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Houston Texans News: August 9, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, August 9, 2016.

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Texans News

Texans' Brock Osweiler reacts to John Elway's comments - Houston Chronicle
Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler delivered a reaction Monday that was as predictable as his displeasure last season when he was benched and replaced by Peyton Manning during the Denver Broncos' Super Bowl championship run.

Texans' Devon Still focused on football with daughter healthy |
When Leah Still's cancer entered remission, her attention turned to unfinished business - both for her and her dad.

John McClain's Texans camp takeaways: Aug. 8 - Houston Chronicle
Five takeaways from the Texans' practice Tuesday inside their Houston Methodist Training Center.

Ex-truck driver Wendall Williams 'gets chills' as Texans rookie - Houston Chronicle
Standing on the Texans' practice field, Wendall Williams practically has to pinch himself to make sure he's awake and not dreaming.

Father of Texans' A.J. Bouye guarded Mafia bosses, Michael Vick - Houston Chronicle
In his capacity as a decorated corrections officer at the federal penitentiary in Atlanta, Steve Bouye guarded and transported some of the most infamous celebrity criminals over the past two decades.

Unlike last season, Texans can go deep in running game - Houston Texans Blog- ESPN
New addition Lamar Miller has proven durable throughout his career, but the Texans know all too well the importance of having depth at running back.

Around the League

Let's try to make sense of Joey Bosa's holdout with the Chargers -
Bosa and the Chargers can’t seem to reach an agreement, and there are a few potential outcomes to this situation.

The Titans are starting over after 7 years of disarray -
Mike Mularkey is taking his team back to basics because that's the only place they have to go right now.

Fantasy football draft 2016
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How does a '$12 billion league' screw up a preseason NFL game? -
2016 is going to be a great year for the NFL.

Robert Griffin III is officially the Browns’ starting quarterback -
Griffin has an opportunity for a fresh start in Cleveland.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Twins 3, Astros 1: Astros only muster four hits in Minnesota - The Crawfish Boxes
The Astros offense, which has not homered in a whole week, continues to struggle.

Hakeem Olajuwon once ate more than 100 chicken nuggets - The Dream Shake
The Dream was a man of many talents.

Texas passing game and pass defense take center stage at Sunday’s open practice - Burnt Orange Nation
The quarterback battle is what we thought it was and the young secondary continues to impress.

5 Takeaways from Texas Tech’s Media Day - Viva The Matadors
Kliff Kingsbury’s Press Conference.

LGBTQ groups ask Big 12 to drop BYU as expansion candidate - Frogs O' War
Yet another blow has been struck to BYU’s attempt at joining the Big 12.

RGIII Officially Named The Browns Starting QB - Our Daily Bears
RGIII Officially Named The Browns Starting QB.

Kevin Sumlin's Texas A&M is finally experienced. With this schedule, does that matter? -
The Aggies enter a hot seat season with some much-needed roster stability. That's good, because 2016's schedule includes eight projected top-25 teams.

Linebacker Devodrick Johnson decommits from Texas A&M - Good Bull Hunting
Devodrick Johnson is going to look around.

Another Monday Decommitment: OL Creed Humphrey - Good Bull Hunting
Momentum is fleeting on the recruiting trail for the Aggies.

Discounted Longhorn Contributors: Offense - Barking Carnival
While everyone has penciled in true freshmen to start from Day 1 across the starting 11 - and yep, a few will - a more realistic approach suggests that they’ll experience growing pains facing...

Split Squad Practices Give UTSA a Boost - Underdog Dynasty
Head coach Frank Wilson is taking UTSA in a new direction when it comes to preparing for the fall season.

Three things from the Dynamo's loss to the Montreal Impact - Dynamo Theory
Some thoughts on another Dynamo loss.