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Houston Texans News: July 31, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, July 31, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Bill O’Brien praises both Savage and Watson, won’t rotate QBs | Texans Wire
Bill O'Brien praises both Savage and Watson, won't rotate QBs.

Texans players enjoying the cool weather in West Virginia | Texans Wire
Texans players enjoying the cool weather in West Virginia.

Texans Teammates Argue About Existence Of Dinosaurs Over Twitter | HuffPost
A natural history museum employee even chimed in with support.

Texans wrap up Week 1 of camp
The Texans wrapped up their first five days of training camp at The Greenbrier on Sunday.

Texans' secondary focuses on creating more turnovers - Houston Chronicle
The Texans finished first in defense last season, leading the NFL in fewest yards allowed. The defensive players want to be better this season, and they know where that improvement must come.

2017 rookie class off to promising start for Texans
The rookies of 2017 are looking good, in the eyes of head coach Bill O'Brien.

Houston Texans' news: UDFA rookie Dare Ogunbowale impressing
Undrafted rookie free agent running backDare Ogunbowale is turning heads at Houston Texans' camp. Will he make their final roster?

Texans Defense Could Be Special With Jadeveon Clowney Emerging
Former 2014 No. 1 overall pick Jadeveon Clowney is finally living up to the hype after starting to dominate last season...

Houston Texans' Deshaun Watson adjusting to speed of NFL step by step - Houston Texans Blog- ESPN
Getting "1 percent better in whatever I'm doing" have been words to live by for rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson in each session of Texans camp.

Texans put on pads for Day 3
The Texans got to work Friday, practicing in full pads for the first time this training camp.

WV Governor Justice: Texans can win it all
West Virginia Governor Jim Justice says talented Texans team is "on the cusp of winning it all."

NFL News

Malik McDowell injured in ATV accident and Seahawks don’t know when he’ll return -
The rookie is currently under medical care in Michigan, where the accident occurred.

Who the hell is new Ravens QB David Olson? -
The Ravens don’t actually want to upgrade their quarterback situation.

Mike Williams, Chargers’ 1st-round pick, may miss 2017 season due to herniated disk -
Williams’ rookie campaign may not start until 2018 after his second serious injury in three years.

Todd Gurley is going to start making defenses fear him again in 2017 -
Gurley’s tantalizing skill set will help him return to form in 2017, and his sophomore slump will turn into a distant memory.

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Astros great Jeff Bagwell inducted into Hall of the Fame - The Crawfish Boxes
Bagwell "humble" to join the ranks at Cooperstown.

Tigers 13, Astros 1: So, how about Bagwell? Cool, right. - The Crawfish Boxes
Astros drop their series the Tigers and finish their 9-game road trip at 5-4.

Following inconsistency in 2016, Texas OC Tim Beck praises the OL’s progress - Burnt Orange Nation
The ‘Horns offensive line allowed 32 sacks in 2016 and now replaces two starters, but Tim Beck praised their progress in the trenches this week.

TCU gains commitment from 3-star WR/CB Taye Barber - Frogs O' War
The stud from Cypress, TX, is the latest member of #CarterBoys18.

Who Are Your Favorite Baylor Athletes Ever? - Our Daily Bears
A softer story on Sunday.

Former Red Raider A.J. Ramos traded to New York Mets - Viva The Matadors
Miami Marlins parted ways with their closer, and they got their reward.

YESSIR! Texas A&M gets two WR commitments in one day - Good Bull Hunting
Jalen Preston, Caleb Chapman join the Aggies' 2018 recruiting class.

Time to start a new era: players report today, practice starts tomorrow - Barking Carnival
Don't worry, it's coming. #ThisIsTexas #HookEm— Texas Football (@TexasFootball) July 29, 2017.

Underdog Pawdcast Episode 7 - AAC Media Days, Ole Miss Candidates and Over/Under Totals - Underdog Dynasty
The P6 push continues, some AAC coaches that could head to Oxford and win totals for each team.

Houston Dynamo 2, Portland Timbers 2: Rate the Players and Quick Thoughts - Dynamo Theory
How did you think the Dynamo players performed in their 2-2 draw with the Portland Timbers?