The morning huddle brings you all the Houston Texans news you need to know to keep up with your favorite NFL team
Good morning Texans fans! Here is all the news you need to know to keep up with your Houston Texans, including some interesting news about the team’s biggest player.
Texans’ Vince Wilfork strips down for ESPN’s Body Issue – by Aaron Wilson, Houston Chronicle
"And Wilfork is proud of his build, so much so that he’s posed for the annual ESPN the Magazine Body issue that will be online July 6 and hits newstands two days later.Although listed at 6-3, 325 pounds on the Texans’ official roster, Wilfork is actually much heavier with teammates estimating the five-time Pro Bowl selection weighs roughly 370 pounds."
Cardinals, Texans headline teams that could win first Super Bowl – by Adam Schein, NFL.com
"LeBron James delivered a championship to Cleveland, ending 52 years of heartbreak for the city. The Drive. The Fumble. The Decision. Michael Jordan. Jose Mesa. The Browns leaving Cleveland. The homeless man telling Jimmy Haslam to pick Johnny Manziel."
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"And 2016 could be the year in sports to reverse the curse, to stop the pain for some other long-suffering fan bases."
ILB Benardrick McKinney “really improved” in 2016 – by Drew Dougherty, HoustonTexans.com
"Keep an eye on Benardrick McKinney in 2016.The second-year inside linebacker, according to head coach Bill O’Brien, has gotten a lot better.“I would say one guy on defense that I haven’t been asked a lot about that I think has really improved during the offseason and was improving at the end of last year is Benardrick McKinney,” O’Brien said last Wednesday."
Texans rookie Nick Martin off to a fast start – by Aaron Wilson, Houston Chronicle
"The arrival of Notre Dame center Nick Martin injected athleticism and versatility into the Texans’ offensive line."
"A three-year starter and two-time captain for the Fighting Irish who played in the Senior Bowl All-Star game, Martin was drafted in the second round with the 50th overall pick."