The first overall pick of the 2014 NFL Draft will not be in pads at the start of training camp for the Houston Texans. That is not surprising when you consider the challenges of recovering from microfracture surgery, even if Jadeveon Clowney is ahead of schedule in his rehab. It's a prudent move to bring him along cautiously to make sure he fully recovers, and that there are no setbacks with the NFL regular season now finally on the horizon.
The quarterback battle between Ryan Mallett and Brian Hoyer will be the big focus early in training camp, and "consistency" will be the key element for the one who will ultimately earn the starting job to lead the offense this season.
Head coach Bill O'Brien met with Sports Radio 610 and talked about that and more:
Well, there's the latest from the head coach, and none of it sounds too surprising. It's going to be an interesting first couple of weeks as things get underway in training camp. Share your thoughts below.