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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, May 23, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Texans hoping for 'exponential growth' from Will Fuller, Braxton Miller - Houston Chronicle
The education of NFL rookie wide receivers involves plenty of trial, error and confusion.

Breakfast: What OTAs are like
Rookies and veterans will take the practice field together for the first time in OTAs, which allow 11-on-11 drills.

Houston Texans news: Peter King doesn't believe in Texans
Are the Houston Texans really a bottom third team in the NFL? Peter King of The MMQB seems to think so after he released his latest power rankings.

The Houston Texans Being Cautious with D'Onta Foreman Heading into OTAs - Houston - Scout
The Houston Texans are being cautious with D'Onta Foreman heading into OTAs.

Ex-Oregon State DB Treston Decoud looks to make an impact with Houston Texans | OregonLive.com
A fifth-round pick, the Texans like Decoud's size and physical style, along with his perseverance and focus.

Texans All Access on Texans Radio
Tune into Texans All Access on Texans Radio on SportsRadio 610 every weekday (Monday - Friday) during the offseason from 6 PM - 7 PM to get the lastest Texans news straight from all the Texans Insiders like Marc Vandermeer, John Harris, Drew Dougherty & Deepi Sidhu.

Bill Barnwell 2017 NFL offseason report card for free agency, draft - AFC South, Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts, Jacksonville Jaguars, Tennessee Titans
Indy made smart upgrades across the board, starting at GM. Jacksonville continued building up its defense. Houston made another big bet at QB. Tennessee overhauled its secondary. Here's how each AFC South team fared in free agency and the draft.


NFL News

Jets’ turnaround starts with improving their defense in 2017 - SBNation.com
The Jets have decided their offense can wait as they try to build a foundation defensively.

Tony Romo is the most dad DJ ever - SBNation.com
Romo’s set list included some Guns ‘n Roses and Naughty by Nature.

Mike Zimmer will miss Vikings OTAs to recover from 8th eye surgery - SBNation.com
Zimmer is expected to be back with the team in a few weeks.

Dr. Myron Rolle is a neurosurgeon, 4 years after retiring from the NFL - SBNation.com
What an inspiration.

Fans will be able to place bets on their phone from inside Raiders’ Las Vegas stadium - SBNation.com
Unless the wording in the lease changes, mobile betting will be available.


Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Astros 1, Tigers 0: Peacock, Astros hold Tigers to 1 hit - The Crawfish Boxes
Free the P! Free the P! Free the P! Free the P! Free the P!

Rockets have several awards finalists - The Dream Shake
The NBA awards finalist lists are filled with Houston Rockets.

Texas football to upgrade aging ‘Godzillatron’ video board - Burnt Orange Nation
The announcement comes as the program works to improve DKR.

Monday Morning Manager: The End Begins - Frogs O' War
The regular season is over. It’s time for TCU to start their #ToadToOmaha.

Report: Several NBA Teams Interested in Ekpe Udoh - Our Daily Bears
Udoh could be teammates with LeBron James.

Red Raiders Sweep Kansas in Final Big 12 Series to Win the Big 12 - Viva The Matadors
Coming into the weekend series, Tech needed to win all 3 games to clinch the conference. They did exactly that.

Daily Bull 5.22.17: Super Not Caring About Texas - Good Bull Hunting
big deal we beat some team no one cares about.

Tigers Ride First Sweep In Starkville In 42 Years To SEC Co-Championship - And The Valley Shook
It’s amazing to think where LSU baseball was just a few weeks ago. Question marks in the bullpen. Worries about slumping starters. Mid-week disasters. Struggles at the plate. SWEPT BY TULANE. And...

Andrew Jones is Coming Back to Texas - Barking Carnival
The news for Shaka just keeps getting better.

Top 10 Rushing Seasons In G5 History - Underdog Dynasty
Monster seasons have been grounded out by running backs at the FCS and FBS level.

The Dynamo tried new things against Atlanta; it didn’t work - Dynamo Theory
Wilmer Cabrera tried to do something different that would reverse the Dynamo’s road woes. Needless to say, it was unsuccessful.