The morning huddle brings all the Houston Texans news you need to one spot, today’s links look at some awards passed out to the team
Good morning Houston Texans fans! Here is a quick look at the news you need to know in order to keep up with your favorite team. Enjoy;
Texans’ Roland Ramirez earns AFC trainer accolade – by Aaron Wilson, Houston Chronicle
"Texans coordinator of rehabilitation-assistant athletic trainer Roland Ramirez won the AFC Tim Davey Assistant Athletic Trainer of the Year."
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"Ramirez won the annual award at the Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society meeting Tuesday at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis. The recipient is nominated by the membership and selected by a committee that includes past recipients."
Nick Novak wins charitable award, eyes second season with Texans – by Aaron Wilson, Houston Chronicle
"The fight against ovarian cancer is a deeply personal cause for Texans kicker Nick Novak.Annie Arth, a close family friend, lost her battle with the disease years ago.“That was the first time I saw the fight firsthand and the progression from the chemotherapy to the stage of hair loss and seeing her strength,” said Novak, an unrestricted free agent hoping for a second season with the Texans through a new deal. “It didn’t slow her down. She was a great mother. She was very inspirational. I was a free agent then, in and out of the NFL. I knew what she was going through and she was very influential to me. Every year in memory of Annie, I keep her memory alive and want to bring awareness to ovarian cancer.”"
Houston Texans Should Pursue Sam Bradford In Free Agency – by Jacob Camenker, Rant Sports
"The Houston Texans are a team that desperately needs an upgrade at the quarterback position. The team somehow made the playoffs last season despite starting Brian Hoyer, Ryan Mallett, T.J. Yates and Brandon Weeden during the regular season. If they had a quality starter, they could be a legitimate contender in the AFC, and the team should look into adding Sam Bradford to help their cause."
Ramirez named Davey Assistant Trainer of the Year – HoustonTexans.com
"The Tim Davey Assistant Athletic Trainer of the Year award is presented annually at the Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society meeting at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. The recipient is nominated by the membership and selected by a committee that includes past recipients. This award is emblematic of the commitment, dedication and high level of integrity that Tim Davey, an employee of the New York Jets and the NFL for 33 years (1969-2002), brought to the profession of athletic training and is representative of his level of service which he dedicated to his surrounding community."