The Morning Fix: Texans already favored to win their season opener and more

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Good morning Houston! The 2017 Houston Texans schedule is out which means we’re getting closer to next season.

In case you’ve been living under a rock and haven’t seen the Texans’ schedule, here it is.

The Texans also keep checking out wide receiver prospects.

Here’s some more Texans’ news:

Houston Texans 2017 Schedule Prediction: Team Finishes 10-6; Wins AFC South [House of Houston – Brian K. Patterson]

That’s wishful thinking.  Not sure if I agree yet.  I’ll be releasing my predictions shortly.

Houston Texans NFL Draft 2017: Make A Push For Forrest Lamp? [House of Houston – Brian K. Patterson]

Texans don’t need Lamp who’s a guard.  They need an offensive tackle.

Texans open as 4-point favorites over Jacksonville in Week 1 [Texans Wire – Jeff Risdon]

I wouldn’t expect this line to change much, if at all.

Texans draft profile: NC State safety Josh Jones [Texans Wire – Jeff Risdon]

Jones could be an option for the Texans.

2017 Houston Texans game-by-game predictions [ESPN – Sarah Barshop]

More from Toro Times

Early home games, including three in a row, on Houston Texans’ schedule [ESPN – Sarah Barshop]

This means the Texans will have more road games later in the season. They’ll have to win the homes games early on.

Tired of 9-7 Texans seasons? Try 10-6 on for size in 2017 [Houston Chronicle – John McClain]

Here’s some NFL news:

DeShone Kizer: I have Tom Brady’s brain in Cam Newton’s body [Pro Football Talk – Michael David Smith]

If that is the case, Kizer should be the first overall pick.

Jim Harbaugh: Kaepernick’s protests should be celebrated [Pro Football Talk – Mike Florio]

I tend to agree. Our country is free and freedom of speech is a big part of that.

No prime time for Jaguars or Browns this year [Pro Football Talk – Darin Gantt]

I wonder how the Jaguars and their fans feel about this.