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Texans Rumors: Houston could trade-down

The Houston Texans currently hold the most coveted spot in the 2014 NFL Draft as they possess the #1 overall pick.  With only two weeks until draft day arrives, rumors upon rumors have been thrown into account with sources backing up each.  As most rumors can be labeled false, others can be somewhat reliable.Gil Brandt of NFL Network is a reliable source who has been throwing out...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Texans considering trading with Falcons for #1 pick

The 2014 NFL Draft is quickly approaching, and there is still no clear answer on what the Houston Texans will do with the number one overall pick. While there have been rumors that Houston is interested in everyone from Jadaveon Clowney to Johnny Manziel, recent reports seem to indicate that the Texans are likely to trade the pick. ESPN’s Ed Werder reported that most teams are...
Via BlackSportsOnline
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Did any Houston Texans games make the 2014 NFL “must see” list?

There’s no more guessing needed; the 2014 NFL schedule has been released. That’s 256 games, spread out over 17 weeks, played on Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays. Each week of the season holds some intrigue, from the season opening reboot of “The Fail Mary” play to the Super Bowl XLVIII rematch in Week 3 to divisional match-ups in Week 17 that will almost assuredly...
Via cover32 - Texans
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier: Texans ‘have’ to take Jadeveon Clowney

South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier says the Houston Texans’ only option with the No. 1 pick in the upcoming 2014 NFL Draft is to take star-studded edge rusher Jadeveon Clowney. “Yeah, I think you have to,” Spurrier said when asked by Dan Patrick if the Texans should take Clowney. “He’s a really good football player, and obviously pass rushing is what he does best,...
Via Gridiron Grit
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Schefter: Texans will likely draft Mack or Clowney, or trade down

ESPN’s Adam Schefter says he believes the Houston Texnas will take Khalil Mack or Jadeveon Clowney with the first overall pick, or they’ll end up trading down. The sense is that the Texans go for Jadeveon Clowney or Khalil Mack or get a good enough trade offer to move lower in the draft and stockpile picks. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post...
Via Pro Football Zone
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texans 2013 Draft, A Year Later, Were There Any Busts?

The Texans are in a much different situation in the 2014 draft than they were in the 2013 draft, this year they have the first overall pick and are in desperate need of finding a competent quarterback. How did the Texans do in the 2013 draft? It might be a precursor to what to expect for the 2014 draft. 1st round – DeAndre Hopkins (WR) With the 27th pick in the 2013 draft the Texans...
Via cover32 - Texans
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Collin Klein signs deal with CFL’s Montreal Alouettes

getty images Former Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein has signed a two-year deal with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. Klein went undrafted in last years NFL Draft but later was invited to rookie camp with the Houston Texans. Things did not work out for him and many expected he would transition to the role of a tight end. Former Kansas State QB Collin Klein...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans 2014 Schedule Released

It finally happened. The 2014 NFL schedule was announced Wednesday night and the Texans will open with the Redskins on Sept. 7th. Some highlights of the year include a trip to Oakland to face The Raiders and potentially Matt Schaub, the former starting quarterback for the Texans on Sept 14th and a visit from LeSean McCoy and the Philadelphia Eagles on Nov 2nd. The Texans have one...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans 2014 Schedule Released

The Houston Texans 2014 Schedule is set and will open the first season of the Bill O’Brien Era.   The 2014 Schedule     #Texans 2014 schedule. pic.twitter.com/FEgTqOMgwd — PDS (@PatDStat) April 23, 2014       Easiest 2014 schedules, based on 2013 records: 1. Colts .430 2. Titans .438 3. Texans .441 4. Jaguars .453 5. Ravens .461 — FOX Sports NFL (@NFLonFOX) April 23...
Via State of the Texans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Arian Foster Takes Aim On Twitter At Tennessee, NCAA For Free Play

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster fired up the old Twitter and took aim at the University of Tennessee and the NCAA for his "free play."
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Texans remain mum on first pick

The NFL Draft now looms just a few short weeks away, and speculation continues to grow surrounding the teams slated to pick early in the first round. The eyes of football fans and outside observers across the country have been affixed to the Houston Texans, who control the first overall selection in the draft. While the Texans have essentially been on the clock weighing their options...
Via In The Neutral Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Who do the Houston Texans select in Cover32′s mock draft?

Cover32 has come out with a second version of their own mock draft for the first round. The Houston Texans will hold onto the first overall pick, and will end up taking defensive end Jadeveon Clowney out of South Carolina. It’s well known by now that the Texans do in fact need a quarterback, as Ryan Fitzpatrick and Case Keenum haven’t shown signs of being a true number one quarterback...
Via cover32 - Texans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What if the Texans pass on Clowney?

Clowney is the number one sure fire pick that will give the Texans the best defensive line in football. Right? But what if he’s not. What if the Texans pass on the defensive monster we have grown to know and love/fear. Before I continue, let me say that I don’t think Clowney is a bust and I do think he will be the #1 pick, but draft day is always full of surprises. One thing...
Via Total Sports Live
1 day ago  |  Discuss

FOR SALE: Overall Number One Pick in the 2014 NFL Draft?

