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Houston Texans News: August 22, 2017

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, August 22, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Juggernaut Index, No. 12: Texans have a new QB, roster full of rebound candidates
Somehow, the Houston Texans managed to launch Brock Osweiler, so it's time for fantasy owners to reinvest in this team's skill players.

Howe: No cause for alarm in Patriots' ugly defense vs. Texans | Boston Herald
HOUSTON — Consider the scheme, not the faces.

Houston Texans lack depth, health at wide receiver - AFC South- ESPN
Injuries have riddled the Texans' wide receiver corps but Bill O'Brien thinks everything will be fine by the start of the regular season.

Texans' undrafted rookie Dylan Cole making strong case for himself - Houston Chronicle
Dylan Cole trusted his keys, reacting instinctively and aggressively to the New England Patriots' cadence, shifts and play-calling.

Five Things We Learned from the Houston Texans Second Preseason Game
Five things we learned from the Houston Texans second preseason game and it all starts with J.J. Watt.

Wide receiver injuries piling up for Texans - Houston Chronicle
When they practiced for the first time Monday at Houston Methodist Training Center after returning from West Virginia, the Texans were missing six receivers because of injuries.

Position Battles Are Taking Shape For The Texans' 53-Man Roster | Houston Press
There could be a handful of previously undrafted players making this Texans roster.

Texans' Tony Washington making up for lost time - Houston Chronicle
None of the New England Patriots' blockers accounted for Texans outside linebacker Tony Washington. That was a mistake.

Houston Texans: Why isn't Jadeveon Clowney practicing?
It sounds like no one knows why Houston Texans' star Jadeveon Clowney is being held out of practice despite claims that he's not injured.


NFL News

Jared Goff has the tools to succeed, but does he have the right environment? - SBNation.com
Former NFL head coach and offensive guru Mike Martz expressed serious reservations about whether the Rams quarterback can be successful.

Odell Beckham Jr.’s injury sucks, but the hit that did it was probably legal - SBNation.com
It’s a huge shame, but it’s not clear that it breaks any rules.

Odell Beckham Jr. suffered an ankle injury after taking a nasty helmet to knee - SBNation.com
The Giants are saying it’s a sprained ankle.

Cleveland Browns players kneel during national anthem - SBNation.com
A number of Browns players kneeled in prayer during the anthem Monday night.

Giants vs. Browns 2017 live results: Scores, highlights, and more - SBNation.com
DeShone Kizer showed more flashes in a 10-6 win over New York on Monday night.

Domestic violence expert shares details of NFL's Ezekiel Elliott investigation - SBNation.com
SB Nation spoke to Tonya Lovelace, one of the independent advisers the NFL appointed to the investigation.


Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Astros Prospect Report: August 20th, 2017 - The Crawfish Boxes
See how the minor league teams and prospects performed last night.

Rockets sign Demetrius Jackson - The Dream Shake
The Rockets added a young player to develop in the G-League.

4-star OT Rafiti Ghirmai commits to Texas over UCLA - Burnt Orange Nation
The 'Horns were able to sway Ghirmai away from the Bruins and keep a crucial piece of the 2018 class in-state.

TCU Ranked 26th in Preseason AP Poll - Frogs O' War
The Frogs will come into 2017 just outside of the coveted Top 25.

ODB Eclipse Coverage - Our Daily Bears
All your eclipse needs here at OurDailyBears.

Big 12 B-Movies: Baylor Bears - Viva The Matadors
Moving across the conference analyzing Texas Tech’s opponents.

2017 Aggie Football Wallpapers (Round 2) - Good Bull Hunting
Get your desktop ready to run through a brick firewall.

Better Know a Freshman: Grant Delpit - And The Valley Shook
Incoming freshman flashes do-it-all Safety skills.

2018 Texas Longhorn Recruiting: OT Rafiti Ghirmai Is a Horn - Barking Carnival
Per his Twitter account and accompanied by the inevitable announcement video, 4* offensive tackle Rafiti Ghirmai out of Frisco Wakeland becomes the 18th member of the 2018 Longhorn recruiting...

UTSA rewards Head Coach Frank Wilson with new contract - Underdog Dynasty
The head man in San Antonio has a well-deserved raise heading his way.

Houston Dynamo 1, Vancouver Whitecaps 2: Rate the Players and Quick Thoughts - Dynamo Theory
The comeback fell short, but it wasn’t all bad in the 1-2 Dynamo loss to the Vancouver Whitecaps. Rate the players’ performances from the game!