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Houston Texans News: February 1, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, February 1, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Wes Welker joins Houston Texans as offensive, special-teams assistant
Former NFL wide receiver Wes Welker has been hired by the Texans as an offensive and special-teams assistant.

Terry Bradshaw bluntly rips Texans QB Brock Osweiler - Houston Chronicle
FOX NFL Sunday's Terry Bradshaw, a four-time Super Bowl champion and Hall of Fame quarterback, was blunt in his dislike of Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler.

Touchdown Houston: Go inside 'Texans House' | khou.com
KHOU 11's Doug Delony reports from the Watch Desk.

Former Black Bear plays big role for Texans' front office | WCSH6.com
Brian Gaine played football at the University of Maine in the mid-1990s.

Matt Schaub remains the best QB Texans ever had - Houston Chronicle
Some of you torched the infamous No. 8 in parking lots, joyfully burning away the Texans' name and wrapping SCHAUB in flames.

Texans' Whitney Mercilus unveils Super Bowl artwork for charity | khou.com
A Houston Texans star was out on the town Tuesday helping unveil a special piece of art made specifically for the Super Bowl.

Former Texans star Arian Foster plans to pursue physics degree - Houston Chronicle
Since retiring from the NFL three months ago, former Houston Texans star Arian Foster has been enjoying himself.

NFL News

Why the Super Bowl is Donald Trump vs. the city of Atlanta - SBNation.com
Trump insulted Atlanta and Rep. John Lewis in one of his Twitter rants. Now, the city’s NFL team has the chance to beat the president’s pals from the Patriots in the Super Bowl.

Man who accidentally stole the Falcons’ Super Bowl game plan swears 'Bill Belichick didn't pay me off' - SBNation.com
How the Falcons’ Super Bowl game plan went missing for 30 minutes at Super Bowl media night.

Malcolm Butler went from Super Bowl hero to cornerstone of the Patriots defense - SBNation.com
The Patriots corner bounced out of obscurity to become the hero of Super Bowl 49. Now, he’s back in the big game a changed person and a better player.

Rob Gronkowski missed a free throw on purpose in a high school game to keep the score at 69 - SBNation.com
Nice decision, Gronk.

NFL's Super Bowl trademark is its most precious - SBNation.com
Why do so many advertisers call it "the Big Game?" Because the NFL will sue them into oblivion.

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

‘Ground Control’ hacker Chris Correa alleges Astros benefited from unauthorised access - The Crawfish Boxes
Former Cardinals employee posts statement on Twitter the day after MLB Commissioner hands down punishment to St. Louis.

Rockets take care of Kings with ease, win 105-83 - The Dream Shake
The Rockets coasted to a blowout at the Toyota Center.

Texas Longhorns National Signing Day 2017 headquarters - Burnt Orange Nation
Your one-stop shop for all the news and developments on Wednesday.

2017 TCU Baseball Season Preview: The Infield - Frogs O' War
We begin our forward to the upcoming baseball season by previewing a group that won’t see much change in 2017 - except for one BIG difference.

LB DeMarco Artis commits to Baylor over Oregon - Our Daily Bears
Baylor’s 25th commit of the 2017 class was Matt Rhule’s first offer when taking over in December.

Three is Key - Viva The Matadors
This season, as the deep shooting goes, so do the Red Raiders.

Vanderbilt cruises at Reed Arena - Good Bull Hunting
A&M Basketball submitted an absolute dud on both ends of the floor and fell to 3-6 in conference play.

New Baylor Lawsuit Includes Allegations of NCAA Violations - Barking Carnival
Also alleges number of rapes by football players more than reported.

The best prospects to sign with a G5 school over the past 5 years - Underdog Dynasty
Who did they sign with? Were they major contributors and where are they now?