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Houston Texans News: April 15, 2015

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, April 15, 2015.

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Houston Texans News

2015 NFL mock draft: Devin Smith to Houston Texans at No. 51 -
With Andre Johnson now in Indianapolis, the Houston Texans are re-building their receiver depth chart behind new top target DeAndre Hopkins.

You can meet two Houston Texans players this week in Weslaco - The Monitor: Local News
WESLACO — Houston Texans players Whitney Mercilus and Alfred Blue are set to appear this week at a local store.

Former Texans, Eagles lineman Wade Smith retires : Fantasy News
Former Texans and Eagles offensive lineman Wade Smith announced his retirement on Instagram.

Super Bowl 2017: County officials say no taxpayer money for stad - KYTX - News, Weather, & Sports | Tyler-Longview
The party hasn't even started and the hosts are already arguing about who should pick up the check. Houston's bid for the 2017 Super Bowl promised the NFL a bigger and better experience than the...

Around the League

2015 NFL Draft: Leonard Williams isn't perfect, but he's close enough -
Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White sinks his teeth into the finest prospect available in this year's draft, USC defensive lineman Leonard Williams.

Rise 'n Grind: Who leaked the Wonderlic scores? -
And now we know just how well Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota take standardized tests. It's officially draft season!

Browns unveil new Nike uniforms -
The Browns have officially unveiled their new uniforms for the 2015 season.

The Jets' search for an offensive identity starts with finding stability -
The Jets' offense has been one of the league's worst for a while now. It's up to veteran offensive coordinator Chan Gailey to fix it.

5 teams that should make trades in the 2015 NFL Draft -
We're going to see a lot of picks moved on draft weekend. Teams like Denver, Cleveland, St. Louis, Washington and Buffalo should all maneuver around the draft.

Jameis Winston's Wonderlic score is reportedly 1 point shy of Peyton Manning's -
The potential No. 1 overall draft pick put up a score of 27 on the league's aptitude test, just one point shy of Peyton Manning's.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 0, A's 4: Oakland Spoils Peacock's Homecoming - The Crawfish Boxes
Lots and lots of Astros on the bases...and none of them get home.

Houston Rockets vs. Utah Jazz game preview - The Dream Shake
The Rockets host the Utah Jazz in a must-win game in their regular season finale.

Texas Longhorns spring practice 1v1 drills - Burnt Orange Nation
Which players stood out in individual battles over the last week?

We Need To Stop Putting So Much Stock In Spring Football - Viva The Matadors
Seriously. We need to have a chat about how we approach Spring Football in general as fans.

Big 12 Baseball Power Rankings: April 14 - Frogs O' War
Despite their respective series losses to the Kansas teams; Oklahoma State and TCU are still the teams to beat in the Big 12--though, the Sooners aren't very far off. Plus: is Texas' season already...

Wednesday Daily Bears Report - Our Daily Bears
Wins for the bat sports, and a crucial road trip for men's tennis.

Daily Bull 4.15.15 - Good Bull Hunting
SIDELINE COORDINATOR POLO 2014 Part of the Official Sideline Collection from Adidas. Available in maroon, white, and black for $69.99 DEATH. TAXES. BRUCE FELDMAN. Kick...

A Look at Shaka Smart's Assistant Coaches - Barking Carnival
Taking stock of Horn, Morrell, Cason, Roose, and Lucas.