The Morning Fix: Bill O’Brien believes his team is improving and more

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Good Morning Houston! We have some very interesting Houston Texans news for you this morning.

I find it interesting that the Texans have talked about signing Colin Kaepernick.  Adding him would give them an instant upgrade at quarterback.

I wonder how Phil Simms feels about CBS wanting to replace him with Tony Romo.

Here’s some more Texans’ news:

Texans to hold joint practices again in August [ – Drew Dougherty]

Great to hear.  We just don’t know who they will be practicing against.

2017 NFL Draft: Houston Texans Coach Bill O’Brien Building Smokescreens [NFL Spin Zone – Luke Sims]

NFL coaches love smokescreens.

Texans draft profile: Utah offensive tackle Garett Bolles [Texans Wire]

I wish the Texans could get Bolles in the first round, but they will likely take a quarterback.

Should NFL Teams Pay For Their Stadiums? [Battle Red Blog – Capt Ron]

Why not? They have the money.

Report card: Mediocre marks for Texans in free agency [ESPN – Mike Sando]

Mediocre is being generous. But they don’t have a lot of glaring needs.

Bill O’Brien insists Texans are improving despite quiet offseason [ESPN – Sarah Barshop]

I guess his players can be improving while working out on their own.

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Here’s some news from around the NFL:

NFL suspends free agent T.J. McDonald eight games [Pro Football Talk – Michael David Smith]

This won’t help McDonald land a job with an NFL team.

Greg Hardy to play indoor football if fans approve [Pro Football Talk – Michael Gehlken]

Oh how the mighty have fallen.

McCarthy: Martellus Bennett “potentially” NFL’s best TE [Pro Football Talk – Michael Gehlken]

I like Bennett, but this could be a stretch.