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OTAs notebook: Jags’ Ramsey absent, but Ngakoue shows

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner is present at OTAs but will not practice, as he seeks an extension from the team entering the final year of his contract. "It's a tricky situation," Wagner told reporters, adding that he wanted to attend as a leader of the defense. "This is a business.

Every current NFL general manager’s defining draft pick

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

When the New York Jets parted ways with general manager Mike Maccagnan last week, interim GM Adam Gase wasted no time executing a trade of one of Maccagnan's former first-round picks. Darron Lee was sent to the Kansas City Chiefs for nickels on the dollar, only getting back a sixth-round pick. Lee wasn't Maccagnan's first first-rounder as Jets GM (that would be Leonard Williams), nor was Lee Mccagnan's defining pick in his five-plus years at the helm. There was a certain irony in the choice given that Hackenberg had been on a two-year slide in college prior to entering the draft, a slump that coincided with the departure of Nittany Lions head coach Bill O'Brien.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Saturday, May 18th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. MLB roundup: Bryant hits three homers in Cubs' win Chicago's Kris Bryant slugged three home runs and drove in five runs, and the Cubs hit six homers in a 14-6 rout of the host Washington Nationals on Friday. Bryant clubbed his third homer -- and fourth hit -- in the ninth inning.

NFL notebook: Texans reportedly cut TE Griffin

Friday, May 17th, 2019

The Houston Texans have released veteran tight end Ryan Griffin, multiple outlets reported Friday, three weeks after he was arrested in Nashville, Tenn., for allegedly punching a hotel window. Griffin, 29, was charged with vandalism and public intoxication after he was arrested April 26, the night of the second and third rounds of the NFL draft held in Nashville. A sixth-round pick by the Texans in 2013, Griffin had 24 catches for 305 yards in 14 games (11 starts) last season.

NFL notebook: Texans reportedly cut TE Griffin

Friday, May 17th, 2019

The Houston Texans have released veteran tight end Ryan Griffin, multiple outlets reported Friday, three weeks after he was arrested in Nashville, Tenn., for allegedly punching a hotel window. Griffin, 29, was charged with vandalism and public intoxication after he was arrested April 26, the night of the second and third rounds of the NFL draft held in Nashville. A sixth-round pick by the Texans in 2013, Griffin had 24 catches for 305 yards in 14 games (11 starts) last season.

Texans release Ryan Griffin after TE reportedly punched out front window of hotel

Friday, May 17th, 2019

The Houston Texans have officially moved on from starting tight end Ryan Griffin, three weeks after the veteran reportedly punched out the front window of a Nashville hotel. Griffin was released by the Texans on Friday, according to ESPN. In six seasons with Houston, Griffin posted 1,491 receiving yards and seven touchdowns total.

J.J. Watt returned to Wisconsin to deliver note-free commencement address

Saturday, May 11th, 2019

Houston star J.J. Watt delivered the commencement address at Wisconsin on Saturday, and he kept it short and sweet. Houston Texans star J.J. Watt didn't write anything down ahead of time before he stepped up to the podium on Saturday.

Chiefs release Sammie Coates

Friday, May 10th, 2019

He signed with the team in February after spending most of last season with the Texans. Coates played 12 games for the Texans, but only saw 37 offensive snaps and caught one pass for 12 yards. He made four tackles while appearing on special teams.

Texans sign first-round pick Tytus Howard

Thursday, May 9th, 2019

The Texans have their top pick of the 2019 draft under contract. Agent Malki Kawa announced that his client Tytus Howard has signed with the team. Howard's deal will run four years with a team option for a fifth season.

Texans sign ex-Chargers S Addae

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

Former Los Angeles Chargers safety Jahleel Addae signed with the Houston Texans on Wednesday. The team has yet to announce the signing, but Addae posted on Instagram with an image of him signing at the Texans' facility. Addae, 29, started all 32 games over the last two seasons for the Chargers, making 171 tackles (10 for loss) and 10 pass breakups, but he was released in March.