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Houston Texans News: April 28, 2014

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

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Houston Texans News

2014 NFL Draft: If Texans take QB at No. 1, rookie might not start -
In hindsight, Texans owner Bob McNair doesn't think his team should've started a rookie quarterback in 2002. That could mean the Texans won't start a rookie in 2014.

Mailbag -- Schedule helps Buccaneers, Bills, Browns, Texans - ESPN
Mailbag: Easy nondivision road schedules pave the way for the Buccaneers, Browns, Bills and Texans to make a move toward .500, writes John Clayton.

On The Clock: Texans - ESPN Video - ESPN
ESPN Video: Trent Dilfer, Mel Kiper Jr. and Chris Mortensen explain why the Houston Texans should take Jadeveon Clowney with the No. 1 overall pick and look for a quarterback in the second round.

Ultimate Texans " Former talk show host John Harris joins Texans’ media properties
Former talk show host John Harris joins Texans’ media properties.

Around the League

2014 Premium NFL Draft Guide & Draft - Fanspeak's 2014 Draft Guide provides a comprehensive NFL Draft Guide that includes 7-round mock draft, scouting reports, big board, team needs and much more!

2014 NFL Draft scouting reports -
Stephen White takes a deep dive into some of the top 2014 NFL Draft prospects with his scouting reports.

Quotable: Mike Glennon's days in Tampa Bay are numbered -
The Buccaneers signed Josh McCown and will likely look to add another quarterback in the 2014 NFL Draft, leaving Mike Glennon as the odd man out in Tampa Bay.

NFL Draft rumors 2014: Falcons in on Jadeveon Clowney; Johnny Manziel to Buccaneers keeps popping up -
The Atlanta Falcons could be interested in trading up for Jadeveon Clowney, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers keep getting linked to quarterback Johnny Manziel.

Russell Allen’s on-field stroke reminder of NFL violence -
Russell Allen suffered a stroke on the football field and continued to play two more quarters. Now his NFL career is over in the latest reminder that the NFL is a dangerous and violent sport.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 5, Athletics 1: McHugh, the Great and Powerful - The Crawfish Boxes
Luhnow's great offseason move paid off again, as Collin McHugh struck out six and nearly threw a complete-game shutout.

Rockets facing elimination after overtime loss - The Dream Shake
The Portland Trail Blazers found a 123 - 120 win in a game the Rockets led most of the way. Harden-Howard-Parsons couldn't find a win in overtime.

Texas Tech News, Notes and Links | Updates on BB, SB, MG; SEC's 8 Game Schedule - Viva The Matadors
Updates on baseball, softball and men's golf. Meanwhile, Tim Tadlock is building a giant in Lubbock. The SEC preserves their 8 game schedule, but mandate a Big 5 opponent in non-conference play.

Baylor Men's and Women's Tennis Teams Sweep Big 12 Championships - Our Daily Bears
We don't often highlight the successes of the so-called "country club sports" around these parts, and it's time for that to change.

1980s Aggie Football had Swagger too - Good Bull Hunting
Lots of stuff going on here.

Texas Longhorns hoops land Maryland Terrapins transfer Shaquille Cleare - Barking Carnival
The former Top 75 center from Houston (Tex.) The Village has two years of eligibility remaining.

#TTTQ Tweet of the Night

Last night's question from @battleredblog was -I love Teddy Bridgewater. Why don't you love Teddy Bridgewater? #TTTQ

Here is the story behind the picture - here.