Houston Texans morning huddle: Osweiler taking playbook on vacation


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Texans report: Brock Osweiler likely taking playbook with him on vacation – by John McClain and Aaron Wilson, Houston Chronicle

"Based on what the Texans know about quarterback Brock Osweiler, he will spend most, if not all, of his five-week vacation studying the playbook rather than sitting on the beach and soaking up the sun in some exotic locale.Now that the 10 organized team activities are over, the Texans have their three-day minicamp next week before taking off until training camp."

Houston Texans Injury News: UDFA Cornerback Richard Leonard Tears Hamstring, Out Indefinitely – by Brett Kollmann

"Cornerback is one of the strongest position groups on the roster and certainly would prove to be an uphill battle for any rookie to make the team, but Leonard’s expertise as a punt returner makes this a potentially painful loss. With Bill O’Brien going out of his way this offseason to acquire anyone with prospective return ability to boost Houston’s special teams units, having one of his top candidates go down before the pads even get put on is just sour luck."

Backup QB Tom Savage impresses Texans starter Brock Osweiler – by John McClain, Houston Chronicle

"Osweiler was asked about his impressions of Savage, who enters his third season.“With Tom, what’s not to like?” he said. “First of all, Tom’s a tremendous person. He’s a tremendous teammate. He works his tail off in the meeting room, in the weight room and on the practice field. He’s a guy that you want in your corner.”"

360 degree view of Copa America Centenario – by Eric SanInocencio, Houston Texans

"Ever seen NRG Stadium when it is set up for an International soccer match?"

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"Check out a 360 degree look at the field as it gets ready to host Colombia and Costa Rica."