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Houston Texans News: March 6, 2014

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, March 6, 2014.

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Houston Texans News

Greg Robinson wants Houston Texans to make him No. 1 pick -
Count Auburn's Greg Robinson among a handful of prospects, along with Johnny Manziel and Jadeveon Clowney, making a public case for himself to be the No. 1 overall pick of the Houston Texans in the NFL Draft.

Manziel, Evans, Matthews at Texas A&M Pro Day
Player personnel and scouts from various teams, including the Houston Texans, attended Texas A&M's first Pro Day on Wednesday.

NFL Nation Buzz: Houston Texans - Houston Texans Blog - ESPN NFL Insider KC Joyner discusses the Houston Texans' options at the No. 1 pick in the draft, weighing the merits of Johnny Manziel and...

10 interceptions: Finishing with a pick - Houston Texans Blog - ESPN
In about two months, the Houston Texans will make the first overall selection in the NFL draft. They got there because of a season filled with...

Ultimate Texans " Manziel watches, Matthews locks in at A&M’s pro day
Johnny Manziel and Mike Evans were bystanders Wednesday, quietly watching while Texas A&M teammates such as Jake Matthews went through NFL pro day drills.

Around the League

SB Nation selects... Ron Jaworkski's 2002 QB comparison -
What happens when a stoppable force meets a moveable object?

The Daily Win: the best NFL free agents in 2014 -
With the NFL's free agency period about to begin, The Daily Win looks at the best players on the open market. Hint: none of them are quarterbacks.

NFL free agency: The search for surplus value at center, guard and tight end -
The quest to quantify contributions from free agents continues with interior offensive linemen and tight ends. Jason Chilton applies the Dollar Value Performance metric and finds a few surprises among recent free agent additions.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Across the Astros board: An interview with Mike Elias, Director of Amateur Scouting (Part 2 of 2) - The Crawfish Boxes
Edward S. Garza continues his interview with an engineer of the Astros' future, Mike Elias.

Houston's trap game Magic-ally disappears, 101-89 - The Dream Shake
Avoiding the 'trap game,' Houston grabbed win #42 againt D12's former team. After an early deficit, Parsons carried the team to halftime before the Harden/Howard cavalry showed up, snuffing out an over-performing Magic squad.

Texas Basketball Outpaces TCU 66-54 In Home Finale - Burnt Orange Nation
With Jonathan Holmes resting his sore right knee, Texas held off TCU to finish its home schedule with a glistening 16-2 record.

Red Raider Gridiron | First Spring Practice in the Books - Viva The Matadors
The first spring practice of 2014 is in the books. Davis Webb talks about continuing to compete as a player, we look at the running backs and we have some video from the first day of practice.

Defensive Line: The Strength of the 2014 Baylor Defense - Our Daily Bears
After years of wandering through the wilderness in defensive line recruiting and talent development, Phil Bennett has built Baylor a group to be feared and respected.

Thoughts and Analysis from Texas A&M's Pro Day - Good Bull Hunting
On Wednesday, several former Texas A&M football players took part in a pro day workout in front of several NFL scouts and general managers.

Big 12 Basketball: Where the odds are sometimes in your favor - Barking Carnival
Can the Big 12 get 7 teams into the NCAA Tournament?

#TTTQ Tweet of the Night

Last night's question from @battleredblog was - Has Owen Daniels played his last game as a #Texan? #TTTQ

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