The Houston Texans are being primed to take this city to a whole other level thanks to the Rockets escalating a great playoff run and the Astros showing much promise (despite dropping the last seven) this early in their season.
For the first time in a long time, it’s not the summer of death around here.
Here’s what the Texans are focused on now.
J.J. Watt to present at CMT Awards – by Deepi Sidhu
"“The six teammates, some already outfitted in jeans and cowboy hats, headed to Nashville on a private jet Wednesday afternoon. They’ll walk the red carpet before the ‘CMT Music Awards’ program, where Watt will be introducing a performance by the Zac Brown Band.”"
NFL offseason report card: Houston Texans – Chris Burke
"“Obviously it’s disappointing not to make the [playoffs], that is the goal every year,” Texans general manager Rick Smith said at the scouting combine in February. “But to have a winning season and to start the way that we were able to start gives us a chance, and it set a good foundation.”"
Houston Texans “Hard Knocks” Update: A Sneak Preview – by Capt. Ron
"“The first episode will air August 11th as HBO captures events during training camp, but the film crews are already working the cameras and creating promos while the players grind through their third week of organized team activities.”"
Jadeveon Clowney rehab “on the right track” – by Drew Dougherty
"“I’ve been impressed with the way JD’s been working,” O’Brien said. “He’s been out there. He’s in early. He’s rehabbing.”"