Found January 21, 2012 on Toro Times:
Yesterday I delved into the possibility of the Houston Texans pursuing a NT in the first round of the 2012 NFL draft. However, that was pure speculation as my best guess would be that the Texans would draft a wide-receiver in the first round. The need for a receiver to compliment Andre Johnson was made glaringly clear this past season. WR Jacoby Jones, who has become public enemy #1 in Houston, has proven that he does not have the football intelligence necessary to make a solid #2 receiver. On more than just a few occasions he was seen running horizontal, across the field, or backwards rather than turning his hips and getting upfield. Granted, he did his best to avoid getting hit but taking a net loss in yards is never acceptable when you can pick up at least one  or two yards. Additionally, Jones has shown an inability to make consistent plays for the ball. He has had a few bright spots over the last five seasons. However, over those same five seasons he has only managed to accumul...

Texans Offseason To Do List

  With the offseason upon us, and the Houston Texans coaches in Hawaii for the Pro Bowl to coach the AFC. The Texans have begun another offseason and with games like the East-West Shrine game and the NFLPA game in the books, the scouting department is in full swing getting their scouting sheets done for the upcoming NFL draft in April.   There seems to be plenty of time between...

2012 NFL Draft: Houston Texans Edition – Part 1

With the season over for the Houston Texans the front office now begins to shift gears and prepare for the upcoming 2012 NFL Draft. Sure, the Pro Bowl is a few weeks away but nobody really cares about a game that does not matter. So, looking ahead to the upcoming draft the Texans must assess their needs in terms of players who will become free agents, depth at each position, and...

Tough Choices ahead for Houston Texans Front Office.

Corner Back Kareem Jackson showed improvement from year 1 to year 2, but how much does Kubiak and the staff trust him to be the true #2 CB behind Johnathan Joseph ? I don’t think the coaching staff has as much faith in Kareem Jackson as some think … [visit site to read more] Tough Choices ahead for Houston Texans Front Office. - Toro Times - Toro Times - A Houston Texans Fan...

Garcia: Owens' IFL decision may prove to be beneficial

Houston Texans veteran quarterback Jeff Garcia is doing his best to put himself in Terrell Owens' shoes. In a matter of speaking, the 41-year-old Garcia knows the situation of his former San Francisco 49ers teammate all too well. After Owens announced that he's going to play for the Allen Wranglers of the Indoor Football League, Garcia was reminded of his 2010 days with...

Catching Up With Chris Brown, The Texans Super Bowl Champions Tattoo Guy

Remember Chris Brown? Sure you do. He's the supremely confident Texans fan who decided to get an irreversible reminder of a jarring lapse in judgment. As we settle in for the second half of the AFC Championship game, we turn to the Houston Press and are reminded just how jarring a lapse it was. More »

Dylan’s Mock Draft V1.0 (First Round)

  The offseason is upon us, albeit a little later than usual for Texans fans. The team is coming off of a year … [visit site to read more] Dylan’s Mock Draft V1.0 (First Round) - Toro Times - Toro Times - A Houston Texans Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Texans @ Ravens: Observations & Musings

For Houston, the year of the “Next Man Up” is nevermore as the Texans lost 20-13 to the Baltimore Ravens in a hard fought divisional battle.   Where I was Nostradamus: “Frankly, it's tough to bet on a fifth-round rookie quarterback, going into Baltimore in his first road playoff, against a Ray Lewis-led defense that boasts a bevy of Pro Bowlers, sprinkled with some...

San Francisco 49ers Special Teams Reminiscent of Houston Texans

San Francisco 49ers WR Kyle Williams, who has been returning punts in today’s game against the New York Giants, looks as if he has been studying too much Jacoby Jones footage. Williams muffed an earlier punt when it bounced off of his knee and … [visit site to read more] San Francisco 49ers Special Teams Reminiscent of Houston Texans - Toro Times - Toro Times - A Houston Texans...

From the Vault: Luv Ya Steel Blue: “Lockout Eve”

      We have opened the vault and gone all the way back to March 10th 2011 before the NFL lockout to place. You can hear Mike, Aaron and Pat before the lockout and the Texans season began to see what was on their minds.   Look for vault episodes later this week and next week.   Enjoy  

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