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Bill O'Brien: Texans off to a good start

The Texans kicked off their 2017 training camp Wednesday at The Greenbrier Sports Performance Center. Head coach Bill O'Brien was pleased with the team's first day on the practice field, while players enjoyed West Virginia's 30-degree cooler weather and noticeably less humidity.

"Execution, I thought knowledge of assignments, effort, conditioning level for the first day I thought was decent," O'Brien said. "Just being in a new place, knowing where to go, how the field were set up. Everyone was pretty much into it. We practiced in a way that they're all pretty used to now except for the young guys, so I just thought we got off to a good start today."

Players underwent the conditioning test on Tuesday, with nearly everyone passing. Those who did not were dealing with injuries, according to O'Brien. Players will continue getting back in football shape with the first practice in full pads on Day 3. Following Wednesday's practice in helmets and shells, O'Brien had the team running sprints across the field. 

"It's something that you've got to pay attention to there, obviously, for how many reps and how early in the morning you're practicing and then here, because it is cooler, you probably have to get some extra conditioning in and that's what we're trying to do," O'Brien said. "But I think our guys are in decent shape and I think we're off to a good start."

Check out some of the best shots from the first day of #TexansCamp at The Greenbrier in West Virginia.

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