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Houston Texans News: March 25, 2014

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, March 25, 2014.

Houston Texans News

Clowney takes in Rockets-Bobcats game | CSN Houston
Last week, Johnny Manziel sat next to Arian Foster at a Rockets game in Houston.

Bill O'Brien of Houston Texans says there is 'not lot of separation' between top 3 quarterbacks and rest of QB draft class
This year's quarterback draft class is presumed by many to have three players who stand out above the rest -- three that could be candidates for the Houston Texans' No. 1 overall selection.

Texans QB decision different from '12 Colts - Houston Texans Blog - ESPN
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Easy isn't a word associated with quarterback evaluations.

Houston Texans to send three reps to Johnny Manziel's pro day -
The Houston Texans will deploy the same three representatives to Johnny Manziel's pro-day workout as they did for the NFL draft's other two top quarterback prospects. But now, there is less doubt that it's a quarterback they truly want.

Texans and Free Agent Possibilities " CBS Houston
The Texans most likely are not yet done in free agency. Depth and experience are still needed for certain positions prior to the draft. Take a look at these considerations.

Texans' O'Brien: 'We'll draft a quarterback' | FOX Sports on MSN
According to Texans head coach Bill O'Brien, Houston will draft a quarterback, but it might not necessarily be with the No. 1 overall pick.

2014 NFL draft: Bill O'Brien says Houston Texans will draft QB, just not necessarily at No. 1 | Audibles -
If the Houston Texans have honed in a bit on quarterback Blake Bortles as the likely No. 1 overall pick at the 2014 NFL draft, then first-year head coach Bill O'Brien is doing a heck of a job playing coy.

NFL grants Texans three compensatory draft picks
The Texans were awarded three compensatory draft choices by the NFL today.

Dozen Texans earn big bonuses
Safety Shiloh Keo led a group of 12 Texans who received at least $100,000 in performance-based pay for last season

Around the League

Wade Davis charts course for the NFL on gay issues at league's annual meeting - Outsports
Gay former NFL player Wade Davis addressed coaches Monday, will speak with general managers and owners on Tuesday.

The Notebook: Jake Matthews and the importance of consistency -
Greg Robinson may have the higher ceiling, but Jake Matthews can do a little bit of everything on day one. Retired defensive end Stephen White takes a closer look at the Texas A&M lineman.

2014 NFL Draft: Rams have suitors for 2nd pick -
The St. Louis Rams have had teams asking about a potential trade for the second pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, but no offers worth doing a deal ... for now.

SB Nation selects... Brian Brohm, franchise quarterback -
It's not easy to scout quarterbacks, but the selection of Brian Brohm was... something.

Jim Harbaugh endorses 'NaVorro Bowman rule' -
The 49ers coach gave a thumbs up to a proposed rule change for reviewing possession of a loose ball.

2014 NFL Mock Draft: Which teams will pass on a quarterback? -
In our latest mock draft, Blake Bortles and Teddy Bridgewater both come off the board early.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros news: It appears the 25-man roster is set - The Crawfish Boxes
As beat writers point out on Twitter, the roster appears set.

A Recap of Sorts - Rockets Best Bobcats 100-89 - The Dream Shake
Rockets gouge out win against Bobcats.

Horns still in strong position with Trojans QB transfer Max Wittek - Burnt Orange Nation
There's still no timetable for a decision from the Trojan transfer.

Dusty Hannahs to Transfer from Texas Tech - Viva The Matadors
Sophomore shooting guard Dusty Hannahs has been granted his release and will transfer from Texas Tech.

Lady Bears top Cal, onto Sweet 16 for 6th straight year. - Our Daily Bears
The Lady Bears outscored Cal 41-23 in the second half as Baylor advances to their sixth straight Sweet 16 Appearance for a rematch with the Kentucky Wildcats.

Video: Johnny Manziel dunking a basketball several times - Good Bull Hunting
Video Johnny Manziel posted of him dunking a basketball.

#TTTQ Tweet of the Night

Last night's question from @battleredblog was - The #Texans scored 3 compensatory picks in the 2014 NFL Draft.  Big deal or much ado about nothing? #TTTQ