The Morning Fix: Tom Savage on the same page as Bill O’Brien

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Good morning Houston! With OTA’s going on this week we have plenty of Houston Texans news for you.

There’s no doubt that Duane Brown holding out for a new contract is a surprise. I guess he didn’t like watching so many free agents getting paid this offseason.

The NFL has made some interesting rule changes. Some good and some not so good.

Here’s some more news:

Texans center Nick Martin: ‘The ankle is good to go’ [Houston Chronicle]

This is great news. The Texans need Martin to stay healthy.

Texans’ J.J. Watt enjoys team time, but he really wants to hit [Houston Chronicle]

Let’s just hope Watt can hit without getting injured.

Tom Savage gets on same page with Bill O’Brien [Houston Chronicle]

This is important.  All he needs to do is protect the football.

Houston Texans: Why is Duane Brown holding himself out of OTAs? [Houston of Houston]

He wants more guaranteed money.

Ranking the NFL’s Biggest ‘Home Run’ Threats [Bleacher Report]

More from Toro Times

Can Watt Take Down Strahan’s Sack Record? [Bleacher Report]

It will depend on whether Watt can regain his previous form while staying healthy.

Hopkins in Line for a Major Payday [Bleacher Report]

Yes indeed.

Mike Freeman’s 10-Point Stance: Are Players to Blame for NFL’s Concussion Saga? [Bleacher Report]

Players hide concussions so they won’t lose their jobs.  It’s hard to blame them.

The Brock Osweiler Trade Is Bad: An Analysis [Battle News Blog]

An interesting article on the Osweiler trade.

Tom Savage knows he has to ‘make plays’ to be the Texans’ starting QB [ESPN]

The alternative would be to carry a clipboard for the rest of his career.

Texans GM expects exponential growth from wideouts []

Will Fuller and Braxton Miller have to step up and help the Texans’ offense.

21 observations from Texans OTAs []

It’s so nice to see some football being played.

Texans’ only chance at greatness is Deshaun Watson becoming a franchise QB [SB Nation]

Yup. There’s a lot riding on Watson being great.

Bill O’Brien Needs Clarification on Twerking [CBS Houston]

I think O’Brien knows what Twerking is. He just doesn’t want to admit it.