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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, May 5, 2015.

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Houston Texans News

An in-Depth Look at the Houston Texans' Most Intriguing Selection, Kevin Johnson | Bleacher Report
Cornerbacks Johnathan Joseph and Kareem Jackson found out on Thursday night who their newest young protege would be.

Texans reward Whitney Mercilus with $26M extension - NFL.com
Houston has been patient with pass-rusher Whitney Mercilus and have started to see progress. The Texans rewarded the linebacker with a new four-year, $26 million extension Monday.

Houston Texans 2015 Draft: Aggregating Report Card Grades from Around the Web | Bleacher Report
In true tradition, it’s time to take a look at the grades the Houston Texans received following this year’s NFL draft.

Texans, Saints to practice together before preseason game in New Orleans - Ultimate Texans
The Texans and Saints are going to have two joint practices in New Orleans before they play their nationally televised game on Aug. 30 at the Superdome.

Around the League

MMBM: Hacking the NFL draft - SBNation.com
The would-be first round pick found a loophole in an otherwise perfect system. He's making Roger Goodell look like a clown and that needs to be dealt with.

We time-traveled to the year 2060 to grade the 2015 NFL Draft - SBNation.com
You can't honestly grade an NFL Draft for years. So is four and a half decades enough time?

2015 NFL Draft's biggest losers - SBNation.com
These teams put together the worst class in the 2015 NFL Draft.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Rangers 2, Astros 1: All Good Things Must Come To An End - The Crawfish Boxes
Rangers hold Astros to 4 hits...and none of them left the park!

The Dream Shake Podcast: Episode No. 3, May 4, 2015 - The Dream Shake
Ryan Dunsmore and Ethan Rothstein talk about the Rockets' opening series win, game four loss, and the round two match up.

Texas Longhorns undrafted free agent tracker - Burnt Orange Nation
Where will the Horns not taken in the draft end up?

Texas Tech Lands DeSoto Commit - Viva The Matadors
The Red Raiders get a commit from Desoto, TX.

TCU Baseball May 4th, 2015: Poll Position and Big 12 Questions - Frogs O' War
On this holy day, TCU baseball looks to be in pretty good shape in both the Polls and in the Conference standings. What will the Frogs have to do in order to lock up the regular season title? And...

NFL Draft 2015: Baylor Bears Picks / Signings Wrap-up - Our Daily Bears
All 5 of Baylor' draft-eligible players are headed to the NFL as either draft picks or undrafted free agents.

POINT/COUNTERPOINT: What do we make of Brandon Williams playing both ways? - Good Bull Hunting
What do we make of this news?