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Houston Texans News: July 19, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, July 19, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Andre Johnson to be the first member of Texans Ring of Honor | ProFootballTalk
The Texans entered the NFL in 2002 and they've had some star players over their first 15 seasons, but none have been deemed worthy of inaugurating the team's Ring of Honor. That will change this season.

Texans announce 2017 home game themes
The Houston Texans today announced the themes for each home game in 2017.

Texans name Andre Johnson as first member of Ring of Honor | NFL | Sporting News
Andre Johnson will have his induction during the Texans' Nov. 19 game against the Cardinals.

Andre Johnson to be inducted into Houston Texans' ring of honor
There's no doubt that Andre Johnson deserves to be inducted into the Houston Texans' ring of honor. It will now happen this coming season.

Browns 2017 opponent breakdown: Texans, Week 6
Houston finished 10-8 last season.

Texans, Mustang Cat donate to the Brookwood Community - Houston Chronicle
Houston Texans President Jamey Rootes donated $60,000 to the Brookwood Community on July 11 from Special Teams for Special Needs, a collaboration between the Texans and Mustang Cat.

Texans' Jadeveon Clowney can't wait to team up with healthy J.J. Watt - Houston Chronicle
When the Texans drafted Jadeveon Clowney with the top overall pick four years ago, it was done with the hope of building a formidable tandem with Pro Bowl defensive end J.J. Watt.

NFL News

Will Le’Veon Bell’s free agency reset the market for the NFL’s best running backs? -
The NFL has moved away from shelling out big bucks for running backs. But Bell could help turn the tide next season.

Kirk Cousins says ‘1-year deals are the best option’ in the NFL. Does he have a point? -
Most players opt for long-term security. Kirk Cousins doesn’t think it’s worth it.

Le’Veon Bell doesn’t get new deal from Steelers. Was it the right move? -
Bell doesn’t see a deal on Monday’s deadline.

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Astros 6, Mariners 2: Peacock, Gattis put in work in Houston win - The Crawfish Boxes
Evan Gattis hits two home runs and Brad Peacock allowed one run over seven innings.

The Dream Shake Podcast, Ep. 44: Rockets put up the 'For Sale' sign - The Dream Shake
Ryan, Ethan, and Max talk about the potential of a new owner for the Rockets.

Tom Herman wants Texas to renew rivalry with Texas A&M - Burnt Orange Nation
Texas vs. Texas A&M was among college football’s biggest rivalries and Tom Herman is ready for it to resume on the field.

TCU News: Hill Says He Has to Play Better - Frogs O' War
The senior QB is putting the season on his shoulders, and the whole world is watching.

Baylor Basketball Draws Wisconsin in CBE; UCLA and Creighton Loom - Our Daily Bears
Bears battle Badgers—our likely headline for this game.

Roster countdown #8: Nic Shimonek - Viva The Matadors
Our staff selected its top-15 players on the roster and for each one of them there will be a profile with basic information, videos and expectations.

Daily Bull 7.18.17: TCU Coach Gary Patterson thinks Texas A&M leaving hurt the Big 12 - Good Bull Hunting
What a crazy guy!

Report: John Battle Awarded Fifth Year - And The Valley Shook
Tiger safety will be classified as a junior in 2017 now.

Live-Blogging Tom Herman at Big XII Media Days - Barking Carnival
Jumping in mid-stream and a-bloggin’ away as Tom Herman rocks the mic at Big XII Media Days. BONUS COVERAGE of Texas player interviews!

Around the Dog Park: Expectations are high for Kyle Allen in Houston - Underdog Dynasty
Marshall gets new threads...Old Dominion has North Carolina on upset alert...Cajuns are getting new turf.

Houston Dynamo sign Argentinian midfielder - Dynamo Theory
Dynamo sign Tomas Martinez.