The morning huddle brings you all the news you need to know to keep up with your Houston Texans
Good morning Texans fans! On Thursday we got our first glimpse of the new offensive weapons, which makes this an even more enjoyable Friday. Here is the news you need to know, most of which still revolves around those new pieces. Enjoy;
Brock Osweiler says he’s excited to play in Texans’ offense – by Tania Ganguli, ESPN
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"“I’m very thankful, I’m very appreciative for everything that the Denver Broncos organization has done for me,” Osweiler said. “However, in saying that, at this point in time in my career, I feel like the Houston Texans give me the best opportunity to be successful."
Football 101: How Lamar Miller fits – by John Harris, HoustonTexans.com
"It is an afternoon that many Houston Texans fans don’t want to remember. But it may have sown the seeds for the future.After the Miami Dolphins rolled roughshod over the Texans down in south Florida, there were few positives and it was a quiet, frustrating trip home.Somewhere over the Gulf of Mexico, someone mentioned that Miami’s running back, the one that had just run for 175 yards on 14 carries and caught three passes for 61 yards, was going to be an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season. Still wallowing in the pain of the loss, I perked up a bit, imagining what he would look like in deep steel blue, battle red and liberty white. Then, I went back to sulking."
NFL: The Houston Texans Are Absolutely a Playoff Team Now – by Jeff Smith, Sports Cheat Sheet
"While the Houston Texans may have won the AFC South in 2015, it’s safe to say that before this offseason began, not many people expected them to be able to repeat as division champions. Not only were the Indianapolis Colts bound to be healthy and have Andrew Luck looking to tear apart the NFL once again, but the Texans themselves were set to release running back Arian Foster as well. As a matter of fact, we actually made the early argument that Houston would not make the playoffs next season, even after their 9-7 finish this past year."