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Houston Texans News: June 7, 2017

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, June 7, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson 'doing good' - Houston Chronicle
The true litmus test for Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson won't happen until he's actually playing in a real NFL game.

Houston Texans' defense doesn't need Watt to dominate to be dominant
Without JJ Watt last season, the Houston Texans defense learned to work as a unit. Now, the defense no longer needs him to be dominant to dominate offenses.

If it comes down to a holdout, Duane Brown has the leverage on Texans - Houston Chronicle
I wanted to check in with Deshaun Watson. I was told he was off limits.

Houston Texans OTAs Update: Quarterbacks Have Strong Day and a Story for the Ages in the Making - Houston - Scout
Quick Hitters from the last week of Houston Texans OTAs.

Former Texans Keith Mumphery, Max Bullough go unclaimed - Houston Chronicle
Officially cut by the Texans on Monday, wide receiver Keith Mumphery and inside linebacker Max Bullough went unclaimed off waivers Tuesday.

Lamar Miller thinks second year with Texans to be even better - Houston Chronicle
The unpredictable running style of Texans running back Lamar Miller gives him plenty of choices while he cuts a zigzag pattern across the football field.

Texas Sports Hall of Fame honors Texans owner Bob McNair - Houston Chronicle
WACO - The Texas Sports Hall of Fame is honoring Texans owner Bob McNair with the Lamar Hunt Lifetime Achievement Award next year.


NFL News

James Harrison has already been drug tested 3 times this offseason - SBNation.com
James Harrison gets drug tested by the NFL close to every month.

Eric Decker is latest veteran the Jets are parting ways with this offseason - SBNation.com
The New York Jets have made Eric Decker a cap casualty.

Marshawn Lynch says he’s ‘got the whole town riding with me’ in Oakland - SBNation.com
Playing in Oakland is a dream come true for Lynch.


Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Astros sign Cuban pitcher Elian Rodriguez - The Crawfish Boxes
The Astros have dropped $2 million on another Cuban prospect.

5-star S BJ Foster commits to Texas over Ohio State, TCU, others - Burnt Orange Nation
The first five-star pledge of the Tom Herman era is now on board to help lead #RevolUTion18.

Frogs to Host Missouri State in Best of Three Beginning Saturday - Frogs O' War
TCU welcomes the Bears in for the Super Regionals, with a trip to Omaha on the line.

Baylor Football Adds 2018 Tight End Bralen Taylor - Our Daily Bears
Another one!

Guide to which teams to root for in the NFL - Viva The Matadors
Based off our Texas Tech ties.

Great Moments in Aggie Band History: Margaritaville - Good Bull Hunting
Another traditionally tropical performance from the best band in the land.

2019 Receiver Kenyon Jackson Commits - And The Valley Shook
Big, athletic target entering junior season.

Tom Herman has no time for your stupid football season weddings - Barking Carnival
Troy must fall.

Houston Dash Name Interim Head Coach - Dynamo Theory
Omar Morales has been named interim head coach for the remainder of the season.