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Houston Texans News: August 1, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, August 1, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Former Clemson safety signs with Texans | TigerNet
Former Clemson defensive back Marcus Gilchrist has signed a one-year deal with the Houston Texans on Monday according to multiple reports.

Texans agree to terms with safety Marcus Gilchrist -
The Houston Texans have acquired some much-needed secondary help after agreeing to terms with free-agent safety Marcus Gilchirst on a one-year deal.

Texans add two veteran free agents to roster - Houston Chronicle
Texans sign former Jets safety Marcus Gilchrist. Gilchrist was San Diego's second-round pick in 2011 and played four seasons with the Chargers before going to the Jets.

Texans: Deshaun Watson, Tom Savage quarterback battle continues |
The MMQB's Albert Breer explains why the Houston Texans may want to the start the season with Tom Savage lined up under center.

Cornerback Robert Nelson Jr. fighting for spot on Texans roster |
Texans cornerback Robert Nelson Jr. has become somewhat of a journeyman in the NFL with stops in Cleveland, Arizona and two stints with the Texans.

Texans' DeAndrew White: Signs with Houston -
Texans' DeAndrew White: Signs with Houston.

Braxton Miller hopes knowledge of coverages translates to field - AFC South- ESPN
With a year as an NFL receiver under his belt, a more confident Braxton Miller is eyeing a bigger impact with the Texans.

Former agent Joel Corry weighs in on Duane Brown’s holdout | Texans Wire
Former agent Joel Corry weighs in on Duane Brown's holdout.

New Leader Born In Texans’ Defense « CBS Houston
In a star studded defensive unit for the Houston Texans, it’s Benardrick McKinney that has quietly become one of the best players on the team.

NFL News

Drew Brees is coming for Peyton Manning’s records -
The yardage record is well within reach. The touchdown record may be harder to top.

Chargers want Philip Rivers and Antonio Gates to go to practice instead of going to LaDainian Tomlinson’s Hall of Fame induction -
It’s unfortunate and unnecessary.

Martellus Bennett says football is great but ‘I ain’t dying for this sh*t’ -
Jets rookie Jamal Adams said the football field was the "perfect place to die." Bennett feels otherwise.

Gareon Conley will not be indicted for sexual assault allegations -
Conley will not face charges over the sexual assault accusations made against him.

Branden Albert announces retirement months after being traded to the Jaguars -
It was a surprise move and leaves the team with big questions at the left tackle position.

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Astros 14, Rays 7: Astros just needed some home cooking - The Crawfish Boxes
Marisnick blasts two home runs in win.

Carmelo Anthony will only waive his no-trade clause for the Rockets - The Dream Shake
It’s Houston or bust for Carmelo Anthony. Cleveland is no longer in the running.

Texas RB Kirk Johnson dealing with hamstring issue following first practice - Burnt Orange Nation
The junior just can’t stay healthy.

Five questions, as TCU football starts preseason practices - Frogs O' War
TCU began practicing for the 2017 season on Sunday. Here are some questions that will be answered in the coming weeks.

The Air Raid Podcast: #88 - Viva The Matadors
Talking Newcomers and Position Battles.

Texas A&M Football 2012-present: season openers vs. season finishes - Good Bull Hunting
Would a loss at UCLA be the worst thing in the world?

Fall Camp Day One: Coach O’s Recap - And The Valley Shook
Ed Orgeron recapped the first day of fall practice with media this afternoon.

What We Know After Day 1 of Longhorn Fall Camp - Barking Carnival
Chris Warren weighed in at 254. He’ll trim to sub 250 by the end of August. He’s on a pitch count due to missing some offseason S&C with the mumps (six other players affected - vaccinate,...

Texas State enters fall camp missing key players - Underdog Dynasty
Day one of fall practice proves that the 2017 Bobcat season might end up just like the 2016 one.

Houston Dynamo vs Portland Timbers Final Score: Dynamo stay unbeaten at home - Dynamo Theory
Timbers unlucky to walk away with just a point as Houston preserve their unbeaten record.