Houston Texans Morning Huddle – 5/20 Edition


It’s hump-day Texans fans! One day closer to the weekend and one day closer to finally seeing our Houston Texans back on the field for the 2015 season! But let’s not get too far ahead of ourselves just yet. For now, let’s just look at what is going on in the world of the Houston Texans.

Jadeveon Clowney Rehab “On the Right Track” – By Drew Dougherty of HoustonTexans.com

"“How’s Jadeveon Clowney doing?” That question comes from a wide range of folks he encounters. But it always comes from O’Brien’s 10-year old son, Michael. “Every night when I get home, he asks me how Clowney’s doing,” O’Brien said in a recent season ticket holder Town Hall conference call. “This is probably the question that I get asked the most.” The first overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft is on the rehab trail after a December microfracture surgery on his right knee. According to O’Brien, the outside linebacker’s making solid progress."

Texans owner Bob McNair weighs in on potential rules changes, state of Houston sports – By John McClain of the Houston Chronicle

"Texans owner Bob McNair predicts radical changes to the extra-point attempt will come Wednesday when the owners vote on three proposals at the NFL meetings. McNair said he expects the owners to approve moving the line of scrimmage for extra-point kicks from the 2 to the 15 and to allow the defense to return a blocked kick, interception or fumble for two points — the same rule that’s used in college football. McNair also reiterated his support of commissioner Roger Goodell and congratulated the Rockets for advancing into the Western Conference finals and the Astros for tying the best start in franchise history."

Bob McNair Defends Goodell’s Handling of #DeflateGate – By Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com

"As the NFL and the Patriots reportedly dance around the possibility of working out a resolution to the #DeflateGate scandal, other owners will be chiming in on whether the league office handled the situation properly. Count Texans owner Bob McNair among those supporting Commissioner Roger Goodell and his staff. “The commissioner is concerned about maintaining a level playing field,” McNair said Monday, via John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. “That’s what this whole issue is about, a question of whether someone might have tried to gain a competitive advantage. We don’t want to see that happen, and that’s why he ruled."

Texans, Fuddruckers Launch Multi-Year Partnership – By HoustonTexans.Com

"The Houston-based company has partnered with the Texans to bring the Houston “Texans Burger” to select markets. Starting in July, fans will be able to vote for the “Texans Burger”. Two burgers will go head to head with one being designated the Texans Burger for the season. During this time, fans will be able to order the Texans Burger at restaurant locations as well as the Fuddruckers in-stadium concession area."

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