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Houston Texans News: February 28, 2014

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Friday, February 28, 2014.

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Houston Texans News

Texans Mock Draft Survey 4.0
With under three months from the start of the 2013 NFL Draft, we've updated our mock draft survey to find out the favorite to be selected by the Texans with the No. 1 overall pick.

10 interceptions: Yates' pick-six - Houston Texans Blog - ESPN
We are past the halfway point in the first week of our examination of 10 plays that shaped the Texans' 2013 season. These tell the tale of how...

With no can't-miss prospect, Texans are in a can't-win situation -
Who will Texans draft No. 1? Jadeveon Clowney? Blake Bortles? Johnny Manziel? Any of 3 or 4 other players? Therein lies the Houston problem.

Rob Rang: Pairing Clowney with Watt would be Texans' best move -
Texans need a quarterback and Dane Brugler like Blake Bortles for the No. 1 pick, but Rob Rang doesn't see a QB worthy so he goes with Jadeveon Clowney.

Ultimate Texans " Ravens release fullback Vonta Leach
Ravens release fullback Vonta Leach.

Around the League

5 other ways to expand the NFL playoffs -
The league is proposing playoff expansion again, and now it sounds real serious. Here are some alternative ways to alter the current postseason system.

2014 Al Davis Memorial mock draft: Everyone needs athletes -
What if every team drafted like Al Davis did?

NFL Scouting Combine wrap-up: Winners, losers, questions and observations -
One of the most pivotal events of the draft process is over, but what exactly did we learn?

NFL combine snubs can still find NFL success -
Not getting invited to the Combine is a bummer, but it's not an automatic death sentence for NFL hopefuls. Here are some of the top snubs who went on to find success in the NFL.

Giants vs. Bills in 2014 Hall of Fame Game - Big Blue View
Giants set to make first HOF Game appearance since 2002. The early start can't hurt as they learn a new offense.

NFL 2014 free agent roundup: Eagles re-sign Riley Cooper, Colts looking at Eric Decker -
Philly has locked in Cooper with a five-year contract and is closing in on re-signing Jeremy Maclin. Elsewhere, the Colts are reportedly interested in Eric Decker and the recently released D'Qwell Jackson is garnering a lot of attention.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros Sabermetrics: Retire K/BB Ratio! - The Crawfish Boxes
CRPerry13 takes a look at how the Astros fare using the difference between strikeout and walk ratios.

Red Raider Gridiron | Doege to Roughriders; Brewer to Virginia Tech? - Viva The Matadors
Former Red Raider Seth Doege has signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the CFL. Michael Brewer is considering transferring to Texas Tech. A quick interview with Shaquille Davis.

Baylor Spring Practice: 5 Young Players to Watch - Our Daily Bears
With something around 14 starters leaving from the 2013 Big 12 Champion squad, Baylor Football has holes to fill. Young players will be a big part of that.

Johnny Manziel at Gruden's QB Camp - Good Bull Hunting
A video teaser of Johnny Manziel talking to Jon Gruden from ESPN.

#TTTQ Tweet of the Night

Last night's question from @battleredblog was - What current NFL player do you believe is most comparable to Jadeveon Clowney? #TTTQ