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Houston Texans News: September 1, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, September 1, 2016.

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Houston Texans News

First Glance: Texans at Cowboys
Here are five things to watch when the Texans face the Cowboys in the preseason finale.

Jadeveon Clowney is healthy and ready to show why the Texans took him No. 1 overall -
Jadeveon Clowney has 4.5 sacks in his first two NFL seasons, but he looks like a player ready to hit double-digit sacks in 2016.

It hasn't come easy, but Brock Osweiler has command of Texans' offense - Houston Texans Blog- ESPN
Several players have said it took them more than a year to get the Texans' complex offense, but Brock Osweiler has proved to be a quick study.

Houston Texans have roster decision to make at running back - NFL Nation- ESPN
Only two of the running back group of Alfred Blue, Jonathan Grimes, Akeem Hunt and Kenny Hilliard will likely make the Houston Texans.

Texans' J.J. Watt featured on cover of Men's Journal - Houston Chronicle
Houston Texans star J.J. Watt's steely gaze will be staring back at you on newsstands soon with him gracing the cover of the upcoming issue of Men's Journal.

Houston Texans Place Nick Martin And Two Others On IR " CBS Houston
The Houston Texans will have to wait until 2017 for the chance to see if second round pick Nick Martin is everything they hoped at center. After the former Notre Dame offensive lineman had surgery on his ankle the Texans have elected...

NFL News

SB Nation’s 2016 NFL Preview
The NFL 2016 season preview is here.  HECK YEAH.

Mike Zimmer wasn't afraid to say how much he loves Teddy Bridgewater, and for some reason that's rare -
Teddy Bridgewater’s injury sucked, but it showed us how sincere and endearing he and his head coach can be.

Buffalo's 3 black quarterbacks are battling each other and history -
The NFL’s strained relationship with race and a pattern of segregation in Buffalo would have you believe the Bills were incapable of having three black quarterbacks. Those men are ready to take on that challenge.

Get to know the fan behind France's most popular NFL Twitter account -
A 21-year-old super fan from France became an international sensation when he created one of the most entertaining accounts on Football Twitter. He also got a little help from the Colts’ terrible fake punt.

NFL legend Bruce Smith makes his predictions for the 2016 season -
The first-ballot Hall of Famer and all-time leader in career sacks sits down with SB Nation to preview the 2016 NFL season and weigh in on the most prominent storylines in the NFL.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

8th Inning Heroics Propel Astros to 4-3 Win and Series Sweep Over A's - The Crawfish Boxes
The Astros had a dramatic comeback win on Wednesday to sweep the A's and finish off a 5-1 home stand.

James Harden rumored to be a 90 rating in NBA 2K17 - The Dream Shake
NBA 2K17 rumors are starting to leak.

5 Things to Know About the Texas Longhorns - One Foot Down
We talked with Wescott Eberts of Burnt Orange Nation to find out the five things you need to know about the Texas Longhorns before this Sunday’s game against Notre Dame.

Top 5 Things I Love About Game Day - Viva The Matadors
Texas. Tech. Football. There are no 3 words that are sweeter to hear this time of year. I don’t know about y’all, but I’m not sure if I can get much more hyped than I already am. I have screamed in...

Frogs O’ War Live Pod: South Dakota State Preview - Frogs O' War
Jamie and Melissa chat about TCU’s first matchup, South Dakota State, as well as a lot of other fun stuff! 1. Scouting South Dakota State 2. Notes from Patterson's presser 3. Looking around the...

Daily Bears Reports 8/31: Piercy Named Big XII Soccer Offensive Player of the Week; Volleyball Wins in Front of Record San Marcos Crowd; Stadium Security - Our Daily Bears
2016 Baylor-IMG Team includes John, J.J. and Ricky, and, Nina Davis Rocks.

THE TAILGATE: A Graphical Preview of Texas A&M vs UCLA - Good Bull Hunting
6-7 Last year there just weren't enough bowl eligible teams, and so three scrappy but studious 5-7 teams were extended invitations to bowls. And wouldn't ya know it, they went 3-0 in those bowls? Gosh it would be...

Talkin’ Texas-ND With the Rakes Report Podcast - Barking Carnival
Yesterday, I got to get on with Chris and Matt of Notre Dame’s Rake Report podcast. They were kind enough to fight through my weird sinus infection voice and rambling tendencies, and we got to...

Texas State Bobcats 2016 Season Preview - Underdog Dynasty
Everett Withers and the Bobcats will seek to clean up the mess left by Dennis Franchione.

Houston Dash vs Boston Breakers Final Score: Kealia Ohai closes out hot August with brace - Dynamo Theory
Houston Dash forward Kealia Ohai scored two goals to lead Houston to their fourth win of the season.

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