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Houston Texans News: March 28, 2014

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

Joe Robbins

Houston Texans News

Texans G.M. Rick Smith and Jeff Fisher on PFT on NBCSN | ProFootballTalk
Everybody — well, except the Browns and the Bears — is talking about some Jonathan Football kid today. And we're no different, as today's Pro Football Talk on NBCSN will have all the latest on Johnny Manziel's pro day But that's not the extent of the show, as we'll catch up with Texans G...

RTC: Johnny Manziel's pro day arrives - Houston Texans Blog - ESPN
Reading the coverage of the Houston Texans ... Johnny Manziel returned to College Station, Texas, earlier this week, having spent most of his pre-draft...

Todd McShay gives Johnny Manziel late-first-round grade - ESPN
There are a wide range of opinions about former Texans A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, who will try to cement his place at the top of the draft class...

Johnny Manziel's day far from over - Houston Texans Blog - ESPN
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel did well in his pro day, the first time he's thrown for NFL personnel. He...

Johnny Manziel makes mundane extraordinary - ESPN
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- The metal door in the far corner of Texas A&M's practice bubble rolled up to allow two golf carts in at 11:07 a.m.,...

Ultimate Texans " Texans impressed with Johnny Manziel’s pro day performance
Wearing shoulder pads and a helmet, unprecedented for a quarterback in his pro day, Johnny Manziel put on an incredible show for 30 NFL teams today.

Ultimate Texans " Johnny Manziel shines in circus of pro day
COLLEGE STATION — Johnny Manziel spent two years living in the spotlight as Texas A&M’s star, controversial quarterback.

Ultimate Texans " Video: Texans GM Rick Smith discusses Johnny Manziel’s pro day
Video: Texans GM Rick Smith discusses Johnny Manziel’s pro day.

Manziel puts on show at NFL pro day | CSN Houston

20 Thoughts: Schaub, Texans draft and air travel | CSN Houston
The draft is still over a month away but the Texans made some headlines by dealing Matt Schaub and signing Ryan Fitzpatrick. We still have plenty of time to kill, so here are 20 random (mostly Texans) thoughts:

Texans leave Manziel's pro day impressed | FOX Sports on MSN
Johnny Manziel left the Houston Texans impressed after his performance at his personal pro day Thursday at Texas A&M.

Around the League

NFL Draft 2014: What do you watch when evaluating wide receivers? -
What kind of things will teams be looking for among the receiver prospects in this year's draft? Danny Kelly walks us through the traits scouts look for when evaluating the prospects.

Tom Brady was an eye witness to Boston fire on Wednesday -
The tragic Boston Fire on Wednesday took place just two houses down from the home of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.

Patriots Restructure Vince Wilfork's Contract - Pats Pulpit
Great news! The Patriots have restructured their contract with Vince Wilfork.

NFL news roundup: Ray Rice indicted, Knowshon Moreno signs with Miami -
More trouble for Ray Rice, a new locale for Knowshon Moreno and more in Thursday's roundup, including: Maurice Jones-Drew, Mark Sanchez, Torrey Smith and Matt Schaub.

NFL Draft 2014: Aaron Donald isn't concerned with size criticisms -
The Pitt defensive star and first-round draft prospect has brushed off questions about his size as easily as offensive linemen.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

2014 season preview: Why the Astros will win - The Crawfish Boxes
Well, not really. More like "what the Astros have in common with castaways."

Astros news: Outfielder Alex Presley claimed off waivers, Raul Valdes designated for assignment - The Crawfish Boxes
Houston adds to its outfield depth while saying goodbye to everyone's favorite relief punching bag.

A Brisk Businesslike Beating - Rockets smite 76ers 120-98 - The Dream Shake
Rockets smite 76ers for their 26th consecutive loss.

Daily Round Up: Where is Rhett Bomar Now? - Burnt Orange Nation
Do you care?

NCAA Tournament 2014 | Wisconsin Ends Baylor's Season in Sweet Sixteen - Our Daily Bears
The Bears started slow, scoring just 16 points in the first half. Things didn't really improve after that.

The SARR is dead. Long live the SARR. - Viva The Matadors
After much deliberation I finally decided to make the leap.

Celebrity and Media Reactions to Johnny Manziel's Pro Day - Good Bull Hunting
A compilation of tweets about Manziel's big day.

A Fool's Errand: Texas-Sized Expectations - Barking Carnival
Texas fans think the basketball program should be 'elite', but what is 'elite' and is Texas capable of joining the basketball blue bloods?

#TTTQ Tweet of the Night

Last night's question from @battleredblog was - Johnny Manziel's pro day performance has ________ effect on my desire for the #Texans to draft him. #TTTQ