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Houston Texans News: June 21, 2017

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, June 21, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Breaking down Texans' deals for Breno Giacomini, Sio Moore - Houston Chronicle
The Texans' investment in veteran offensive tackle Breno Giacomini was relatively inexpensive.

Texans Notebook: Wes Welker at Home with the Houston Texans - Houston - Scout
Notebook: Wes Welker at home with the Texans, training camp schedule and more.

Houston Texans expect competition from 'diverse' RB group in 2017 - AFC South- ESPN
If all goes according to plan, Houston won't have to rely on Lamar Miller to again account for almost 60 percent of its rushing attempts this season.

Houston Texans: Xavier Su'a-Filo entering make or break contract year
If Xavier Su'a-Filo will have to become an above average starter on the offensive line this season to earn a second contract with the Houston Texans.


NFL News

Former Patriots and Chiefs tackle Ryan O’Callaghan comes out as gay - Outsports
O’Callaghan had always planned to commit suicide after football until Kansas City Chiefs staffers stepped in.

What kind of roster could an expansion NFL franchise put together? - SBNation.com
If the NFL launched a 33rd team (yes, we know it won’t), how would it fare in the 2017 offseason?

Marshawn Lynch is giving free haircuts to kids in Oakland with good grades - SBNation.com
A fresh cut is enough incentive for good grades.

Congratulations to these 5 QBs, who have the best receiving corps of their careers in 2017 - SBNation.com
Marcus Mariota, Eli Manning, and others have a lot of talent around them going into this season.

49ers have hope for the future, just not in 2017 - SBNation.com
Kyle Shanahan and John Lynch were handed a bare cupboard in Santa Clara. But the plan is to rebuild, not to win now.


Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Astros 8, Athletics 4: Road Warrior Astros Win Again Away From Home - The Crawfish Boxes
Astros improve on their major league leading road record.

NBA Rumors: Rockets going after Paul George, could trade Patrick Beverley - The Dream Shake
These are conflicting times for Rockets fans.

2017 NBA Draft Profile: Texas C Jarrett Allen - Burnt Orange Nation
If polished properly, the former Texas standout may be headed for a successful NBA career, but it may take some time.

Big Game Howie Delivers, Frogs Advance with 4-1 Win over Aggies - Frogs O' War
TCU shook off the Sunday loss and delivered a solid performance to send the Aggies home today.

ODB’s Mock NBA Draft - Our Daily Bears
Many of these will be wrong!

The Big 12 is in better condition than we think - Viva The Matadors
That said, there are a few ways the conference can reaffirm itself as one of the nation’s best.

Larry Culpepper’s Escape: Circumnavigating the Globe - Good Bull Hunting
One man, one boat, and a million thoughts per mile.

VIDEO: SEC Network with Matt Canada - And The Valley Shook
Peter Burns sits down with LSU’s play-caller.

Some interesting Vegas NFL rookie prop bets: Miles Garrett, Christian McCaffrey, Leonard Fournette - Barking Carnival
Here they are...

Conference USA Preseason Position Reviews: Kicker - Underdog Dynasty
Our series winds down as we look at the place kickers in the conference.

Houston Dynamo Acquire Allocation Money in Trade with D. C. United - Dynamo Theory
The Houston Dynamo received General and Targeted Allocation money along with a 2018 international pick and the #9 allocation slot in exchange for their #1 allocation slot in a trade with D. C....