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Houston Texans News: July 26, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, July 26, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Texans place holdout Duane Brown on reserve-did not report list - Houston Chronicle
The Texans placed veteran offensive tackle Duane Brown on the reserve-did not report list.
Texans GM Rick Smith claims no dispute with Duane Brown - Houston Chronicle
After the Texans checked in to The Greenbrier for their first training camp outside Houston, general manager Rick Smith addressed offensive tackle Duane Brown's decision to not report.
Why Texans fans need to remember this Thursday
Set an alarm. Tie a ribbon around your finger. Ask your mom to remind you. Texans fans have an important date and time to remember: Thursday at 10 a.m. That's when single-game tickets go on sale for...
Get ready! Houston Texans single-game tickets on sale Thursday |
It's almost that time of the year to fill NRG Stadium and root for your Houston Texans.
Fantasy Football Draft Prep: DeAndre Hopkins and Lamar Miller are bounce-back candidates for Texans offense that should be improved -
We don't know for sure who will start at quarterback for the Texans but it's hard to imagine they'll be worse than Brock Osweiler was. That makes Lamar Miller and DeAndre Hopkins both bounceback candidates.
Five Houston Texan Candidates To Be This Season's A.J. Bouye | Houston Press
Last season, A.J. Bouye had such a marked improvement that he went from career backup to the $67 million man. Who will be this season's Bouye?
Houston Texans make roster moves with training camp set to kick off
The Houston Texans made four roster moves on the eve of training camp kicking off. One of those moves involved starting left tackle Duane Brown.
Texans arrive at The Greenbrier for training camp
The Texans arrived Tuesday afternoon at The Greenbrier for the start of training camp.
NFL Network will have live show at Texans training camp Wednesday - Houston Chronicle
Texans fans deprived of their annual live training camp look at the team can get a glimpse from afar Wednesday on NFL Network.
Watson's wait gives Texans odd QB dynamic - Houston Chronicle
It is going to be one heck of a story if Tom Savage somehow pulls this off. Especially considering that this city will be waiting for Deshaun Watson the entire time.
Texans can count on their defense to point the way as camp begins - Houston Chronicle
If you are a Texans fan, you know what issues they have to deal with at their first training camp outside Houston.
Texans GM Rick Smith: “No contract dispute” with holdout Duane Brown | ProFootballTalk
Even with left tackle Duane Brown skipping offseason workouts and holding out from the start of training camp in West Virginia, Houston Texans general manager Rick Smith doesn't feel he has anything to discuss with the former Pro Bowler.
Duane Brown of Houston Texans skips training camp start
Duane Brown wasn't present for the start of Texans training camp as he seeks a new contract. He can be fined $40,000 for each day he misses.

NFL News

CTE found in 99 percent of former NFL players’ brains donated in new study -
The study confirmed signs of CTE in 90 percent of the brains donated by former players at all levels of football.
Cowboys rookie Jourdan Lewis found not guilty in domestic assault case -
A jury of six ruled Lewis didn’t assault his girlfriend in March.
NFL preseason 2017: Training camp news, notes, and highlights from around the league -
We’re keeping an eye on the biggest news, and funniest quotes, to come out of training camp Tuesday.
Michael Vick is starting his coaching career as an intern for the Chiefs -
Michael Vick would like to coach football at the college or NFL level.
This Pittsburgh Penguin got absolutely smoked by Terrell Owens during training drills -
The Penguins defender might have to rest his ankles after this one.

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Astros 5, Phillies 0: Former Phillie Morton shuts down Philadelphia - The Crawfish Boxes
Alex Bregman exits the game in the third inning in Astros winner.
Jose Altuve is the AL MVP frontrunner - The Crawfish Boxes
Sorry nation media, It won’t be Aaron Judge.
Carmelo Anthony to the Rockets rumors heating up once again - The Dream Shake
After a brief quiet period, Melo to H-town again sounds like it’s going to happen.
No. 5 WR Brennan Eagles commits to Texas - Burnt Orange Nation
#RevolUTion18 adds yet another Houston-area star.
Podcast: Media Days and Much More - Our Daily Bears
After a few months in offseason hibernation, the podcast is back to discuss media days, the upcoming season, and late 90’s slow songs. No, seriously.
Ranking the best coaching jobs in the Big 12 - Viva The Matadors
If you were a young hot-shot coach with your pick of Big 12 jobs, which would you take? I’m going to rank them from top to bottom, but if you disagree, don’t worry - you can vote in the poll at the...
Texas A&M Football gets 11 a.m. kickoff on Sept. 16 - Good Bull Hunting
Feel the burn.
Training Camp Heat Check: Nickel Back - And The Valley Shook
Finding a fifth defensive back will be a major point for the Tiger defense.
Great SI piece on Connor Williams - Barking Carnival
Penned by the always solid Bruce Feldman.
Some neat takeaways from the piece.
According to one Big 12 DC:
"Connor Williams is the best left tackle we saw last year," one Big 12 defensive...
Rice fall camp gets underway before most NFL teams report - Underdog Dynasty
It’s July 25, and the Owls already have completed two preseason practices.
Player Ratings: Houston Dynamo vs. D.C. United - Dynamo Theory
The Dynamo earned high marks in their first away win of the season in their 3-1 victory over D.C. United.