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Houston Texans News: January 20, 2017

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Houston Texans News

Adrian Peterson has considered Giants, Bucs, Texans -
Adrian Peterson hopes to return to the Vikings. If the two sides can't agree on a restructured contract, though, he already has at least three potential destinations in mind.

Why Tony Romo to the Houston Texans makes the most sense
Cris Carter joins 'Undisputed' to discuss where the Dallas Cowboys QB might land.

Texans defense overcame loss of J.J. Watt, now looks to be even better - Houston Chronicle
Instead of terrorizing quarterbacks and running roughshod over blockers, star defensive end J.J. Watt was an injured spectator on the Texans' sideline for the majority of last season.

Texans left with QB questions after divisional playoff loss
The Houston Texans overcame the loss of J.J. Watt to reach the divisional round of the playoffs.

Texans "would like" P Shane Lechler back in '17
Bill O'Brien said the Texans "would like" punter Shane Lechler to return in 2017.

Bill O'Brien will call Houston Texans plays in 2017 -
HOUSTON -- Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien doubled down on himself Wednesday, calling an audible in his hopes of rejuvenating a dormant offense.

NFL News

Brandon Carr explains why we’ll get a Falcons vs. Steelers Super Bowl -
We asked the Cowboys cornerback to preview this weekend’s conference championship games.

How do the Patriots stop Le'Veon Bell? -
The Steelers have Le’Veon Bell and the most dominant offensive line in the playoffs. That’s going to be a problem for the Patriots.

Adrian Peterson wants to stay in Minnesota, but named potential suitors if he doesn’t -
Some make more sense than others.

Mel Kiper's 1st 2017 mock draft has QBs Mitch Trubisky, Deshaun Watson going in top 10 -
Myles Garrett at No. 1 and Mitch Trubisky at No. 2 is becoming an early consensus, but three months can change plenty.

Houston & Collegiate News

Jeff Bagwell was Great - The Crawfish Boxes
New Hall of Famer Jeff Bagwell lives large in the memories of those who saw him at his best.

James Harden voted a starter for 2017 NBA All-Star Game - The Dream Shake
Harden named an All-Star for the fifth straight season.

Texas held ‘Welcome Back’ lunch for players and parents on Monday - Burnt Orange Nation
Tom Herman stressed to parents that he doesn’t want them talking to the media.

Big 12 Uniform Review: 2016/2017 - Frogs O' War
A review of the best and worst Big 12 uniforms of 2016.

Daily Bears Report 1/20/17 - Updated - Our Daily Bears
2017 Recruiting Class Up to 14. 2 Lady Bears included on Wooden Award Midseason 25.

Texas Tech: Path to the Postseason 1.20 - Viva The Matadors
Red Raiders’ Resume Recap.

Houston’s Three Needs For 2017 Recruiting Class - Underdog Dynasty
Very few high needs for the Cougars, but they should add to help themselves in 2018.