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Houston Texans News: July 3, 2017

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, July 3, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Houston Texans news: Deshaun Watson voted ACC athlete of the year
Deshaun Watson brings home another award.

Benardrick McKinney develops into a top linebacker for Texans - Houston Chronicle
Benardrick McKinney paced before his first NFL game, his feet in constant motion as a raw, talented rookie linebacker.

Bill O'Brien's Success In Houston Without A QB Is Remarkable
It’s hard to know how he ever got it in the first place but that reputation Texans coach Bill O’Brien has for supposedly being...

Houston Texans' offensive line did one thing right in 2016
The Houston Texans' offensive line may not be that bad. In 2016 they were actually one of the top inside zone running teams in the NFL.

Texans Notebook: Do the Houston Texans Have One of the Top Linebacker Groups in the NFL? - Houston - Scout
Quick four spot of Houston Texans tidbits for the end of the week.


NFL News

Nike goes after Rob Gronkowski, claiming his logo looks too similar to the Jumpman - SBNation.com
I would make up some parody of Drake and Future’s "Jumpman" here, but that would be corny.

Dorial Green-Beckham’s disappointing career takes another hit after release from Eagles - SBNation.com
Green-Beckham will now be looking for his third team in as many seasons.

Von Miller, Khalil Mack and other NFL sack artists met for a ‘pass-rushing summit’ - SBNation.com
Von Miller invited many of the NFL’s best pass rushers to work and train together.

Nicki Minaj made good on her promise to name-drop Giants punter Brad Wing - SBNation.com
"And I'm playing the field, Brad Wing the punt."

Raiders fans suing to keep name, colors in Oakland, and they'll probably lose - SBNation.com
Raiders fans are hoping to follow the same path that forced the Browns to become the Ravens. Their chances are slim, though.


Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Astros 8, Yankees 1: Bronx Bombers? More like Bayou City Bombers - The Crawfish Boxes
8 of the Astros 14 hits went for extra bases on Sunday.

5 Astros named to 2017 MLB All-Star Game - The Crawfish Boxes
Springer and Correa make his first All-star Game appearance in 2017.

Rockets, P.J. Tucker agree to 4-year, $32 million contract - The Dream Shake
The 3-and-D forward was a target at the Trade Deadline for Houston.

Texas RB commit Keaontay Ingram expands on Stan Drayton, senior season goals - Burnt Orange Nation
The Carthage star is looking forward to learning under Stan Drayton and competing with a talented crop of young running backs.

Frogs O’ War Mailbag: The Answering - Frogs O' War
Buckle in folks.

King McClure’s Strengths Video - Our Daily Bears
We made a video!

State of the program: Linebackers - Viva The Matadors
The strongest position on the team.

Happy Aggie Independence Day! - Good Bull Hunting
S-E-C! S-E-C! S-E-C!

WILL WADE IS A WIZARD: LSU Lands Commitment from Five-Star Javonte Smart - And The Valley Shook
Will Wade strikes with the local superstar.

That SI VY article - Barking Carnival
VY Forever.

A few Group of 5 teams are still waiting for their first commit - Underdog Dynasty
With an early signing period starting this year, is it time for fans to panic if their team doesn’t have any commits yet?

Daly, Prince lead Dash to victory over FC Kansas City - Dynamo Theory
Nichelle Prince scored the game-winning goal in the 64th minute.