The Morning Fix: Can’t question Deshaun Watson’s work ethic

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Good morning Houston! The week is almost over, which means the weekend is just about here. But it also means we’re closer to Houston Texans’ football.

I’m not surprised at all that Tom Savage remains the favorite to start for the Houston Texans when the regular season kicks off.

Our Peter Manfre believes the Texans found the answer to their Red Zone woes from a year ago.

Here’s some more news for you:

John McClain’s Texans’ breakdown: Wide receivers [Houston Chronicle]

Like last year, the Texans have a strong group of receivers.

John McClain’s Texas Sports Nation chat: June 21 [Houston Chronicle]

Some good Texans’ talk to help you get through the rest of the offseason.

Whitney Mercilus using a variety of moves to make life difficult on QBs [Pro Football Talk]

Mercilus is a nightmare for opposing offenses.

Deshaun Watson Speaks: On Paying Dues, Getting Better, Embracing Houston, More [Battle Red Blog]

More from Toro Times

Texans counting on ‘diverse’ RB group to keep Lamar Miller fresh [ESPN]

I like the Texans’ running backs a lot more this year.

NFL 2017: 5 Quarterbacks that can be 2017’s Matt Ryan [NFL Spin Zone]

No Texans’ quarterbacks here. But an interesting list nonetheless.

Ron Jaworski says he’s “in limbo,” unsure if he has a future on ESPN [Pro Football Talk]

I love Jaws, but he’s very expendable. I hope I’m wrong, but I would be surprised if ESPN keeps him.

Ryan O’Callaghan: NFL teams would accept a gay player [Pro Football Talk]

I hope he’s right. I think it’s great that O’Callaghan has come out.  If he did while playing in the league he probably wouldn’t have had the career he did.

Jeremy Maclin played with torn groin, was disappointed Chiefs told him of release via voicemail [ESPN]

THat’s messed up.  Maclin is a very good player. I don’t think the Chiefs were a great fit for him.