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Houston Texans News: January 23, 2014

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, January 23, 2014.

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Houston Texans News

Ultimate Texans " Derek Carr would love to be drafted by Texans
Derek Carr was one of the first South players on the field Wednesday afternoon, practicing quick dropback steps with Senior Bowl teammates Jimmy Garoppolo and David Fales.

Ultimate Texans " Former Oiler lands job as Steelers assistant; Texans ink new QB coach
The Texans lost offensive line coach Mike Munchak to Pittsburgh but gained quarterbacks coach George Godsey from New England.

George Godsey to be Houston Texans QB coach - ESPN
To lead a position whose development will be critical to Bill O'Brien's success, the new Houston Texans head coach has chosen a man who once played...

Mike Munchak as Pittsburgh Steeler: Odd for Oilers/Titans - ESPN
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A guy changing cities and logos ceased to be a big deal a long time ago in professional sports. Which makes a guy like Mike Munchak...

Jadeveon Clowney: 'I want to be the No. 1 pick' | Jadeveon Clowney | Go Gamecocks
Jadeveon Clowney knows he has something to prove, and he’s anxious to get to it.

Belichick talks O'Brien, Texans
New England head coach Bill Belichick answers questions about O'Brien and if he is concerned about losing members of his coaching staff to Houston.

Around the League

The Notebook: Running games, pick plays & other lessons from the Broncos' AFC Championship -
Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White digs into the film from Denver's AFC title game, and finds a team that isn't going to be easy to beat in the Super Bowl.

The Notebook: Seahawks and the value of 'hustle' -
The little things made all the difference for the 49ers and the Seahawks in the NFC Championship game last week. The 49ers didn't do them. The Seahawks did, with a whole lot of hustle. Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White explains.

Uffsides: a Seahawk fan's totally unbiased Super Bowl preview -
It's finally here: the Super Bowl -- and with it, the final Uffsides preview of the season. Can the Seahawks' stifling defense handle the greatest passing offense in NFL history? One particular Seahawks fan thinks so.

The Seahawks I doubted: A look back at the players on offense that I weren't sure could ever make it here - Field Gulls
Seattle is headed to the Super Bowl for the second time in franchise history, but it wasn't too long ago that I had my doubts about many of the players on this NFC Champion roster.

Super Bowl 2014: How has Peyton Manning performed in past Super Bowls? - Mile High Report
Peyton Manning has made it to the Super Bowl twice in his storied career. He is 1-1 in the big game, but how has he fared at the individual level?

Super Bowl 2014 Six Pack: Denver Broncos haunted by 2009 trade with Seattle Seahawks - Mile High Report
As we countdown the days (11) until Super Bowl XLVIII, MHR will bring you a daily Six-Pack of nuggets on the Denver Broncos and the Big Game. Though the NFL is considering abolishing them, we'll even throw in some extra points!

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Question of the Week: Should the Astros bring back Nolan Ryan? - The Crawfish Boxes
It appears that Nolan Ryan to Houston is gaining least in the mind of Jim Crane. We ask you to debate whether it's a good idea or not in this week's Question of the Week.

The Many GIFs of Jeff Bagwell - The Crawfish Boxes
GIFs of former Astros player Jeff Bagwell doing amazing things.

Dwight Howard leads Rockets to blowout over Kings - The Dream Shake
A comfortable 21-point victory was helped by injuries to DeMarcus Cousins and Rudy Gay.

Texas Basketball Report 7.3: Inside the Longhorns Surprise Season - Burnt Orange Nation

A program bordering on dysfunction at the end of last year has been outstanding through the first two-thirds of this season. What's behind the Longhorns' surprising success?

Red Raider Gridiron | Beau Carpenter Dismissed from Team - Viva The Matadors
Starting guard for Texas Tech, Beau Carpenter, was dismissed from the team for an unspecified violation of team rules.

Thursday Daily Bears Report: K-State Needs a Hug - Our Daily Bears
The Lady Bears dominate, baseball season looms, and wonderful things are afoot on the recruiting trail.

Johnny Spokesman: The Future Endorsements of Manziel - Good Bull Hunting
A photoshopped preview of Manziel's endorsement future.

Texas Longhorns land New Orleans OL Alex Anderson - Barking Carnival
The 2014 Texas recruiting class doubled its offensive line representation yesterday with the commitment of consensus three star New Orleans Offensive Lineman Alex Anderson. Anderson represents a...

#TTTQ Tweet of the Night

Last night's question from @battleredblog was - The best argument for attending a #Texans game at Reliant Stadium instead of watching it at home is ___________. #TTTQ