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Houston Texans News: May 11, 2017

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, May 11, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Texans don't tender Vince Wilfork, four other free agents - Houston Chronicle
The Texans didn't submit a qualifying tender offer for five-time Pro Bowl nose tackle Vince Wilfork and four other veteran unrestricted free agents.

Texans, Cowboys among most vulnerable division winners - NFL.com
Can Dak Prescott recreate an unlikely rookie campaign for the Cowboys? Will Andy Reid's Chiefs regret not doing more for today's roster? Gil Brandt ranks the most vulnerable division winners.

Breakfast: Say cheese! Media days recap
We recap Texans media days at NRG Stadium.

Update: Houston Texans "Tweak" Their Uniforms for the 2017 Season - Houston - Scout
The Houston Texans have their uniforms "tweaked" the upcoming seasons.

Texans rumors: No competition between Tom Savage, Deshaun Watson
It looks like Tom Savage will be the Texans' week one starter. Not Deshaun Watson. At least it's being reported that there won't much of a competition.

Texans to open preseason on a Wednesday night - Houston Chronicle
The Texans begin their preseason schedule with a rare Wednesday night game.

Texans' Lamar Miller not concerned about same heavy workload in 2017 - Houston Texans Blog- ESPN
The Texans are looking to help spell Lamar Miller this season and don't envision an offense where they have to rely solely on their featured back.


NFL News

Colin Kaepernick is still an NFL free agent. These are the rumored reasons why - SBNation.com
There are plenty of rumors as to why teams won’t sign Kaepernick, so we’re keeping tabs on them.

Cam Newton’s pregame cleats are now available for purchase, minus the foxtail - SBNation.com
There are four different styles to select from, all of which provide very different vibes.

Frank Clark's reaction to a female reporter is a reminder of challenges women face in sports media - SBNation.com
Clark wasn’t happy that Natalie Weiner shared a story she wrote about his domestic violence arrest.

Jeff Fisher's entire underwhelming NFL career can be summed up in 20 seconds of reality TV clips - SBNation.com
He made an art of skating by, but his hubris finally caught up to him thanks to reality TV.

NFL urgency index: Which teams are in 'win now' mode for 2017? - SBNation.com
The Patriots and Jaguars made big moves this offseason, but their levels of urgency are for different reasons.

Cam Newton’s pregame cleats are now available for purchase, minus the foxtail - SBNation.com
There are four different styles to select from, all of which provide very different vibes.


Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Astros Minor Podcast Ep. 2: 1 Month in the books - The Crawfish Boxes
Ryan and Jimmy breakdown the first month of Astros minor league baseball.

Houston Rockets vs. San Antonio Spurs game 6 preview - The Dream Shake
The Rockets look to even the series against the San Antonio Spurs tonight on ESPN.

TCU’s new Academic Progress Rates released - Frogs O' War
TCU is sitting well over the base line in every sport.

Daily Round Up: Texas Is Not A Farm Team - Burnt Orange Nation
So stop talking about the lack of Big 12 draft picks.

Matador Mailbag 5.10.17 - Viva The Matadors
Lauren answers your Tech questions.

Daily Bull 5.10.17 - Come to My Crappy Party - Good Bull Hunting
Ever hit up a crappy wedding?

Texas Football boasts the highest APR in the Big 12 - Barking Carnival
The Longhorns led the league with a 978 score.

Close up of Zach Smith’s Cactus Bowl Ring - Our Daily Bears
Nice.

UTSA Receives $10 Million Pay Day Following Local Bond Vote - Underdog Dynasty
The funds will be used to upgrade UTSA’s Park West athletics facility.

Introducing the “Houston Hoedown” - Dynamo Theory
Covering lesser know professional Houston soccer.