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Houston Texans News: March 16, 2017

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

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Houston Texans News

David Carr: Brock Osweiler wasn't given enough time by Texans coach Bill O'Brien - Houston Chronicle
A few days after Brock Osweiler became the latest member of the Texans Quarterbacks Alumni Association, he met up in Arizona with the charter member of the group, NFL Network analyst David Carr, at Kurt Warner's benefit touch football game.

Houston Texans Dole Out Performance Bonuses | Houston Press
Ryan Griffin, Corey Moore, Greg Mancz, Houston Texans, NFL, performance bonus, Andre Hal.

Houston Texans get off to quiet start in first week of NFL free agency - NFL Nation- ESPN
One week into free agency, the Texans have lost three starters on defense and have signed only three players -- all re-signings.

David Carr: Brock Osweiler deserved more time to prove himself as the Texans' QB -
Carr played five seasons for the Texans where he was sacked 249 times.

The Ringer's first mock draft has Houston Texans taking Forrest Lamp
The Ringer posted their first mock draft of the offseason and they have the Houston Texans using the 25th overall pick on offensive lineman Forrest Lamp.

If not Tony Romo, then who would be quarterback of Houston Texans - NFL Nation- ESPN
Jay Cutler? Robert Griffin III? A return for Ryan Fitzpatrick? Here's a look at the Texans' quarterback options if Tony Romo doesn't come to Houston.

Greg Mancz cashes in as Texans' performance-based pay leader - Houston Chronicle
Former undrafted center Greg Mancz salvaged the Texans' interior line situation last season when rookie starter Nick Martin underwent season-ending ankle surgery.

NFL News

‘NFL Blitz’ bracket: Which team has the best QB, WR, RB, and TE combination? -
Judging the NFL’s best football teams ... via an 18-year-old arcade game.

Latavius Murray signs with Vikings, who seem ready to move on from Adrian Peterson -
The Vikings bolstered their lackluster running back corps early Thursday morning.

Packers expect Aaron Rodgers to do more with less after free agency losses -
Green Bay has let six of 10 free agents walk, including a couple of key players, and they're counting on Aaron Rodgers to do more with less.

Darrelle Revis says playing for hometown Steelers would be ‘dream come true’ -
Darrelle Revis was born and raised near Pittsburgh and would love to play for the Steelers next.

Washington's biggest offseason challenge is tuning out a messy situation it created -
After an ugly split with its general manager and discord with QB Kirk Cousins, Washington’s biggest task is keeping the self-inflicted wounds from infecting the locker room.

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

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Rockets make easy work of Lakers in 139-100 victory - The Dream Shake
Houston even rested some starters in the fourth quarter of this blowout.

Texas 1B Kacy Clemens keys win over Texas A&M - Burnt Orange Nation
Big plays at the plate and in the field helped make the difference for the ‘Horns. And then there were the extracurriculars.

Frogs Beat Fresno State 66-59, advance to round 2 of NIT - Frogs O' War
TCU had to grind it out, and they did what they needed to to get the W.

Texas Tech Recruiting Roundup: Basketball Edition - Viva The Matadors
Taking a look at the latest men’s basketball recruiting news.

Video: Mic’d Up Matt Canada - And The Valley Shook
LSU’s new OC is creating some tremendous #content.

The Peel Episode 23: Looking at the win over Crew SC and next test the Portland Timbers - Dynamo Theory
The guys cover the Dynamo’s biggest test against the Timbers.