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Houston Texans News: August 7, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, August 7, 2017.

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Texans claim T Terry Poole off waivers – ProFootballTalk
The Texans still don't have left tackle Duane Brown in camp so they added another option at the position on Sunday. John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports that the team has claimed tackle Terry Poole off of waivers. Poole was dropped by the Dolphins on Saturday.
Texans claim offensive tackle Terry Poole off waivers - Houston Chronicle
The Texans claimed offensive tackle Terry Poole on waivers from the Miami Dolphins on Sunday.
J.J. Watt to play in Texans preseason opener
Texans working to have Watt ready to go for Week One
Texans coach Bill O'Brien confirms J.J. Watt will play preseason opener | NFL | Sporting News
The defensive end missed most of last season after he reinjured his back in Week 3 and underwent surgery on a herniated disc.
J.J. Watt to play in Houston Texans' preseason opener -
J.J. Watt will return to the football field for the first time in nearly 11 months next Wednesday, and he won't be on the sidelines. The Texans defensive end will play in Houston's first preseason game.
DeAndre Hopkins endorses Tom Savage as Houston Texans QB
Wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins says Tom Savage should be the Texans' No. 1 quarterback, not rookie DeShaun Watson.
Texans unofficial depth chart for preseason opener
The Houston Texans open their 2017 preseason schedule on the road against the Carolina Panthers on Wednesday, Aug. 9.

NFL News

LaDainian Tomlinson’s inspirational Hall of Fame speech about unity was the best of the night -
Tomlinson and Kenny Easley both used their time at the podium to touch on social issues.

Facing LaDainian Tomlinson, in the words of AFC West defenders who saw him most -
"When he got the iso, open field, one-on-one. Forget it. I’m telling you, you’re on the highlight."

Jay Cutler unretires to join Dolphins on 1-year, $10 million deal -
Cutler will delay his broadcasting career to play for Adam Gase, his former offensive coordinator.

Jerry Jones built a Hall of Fame legacy for knowing how to ‘stir it up a little bit’ -
Jerry Jones has never shied away from controversy.

Tom Brady's mom got her own Super Bowl ring -
This was an awesome gesture from Robert Kraft.

Pro Football Hall of Fame 2017: News, highlights, and more from the enshrinement ceremony -
LaDainian Tomlinson and Kurt Warner were among the inductees Saturday night.

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Astros 7, Blue Jays 6: Astros walk off with four runs in the 9th inning - The Crawfish Boxes
Alex Bregman ties the game with a triple. Juan Centeno walks it off.

J.J. Redick was almost a Rocket - The Dream Shake
Redick says he wanted to come to Houston but was worried he’d get traded.

Texas Top 100’s Zach Mason provides insight on Texas commit Brock Cunningham’s game - Burnt Orange Nation
Zach Mason, the publisher of Texas Top 100, worked with Cunningham’s AAU program this summer and provided BON with his thoughts on the ‘Horns latest pledge.

Tomlinson Inspires, Challenges: Reactions From Across Social Media - Frogs O' War
From former coaches and teammates to the media, current players, and more, LT received a ton of positive feedback Saturday night.

Daily Bears Report 8/6/2017 - Let the Season Begin - Our Daily Bears
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! 2 Corinthians 5:17.

Matador Mailbag 8.3.17 - Viva The Matadors
Viva answers your Tech questions.

YESSIR! 4-star LB DaShaun White commits to Texas A&M - Good Bull Hunting
Longtime Sooner lean chooses the Aggies.

Welcome to 2017: The Year of our Lord, Danny Etling - And The Valley Shook
OR Danny Etling, Kirk Cousins, and the Jet Sweep.

Post-Scrimmage notes August 5th: Day 6 of Fall camp - Barking Carnival
Notes after the Horns’ first scrimmage.

Jason Hall sustained a head/neck injury after delivering a big hit. He walked off the field and it’s being described as "minor." The coaches love the...

North Texas Football: Fall Camp Update - Underdog Dynasty
Construction at Apogee, Player Updates, and Camp Video!

Houston Dynamo vs Real Salt Lake Final Score: 10-man Dynamo draw against RSL - Dynamo Theory
Houston, RSL play to a scoreless draw.