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Future Texans Pro Bowlers by John McClain, Houston Chronicle
"Defensive end J.J. Watt and receiver DeAndre Hopkins are the Texans’ two best players. Both were voted to the Pro Bowl last season. Watt has become a perennial pick after being voted NFL Defensive Player of the Year a third time.The Texans finished third in defense last season. Their offense has been upgraded significantly and could have as many as five new starters."
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Can the Texans copy the Broncos Super Bowl formula? by Battle Red Blog
"ESPN’s KC Joyner, in his clearly infinite wisdom, has chosen the Houston Texans as one of his two “sleeper” teams that should be on every fan’s radar as a legitimate Super Bowl contender in 2016. Prognostications like that are not shocking nor unusual for fanatical Texans supporters like myself, but seeing some members of the mainstream national media finally start to drink that Kool-Aid for once is certainly refreshing."
Well they did take the Broncos quarterback, so they got that going for them.
Players to watch at OTAs by Patrick Starr, State of the Texans
"With OTAs arriving in less than a week, the Houston Texans will have the soft opening to their 2016 season. The team will hit the field for the first time as a unit, with 90 players working towards training camp. The practices will be in helmets, shorts, and shirts, with no contact. Geared to getting players back on a football schedule and working them into peak shape for the season, it is the start of some football news.There will be plenty of discussion on players and ongoing situations for the Texans, but we are highlighting our early names to watch when OTAs arrives."