Are the Houston Texans listening to offers for the NFL Draft’s top pick?  While the signs may not be as plain to see as a for sale sign on someone’s front yard during, those who read draft smoke signals and tea leafs are starting to think this year’s top pick is on the trading block. With the Texans hosting every player who has a chance to be drafted in the draft’s Top Ten...
Via 110 Nation Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gil Brandt: Good chance Texans trade down

Former Cowboys executive and current NFL Network analyst Gil Brandt believes there’s a good chance the Houston Texans will trade down from the first overall pick. .@PittCritic Good chance #Texans move down. Trade similar to Giants-Chargers trade, preaarnged to take Clowney for some other team. — Gil Brandt (@Gil_Brandt) April 22, 2014 Need NFL Tickets? Loading...
Via Pro Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Blake Bortles the Next Ben Roethlisberger?

As the draft gradually approaches and the Houston Texans get closer to being officially on the clock, they face many questions with the No. 1 selection. In deciding whether to draft a quarterback, the Texans have to ask themselves: Is Blake Bortles the next Ben Roethlisberger? Before you skip down to the comments to give your answer, here's mine: "Sometimes." It&...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Could the Houston Texans get Johnny Maniel in the second round?

You read that title right; the Houston Texans possibly could pick Johnny football as their franchise quarterback, but in the second round. It’s almost a lock that the Texans are going to draft the best player on the board at number one, they will likely take Jadeveon Clowney, pairing him with J.J. Watt and giving opposing offensive lines nightmares. The intriguing part is what...
Via cover32 - Texans
2 days ago  |  1 Comment

Power Rankings: Houston Texans offense near bottom of the NFL… for now

The old adage is that “defense wins championships.” But more and more, that sounds like a cliché being echoed by a coach, analyst or fan intent on living in the past. Nowadays, offense makes the difference; at least most of the time. Looking for proof? Take a look at the teams that made the playoffs last season. The 12 teams who made the postseason all finished in the top-18...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans must draft Jadeveon Clowney

He averaged 13 quarterback sacks, and 23.5 tackles for each season, playing for South Carolina.  He is six-feet-six-inches tall, and weighs 274 pounds.  He impressed everyone at the combine with remarkable speed and quickness, considering his size.  His name is Jadeveon Clowney.  He is the most notable player available in the draft, and the Texans should make him their first...
Via The Penalty Flag
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Latest draft chatter has Texans trading down to take Khalil Mack

As the NFL gets closer to the draft on May 8-10, there will be more and more media reports about what the Texans plan to do with the first overall pick. Most believe they’ll select defensive end Jadeveon Clowney and move him to outside linebacker or draft a quarterback – Johnny Manziel or Blake Bortles. Peter King, writing in his Monday Morning Quarterback, says a friend of...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mocking the NFL Draft: No. 1 Houston Texans

  The Houston Texans finished last season at a very disappointing 2-14, but did receive the #1 overall draft pick because of their poor play. There have been many rumors all offseason about who the Texans will take at number one, and there have been entirely different ideas of why they should take those players at number one. Unfortunately for Houston, they do have a lot of holes...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans have a private workout scheduled with small schooler Cqulin Hubert

This Saturday the Houston Texans have a private workout with inside linebacker Cqulin Hubert. Hubert is a very solid inside backer from Southeastern Louisiana. Hubert will work out on Saturday for his hometown Houston Texans. The former Texas Tech linebacker is 6’1 and weighs 250 pounds. Hubert, a native of Houston, earned his second All-America […] The post Houston Texans have...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Greg Robinson, Teddy Bridgewater To Visit Houston Texans

The Houston Texans finally are getting around to hosting the 2014 NFL draft’s top prospects. The Texans will host Auburn offensive tackle Greg Robinson on a pre-draft visit Wednesday and Thursday, CBSSports.com’s Jason La Canfora reported Monday. Teddy Bridgewater also has a visit scheduled with the Texans, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported Monday. Robinson is expected to...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Mock Draft Rounds 1-3: Jadeveon Clowney, Teddy Bridgewater To Houston Texans?

With the 2014 NFL Draft less than three weeks away, it’s time to unveil team-by-team projections for the first three rounds before the festivities kick into swing on May 8. Here’s part one of the series on the Houston Texans. The Texans entered the 2013 season as one of the top Super Bowl contenders but somehow managed to finish with a 2-14 record, as the team was plagued...
Via Gridiron Grit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Auburn OT Greg Robinson Visiting Texans This Week

  Jason La Canfora reports that Auburn OT Greg Robinson is visiting with the Texans on Wednesday and into Thursday. Robinson is considered by many to be the best offensive tackle prospect in this year’s draft class, which could really be saying something given that Jake Matthews and Taylor Lewan are also among the available offensive tackle prospects. He has also met with...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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