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Good morning Houston Texans fans. Here is all the hump-day news you need following the team’s fist round of preseason cuts. Enjoy;
Houston Texans keep RB options open after cutting roster to 75 – by Sarah Barshop, ESPN Staff Writer
"Most significant move: Defensive end Jeoffrey Pagan, the Texans’ sixth-round pick in the 2014 NFL draft, was given an injury settlement. Pagan is only the second pick in the three drafts Texans head coach Bill O’Brien has been a part of to not be with the team anymore. Pagan was injured throughout training camp and did not play in the Texans’ first three preseason games."
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Texans down to 75 players; Jeoffrey Pagan gets injury settlement – by Aaron Wilson, Houston Chronicle
"The Texans brokered an injury settlement with veteran defensive end Jeoffrey Pagan, removing him from the roster as they got down to the NFL limit of 75 players.Pagan is a former sixth-round draft pick from Alabama who’s played in 22 games for the Texans over his first two NFL seasons, recording just 11 tackles and no sacks. He was hurt throughout training camp."
Houston Texans 53-Man Roster Prediction, Version 4.0 – by Sean Pendergast, Houston Press
"In a Texans preseason that’s been brimming with the most anticipation of any of the three involving Bill O’Brien thus far, in large part because the team appears to have finally found a franchise quarterback, the third-year head coach’s evaluation has remained very measured and conservative, citing a few of the good things, yet acknowledging that there’s still more work to do."
2016 Fantasy Football Strategy: Will Fuller headlines receivers on the move – by Dave Richard, CBS Sports
"If you watched the Texans preseason game against the Cardinals, you now know why Will Fuller was a first-round pick. You just can’t teach speed."
"Fuller was targeted four times by Brock Osweiler, catching three of them for 67 yards and a touchdown. The first was a deep lob perfectly placed for Fuller to haul it in after getting a step on cornerback Justin Bethel. His next pass, also a deep bomb, bounced off of Fuller’s hands. Later they connected on a short curl route for 6 yards before Osweiler dialed Fuller up three plays later on a 26-yard bomb for a score."