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Houston Texans QB Tom Savage determined to retain starting role with team
Patience and resilience define QB Tom Savage's journey to earning -- and retaining -- the starting role for the Houston Texans.

Unofficial Depth Chart: Texans vs. Patriots
The Houston Texans (0-1) will play at NRG Stadium for the first time this season when the New England Patriots (0-1) come to town.

Belichick not worried about unveiling schematic secrets vs. O'Brien, Texans | CSNNE.com
The Patriots and Texans know each other so well that Bill Belichick isn't concerned the Houston coaching staff will be able to decipher schemes in joint practices before their Week 3 matchup in the regular season.

Praise for Texans QB Deshaun Watson provides glimpse into future - Houston Chronicle
Even Bill O'Brien is ahead of schedule.

Houston Texans' Tom Savage: I won't let anyone take my job
Tom Savage doesn't plan on giving up the reigns as the Houston Texans' starting quarterback this season even though Deshaun Watson is in the mix.

Texans Monday practice notebook; Watson gets reps with first-team
On Monday, The Texans went through their usual practice routine at The Greenbrier Performance Center under a light drizzle.

Texans hurting at WR, waive DeAndrew White with injury designation – ProFootballTalk
The Texans are hurting at receiver. DeAndre Hopkins hasn't practiced since last week; Will Fuller has a broken collarbone; and Braxton Miller has a sprained ankle. On Monday, Houston waived receiver DeAndrew White with an injury designation.

Texans Hopkins Misses Practice, Is On A “Pitch Count” « CBS Houston
Should fans be worried about the Texans WR room?

John McClain's Texans Training Camp Insider - Aug. 14 - Houston Chronicle
The Houston Chronicle's John McClain is at The Greenbrier for Texans training camp.


NFL News

Colin Kaepernick’s film shows there is no excuse for him to be unemployed - SBNation.com
There’s a lot of misinformation out there about Kaepernick’s play. Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White sets the record straight.

Why can't we talk about Colin Kaepernick and football at the same time? - SBNation.com
Colin Kaepernick loves football, and yet he risked his football career and his reputation to say something.

The timeline of Colin Kaepernick’s journey from football stardom to NFL exile
Six years ago, Colin Kaepernick was one of the NFL’s brightest young stars. A year after his decision to speak out for equality in America, teams refuse to sign him.

United They Kneel: Colin Kaepernick's protest is defined by those who joined him - SBNation.com
The QB inspired protesters all across the country.

If you have to propose on a jumbotron, at least do it at a Dolphins preseason game - SBNation.com
Way to lean in, buddy.

Dan Quinn’s time is always ‘Now’ according to his office clock - SBNation.com
It’s now o’clock in Atlanta.


Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Diamondbacks 2, Astros 0: Astros get Greinked - The Crawfish Boxes
Reddick shows off skills in the field.

Toyota CEO interested in buying Rockets - The Dream Shake
Another potential buyer has thrown his hat in the ring.

Texas Longhorns 2017 schedule preview: USC Trojans - Burnt Orange Nation
For the first time since the 2006 Rose Bowl, the Longhorns and Trojans will square off on the national stage this coming season.

TCU D-End Isaiah Chambers to Transfer - Frogs O' War
The redshirt freshman is heading closer to home to be with family.

Daily Bears Reports 8/14- Football! Football! Football! - Our Daily Bears
Sic ‘Em!

Position Preview: Quarterbacks - Viva The Matadors
Will this group continue to put up large numbers?

Texas A&M teases alternate uniform for 2017 season - Good Bull Hunting
Full uniform to be revealed Aug. 17.

2017 SEC Unit Rankings: Special Teams - And The Valley Shook
Twist ending: We now suck at it.

Arkansas Legend Frank Broyles Passes at Age 92 - Barking Carnival
Broyles — fierce opponent and great friend to Darrell Royal served Arkansas as coach and athletics director for over 50 years.

Five offensive players who will star for the Houston Cougars in 2017 - Underdog Dynasty
These players will be the leaders, and be the most productive on the team.

Houston Dynamo 3, San Jose 0: Rate the Players and Quick Thoughts - Dynamo Theory
Let us know how you thought the Dynamo did in their 3-0 win over the visiting San Jose Earthquakes.