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Houston Texans News: May 16, 2014

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Friday, May 16, 2014.

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Houston Texans News

Texans seem likely to keep Andre Johnson for at least one more year | ProFootballTalk
So why is Andre Johnson frustrated?  He didn't say directly, but it doesn't take a genius (which qualifies me to handle it) to figure the situation out.

Former UCF WR Jeff Godfrey gets tryout with Houston Texans - Orlando Sentinel
Former UCF WR Jeff Godfrey will tryout for the Houston Texans this weekend at the team's rookie minicamp.

Tom Savage, Houston Texans strike four-year deal -
Tom Savage and the Houston Texans agreed to a four-year deal Thursday, per the quarterback's agent. Despite being picked in the fourth round, does the Pitt product have a shot to start in 2014?

Not first time Andre Johnson, Texans have butted heads - Ultimate Texans
Andre Johnson’s frustrated comments Tuesday were his most direct attack to date against the Texans, as the veteran wide receiver questioned the future of his 11-plus year relationship with the only team he’s ever played for.

John Harris replacing Rich Lord as Texans radio sideline reporter - Ultimate Texans
New Texans media contributor John Harris will replace Rich Lord as sideline reporter for the team’s radio broadcasts this fall, Texans broadcasting director Marc Vandermeer said Thursday.

Inside tense moments during the draft - Houston Texans Blog - ESPN
NFL Films is producing a series that takes an inside look at the draft and several prospects. One of those prospects was Jadeveon Clowney and so...

RTC: Les Miles loves Alfred Blue - Houston Texans Blog - ESPN
Reading the coverage of the Houston Texans... LSU coach Les Miles likes to go with the hot hand, er, legs. So when running back Alfred Blue lost his...

Around the League

2014 NFL Draft steals and deals: Finding the future stars among the late-round picks -
Sometimes players fall for a good reason, but sometimes evaluators end up being very wrong.

After the Axe: A day with former Bucs coach Greg Schiano -
After the Axe, an entirely fictitious interview series that spends a day with the coaches since banned from football Eden. The first entry in the series finds Greg Schiano rising and grinding.

What's really driving the proposed NFL pot policy change? -
This proposal could mean a reduction in marijuana testing levels and suspensions while giving Commissioner Roger Goodell unilateral authority to hear future appeals on HGH. It's a great deal for the league's PR and a really bad deal for the NFLPA.

Aaron Hernandez indicted for 2012 double murder -
Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has been indicted for a 2012 double murder in Boston. He is currently incarcerated, awaiting trial for the alleged murder of Odin Lloyd in 2013.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

MLB Draft 2014: Keith Law projects Brady Aiken to Astros at No. 1 overall - The Crawfish Boxes
His latest mock draft (for Insiders) has Houston taking the prep lefty.

Matt Wallerstedt's 3-4 Defense: Coverages and What They Look Like During the Game - Viva The Matadors
After looking at drawings of the plays last week, let's look at what they will look like on the field in real time.

Texas Longhorns football: The best-case quarterback scenario isn't happening - Burnt Orange Nation
Re-assessing where the quarterback situation stands for the Horns now that Trojans graduate transfer Max Wittek is off board.

2015 Baylor CB commit Jordan Tolbert tears ACL - Our Daily Bears
Though the timing-- whether it occurred before or after his commitment to Baylor -- is still a bit of a mystery, Jordan Tolbert's coaches confirmed today that the 2015 CB has torn his ACL.

Daily Bull 5.15.14 - Good Bull Hunting
Ain't it like they always say... Everybody goes their own way... Nobody knows no one can tell... It's always been the same for me... Guess it's just the way it must be... Headin' down that dusty...

#TTTQ Tweet of the Night

Last night's question from @battleredblog was - Of the players selected by the #Texans in the 2014 draft, how many do you expect to start at some point this season? #TTTQ