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Houston Texans News: February 25, 2015

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, February 25, 2015.

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Houston Texans News

When it comes to analytics, Texans aren’t at the fore - Ultimate Texans
ESPN has unveiled its "great analytics rankings" and unlike their Houston pro sports brethren, the Texans do not appear to be believers.

2015 NFL draft: Meet Washington Huskies defenders - NFL -
INDIANAPOLIS -- It's not unprecedented for a college program to send four high-quality defenders to the NFL in the same draft class, but when it happens, it usually happens on an SEC squad.

Combine Exit Poll: Texans QB situation
At the NFL Combine, football analysts weighed in on the big questions surrounding the Texans this offseason, including Houston’s quarterback situation.

Should The Houston Texans Re-Sign Brooks Reed? - Toro Times - A Houston Texans Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Should the Houston Texans re-sign free agent linebacker Brooks Reed?

Around the League

Jim Harbaugh says spring practice is 'like coming out of a womb' -
Don't ask how he feels about homecoming.

2015 NFL Combine results: Marcus Mariota and 5 more big winners from Indianapolis -
We take a look at the winners of the NFL Scouting Combine, which includes one guy vying for the No. 1 pick in the draft and others who are just hoping to get drafted.

Does anyone really want Sam Bradford? -
On Tuesday, it was the Buffalo Bills who were interested in dealing for the Rams signal caller, for 10 minutes anyway.

Michael Sam, 'Dancing With The Stars,' and the 'focus on football 24/7' myth - Outsports
Michael Sam will be on 'Dancing With The Stars,' prompting some criticism for not focusing on football 24 hours a day. Hopefully we'll find out if Sam can during the Veteran Combine on March 22.

Reviewable penalties, 15-yard pass interference among proposed NFL rule changes -
Could every play become reviewable? Should pass interference be a standard 15-yard penalty? Those are among the potential rule changes that could be on the table at the league meetings in March.

What if the Cleveland Browns redesigned every NFL team's logo? -
Some bold new designs in here, folks.

8 takeaways from the 2015 NFL Combine -
As expected, Florida State's quarterback stole the show. But there were plenty of other notable happenings in Indianapolis this year.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

MiLB Weekly Discussion: Major League Impact - The Crawfish Boxes
Do you see a chance for any prospect to make the Opening Day roster or force their way onto the 25-man later in the season to have a significant impact?

Houston Rockets vs. Los Angeles Clippers game preview - The Dream Shake
The Rockets look to avenge a recent loss to the Clippers when they welcome LA to the Toyota Center.

Texas Falls Short At West Virginia, 71-64 - Burnt Orange Nation
The loss was a microcosm of the season as a whole.

TCU Baseball by the Numbers: Week 2 - Frogs O' War
Morrison's insane Friday, Mitchell Traver's brilliant debut, Evan Skoug's defense, and Evan Williams' cheeky play highlight another great week of TCU baseball...

Baylor Football -- 2015 Spring Practice Day 1 - Our Daily Bears
All kinds of stuff is happening today, you guys.

Instant Reaction: Aggies miss tons of layups and lose - Good Bull Hunting
It was awful, and then it was exciting, and then it was awful again.

Shooting From the Corner: Texas Longhorns at West Virginia Mountaineers - Barking Carnival
Who's excited for NIT Mayhem?!

Preparing Your Roster for the MLS Fantasy Season - Dynamo Theory
Schedules and philosophies that can help you top the leaderboards in game week one.