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Houston Texans News: August 5, 2016

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Friday, August 5, 2016.

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Texans News

Twitter rivalry heats up between Colts, Texans
The Indianapolis Colts and Houston Texans engaged in a little AFC-South-on-AFC-South crime Thursday in response to EA Sports' unveiling of team rankings for the popular video game.

Texans training camp: Brock Osweiler leads new-look offense | SI.com
Brock Osweiler is off to a solid start as the talk of Texans training camp, Lamar Miller likes the vibe in Houston more than Miami and the defense ...

Mike Meltser: 3 Texans Position Battles In Training Camp " CBS Houston
Training Camp is underway and every year there are position battles that can make or break the team. Here are three battles I'm looking at as camp progresses to the 53-Man Roster.

Christian Covington leaves Texans practice with injury - Houston Chronicle
Texans defensive end Christian Covington suffered an undisclosed injury at training camp Thursday morning and didn't return.

New release of Texans' J.J. Watt's shoes hits stores Friday - Houston Chronicle
After the successful release of J.J. Watt's signature shoe three weeks ago, Reebok is releasing a new colorway for the JJ I "Preseason Training" shoe that might appeal even more to Texans fans. The new colorway is predominantly blue with white trimming and red bottoms, like some sort of athletic Christian Louboutins.

Around the League

RG3 looks 'unbelievably believable' again - SBNation.com
The Browns quarterback is in vintage form, the same form we saw in 2012 when he won the ROY award.

Don't freak out that Matt Ryan got picked off by his coach - SBNation.com
This was a simple case of a rookie running the wrong route.

Kevin White has had it with Jay Cutler getting ‘bad rep for no reason’ - SBNation.com
Kevin White says Jay Cutler isn’t the ‘a******’ everyone warned him about.

Are you a Michael or a Martellus Bennett? - SBNation.com
Take the quiz to find out which Bennett brother you are.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Blue Jays 4, Astros 1: Same Old Song and Dance - The Crawfish Boxes
Blue Jays win the final game 4-1 as the Astros’ offense remains dormant.

2016 NBA preseason schedule: Rockets to play Yao Ming's CBA team in preseason - The Dream Shake
The Rockets will be going back to China.

Bookmaker.eu declines to list Texas among CFB’s top-10 QB battles - Burnt Orange Nation
Well, yeah. There’s not much of a battle going on.

Davis Webb Named Cal's Starting Quarterback - Viva The Matadors
Former Texas Tech quarterback Davis Webb was named the new starting QB of the Golden Bears today.

Terence Williams Forms One of the Nation’s Best Running Back Groups - Our Daily Bears
While Baylor battles concerns about depth on the offensive and defensive lines, it has one of the best running back groups in the country. Entering his sophomore season, Terence Williams is in an...

Texas Aggies absent from preseason Coaches Poll - Good Bull Hunting
Texas A&M received votes in the Coaches Poll but was not ranked.

More Baylor Title IX Assault Issues Coming To Light - Barking Carnival
Baylor Gonna Baylor, Part IX.

The Coaches Poll has been released and Houston is the only underdog to make the cut - Underdog Dynasty
The USA Today Coaches Poll is out and to the surprise of no one the Houston Cougars are the only G5 team to make an appearance as the Cougars are ranked no. 13. Last year Boise State was the only...