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Houston Texans News: May 23, 2014

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Friday, May 23, 2014.

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Houston Texans News

Report: Texans reach deal with C.J. Fiedorowicz | ProFootballTalk
The Texans have reportedly struck a deal with the first pick of the third round. According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans have come to terms with tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz on a four-year contract.

Arian Foster expects more work in Texans' pass game -
Arian Foster says he's healthy after back surgery and expects to be utilized in the Houston Texans' passing attack more in 2014. It looks like the running back might return to his workhorse ways.

Report: Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson unlikely to attend minicamp | Audibles -
The ongoing offseason saga with the Houston Texans and veteran wide receiver Andre Johnson is taking another pivotal turn, and not in favor of the team.

Texans O-Line could make or break 2014 - Ultimate Texans
There’s a lot of talk about Quarterbacks, Running Backs and Wide Receivers going on all the time. That’s why they call those positions "skill" positions. And while all that is great reading, usually, the offensive line, the workhorses, the backbone of the offense, oft goes unmentioned. But somebody needs to mention the Texans offensive line...

NFL Nation: 4 Downs -- AFC South - NFL Nation Blog - ESPN
The NFL draft has come (finally) and gone and now it’s time to take stock of how it affected the teams around the AFC South.

Inside The Huddle: Jadeveon Clowney - ESPN Video - ESPN
ESPN Video: Texans believe Jadeveon Clowney had the biggest draft impact for the team.

Around the League

The Notebook: Round 1 reflections from the 2014 NFL Draft -
Which first-round picks will we still be talking about five years from now? Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White checks in with a look at the teams and the players featured on the first night of the draft.

Patrick Peterson calls Richard Sherman out, so Richard Sherman tweets stats -

How risky is it for early entrants in the NFL Draft? -
A whopping 102 players gave up college eligibility to enter the NFL Draft. For some, that was a wise decision. For others ... not so much.

Dan Snyder attacked by 50 Senators -
Half the members of the United States Senate sent Roger Goodell a letter asking the NFL to change the name of the Washington team. But a letter from 50 Senators doesn't mean much anymore.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Mariners 3, Astros 1: Seventh inning meltdown dooms Astros - The Crawfish Boxes
A new wrinkle on a tired joke.

Daily Round Up: 2014 Schedule Could Be Brutal - Burnt Orange Nation
Disclaimer: Before you proceed, just remember that none of the links are vetted and you may be reading something written by a 13-year-old, a so-called sports journalist or Clay Travis (is there...

Texas Tech News, Notes and Links | BB Loses in 9th; Moore to CFHF; Kithuka & Kittley Honored - Viva The Matadors
Texas Tech Baseball loses in the 9th inning to Oklahoma. Jerry Moore to the College Football Hall of Fame. Kennedy Kithuka and Wes Kittley named Big 12 performer and coach of the year. Top 15 players in the Big 12.

LB Breckyn Hager is commit #10 in Baylor's 2015 class - Our Daily Bears
All your T. Williamses and B. Hagers are belong to us.

Johnny Manziel Jeopardy Answer - Good Bull Hunting
Do you know what team Johnny played for in college?

Barking Carnival Boot Camp: Coverage Basics - Barking Carnival
More X's and O's than Tic-Tac-Toe.

#TTTQ Tweet of the Night

Last night's question from @battleredblog was - David Quessenberry will start ____ games at right tackle for the #Texans in 2014. #TTTQ