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Houston Texans News: June 27, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, June 27, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

With Osweiler Gone, Houston Texans Set QB Bar Low | Houston Press
After burning $37 million on Brock Osweiler, the Houston Texans have set a low bar the quarterbacks now on their roster.

Houston Texans: Could Brandon Weeden start in 2017?
Brandon Weeden has a good chance at starting for the Houston Texans in 2017 if Tom Savage is unable to get the job done and Deshaun Watson isn't ready.

The Franchise QBs -- Rank the top signal-callers in Houston Texans history
Sixteen different QBs have made a start since the team's inaugural season in 2002, but which one should lead the pack?

Bill O'Brien: Rookie Deshaun Watson won't be limited in Texans' offense -
The first-round QB from Clemson impresses Texans coaches with the way he's picking up the offense.

Texans like slot receiver Braxton Miller's size, speed - Houston Chronicle
As a rookie, Braxton Miller displayed glimpses of potential while operating as the Texans' primary slot wide receiver.

NFL News

Which NFL teams won’t live up to the hype this season? -
Can the Falcons and Cowboys replicate last year’s success?

Taco Charlton finally has a taco-related endorsement deal from Taco Bueno -
He also worked out a partnership with Big Red soda, which should pair nicely with tacos.

Here's Vince Young's trademark application for 'MAKE VINCE GREAT AGAIN’ -
The ex-Texas QB wants in on the ground floor.

Saints can’t keep treading water in Drew Brees’ final years -
The Saints have one of the league’s greatest QBs and haven’t made the playoffs in three straight years. This is a problem.

Michael Floyd sentenced to 1 day in jail for testing positive for alcohol -
Floyd will also finish out the final five days of his house arrest sentence.

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

The Ground Control Podcast, Ep. 40: The Trade Winds are blowing - The Crawfish Boxes
Ryan and Chris catch up on the Astros.

2017 NBA Awards: Russell Westbrook wins MVP award over James Harden - The Dream Shake
Triple-doubles mean more than wins.

UT-A&M In The Texas Bowl? - Burnt Orange Nation
Daily Round Up: June 26, 2017.

2017 TCU Baseball: #MashForMicah Update and Donation Instructions - Frogs O' War
With the season ending, here is the information to make your #mashformicah pledge.

Daily Bears Report 6/25/2017 - Taylor Young’s Life Changing Experience - Our Daily Bears
Wil London to London for IAAF World Championships. Motley to Mavericks. Title IX’s 45th Anniversary.

Former 4 star Receiver Jojo Robinson commits to Texas Tech - Viva The Matadors
The Miami product will look to make an immediate impact.

Daily Bull 6.27.17: Christian Kirk’s future and learning about "The Opening." - Good Bull Hunting

Tigers Stifled By Singer, Drop Game One To Florida, 4-3 - And The Valley Shook
LSU will have to win two in a row to bring home the championship.

Shane Buechele has some skills - Barking Carnival
According to the Manning Dynasty.

AAC Preseason Position Previews: Punter - Underdog Dynasty
Plenty of talent returns, giving multiple teams a weapon that can flip the field position.

U.S. Open Cup Round Five: Houston Dynamo vs. Sporting Kansas City Preview - Dynamo Theory
Sporting Kansas City will travel south to BBVA Compass Stadium to take on the Houston Dynamo in the fifth round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.