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2014 NFL Draft

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Revisiting The 2014 NFL Draft

Four years came and went.

Jadeveon Clowney Debuts On NFL Network’s Top 100

Houston’s #90 makes the list for the first time at #49.

Re-Grading The Texans’ 2014 Draft

Thanks to Sports Illustrated, let’s take a walk down memory lane.

2014 NFL Draft Re-Do: At No. 1, The Texans Take...

The horse is dead, so now we're beating cows. See what Lance Zierlein would change about the 2014 NFL Draft first round and comment accordingly inside.

Top 10 Second-Year Contributors For The Texans

Have you ever wanted to read a Top 10 list that was not in slide show format? Well you're in luck, because Brett Kollmann is about to break down his top 10 second-year impact players all on one handy, dandy web page.

Mack Over Clowney: Redoing The 2014 NFL Draft

ESPN has re-drafted the 2014 NFL Draft class and, of course, the OLB debate has roared back with a vengeance.

Kevin Johnson Shows Off His Ridiculous Athleticism

I am not physically gifted enough to catch a football with one hand or do a back flip. Kevin Johnson can do both of those things...at the same time.

Mel Kiper Re-Grades The Texans' 2014 Draft

NFL draftnik and hair spray aficionado Mel Kiper has issued a one-year review of each NFL's 2014 draft class. See what he wrote about the Texans here on Battle Red Blog.

Rick Smith Gives Update On Jadeveon Clowney

The Houston Texans' general manager updated the world on the status of Jadeveon Clowney's recovery from microfracture surgery. Read on to see exactly what Rick Smith had to say.

Grade The Texans' Front Office’s Performance

Because Marshall Faulk and GMC asked, vote and join the conversation regarding how well Rick Smith and the front office have done this season.

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Reviewing Houston's NFL Drafts since 2006

A Texans' fan subjectively grades Houston's recent draft classes.

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Comparing Rick Smith to Bill Belichick

A lot has been said about Rick Smith and how terrible your Houston Texans have been at drafting in recent years. I thought it would be interesting to compare the draft picks of the Texans GM and one Darth Vader of the New England Patriots.

Bob McNair Speaks: On Manziel And Watt's Contract

The owner of the Houston Texans shed some light on the Texans' decision to pass on Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel with the first pick of the 2014 NFL Draft and the organization's thinking on J.J. Watt's next contract. Enlightening, to say the least.

Madden '15 Player Ratings: What Did Clowney Get?

We now know the ratings for the top ten rookies in Madden '15. How did EA Sports rank the first pick of the 2014 NFL Draft/Houston Texans OLB Jadeveon Clowney?

McAfee To Clowney: "Please, Don't Hurt Me"

Colts punter Pat McAfee has a segment on NFL Network and he didn't take too kindly to Jadeveon Clowney's goal of sacking Andrew Luck.

Texans Attend Lakendrick Ross Workout

The Houston Texans are doing some scouting in preparation for tomorrow's Supplemental Draft. Simple due diligence, or is there something to it?

Jadeveon Clowney's Goal For 2014: Sack Andrew Luck

2014's first overall pick wants a piece of 2012's first overall pick. This is going to be good.

No Work Ethic Problems For Clowney, Texans

A recent report indicates that all the hubbub about Jadeveon Clowney not working hard was misplaced. See what those in Houston are saying about the No. 1 pick in the 2014 NFL Draft.

Jadeveon Clowney Played Last Season With Hernia?

That sports hernia Jadeveon Clowney had operated on a couple weeks ago? He may have been playing with it throughout his last season at South Carolina. Does that explain the criticism of Clowney's play last year?

Clowney May Not Be Ready For Training Camp

Last week, we heard Jadeveon Clowney would be ready for training camp after undergoing hernia surgery last week. Clowney was considerably less optimistic when he met with the media yesterday.

The Title Fight: Clowney vs. Lewan (Part IV)

The conclusion to our "Title Fight" series is here at last! Read on to see who came out on top in the legendary bowl game matchup between Jadeveon Clowney and Taylor Lewan.

Clowney Has Sports Hernia Surgery, Out Until Camp

Jadeveon Clowney missed OTAs yesterday, and we didn't know why. Now we do. Read on for the latest about the No. 1 pick in the 2014 NFL Draft's surgery, prognosis, and timetable for return.

The Title Fight: Clowney vs. Lewan (Part III)

Part III of Battle Red Blog's film study series on Texans pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney and Titans offensive tackle Taylor Lewan continues with the start of the third quarter. See who comes out swinging as this matchup enters the second half.

Houston Texans Sign Jadeveon Clowney

The Texans have agreed to terms with the top pick in the 2014 draft, Jadeveon Clowney. Check out the terms of Clowney's contract on Battle Red Blog.

2015 NFL Draft: Out Of NYC, And More Than 3 Days?

Check out Battle Red Blog for the latest on the 2015 NFL Draft, including but not limited to possible sites and the NFL intending to make the event a four-day affair.

Would You Rather? Texans Offseason Boredom Edition

Battle Red Blog starts our very own Texans-themed round of one of the most timeless bar games of all time - Would You Rather?

The Title Fight: Clowney vs. Lewan (Part II)

Battle Red Blog's film study series on the 2012 Outback Bowl matchup between Texans pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney and Titans offensive tackle Taylor Lewan continues with our scorecard for the second quarter.

First Pictures Of Clowney, Savage In Texans Unis

The first overall pick of the 2014 NFL Draft and the only QB the Houston Texans drafted posed for photos in their game day uniforms at the NFLPA Rookie Premiere. See what Jadeveon Clowney and Tom Savage look like in their Texans gear.

The Film Room: Xavier Su'a-Filo

Matt Weston of Battle Red Blog breaks down the film of the Texans' newest offensive guard, second round draft pick Xavier-Su'a-Filo.

2014 NFL Draft: Houston Texans Shadow Draft 2014

Sometimes reasonable people can disagree about what draft picks the Houston Texans should have made. This is a series chronicling those, and how good or dumb they look.

The Title Fight: Clowney vs. Lewan (Part I)

Battle Red Blog previews the next decade of the Texans-Titans rivalry by breaking down every single snap of the much-publicized 2012 battle between Texans pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney and Titans tackle Taylor Lewan.

Houston Texans Sign C.J. Fiedorowicz

The Houston Texans continue signing their 2014 draft class, agreeing to terms with one of their third round picks. Read on for terms of C.J. Fiedorowicz's contract with the Texans.

2014 Texans Rookie Minicamp: A Look At The Defense

Yesterday, we were treated to John Harris' take on how the Texans offensive rookies looked at their first mini-camp. Now let's see what Harris had to say about the rookies on defense.

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Video of UDFA LT #76 Bryan Witzmann

The music is cheesy, so mute it. Witzmann's team in blue jerseys.

2014 Texans Rookie Minicamp: A Look At The Offense

John Harris, one of Houston's best football analysts, shared his thoughts about what he saw from the Texans' offense during Bill O'Brien's first rookie minicamp. See what John had to say and how Texans fans react to the news.

Texans Sign 3 More Players From 2014 Draft Class

On this first day of rookie mini-camp, the Houston Texans signed three more of their selections from the 2014 NFL Draft. Read on for contract terms.