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Houston Texans News: June 19, 2017

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Houston Texans News

Reporters' Notebook: Texans' QB race, minicamp stars and more - NFL.com
Rookies Evan Engram, Deshaun Watson and T.J. Watt had folks talking this week, but they weren't the only stories of interest. Our reporters have news and notes from minicamps across the NFL.

The Houston Texans Finish Signing Their 2017 Draft Class - Houston - Scout
The Houston Texans have locked up their 2017 NFL draft class.

Houston Texans' Bill O'Brien 'really happy' with QB position - AFC South- ESPN
Tom Savage is the leader in the clubhouse for the starting-quarterback job as the Texans break before training camp, but he vows to keep working.

Texans coach Bill O'Brien likes what he sees so far at quarterback - Houston Chronicle
If Bill O'Brien was not excited about his quarterbacks, it would be painfully obvious observing a coach who does not try to masquerade his feelings.

Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins endorses Tom Savage as QB, cites leadership
Quarterback Tom Savage already has coach Bill O'Brien's endorsement, and Wednesday top receiver DeAndre Hopkins added his. Savage will compete with rookie Deshaun Watson in camp.

Bill O'Brien expects 'big jump' from Texans' young receivers - Houston Chronicle
While Hopkins' production took a dip largely ascribed to since-traded quarterback Brock Osweiler's erratic throws, it was a case of mixed results for Fuller and Miller as the Texans' second and third receivers.


NFL News

Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott could make the Cowboys America’s Team again - SBNation.com
Prescott and Elliott have made it much more fun to follow the Cowboys.

The Lions are giving Greg Robinson the chance to be more than a ‘draft bust’ - SBNation.com
Retired NFL offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz sees a golden opportunity for Greg Robinson to revive his career and keep the Lions’ playoff hopes alive in 2017.

Eric Decker signs with Titans, giving Marcus Mariota another new target in 2017 - SBNation.com
Decker will continue his career with Tennessee.

Atlanta's Big Boi included Super Bowl reference in his new album - SBNation.com
Big Boi released his third solo studio album, Boomiverse, on Friday, and the Atlanta rapper snuck in a reference that might have been a little painful to include in a song.

Michael Floyd reportedly violates house arrest by testing positive for alcohol - SBNation.com
Vikings wide receiver Michael Floyd tested positive for alcohol multiple times while on house arrest, according to TMZ.

Randy Moss was overcome with emotion remembering the late Dennis Green - SBNation.com
Moss will be inducted into the Vikings’ Ring of Honor in September. He was choked up when asked about his former coach.


Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Red Sox 6, Astros 5: Where to even begin... - The Crawfish Boxes
Missed chances, mistakes, and umpires sink Astros.

Rockets season in review: Nene - The Dream Shake
Nene had a few big moments before going down with an injury in the playoffs.

Texas among Top 10 for 2019 Kentucky WDE Stephen Herron Jr. - Burnt Orange Nation
Texas is now heavily in the mix with two targets from the Louisville-based powerhouse program.

Frogs fall 3-0 in CWS opener, will face A&M in elimination game Tuesday - Frogs O' War
Alex Faedo dominated TCU from the opening inning, as TCU couldn’t get anything going on offense.

Jo Lual-Acuil Breakdown Video - Our Daily Bears
A video for the people.

State of the program: Offensive Line - Viva The Matadors
A unit that is under construction.

Daily Bull 6.19.17: Throw Monday into a swimming pool - Good Bull Hunting
It’s happening again.

Zany 8th Inning Rally Saves LSU’s Omaha Opener - And The Valley Shook
LSU takes advantage of costly mistakes to beat Florida St. 5-4.

Durant has his NBA Title. Can you name the four other Longhorns with one? - Barking Carnival
No Googling!

What’s the best G5 job in Texas? - Underdog Dynasty
It’s a Texas-sized article, as we evaluate why each school could be considered one of the best jobs in the state.

First road win remains elusive as Dynamo draw Galaxy 2-2 - Dynamo Theory
Missed offside call in stoppage results in two points dropped in Los Angeles.