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Houston Texans News: September 4, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, September 4, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Akeem Hunt: Waived by Texans -
Akeem Hunt: Waived by Texans.

J.J. Watt, Houston Texans hand out truck loads of supplies
J.J. Watt and his Texans teammates handed out supplies such as water, clothing, food, buckets and other cleaning supplies on Sunday to Houston residents affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Ex-Texans RB Akeem Hunt got stuck in Houston during hurricane - Houston Chronicle
Versatile running back Akeem Hunt got the bad news Sunday that he was being released from the Texans.

J.J. Watt, Texans help city of Houston
Houston Texans DE J.J. Watt and his teammates started their Hurricane Harvey relief efforts around the City of Houston today, Sunday, Sept. 3.

Cancer Survivor David Quessenberry Re-Signed to Texans Practice Squad | Bleacher Report
Offensive lineman David Quessenberry is reportedly back with the Houston Texans as a member of the practice squad.

Displaced from flooded home, Texans' Brian Peters: 'It's been a rollercoaster' - Houston Chronicle
When Texans special-teams ace Brian Peters was finally able to return to his flooded home in Bellaire in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, he was immediately hit with the stench of rotting and mildew.

Houston Texans cut K Nick Novak in favor of Ka'imi Fairbairn - NFL Nation- ESPN
Second-year pro Ka'imi Fairbairn will be doing the kicking after veteran Nick Novak was among the players cut as Houston trimmed its roster to 53.

Texans Preview Capsule - The Washington Post
New faces: QB Deshaun Watson, RB D’Onta Foreman, LB Zach Cunningham, K Ka’imi Fairbairn, linebackers coach Mike Vrabel promoted to defensive coordinator.

Breaking down structure of Texans' new contracts - Houston Chronicle
The Texans are using a cash model for their contracts as they manage the salary cap.

Texans players after Harvey: 'We'll put Houston on our backs' - Houston Chronicle
Hundreds of cars lined up outside the north Main Church of God in Christ Sunday afternoon, popping trunks as volunteers loaded them up with cases of water and other necessities, donated through J.J. Watt's initiative, which has raised more than $15 million.

Cancer-survivor David Quessenberry cut by Houston Texans
David Quessenberry, who battled back from non-Hodgkin T-lymphoblastic lymphoma to play in a preseason game this year, was released by the Texans on Saturday.

Houston Texans Waive Akeem Hunt To Open Up Roster Spot
Houston Texans waive Akeem Hunt from the 53-man roster.

NFL News

Brock Osweiler’s last 18 months come full circle with return to Broncos -
The weird career path of Brock Osweiler brought him back to where he started.

2017 NFL practice squad signings and waiver claims: Tracking the biggest moves -
These are the most important moves as teams scramble to fill out the practices squads and tweak the final rosters.

Chiefs cut C.J. Spiller and then re-signed him the next day -
What are you doing, Kansas City?

Patriots cash in third-string QB Jacoby Brissett for Colts bust Phillip Dorsett -
The Patriots win this one.

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Astros 8, Mets 6: Crush City sweeps Metropolitans - The Crawfish Boxes
Cameron Maybin gets his first home run as an Astro.

Rockets Over/Under Win Total Set - The Dream Shake
How many games does Vegas think the Rockets will win?

Texas suffers humiliating home defeat by Maryland, 51-41 - Burnt Orange Nation
Tom Herman hasn’t fixed any of the problems from the Charlie Strong era.

Easy Does it: TCU 63, JSU 0 - Frogs O' War
The Frogs annihilate Jackson State in a show of complete dominance.

Disaster: Liberty Shocks Baylor 48-45 in Waco - Our Daily Bears
Throw out all your jokes about who lost to whom; we just lost to an FCS team at home.

Instant reaction: Texas Tech vs. Eastern Washington - Viva The Matadors
The hype train is taking new passengers. All aboard.

First Impressions: LSU 27, BYU 0 - And The Valley Shook

New Longhorn coach Tom Herman debuts with 41 point explosion! - Barking Carnival
Welcome to a new era! The Tom Herman era. Tom Herman is so MENSA he has this team pissing Smartwater.

Texas State Defeats the Visiting Houston Baptist Huskies - Underdog Dynasty
In a game too close for comfort the Bobcats struggle to put away their FCS foe.

Kristie Mewis could be key to Houston’s future success - Dynamo Theory
Kristie Mewis may be the catalyst the Houston Dash need going forward.