Former NFL GM believes Johnny Manziel will fall

Former Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominek was on ESPN’s NFL Insider’s on Friday and stated that he believes Johnny Manziel will ”fall a little more than people think” in next month’s draft. Dominik’s thoughts are particularly interesting because he was GMing in the NFL as recently as this past January, and it’s probably a safe bet that he still talks to a lot...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Did Any Houston Texans Make the All-Crime Team?

Carl Pfeiffer of Cover32 has released his list of the all-crime team of the NFL, finding the most notableplayer who committed a crime at each position, coming to the defense of DeSean Jackson. Fortunately for the Houston Texans, no one who’s played for the Texans before made Pfeiffer’s list. Before I continue allow us to give a pat on the back to owner Bob McNair and the rest...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans Brass Expected to Wine and Dine Jadeveon Clowney

According to the Houston Texans will be taking South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney for a dinner after his Pro Day. On Tuesday night, Clowney is expected to dine with Texans owner Bob McNair, general manager Rick Smith and head coach Bill O’Brien. Houston owns the first overall pick in the draft.                                        NFL...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Are any Houston Texans players major jerks?

Yesterday, Cover32′s Tim Weaver posted his list of the top five biggest jerks in the NFL. No player from the Houston Texans made the list, and for that we should give a hat tip to owner Bob McNair for his fine work. It’s hard to come up with any player on the Texans who should be considered a jerk to the other team. If anyone would be on the list, J.J. Watt would make sense because...
Via cover32 - Texans
22 days ago  |  1 Comment

Bills reportedly interested in trade for Texans' #1 pick Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson told reporters last month that Houston “would be wise” to trade the first overall pick in May’s draft, a scenario owner Bob McNair called a ”possibility” in January. Dan Pompei of Bleacher Report was told at this week’s NFL Annual Meeting that the Texans are “trying hard” to move down to “acquire extra...
Via New York Sports-Kings
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans: 5 Biggest Draft Day Regrets in Franchise History

They really are a better team than they appear to be.While 2014 may have been a minor (well major) bump in the road for the franchise, this team could surprise us all like the Chiefs did in 2013.The Texans are a team that - except for last season - compete for a division title or playoff spot, make the second season and then fall apart in the first round. Maybe with a new head coach...
Via Football Nation
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

When Win Now Mode Goes Wrong

Rick Smith and Bob McNair You’ve probably heard the phrase “win-now mode” used when TV and radio pundits talk about the Texans off-season plans and their chances of returning to the playoffs next season. Owner Bob McNair has also used the phrase several times during press conferences to announce the decision to fire Gary Kubiak and hire Bill O’Brien. I understand how McNair...
Via State of the Texans
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Should the Texans trade the first overall pick?

Texans Owner Bob Mcnair has said a few times that the Texans are open to trading the first overall pick, he believes they can still get what the team needs with an ample supply of lower draft picks. So what teams might make the move and what would they be willing to give up? The Raiders are almost always willing move up and try to get the #1 pick; they are in dire need of a quarterback...
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Texans: 5 Biggest Questions Heading Into 2014 Offseason

Two seasons ago, they were a team on the cusp. A solid offense, one of the best defenses in football and a running game 31 other teams were jealous of. The Houston Texans proved to be one of the more complete teams in the NFL. Only problem was they could not get over the one and done hump of the playoffs.Last season, the team with a talented roster, two solid rookies and a world...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Houston Texans’ Bob McNair named one of top owners in the NFL

In any business, success or failure tends to trickle down from the top. Very rarely does having someone incompetent in the ultimate position of power not lead to disastrous results throughout the organization. And conversely, having the right person in charge tends to ultimately lead to success. This is certainly the case in the National Football League. Teams with solid ownership...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Manziel Tells the Texans Not Taking Him #1 Overall Will Be "The Worst Decision They've Ever Made"

In January we worried that we'd have nothing fun left to write about after Johnny Manziel declared for the NFL Draft, but our boy JFF isn't done yet. The Houston Chronicle caught up with Manziel at a workout last week and floated the idea that the Texans might not take the local star first overall. His response:"I want them to say absolutely, without a doubt, with 100...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel: “Texans Passing On Me Would Be Their Worst Mistake”

  This years NFL draft has to be the most interesting we have seen in awhile. With the the first openly gay NFL prospect and characters like OVO Johnny, the NFL has their hands full with the 2014 draft. The had the opportunity to speak with Johnny about his upcoming new life within the NFL and questions pertaining to the Texans. OVO Johnny had one response for...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel wants to become first rookie to win Super Bowl

