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Houston Texans News: January 29, 2018

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, January 29, 2018.

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Houston Texans News

Texans players excited about Romeo Crennel's return to defensive coordinator - Houston Chronicle
For nearly five decades, Romeo Anthony Crennel has haunted film rooms and dismantled offenses with his intricate strategies and schemes.

Houston Texans: The peculiarity of J.J. Watt's Hurricane Harvey fundraiser
Houston Texans DE J.J. Watt is up for a prestigious award, raising $37M for Hurricane Harvey relief. It was quite peculiar, how did he do it? Take a look.

Derek Newton could help solidify the Texans offensive line
Derek Newton has the potential to solidify the offensive line of the Houston Texans. Newton has not appeared in a game since 2016.

Houston Texans Like what UCFs Shaquem Griffin Brings to the Football Field
Bill O'Brien and Romeo Crennel like what UCF's Shaquem Griffin brings to the football field.

Houston Texans: Bob McNair increases ranking on USA richest owners list
Houston Texans owner Bob McNair has increased his value and has moved up on the USA's richest owners list. There's another anomaly, take a look.

Moving Romeo Crennel back to DC easy transition for Houston Texans - NFL Nation- ESPN
After losing Mike Vrabel to a head coaching job, Houston shifts the assistant head coach to a position he used to fill.

Texans staff guides South to huge Senior Bowl win | Texans Wire
The Houston Texans coaching staff guides South to huge 45-16 Senior Bowl win.

Houston Texans 2018 Senior Bowl Targets - Last Word on Pro Football
Houston Texans 2018 Senior Bowl: With just one week left until the off-season, almost every team in the league has a general idea of who they will target and what they want in the draft.

Breakfast: The 39 miles of Shane Lechler
Punter Shane Lechler has an interesting statistic to his credit.

NFL News

Pro Bowl: AFC’s comeback win over the NFC was the fun game we wanted -
It looked like fans and players were having fun, too, despite terrible weather.

Super Bowl 2018: Everyone loves the underdog Eagles, especially the Eagles -
Everyone loves an underdog story, especially the underdogs themselves. Retired NFL lineman Geoff Schwartz explains why.

2018 NFL mock draft: 5 QBs in the top 15 -
Not much changed after the Senior Bowl, but quarterbacks remain popular picks.

Pro Bowl 2018 live results: Highlights from AFC’s comeback win over NFC -
The game was pretty fun, too!

Patriots have never lost a Super Bowl to any team with a bird mascot -
The Patriots have flown past the Eagles, Seahawks, and Falcons in Super Bowls.

Super Bowl 52: Tom Brady, Nick Foles took opposite paths to Minnesota -
One quarterback is arguably the greatest NFL player ever. The other started December on the sideline.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros Announce Non-Roster Invites to Spring Training - The Crawfish Boxes
The Astros will have some top prospects will be on display this spring.

Rockets outlast Suns 113-102 behind James Harden’s near-triple-double - The Dream Shake
Houston took care of business during a Sunday matinee.

Reports: Texas WR Reggie Hemphill-Mapps to seek transfer - Burnt Orange Nation
One of the team’s most talented wide receivers wants to move on.

Top JUCO Basketball Prospect Yuat Alok Verbally Commits to TCU - Frogs O' War
The New Zealand native says his relationship with the TCU coaches was the tipping point for his decision.

Baylor-Oklahoma Preview and Prediction - Our Daily Bears
A tough challenge as Baylor needs to go on a run.

Red Raider Ravioli: Rollercoaster! - Viva The Matadors
The basketball program was dead, or maybe not.

Texas A&M loses at Kansas 79-68 - Good Bull Hunting
Kansas opened the game shooting 9-13 from beyond the arc, and the outcome was never in doubt.

WATCH: D.J. Chark Tears Up Senior Bowl - And The Valley Shook
Outgoing Tiger wideout made the most of his week in Mobile with five catches for 160 yards.

Shooting From the Corner: Texas 85, Mississippi 72 - Barking Carnival
I missed the first 5 minutes of gameplay due to watching the game on DVR. Texas Tech and South Carolina bled far enough into the Texas video window that Bob Huggins is smiling in Morgantown right...

UTSA’s Marcus Davenport Receiving Major Praise At Senior Bowl - Underdog Dynasty
Big time football heads are fueling the Davenport hype machine as the defensive end has turned all eyes in Mobile in his direction.

Houston Dynamo Transfer Cubo Torres to Liga MX Side Pumas UNAM - Dynamo Theory
The Houston Dynamo have successfully completed the transfer of Cubo Torres to Pumas UNAM.