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Houston Texans News: March 9, 2017

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Houston Texans News

Is Tony Romo all Broncos, Texans need to win a Super Bowl?
Teams like the Broncos and Texans might get over the hump by signing veteran quarterback.

Cowboys set to release Tony Romo, Broncos and Texans are favorites to land the QB -
Dallas is releasing the quarterback according to CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora.

A.J. Bouye not expected back with Texans | ProFootballTalk
It appears cornerback A.J. Bouye's breakout 2016 season is going to lead to his departure from Houston. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Bouye is likely to sign with a team other than the Texans after the new league year gets underway at 4 p.m. ET on Thursday afternoon.

Texans have decisions to make in secondary entering free agency - Houston Texans Blog- ESPN
The Texans still hope to hang onto CB A.J. Bouye, but they also will have a big loss if S Quintin Demps, who led them in intereptions, gets away.

Texans' Vince Wilfork noncommittal on retirement decision: 'I'm in no rush whatsoever' - Houston Chronicle
Vince Wilfork has been contemplating retirement for months, mulling over his desire to play football again versus the pull of spending more time with family and not enduring the painful rigors of the game he loves.

Rumor has it Texans will trade Tom Savage if they sign Tony Romo
A rumor has surfaced from Tony Pauline of that the Texans will trade quarterback Tom Savage to the 49ers if they end up signing Tony Romo.

NFL News

NFL quarterback dominoes are falling before free agency even starts -
The pending release of Tony Romo and the Bills’ decision to retain Tyrod Taylor help clarify things.

Tony Romo will be released by Cowboys. Where will he play next? -
Romo is now clear to sign with whichever quarterback-needy team he deems fit.

Dwayne Allen gets traded from Colts to Patriots -
The Pats have a new tight end.

The Buffalo Bills can now play a 740-pound backfield with just a QB, RB, and FB -
With just a QB, RB, and FB.

NFL free agency rumors 2017: Every important update in one place -
As free agency approaches, the rumors are going to fly.

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Starting Nine: 2017 Astros Impact Debut - The Crawfish Boxes
TCB Staff discuss which newcomer(s) will help the Astros most in 2017.

Rockets drop another, fall to Jazz 115-108 - The Dream Shake
Poor defense and shooting was the Rockets’ undoing.

Late surge leads Texas past Texas Tech in Big 12 Tournament, 61-52 - Burnt Orange Nation
Despite struggling for 30 minutes of the game, the Longhorns displayed tremendous resiliency to secure a Big 12 Tournament opening victory.

Survive and Advance: TCU Beats Oklahoma - Frogs O' War
The Frogs were able to knock off the Sooners 82-63 to win a Big 12 Tournament game for the 3rd-straight year.

Podcast Episode 119: End of Season Recap, Big 12 Preview - Our Daily Bears
Fank, Matt and Peter are back to discuss the end of the season, the Big 12 Tournament and much, much more.

GBH Madness: Join Our NCAA Tournament Bracket Challenge - Good Bull Hunting
Are you smarter than a group of bloggers? Probably! Join our contest to make sure.

Johnny Jones Got Fired And No One Cares - And The Valley Shook
It takes a long time to build apathy this large.

Big 12 Men’s Basketball Tournament Preview - Viva The Matadors
The prelude to March Madness starts tonight. Here is the seeding, bracket, and what’s at stake for each team.

Clanking From the Corner: Texas 61, Texas Tech 52 - Barking Carnival
The season comes to a mercifu-wait, what? They won?

NFL Draft 2017 Q&A: Texas State DB Javante O’Roy - Underdog Dynasty
O’Roy did it all for the Texas State secondary and he’ll look to translate those skills to the next level.