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Brooks Reed spent offseason training with J.J. Watt

Brooks Reed spent offseason training with J.J. Watt

chron.com Updated May 12
.share-print{margin-right: 130px !important;}Share this:PrintNew defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel will want to get his best players on the field in his base 3-4 defense, and that may require moving Brooks Reed to inside linebacker. When the Texans us…
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  • Ryan Fitzpatrick ready to serve as mentor to Tom Savage

    Ryan Fitzpatrick ready to serve as mentor to Tom Savage

    chron.com May 12
    .share-print{margin-right: 130px !important;}Share this:PrintQuarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick began his NFL career in 2005 as the St. Louis Rams’ seventh-round draft choice. Tom Savage begins his career as the Texans’ fourth-round pick. Savage will particip…
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  • Chris Myers eager to line up with second-round pick Xavier Su’a…

    Chris Myers eager to line up with second-round pick Xavier Su’a-Filo

    chron.com May 12
    .share-print{margin-right: 130px !important;}Share this:PrintTexans center Chris Myers reached out to guard Xavier Su’a-Filo after the Texans selected him in the second round of the draft. Although coach Bill O’Brien won’t specify what position Su’a-Fil…
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  • Garrett Graham welcomes addition of C.J. Fiedorowicz to tight e…

    Garrett Graham welcomes addition of C.J. Fiedorowicz to tight end group

    chron.com May 12
    .share-print{margin-right: 130px !important;}Share this:PrintRather than taking advantage of free agency to sign with another team, tight end Garrett Graham elected to re-sign with the Texans. When the new coaching staff didn’t bring back Owen Daniels, …
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  • Texans owner Bob McNair ‘really pleased’ with team’s draft haul

    Texans owner Bob McNair ‘really pleased’ with team’s draft haul

    chron.com May 12
    .share-print{margin-right: 130px !important;}Share this:PrintTexans owner Bob McNair never complains when his team drafts a player from his alma mater, the University of South Carolina, and they did it for the second consecutive year. Defensive end Jade…
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  • Photos from the 12th annual Texans Charity Golf Classic

    Photos from the 12th annual Texans Charity Golf Classic

    chron.com May 12
    See the best images from the event at River Oaks Country Club.
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  • Only Johnny Football’s selling more jerseys than Michael Sam

    Only Johnny Football’s selling more jerseys than Michael Sam

    Even though he nearly went undrafted, new Rams defensive end Michael Sam is moving merchandise. According to Cyd Zeigler of Outsports.com, Sam had the second-highest-selling jersey among this weekend’s picks, trailing only Cleveland quarterback Johnny M…
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  • Video - What are the Houston Texans' plans at quarterback? 01:09

    What are the Houston Texans' plans at quarterback?

    May 12
    Ian Rapoport gives you the latest update on the Houston Texans' quarterback situation, and whether or not the team is still interested in trading for New England Patriots quarterback Ryan Mallett.
  • Video - Texans beat writer eats newspaper 02:29

    Texans beat writer eats newspaper

    May 12
    John McClain of the Houston Chronicle said that if the Houston Texans did not select a quarterback in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft, he would eat the newspaper. See how McClain paid off the bet.
  • Video - Kiper & McShay's Draft Wrap-Up 03:02

    Kiper & McShay's Draft Wrap-Up

    May 12
    Todd McShay and Mel Kiper Jr. break down the Jaguars' and Texans' strong drafts and explain why the Colts didn't address all their needs in the draft.

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  • Best and worst draft marriages of 2014 draft

    May 12
    Justin Gilbert is among the players who landed in a great situation, writes Jeffri Chadiha. Which players weren't as lucky?
  • Sealed With a Kiss

    May 12
    Where do you start after a weekend like this? Choose one: The Michael Sam saga, which couldn’t have been more dramatic if the Coen brothers had scripted it. The Johnny Manziel story, which blew every sports story out of the water for two days. Wait unti…