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Houston Texans News: March 19, 2014

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, March 19, 2014.

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Houston Texans News

Texans meet with Teddy Bridgewater after pro day
Teddy Bridgewater’s pro day was just a small piece of the Texans’ puzzle, as the organization decides what to do with the No. 1 overall pick of the 2014 NFL draft.

Teddy Bridgewater Struggles at Pro Day, Looking Back at Other QB Pro Days
With the NFL Scouting Combine a few weeks in the rear view mirror, now comes the fun part of the silly pre-draft season -- individual workouts and Pro Days.

Report: Teddy Bridgewater meets with Houston Texans -
A day after a pro day workout that drew unfavorable reviews, former Louisville QB Teddy Bridgewater reportedly met with the Houston Texans.

Texans sign nose tackle Jerrell Powe | ProFootballTalk
The Texans have added a defensive lineman who's worked with new defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel. Nose tackle Jerrell Powe, who played his first three NFL seasons with the Chiefs, has signed with the Texans. The transaction was disclosed by the NFL and announced by the Texans on Tuesday.

Texans sign free agent DT Jerrell Powe
The Texans signed free agent defensive tackle Jerrell Powe on Tuesday.

Jerrell Powe is a member of the Houston Texans | Ole Miss sports
OXFORD -- Another former Ole Miss standout has a new home in the NFL. The Houston Texans announced today a deal with Jerrell Powe. Terms were not disclosed.

What is Houston getting in Jerrell Powe? - Houston Texans Blog - ESPN
Last week we reviewed the Texans roster with one gaping hole at nose tackle. Gaping is the right word here, because they're looking for a big fellow...

Texans are letting go of, not losing, players - Houston Texans Blog - ESPN
During the past week seven former Houston Texans -- six on defense -- became unrestricted free agents and signed with other teams. Defensive tackle...

Free-agency review: Texans - Houston Texans Blog - ESPN
NFC Free-Agency Review | AFC Free-Agency Review Most significant signing: This is a tough one ... so many choices ... I think I'll go with ...

Double Coverage: Ben Tate - Cleveland Browns Blog - ESPN
The most significant signing for the Cleveland Browns in the first week of free agency was adding running back Ben Tate. In Tate, the Browns add a...

Around the League

How every team shapes up a week into free agency -
NFL free agency opened a week ago. Some teams have been hyper active, others not so much. We take a look at who's done what in the first seven days.

NFL Draft 2014: Tyler Larsen steps into the spotlight -
The Utah State standout hopes having a brother in the NFL will give him a leg up in trying to break into one of the most competitive sports leagues in the world.

NFL news: Earl Bennett to be released, Robert Griffin III won't wear knee brace next season -
The Chicago Bears are going to release wide receiver Earl Bennett, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III won't wear a knee brace for the 2014-15 season and more you might have missed from Tuesday.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros rumors: Houston asking about first base options - The Crawfish Boxes
According to Jayson Stark, the Astros have been calling teams this spring looking for first base help.

Rockets emerging as Carmelo Anthony free agency landing spot, reports say - The Dream Shake
The Rockets are among the serious contenders for Carmelo Anthony, Adrian Wojnarowski writes.

Charlie Strong: QB coach Shawn Watson will have "final voice" on play calls - Burnt Orange Nation
There's finally some clarification on whether quarterbacks coach Shawn Watson or offensive coordinator/offensive line coach Joe Wickline will call plays this fall.

Possible Red Raiders: A Weekly Recruiting Updates - 3/18/14 - Viva The Matadors
Tech gets busy in recruiting and a look at who visited Tech last weekend.

2015 3* SG Kobe Eubanks commits to Baylor over Pittsburgh, Missouri, and Florida - Our Daily Bears
The late-season run of Scott Drew's Baylor Bears may have borne additional fruit tonight in the form of a talented shooting guard originally from Fort Lauderdale.

Complete NCAA Tourney Schedule: Tuesday-Friday (Featuring BOLD GBH PREDICTIONS) - Good Bull Hunting
With extra-bonus BOLD PREDICTIONS.

Julian Green chooses to play for USA over Germany - Stars and Stripes FC
Julian Green has decided to join the U.S. instead of playing for Germany, marking a huge coup for the Americans.

Generation Orange, an orange-centric podcast, debuts - Dynamo Theory
If you've been searching for a Houston Dynamo themed podcast to subscribe to, look no further! Generation Orange's inaugural podcast has dropped. We discuss the first two Dynamo games, Will Bruin and this David Horst guy.

CSN Houston to televise Houston Dash NWSL matches - Dynamo Theory
CSN Houston to show Houston Dash home games for 2014.

#TTTQ Tweet of the Night

Last night's question from @battleredblog was - Teddy Bridgewater's pro day had ________ effect on whether I think the #Texans should draft him first overall. #TTTQ