Houston Texans morning huddle: Cecil Shorts eager to battle Saints
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Good morning Houston Texans fans. We are just two days away from watching the Texans take on the New Orleans Saints. The good news is there will be some football on tonight to hold us over. Also, we have the morning huddle once again with all the news you need to know. Enjoy;
Texans’ Cecil Shorts eager to work on ‘fresh meat’ of Saints – by Aaron Wilson, Houston Chronicle
"The familiarity of practicing against teammates doesn’t typically breed contempt. However, it does frequently spawn boredom.That’s why the Texans scheduled a pair of joint practices, starting with the San Francisco 49ers on the road last week and resuming with the New Orleans Saints on Thursday morning at the Houston Methodist Training Center."
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Houston Texans fans excited about what’s new at NRG Stadium – by Ciara Rouege CW 39
"World-famous brisket, Korean tacos and moreTexans fans were able to sample a variety of game foods such as burgers, hotdogs, nachos and baked potatoes. Killen’s Barbecue will be serving up its renown brisket, burgers and sandwiches with turkey, chicken and beef fresh from the smokers. The Kernel offers three flavors of fresh gourmet popcorn with options like the classic savory butter and cheddar cheese."
Jadeveon Clowney returns to practice, ready to play vs. Saints – by Sarah Barshop, ESPN
"After missing a week of training camp with a sore left knee, Houston Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney said he feels “fine” and is ready to play Saturday against the New Orleans Saints.The former No. 1 overall draft pick said he has been frustrated by missing a week of practice after working hard to be back healthy this season."
Texans newcomer Alex Carrington gets up to speed – by Aaron Wilson, Houston Chronicle
"Veteran defensive end Alex Carrington is an experienced NFL player, having played in the league for six seasons."
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"However, the former Buffalo Bills third-round draft pick has a steep learning curve after joining the Texans on Tuesday when he was signed to a contract."