Johnny Manziel is making the jump to the NFL after two seasons at Texas A&M and he has big goals, become the first rookie to win the Super Bowl. Manziel spoke openly about the chances of the Houston Texans, who have the first overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draf,t selecting him first overall. “I want them to say absolutely, without a doubt, with 100 percent certainty, that I...
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel warns Houston Texans about not drafting him

Johnny Manziel, the star quarterback out of Texas A&M, who many project to be a top-five pick in the NFL draft in May, gave a word of advise to the Houston Texans on Friday, “It would be would be the worst decision they’ve (the Texans) ever made. I’d be in the same division playing against them twice a year. Sorry, but you just turned that chip on my shoulder from a Frito...
Via cover32 - Texans
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel: Texans need to draft me first overall

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel has made it clear that he wants the Houston Texans to use the first pick of May’s draft on him. “I want them to say absolutely, without a doubt, with 100 percent certainty, that I’m who they want,” Manziel said via the Houston Chronicle...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Manziel: I want to be first rookie QB to win Super Bowl with Texans

Johnny Manziel was the first-ever freshman to win the Heisman Trophy. Now, he wants to be the first rookie quarterback to win the Super Bowl. And he wants to do it in his home state. "I'm a Texas kid," Manziel told the Houston Chronicle. "The state means a lot to me." The Houston Texans have the No. 1 overall pick in this year's NFL Draft, but no decision...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Manziel attends charity fashion show for young cancer survivor

When Johnny Manziel makes the news, it is often time due to attending a high-profile party or sitting court side hanging out with LeBron James at a NBA game, but it certainly can't be overlooked when Johnny Football's softer side makes an appearance to make one 6-year-old cancer survivor's day. Last week, Manziel took some time off from his draft-preparation training...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel inching closer to being the first overall pick

The Houston Texans had a lot of expectations last year, but having the first overall pick in the NFL draft was definitely not among them. Fortunately, no matter how utterly disappointing last season was to the Texans and their fans, they now have the opportunity to draft a franchise-altering player. Unlike most last-placed teams, Houston’s roster is actually talented and should...
Via cover32 - Texans
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Have Texans already decided on top pick in NFL draft?

The Houston Texans finished with the worst record in the league this year and hold the first overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. While there isn’t a consensus on which that player is, the Texans might have already narrowed down their decision. Russ Lande reports Houston’s decision will come down to quarterbacks Blake Bortles or Johnny Manziel. “According to trusted sources...
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February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Texans Torn Between Manziel & Bortles

The Houston Texans are on the clock for the NFL draft. All indications are that they are taking a QB but they are torn on which one to take so far. A Sports on Earth source says that ownership and the coaching staff are at odds between UCF’s Blake Bortles and Heisman winner Johnny Manziel: According to trusted sources, the Texans are initially leaning towards taking either Blake...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans leaning towards drafting Blake Bortles at No. 1

The Houston Texans have the first overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft and they are expected to draft a quarterback. Whether the Texans draft Johnny Manziel or Blake Bortles remains to be seen. Former NFL Scout Russ Lande believes that the Texans are leaning towards drafting Borles according to his latest report on Sports on Earth. Lande believes that while Texans owner Bob McNair...
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Texans leaning towards taking Manziel or Bortles with the first pick

According to Russ Lande of Sports on Earth, the Houston Texans are leaning towards using the first overall pick in May’s draft on UCF quarterback Blake Bortles or Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel. According to trusted sources, the Texans are initially leaning towards taking either Blake Bortles or Johnny Manziel with the top pick. Although Manziel would obviously be the choice...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans Expected To Take A QB At No. 1 Overall

Texans beat writer John McClain mentions that although the team won’t admit it publicly, they are expected to draft a quarterback with the No. 1 overall pick. McClain adds that no quarterback prospect is ahead of the other as of this point in the draft process. Texans owner Bob McNair previously told reporters that they are open to making the No. 1 overall selection available...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans are Taking the Necessary Steps to Build a Winner

The Houston Texans since the firing of former Head Coach Gary Kubiak, the organization has the feel that they have finally looked at the root of their issues of their recent failures. Since making the hiring of new Head Coach Bill O’Brien official, there has been a real changing of the guard for the Texans. O’Brien since coming aboard on January 3rd of this year has started to...
Via State of the Texans
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

The No.1 Pick: Who Would Trade For Houston's Top Spot?

The 2013-14 NFL Season isn't even over, and we're already shifted are focus to the draft.Breaking the draft news for the year, Texans owner Bob McNair announced that his team would be willing to deal the No.1 pick in the 2014 draft for the right price. Who might make an offer for the top spot in the coming months?4. St. Louis RamsOf the four teams on this list, the Rams...
Via Football Nation
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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