Houston Texans morning huddle: The pads go on
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Another day of camp is in the books, and the Houston Texans are impressing their fans as well as the media members who have been in attendance. Here is all the news you need to know as the camp keeps rolling along. Enjoy;
1st day in pads welcomed by Texans on Tuesday – by Drew Dougherty, HoustonTexans.com
"On Tuesday at the Houston Methodist Training Center, defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel was no doubt more pleased with how his squad performed, in contrast to the first day of pads in 2015.“Defense, we did a darn good job starting off the day with pads on the first day,” linebacker Whitney Mercilus said.“Last year it wasn’t too good. Romeo, he was pretty happy about that. So we’ve got to be able to continue that throughout camp.”"
Texans to close practice to fans Wednesday – by Aaron Wilson, Houston Chronicle
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"The Texans’ training camp practice Wednesday morning is now closed to the public due to a scheduling change.The team announced the closure Tuesday afternoon.Fans with tickets to the open practices can redeem them on the following dates: Aug. 4, Aug. 6, Aug. 7 and Aug. 18."
Defense offers a reality check for the Texans’ shiny new offense – by Tania Ganguli, ESPN
"The Houston Texans offense was the star of the offseason, with their dazzling signings and high-profile draft picks. But with pads on for the first time of training camp today, their defense sent a reminder that the team still goes as they go."
Jadeveon Clowney showing versatility in camp – by Deepi Sidhu, HoustonTexans.com
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"“You’ve got to love it,” Clowney said in an interview with Texans TV. “The guys count on me to do it and I just have to go out there, perform, and do what they ask me to do. But it’s fun too, though, because you can move around and set stuff up for you. Having other guys around you that are just as good, we all mix it up and do what we want to do out there.”"