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J.J. Watt practices for first time this offseason, says body ‘felt great’ – by Tania Ganguli, ESPN
"Although Watt never missed a game, he suffered several injuries last season. He also played through a broken hand last season and a herniated disk. He didn’t need surgery for either injury and has not missed a game since being drafted in the first round in 2011. Even with all that turmoil, Watt won his third defensive player of the year award for his 17.5-sack 2015 season."
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13 observations: Monday’s OTAs – by John Harris, HoustonTexans.com
"1. J.J. Watt noted last week that he hoped that he could get back on the field for practice some time before the end of this phase of the offseason. Monday was that day as Watt made his return to get some on the field work done.2. On his very first rep of the day, Watt knocked down a pass as he has done so often in his career. He doesn’t really need to announce his presence with authority as Nuke LaLoosh once noted in Bull Durham so many years ago, but he did. Again."
RB Lamar Miller will have diverse role with Texans – by Aaron Wilson, Houston Chronicle
"Drifting out of the backfield on a swing pass, Texans running back Lamar Miller froze a linebacker with a sudden jab step before accelerating away from pursuit for a gain up the sideline.It was a snapshot during organized team activities last week of how Miller could impact the overhauled Texans offense as an all-purpose threat and a reminder of how he shredded the AFC South champions’ defense last season while playing for Miami."
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Houston Texans: 5 Bold Predictions For The 2016 NFL Season – by Evan Massey, The Inquisitr
"Brock Osweiler Will Throw for 4,000 Yards, 30 Touchdowns, Less Than Eight InterceptionsHouston is going to be a much more pass oriented offense this season than they have been in recent years. Osweiler was signed to be a threat and will be asked to shoulder a large load throughout the year. He will throw for at least 4,000 yards, 30 touchdowns, and less than eight interceptions on the season."