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Houston Texans News: January 17, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, January 17, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Bill O'Brien: Texans will 'evaluate everything' at QB -
Moving forward with Brock Osweiler at quarterback in 2017 would not be an inspiring choice by the Texans. Coach Bill O'Brien has a major decision to make at the position.

Houston Texans, OC George Godsey agree to part ways -
The Texans announced Monday the team and offensive coordinator George Godsey have mutually agreed to part ways two days after Houston's season-ending loss.

Houston Texans move to keep former Auburn standout |
The Houston Texans retained guard Chad Slade by signing the former Auburn standout to a reserve/future contract on Monday.

George Godsey out as Houston Texans' offensive coordinator
Offensive coordinator George Godsey and the Texans and "have mutually agreed to part ways."

Texans part ways with George Godsey | ProFootballTalk
At a time when some have been wondering whether the Texans will have a mutual parting with coach Bill O'Brien, the team has indeed experienced a mutual parting, but one level down from the top of the coaching staff.

Texans left with QB questions after divisional playoff loss | FOX Sports
HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Texans overcame the loss of J.J. Watt to reach the divisional round of the playoffs.

George Godsey, Texans Part Ways: Latest Comments and Reaction | Bleacher Report
Houston Texans news, rumors, scores, schedules, predictions, picks against the spread, free agent updates, power rankings, mock drafts and more.

Texans sign Kenny Hilliard, seven others to future contracts - Houston Chronicle
The Houston Texans signed the following eight players to reserve/future contracts.

A.J. Bouye hopes the Texans want him back | ProFootballTalk
After a breakout season, Texans cornerback A.J. Bouye is headed for free agency. The former undrafted free agent had two interceptions in the playoffs and stands to make significant money from some team for 2017 and beyond, but as the Texans officially closed the book on their 2016 season he sai...

Long road back for Texans tackle Derek Newton - Houston Chronicle
The gruesome injury suffered by Texans offensive tackle Derek Newton against the Denver Broncos involved a pair of torn patellar tendons as both legs awkwardly bent backward while he was trying to block outside linebacker Von Miller.

Texans' J.J. Watt ahead of schedule after back surgery - Houston Chronicle
Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt is considered ahead of schedule in his rehabilitation from back surgery to repair a herniated disk, an optimistic outlook for the three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year.

NFL News

Dak Prescott proved why he’s the Cowboys’ quarterback after everyone said he should be benched -
Fans were ready to bail on Dak Prescott after his slow start against the Packers. Then he showed how great he can be.

Jared Cook finally played up to Aaron Rodgers' level when the Packers needed him most -
Jared Cook’s incredible game-saving catch capped off the best game of the year from the Packers’ pass catchers.

Bill Belichick not worried about what Antonio Brown puts on ‘InstaChat’ -
Belichick’s also still not using the very popular social media platform "SnapFace."

Packers and Cowboys gave us the best 120 seconds of the NFL playoffs -
The final two minutes of Green Bay’s win over Dallas were phenomenally entertaining.

Antonio Brown secretly posts video of Mike Tomlin talking Patriots: 'We spotted those assholes a day and a half' -
The video contained a little bulletin board material for the Patriots.

Chiefs fans were so sad after playoff loss they left their grills in the parking lot -
Arrowhead Stadium became a hellscape.

2017 NFL mock draft: What if only seniors got drafted? -
This week we exclude all juniors and redshirt sophomores from the draft.

Houston & Collegiate News

How did you become an Astros fan? - The Crawfish Boxes
The short answer for how I became an Astros fan is probably like many of you; my father was an Astros fan and raised me properly. I know the TCB community is full of people from all over the...

Clint Capela to return to Rockets Tuesday - The Dream Shake
The center is back right on time.

Matt Coleman’s commitment bolsters Texas’ chances with Mohamed Bamba - Burnt Orange Nation
Coleman is arguably the most important addition in Austin since T.J. Ford. Bamba could be the best since Kevin Durant.

TCU Basketball is receiving votes in AP and Coaches polls, ranked 25th by CBS Sports - Frogs O' War
People are taking notice of the Dixon-led Frogs.

Baylor-Texas Preview and Prediction - Our Daily Bears
The Bears look to keep up in the Big 12 race.

Texas Tech Needs to Start Winning on the Road - Viva The Matadors
To make the NCAA tournament, the Red Raiders will have to right the ship away from Lubbock…

WBB: Ags pull away from Florida 67-59 - Good Bull Hunting
The Women’s Bouncy Ball team withstood a fired up Gators team to dominate the second half.

Assessing the Dynamo’s big Friday transactions - Dynamo Theory
It was an eventful Friday for the Dynamo. How did they do, and what is next?

Memphis Leads Group of 5 Heading Into National Signing Day - Underdog Dynasty
Tigers have the best recruiting class in the G5 with National Singing Day on the horizon and high expectations for 2017.