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Houston Texans News: February 16, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, February 16, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Texans have a Brock Osweiler problem to fix this offseason -
There’s no easy solution.

Texans unlikely to use franchise tag - Houston Chronicle
Although the Texans ideally would like to retain free agent cornerback A.J. Bouye and hammer out a contract extension, a relatively tight salary-cap situation is expected to preclude them from designating him as their franchise player.

Breakfast: Texans players' offseason activities
See what Texans players have been up to during the first month of the offseason.

PFF have Houston Texans going quarterback in first round in latest mock
Pro Football Focus have released their latest mock draft and they have the Houston Texans taking quarterback Patrick Mahomes in the first round.

John McClain believes Tom Savage will be Texans week one starter
John McClain of the Houston Chronicle believes that quarterback Tom Savage will be the Houston Texans week one starter for 2017.

NFL News

2017 NFL Combine: Full list of 330 players invited -
Over 300 players looking to fulfill their dreams of playing in the NFL will attend the combine from Feb. 28-Mar. 6 in Indianapolis.

Terrelle Pryor loves the Browns and wants to stay in Cleveland -
Pryor’s agents will have "strong discussions" with the team to keep Pryor in Cleveland.

Roddy White would have fought Kyle Shanahan for not running the ball in the Super Bowl -
White said he would have "literally" fought his former offensive coordinator over play calls that led to Atlanta’s Super Bowl loss.

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Nine Astros named on John Sickels’ 2017 top 200 prospects - The Crawfish Boxes
Houston has six players in the top 100.

Rockets go on break early in loss to Miami - The Dream Shake
The Rockets fall at home to the Miami Heat in the last game before the All-Star break.

A look at the Texas Longhorns 2017 football schedule - Burnt Orange Nation
Evaluating a reasonable expectation for Tom Herman’s debut season in Austin.

Frogs Lose Heartbreaker 71-68 - Frogs O' War
TCU had chances to put Oklahoma State, but couldn’t find a way.

Kansas at Baylor Preview and Prediction - Our Daily Bears
Baylor looks to stay in the Big 12 title race.

Tonight: We Scream for the Salt Lake Screaming Eagles - Barking Carnival
nobis60 and the fans are at the helm.

The 10 Best Power 5 Matchups of 2017 in the American Athletic Conference - Underdog Dynasty
There are plenty of opportunities to generate some noise against Power 5 competition for the AAC.

Carli Lloyd signs deal with Manchester City - Dynamo Theory
Carli Lloyd to start 2017 with Manchester City.