way to 10-4 victory over Houston Astros - The Crawfish Boxes
A brief Houston rally in the 4th inning not enough as Rays take last game in the series.

Patrick Beverley sees an MVP for James Harden and a Finals trip for the Rockets - The Dream Shake
The point man sees success in line for both James Harden and for the Rockets.

Texas to host several key visitors for season opener vs. Notre Dame - Burnt Orange Nation
With numerous big-time prospects set to be on the Forty Acres Sept. 4, how well Texas competes against a top 10 Notre Dame team becomes even more significant.

Texas Tech Offense Season Preview - Viva The Matadors
What's Tech's offense looking like heading into the 2016 season?

My Day at Meet the Frogs - Frogs O' War
An Alumni’s Story.

Bears Dominate in Home Wins - Our Daily Bears
Baylor Soccer's first two home games were smashing successes.

Video: Three Texas A&M Football walk-on players receive scholarships - Good Bull Hunting
Kevin Sumlin made the announcement Saturday.

The Swoo’chele Offense - What It Do? - Barking Carnival
It was a little more than two weeks ago that a relatively calm and optimism-tinged Fall camp (from the average Longhorn fan’s perspective, anyway) was hurled into a state of higgledy-piggledy by...

UTSA Roadrunners Release Week One Depth Chart - Underdog Dynasty
Roadrunner fans finally have an idea of what their team will look like under Frank Wilson’s direction this season.

The USMNT have high-quality talent, and it’s time to appreciate it - Dynamo Theory
Going into September World Cup qualifiers, the US national team have more talent than ever.

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