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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, June 22, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Houston Texans expect competition from 'diverse' RB group in 2017 - Houston Texans Blog- 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.

Hard to argue with Brock Osweiler's comments on Texans stint - Houston Chronicle
Poor Brock Osweiler.

Tom Savage clear favorite to start for Houston Texans
The Houston Texans' starting quarterback job is still Tom Savage's to lose after a very strong showing during offseason workouts.

In Focus: Bill O'Brien on Running the Houston Texans - Houston - Scout
Bill O'Brien opens up about his relationship with Rick Smith and how they try to run the Houston Texans.

John McClain's Texans' breakdown: Wide receivers - Houston Chronicle
If everything goes according to plan, the Texans' top-three receivers this season will be DeAndre Hopkins, Will Fuller and Braxton Miller.


NFL News

Derek Carr may be the NFL’s highest-paid player soon, but it won’t last long - SBNation.com
When it’s time to pay a quarterback, NFL teams usually have no option but to fork over record amounts.

Patriots sign David Harris after Jets dumped him - SBNation.com
New England signs another veteran from an AFC East rival.

Warren Sapp is the latest former NFL player to pledge his brain for CTE research - SBNation.com
As the NFL tries to gain a better understanding of head trauma and how to prevent it, Sapp and others are stepping up to help.

Colts are doing their best to forget the Ryan Grigson era - SBNation.com
A strong 2017 offseason could spark Indianapolis’ rebound.


Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Astros 5, Athletics 1: Fiers, Correa burn bright - The Crawfish Boxes
Mike Fiers allows one run over six innings in his third straight start.

NBA trade rumors: Is trading James Harden a better move than trading Patrick Beverley? - The Dream Shake
Harden is much better, but his playoff failures are hard to ignore.

Ed Orgeron Needs To Get Over His Texas Issues - Burnt Orange Nation
Daily Round Up: June 22, 2017.

Calling All Cards: A Q&A with Card Chronicle - Frogs O' War
Mike Rutherford of Card Chronicle was kind enough to answer a few questions for us ahead of a possible matchup with TCU in Omaha.

Daily Bears Reports 6/22- Great Visit and NBA Draft - Our Daily Bears
Good Publicity and a Great Meeting.

Rachel Baribeau, a national college football reporter for SiriusXM College Sports, met with the Baylor football team and had extremely positive things to say.

Red Raider Pros: What’s the future hold for Jakeem Grant? - Viva The Matadors
We took some time to chat with The Phinsider’s Kevin Nogle about how Grant is fitting into Miami.

LSU Does The Double Over The Noles, Advances - And The Valley Shook
LSU eliminated Florida State and set up a rematch with Oregon State.

Offensive Tackle Brandon Hodges Will Transfer - Barking Carnival
Hodges was projected to start at right tackle, but he was reportedly done in by grades. Eric Nahlin at Inside Texas alluded this news coming a couple of days ago. That leaves a battle between...

Around the Dog Park: How the Vegas Odds Think Each Team Will Finish - Underdog Dynasty
A DII school is starting football while ULM continues its AD search.

The Peel Episode 36: It’s #TexasDerby time - Dynamo Theory
The guys are hyped up over the #TexasDerby.