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Houston Texans News: June 30, 2017

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Friday, June 30, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Will Deshaun Watson or Tom Savage start for Houston Texans? - Houston Texans Blog- ESPN
Even if Tom Savage begins the season as the starting quarterback for the Texans, rookie Deshaun Watson could very well end it as the starter.

Jadeveon Clowney learning from another former South Carolina star with the Texans
Former South Carolina DE Jadeveon Clowney hasn’t quite lived up to expectations since entering the NFL as the No. 1 overall draft pick in 2014.

John McClain's Texans' breakdown: Secondary - Houston Chronicle
This is the eighth of a nine-part, position-by-position series analyzing the Texans after their offseason program. Coming Friday: Special teams.

John McClain's Texans' breakdown: Linebackers - Houston Chronicle
Defensive backs.. Defensive backs. With three of the four starting linebacker jobs solidified, the Texans could have one of the most productive front sevens in the NFL. Whitney Mercilus has become one of the best outside linebackers in the NFL.

Texans' Jadeveon Clowney grateful for 'big brother' Johnathan Joseph - Houston Chronicle
When the Texans drafted Jadeveon Clowney with the top overall pick, his arrival brought him back onto the same path as an accomplished NFL veteran from his hometown.


NFL News

What are the most underrated position groups in the NFL? - SBNation.com
Which team’s quarterbacks deserve more credit? Or receivers? Or defensive line?

How Russell Wilson is losing weight by eating 4,800 calories a day - SBNation.com
Wilson’s caloric intake nearly doubled, and it’s helped him trim.

NFL pushes back plans to play in China from 2018 to 2019 - SBNation.com
The Rams’ delayed stadium opening made it easier to make the call.

Brett Favre says being an NFL coach or GM would be ‘a dream job’ - SBNation.com
The ol’ gunslinger can’t get enough of the NFL.

NFL hires 1st female instant replay booth assistant - SBNation.com
Terri Valenti is the second female to be hired by the NFL’s officiating department.

What was John Fassel thinking when the Rams coaches found out Jeff Fisher was fired? - SBNation.com
We have a theory based on Fassel’s reaction.


Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Astros 6, Athletics 1: Correa’s 2 homers drop A’s - The Crawfish Boxes
Correa’s swing is so pretty.

Houston Rockets Chris Paul Trade Reaction & Bonus Crisis of Faith aka Corbeau au Vin - The Dream Shake
Wherein Xiane confronts his unbelief in "The Point God", and might be stuck internet-blind, or turned into a dragon, or something.

Texas PF Mohamed Bamba’s brother alleges illegal benefits from Michigan-based investor - Burnt Orange Nation
Ibrahim Johnson claims that Bamba accepted gifts in the form of money, shoes, a vacation, and more.

Jungle Summer Edition: Over/Under 7 Wins - Frogs O' War
Vegas has set the Frogs’ win total... JT tells you how to play it from there.

Daily Bears Reports 6/28- Football, Basketball and Bears - Our Daily Bears
Sic ‘Em!

Five Things You May Not Know About The Texas A&M-Texas Football Rivalry - Good Bull Hunting
A vivid and colorful past highlights this dormant partnership.

2017 SEC Unit Rankings: Defensive Line - And The Valley Shook
Bama still wins, only by not as much.

The Mo Bamba Lunacy - Barking Carnival
The ball is tipped!

Renaming the Texas State Bobcats - Underdog Dynasty
As a forewarning I just want to say I have no desire to see Texas State change their nickname. It’s a great mascot that perfectly represents the school but since the college football landscape is...

Houston Dash vs Boston Breakers Final Score: Scoreless draw for Dash and Breakers - Dynamo Theory
Dash, Boston split points in Wednesday night game.