- Tania Ganguli, ESPN Houston Texans reporter
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Several Houston Texans players and head coach Bill O'Brien attended an event Wednesday at Texas Children's Hospital, visiting with children as the team announced a seven-year partnership for the hospital to become the team's official hospital.
Several media members were invited to the event, and from their tweets, we learned a few things. Let's get to them, in list form, with the help of those reporters' tweets.
#Texans Quessenberry: "I'm officially in remission. Man, I love saying that."
— Simone Eli (@SimoneEli_KPRC) February 25, 2015
My take: This is the best Texans news anyone will get all year. David Quessenberry was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins T lymphoblastic lymphoma last summer, spent the summer and fall undergoing aggressive treatments (read more about his journey here). Radiation followed chemotherapy and that process is now finished. In the aforementioned link, you'll read that this isn't the end of the road, but it's a very important and positive milestone for Quessenberry. Great news.
Mallett is still recovering from surgery on a torn pectoral muscle. "I've tossed it (ball) around a little. Its a day by day process. "
— John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) February 25, 2015
My take: Ryan Mallett said in December that he wants to be back with the Texans, and he repeated that Wednesday. He also provided this update on his pectoral muscle: He's started tossing the ball around, but is taking his recovery day to day. Mallett will hit free agency on March 10 if the Texans don't reach a deal with him before then. I'm betting it will happen.
— David Nuño (@DavidNunoABC13) February 25, 2015
My take: Chris Myers' future is an interesting one. He acknowledged to reporters that the business side of football comes into play. Simone Eli of KPRC tweeted that Myers has been working out with the team. Myers still has one year left on a contract he signed in 2012, and his salary-cap figure for that year is $8 million, which has spurred some of the discussion about his future.
Texans offensive tackle shares the good news; Chris Myers and Ryan Mallett say they would like to come back to Texans.