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Houston Texans News: February 27, 2014

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, February 27, 2014.


Houston Texans News

Houston Texans 2014 NFL Mock Draft Tracker | Audibles -
What will the Houston Texans do in the 2014 NFL draft? Keep track of all the predictions made in our mock drafts leading up to Round 1 on May 8. Feb. 26, 2014 -- 2014 NFL Mock Draft 5.

National Media Poll: Who will the Texans draft?
At the NFL Scouting Combine, polled members of the national media about the Texans' No. 1 draft pick.

Texans' Plans For No. 1 Pick - ESPN Video - ESPN
Ashley Fox discusses how Houston will come to make a decision on whom to take with the top pick in the NFL draft.

10 interceptions: Keenum's first - Houston Texans Blog - ESPN
The Texans 2013 season started with expectations of a third consecutive division title, playoff appearance and potentially a Super Bowl run. It ended...

Manziel Under The Microscope - ESPN Video - ESPN
ESPN Video: Danny Kanell, Freddie Coleman and Jorge Sedano debate Ron Jaworski's comments about not taking Johnny Manziel in the first three rounds.

Video: Houston Texans - Houston Texans Blog - ESPN
Houston Texans reporter Tania Ganguli discusses head coach Bill O’Brien calling the offensive plays and not handing out the title of offensive...

Louis Riddick, NFL - ESPN
ESPN NFL Insider Louis Riddick talks about Johnny Manziel's potential, the perception of Jadeveon Clowney, what the Texans should do with the No. 1 pick in the draft and more.

Ultimate Texans " Texans sign former Jaguars tight end Zach Potter
Texans sign former Jaguars tight end Zach Potter.

Texans sign TE Zach Potter
The Texans signed tight end Zach Potter as a free agent on Wednesday.

Texans Grille hosts veteran benefit with surprise homecoming
Eleven-year-old Max Garza got the surprise of his life at the Houston Texans Grille military benefit "Pay What You Want Day."

Will Manziel, Bridgewater or Bortles be the Number One pick in the NFL Draft? | Sport |
Paolo Bandini: Houston have first pick in the draft but there’s a choice of QBs such as Johnny Manziel, Teddy Bridgewater and Blake Bortles after the NFL combine. Or will the Texans choose defensive end…

Ultimate Texans " ESPN analyst says he wouldn’t take Manziel in first three rounds of draft
ESPN analyst says he wouldn’t take Manziel in first three rounds of draft.

Around the League

NFL free agency news: Eagles close to terms with Riley Cooper, Browns release D'Qwell Jackson -
Philly wants to retain two of their own key players on offense, Cleveland says goodbye to a locker room leader, and a former Seattle Seahawks player intends to fight for his right to play this year.

Report: Someone Bashed Richie Incognito's Ferrari With A Baseball Bat
Someone took a bat to Richie Incognito's Ferrari in front of his Arizona home, per TMZ, and though no lights look to be smashed in the photos, the hood and grill took some damage. There are also shirts on the car, for some reason.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Across the Astros board: An interview with Mike Elias, Director of Amateur Scouting (Part 1 of 2) - The Crawfish Boxes
Staff writer Edward S. Garza interviews a key architect of the Astros' future.

A layoff-like atmosphere - Rockets sleepwalk into 101-93 loss - The Dream Shake
Rockets sleepwalk into loss to Clippers.

Texas Basketball Knocks Off Baylor, 74-69 - Burnt Orange Nation
Behind 21 points from Javan Felix and a Cam Ridley double-double, the Longhorns jumped out to a big first half lead and then withstood the Bears' comeback attempt to hold on for their 10th conference win.

Red Raider Gridiron | Discussing Defensive Tackles; Coaches on Defensive Substitution Rule - Viva The Matadors
We're talking about defensive tackles prior to the other three JUCO players arrive in the fall, plus, an informal poll shows that only 25 of the 128 FBS head coaches favor the 10 second defensive substitution rule.

Baylor's winning streak ends in 74-69 loss to Texas - Our Daily Bears
The Bears fought hard after a dismal first half to get the lead to 1 with 90 seconds to go, but Texas held them off for the home win.

Texas Longhorns 74, Baylor Bears 69: Post-Mortem - Barking Carnival
A tale of two halves still resulted in a Texas W.

12 Empty Seat Alternatives - Good Bull Hunting
Offering alternative memorials to the 12 Empty Seats planned for Kyle Field.

The 2014 college football head coach draft, by SB Nation and FootballScoop -
Ten of us drafted coaching staffs from among all 128 FBS head coaches (and then some), including graduate assistants and all. Critique away!

#TTTQ Tweet of the Night

Last night's question from @battleredblog was - Is this the year the #Texans finally add a planetoid nose tackle? If so, who will it be? #TTTQ

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