Houston Texans morning huddle: McKinney’s growth
By Randy Gurzi
The morning huddle brings all the Houston Texans news you need to know to one spot to keep you up to date with your favorite NFL franchise
Good morning Texans fans, and a happy Wednesday to you all. Here is the news you need to know, enjoy;
Services set for Texans’ limited partner Philip Burguieres – by John McClain, Houston Chronicle
"Funeral services for Texans limited partner Philip Burguieres, who played a key role in helping owner Bob McNair acquire the franchise and return the NFL to Houston, have been announced.Visitation for Burguieres, who died last week at 72, will be held at 6-9 p.m. Wednesday and noon-3 p.m. Thursday at Bradshaw Carter funeral home, 1734 W. Alabama."
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Brock Osweiler diving right in to his Texans quarterback education – by Tania Ganguli, ESPN
"The quizzes began early.Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien and offensive coordinator George Godsey sent Brock Osweiler to the front of the team meeting room to stand on stage with five linemen during the first week of the team’s offseason program. The offensive players he would soon lead sat in oversized office chairs behind rows of ascending desks. Oversized game photos adorned the walls on either side."
Mike Vrabel expects a lot of growth from Texans’ Benardrick McKinney – via Houston Chronicle
"Benardrick McKinney spent his rookie season tackling running backs while absorbing knowledge about the Texans’ intricate defensive playbook.A year into his NFL career, a lot of growth is expected from the athletic starting inside linebacker."
Breakfast: Big Bang star superstitious for Texans – by Deepi Sidhu, HoustonTexans.com
"On television, Jim Parsons plays the part of the eccentric Sheldon Cooper on the “The Big Bang Theory.”In real life, he plays the part of an eccentric Texans fan."
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"Parsons, a guest on Friday’s “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” grew up in Houston. The Klein Oak and University of Houston graduate admits he’s such big fan, he’s superstitious when it comes to his favorite team. Parsons spends his Sundays memorizing acting lines during Texans games."