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Houston Texans News: March 17, 2017

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

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Houston Texans News

J.J. Watt, Houston Texans send care package to 12-year-old hit by car - Houston Texans Blog- ESPN
The Texans have let Seth Haynes, a 12-year-old recovering in Chicago from injuries sustained when he was hit by a car, know he is on their minds.

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

Experts share opinions on Texans biggest 2017 need
National media members shared their thoughts on the Texans biggest need in 2017.

Houston Texans comfortable with Tom Savage as starter
The Houston Texans are apparently comfortable if they have to go into next season with Tom Savage as their starting quarterback.

NFL News

Adrian Peterson and the Raiders would be a perfect match -
Oakland has one of the best lines in the NFL and they would only need Peterson to do so much.

EJ Manuel is expected to sign with Raiders as Derek Carr’s backup -
The 2013 first-round pick struggled in his time with the Bills, but will get a chance to be Carr’s No. 2.

Jared Cook signs with Raiders, which should make Derek Carr happy -
Derek Carr has another big target to work with on offense.

Brandon Carr leaves Cowboys and signs with Ravens as the versatile DB they needed -
Carr is headed to Baltimore on a four-year deal.

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Lone Star Shade: Bregman displeased with Odor’s WBC bat-flip - The Crawfish Boxes
Clearly, Alex Bregman and Brian McCann are going to get along swimmingly.

Houston Rockets vs. New Orleans Pelicans game preview - The Dream Shake
The Rockets look to extend their 3-game winning streak tonight when they take on the Pelicans in New Orleans.

Texas RBs coach Stan Drayton believes Chris Warren III ‘can become great’ - Burnt Orange Nation
It’s CWIII time now and Stan Drayton has high praise for the next Longhorns feature back.

TCU-Iowa NIT game moved to 4pm on ESPN 2 - Frogs O' War
The Frogs and Hawkeyes are getting an upgrade in TV channel.

Red Raiders ink free agency deals - Viva The Matadors
Free Agency frenzy is upon us yet again.

March Badness, Bad Snap Region, Round One: Jacory Harris vs. Steve Taneyhill - And The Valley Shook
Afro Butterfly vs. Mullet.

Shaka Smart Staff Shakeup - Barking Carnival
David Cason, Texas parting ways.