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Houston Texans News: March 12, 2015

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, March 12, 2015.

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Houston Texans News

Texans Reward Their Own Free Agents but Waste Money on QB Brian Hoyer | Bleacher Report
Houston Texans news, rumors, scores, schedules, predictions, picks against the spread, free agent updates, power rankings, mock drafts and more

Ex-Texan Andre Johnson signs with Indianapolis Colts - Ultimate Texans
The idea that Andre Johnson will always be a Texan still rings true. But for 16 games next season, Johnson will be a competitor. For two contests, he will be nothing but an enemy.

Andre Johnson released from Houston Texans - Business Insider
Johnson wanted out after the Texans angered angered him by saying he'd have a reduced role in 2015.

Brian Hoyer is the latest Texans' journeyman QB: 4 things to know -
Two days into free agency, Brian Hoyer signed with a team in desperate need of a veteran quarterback, the Houston Texans.

Texans sign QB Brian Hoyer
The Houston Texans have signed unrestricted free agent QB Brian Hoyer, it was announced today. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Jets announce trade with Houston Texans for Ryan Fitzpatrick |
The deal would give the Jets a low-priced veteran to compete with Geno Smith.

Rahim Moore visiting with Texans | ProFootballTalk
With Devin McCourty failing to make it to the open market as a result of his new contract with the Patriots, Rahim Moore is the highest-ranking safety on PFT's list of the top free agents this year.

Old rival Cortland Finnegan takes parting shot at Andre Johnson - Ultimate Texan
Even in retirement, Finnegan couldn't help taking a shot at Andre Johnson.

Eddie Pleasant to Re-Sign With the Texans - Houston - Scout
Texans to bring back restricted free agent Eddie Pleasant to Houston.

Around the League

The Saints traded Jimmy Graham with the best of intentions -
The Saints' decision to trade Jimmy Graham was surprising, but at least there was a clear rationale behind it.

What the heck is Chip Kelly doing? -
Chip Kelly has the power in Philadelphia now. Danny Kelly examines just what in the hell he's doing with it.

DeMarco Murray rumors: Eagles, Cowboys, Raiders among interested teams -
It's a three-team race for the 2014 NFL rushing leader.

Bears not trading Jay Cutler, 'moving forward' with him as the starting QB -
Smokin' Jay will remain in Chicago for the foreseeable future.

Ndamukong Suh says signing with Dolphins about more than money -
Meanwhile, owner Stephen Ross says he's "confident" that the team did not break any rules in their negotiations for Suh.

Cortland Finnegan is still mad at Andre Johnson -
He'd fight him again, apparently.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros spring training roster battles: Ranking the bullpen, third base and the rotation - The Crawfish Boxes
Who's got a leg up at this point in the spring?

Dwight Howard's health is the key to a Rockets title run - The Dream Shake
History has shown that you can't win a title without a healthy big man in the middle. This year's Rockets squad is no different.

Texas Longhorns Defeat Tech, 65-53 - Burnt Orange Nation
The Texas Longhorns took a critical step towards earning one of the final bids to the NCAA tournament tonight with a 65-53 win over the Texas Tech Red Raiders.

Big 12 Men's Basketball Championship Schedule - Viva The Matadors
We have the days, times, and channels ready for you. All you need to bring is the drinks and snacks!

A long first step: TCU 67, KSU 65 - Frogs O' War
The Frogs built a huge lead in the first half that the Wildcats could never fully overcome as TCU collects their first ever Big 12 tournament win

Friday Night Lights, 7:30 PM on March 20 - Our Daily Bears
View the FanShot on SB Nation.

Cardiac Screening in College Athletics: What is HCM? - Good Bull Hunting
About half of the "Big Five" conference schools are conducting cardiac screening. HCM is the most common cause of sudden death.

Shooting From the Corner: Texas Tech Red Raiders at Texas Longhorns - Barking Carnival
Texas takes care of Texas Tech, advances to Big 12 quarterfinals against Iowa State

The League's Lowdown: March 6th - March 12th - Dynamo Theory
Your weekly overview of all the action around the league and major news released by the teams and league office.