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Houston Texans

Clowney should be ready for Texans' opener vs Chiefs

Jadeveon Clowney is expected to play in Houston's season opener against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sept. 13. Coach Bill O'Brien said Wednesday that the pass-rush specialist has looked good in practice and is improving every day. "He wants to be in there more which is a great sign," O'Brien said. "That means he's probably feeling pretty good. A lot of it has to do with how he's feeling, how the knee's feeling. I think he feels decent and he's worked hard to get back to this point. And we'll just keep inching him forward to be able to go on that first game." The top overall pick in the 2014 draft had microfracture surgery on his...