Houston Texans morning huddle: Devon Still gets some help

Nov 6, 2014; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still (75) walks off the field after the game against the Cleveland Browns at Paul Brown Stadium. Browns defeated the Bengals 24-3. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports
Nov 6, 2014; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still (75) walks off the field after the game against the Cleveland Browns at Paul Brown Stadium. Browns defeated the Bengals 24-3. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports /
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Good morning Texans fans! Saturday morning is finally here, and what better way to kick the weekend off than with some Houston Texans news? Enjoy;

Leah Still’s friend J.J. Watt has helped her dad, Devon, adjust to the Texans defense – by Tania Ganguli ESPN

"When Houston Texans defensive lineman Devon Still introduced his 5-year-old daughter, Leah, to new teammate J.J. Watt, the two quickly became friends.So much so that on the bus ride back from the NFL Honors show, Leah opted to sit with Watt, not her dad."

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"“She loved him,” Devon Still said. “J.J., he likes to clown around a lot, so does my daughter. They have similar personalities.”"

14 observations: Friday’s OTA – by John Harris, HoustonTexans.com

"1. With a number of defensive backs not able to practice, former Texas Longhorns rookie corner Duke Thomas has gotten a ton of reps throughout the three-week session. Typically, a rookie getting a ton of reps can be a bad thing, but Thomas has truly progressed well with those reps. He’s confident and has covered extremely well. I wrote his name in my notebook a few times with pass breakups, plural, throughout the day. The reality is that cornerback might be the deepest position on the team, but Thomas stepped up with some good football and seemed to make an impression."

Texans Continue On-Field Work – by Adam Wexler, Click 2 Houston

"As the Houston Texans prepare for their third season under head coach Bill O’Brien, they are almost set for their first veteran mini-camp. Soon after they will break until training camp, when the real hitting begins.The 10th OTA session wrapped up on Friday, with J.J. Watt, Brian Cushing and Brock Osweiler once again among the many on the field running through the play book."

Texans’ Brock Osweiler to skip Broncos’ ring ceremony – by Aaron Wilson, Houston Chronicle

"Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler is maintaining his focus on preparations for next season, not on the accomplishments of his final season with the Denver Broncos."

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"Osweiler isn’t attending the Broncos’ private Super Bowl ring ceremony Sunday, according to Texans senior director of communications Amy Palcic."