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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Friday, June 9, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Texans secondary coach John Butler confident in system - Houston Chronicle
The Texans finished second overall in pass defense, though, as they allowed just 201.6 passing yards per game.

Breakfast: Texans on Top 100 lists
J.J. Watt, Jadeveon Clowney, DeAndre Hopkins and Whitney Mercilus were featured on top 100 lists from NFL media members.

Houston Texans: Kurtis Drummond could be the next UDFA star
Kurtis Drummond could be the next UDFA to star for the Houston Texans with a fresh slate of health paired with his natural ability at free safety.

Houston Texans Running Back Group is Younger and More Competitive Than Before - Houston - Scout
Houston Texans running back group is younger and more competitive than ever before in the O'Brien Era.

J.J. Watt tops Texans' 10 most important players | SI.com
J.J. Watt's spot at the top was almost unanimous.

Houston Texans news: Kareem Jackson working at safety
Will Kareem Jackson start at safety for the Houston Texans in 2017? No one knows this answer, the it looks like it's an option right now.

Romeo Crennel enjoying 'larger picture' as Texans assistant head coach - AFC South- ESPN
"I think we have something special going," Romeo Crennel said of putting off retirement to stay with the Texans and see Mike Vrabel take over as DC.


NFL News

Which NFL player would you clone to play every position? - SBNation.com
Just imagine a football field with 22 Khalil Macks.

Christian Hackenberg has hit reporters with passes 2 times in 3 Jets OTAs - SBNation.com
The Jets’ quarterback competition may be the saddest storyline of the preseason.

Who'd win a triple-threat cage match between the Harbaughs, Ryans, and Grudens? - SBNation.com
Six men enter — two men leave.

Julian Edelman's new contract extension is Patriots' latest smart move - SBNation.com
New England used its 2017 cap space to keep Tom Brady’s safety blanket in the fold.

Uber driver thought he was taking Shareece Wright to Buffalo Wild Wings, not Buffalo, N.Y. - SBNation.com
Everything changed when he punched the address into a GPS.


Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Astros 6, Royals 1: Astros, Altuve break open pitchers’ duel - The Crawfish Boxes
McCullers and Hammel pitched to a stalemate, and the Astros offense again knocked out Kansas City bullpen.

Four reasons why the NBA Awards Show is meaningless - The Dream Shake
And it’s not because the playoffs have been a snoozefest.

Tom Herman, Cover Boy - Burnt Orange Nation
Daily Round Up: June 7, 2017.

ICYMI: Catch up on the tweets about the Frogs from the past week - Frogs O' War
As always your time is precious so here’s what happened in the TCU Athletics twitter-sphere from May 31st through June 7th.

State of the program: Wide Receivers - Viva The Matadors
We dive into the deepest position on the team.

Patriotically Enhanced Gamedays: These Kyle Field Features Promote a True American Experience - Good Bull Hunting
Let’s gear up for gridiron season!

Baton Rouge Super Regional: Q & A With FWTCT - And The Valley Shook
Justin Strawn from the Mississippi State SB Nation affiliate answers some questions with us.

TJ Ford completes a a long journey to graduation - Barking Carnival
The extended mix.

Dynamo’s Honduran contingent each get minutes in Honduras’ loss in Mexico - Dynamo Theory
Honduras were soundly beaten at Estadio Azteca, but the Dynamo’s Alberth Elis, Romell Quioto, and Boniek Garcia each got minutes.