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Houston Texans News: March 1, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

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Texans WR Jaelen Strong arrested on marijuana possession charge -
Strong was riding in a car with Packers cornerback Damarious Randall when he was arrested.

Texans WR Strong arrested while riding in Packers player’s car | ProFootballTalk
Texans wide receiver Jaelen Strong was arrested late Sunday night for possession of marijuana, ABC-15 in Phoenix reported Monday. The report said Strong, who played college football at Arizona State, was arrested in Scottsdale while riding in a car driven by his college teammate, Packers safety ...

Texans receiver Strong arrested for possession of marijuana |
Texans wide receiver Jaelen Strong was arrested Sunday night in Arizona for possession of marijuana.

Texans disappointed in Jaelen Strong after arrest on pot possession - Houston Chronicle
Texans wide receiver Jaelen Strong is in trouble with the law after being arrested just before midnight Sunday night for misdemeanor possession of marijuana in Arizona, according to Scottsdale law enforcement authorities.

Houston Texans met formally with five top quarterbacks at combine - NFL Nation- ESPN
The Texans met with Jared Goff, Paxton Lynch, Carson Wentz, Connor Cook and Christian Hackenberg but aren't tipping their hand ahead of the draft.

The Texans are interviewing all the quarterbacks, #asexpected | ProFootballTalk
If you didn't know better, you'd think the Texans are looking at quarterbacks. According to Tania Ganguli of, the Texans conducted formal interviews with Jared Goff, Christian Hackenberg, Paxton Lynch, Carson Wentz and Connor Cook while at the Scouting Combine.

Around the League

MMBM: Only Jeb Bush can save the Republicans from Donald Trump -
PFT Commenter was out on the campaign trail this week, and he's got some important strategy advice for Super Tuesday.

2016 NFL mock draft: Did the Combine change the 1st round? -
No players exploded into the first round after working out in Indianapolis, but we do have some clarity in the direction teams are taking.

Rich Eisen runs a 5.94 40-yard dash at the 2016 NFL Combine -
After a disappointing 6.10 time in the 40-yard dash in 2015, Eisen bounced back with a better time at the 2016 NFL Combine.

Washington is rolling the dice if Kirk Cousins gets transition tag -
Washington is reportedly leaning toward giving Kirk Cousins the transition tag, which would be very risky.

There are 10 wide receivers slower than Iowa's kicker at the NFL Combine -
Iowa players aren't generally fast, and kickers aren't generally fast, but Iowa's kicker is faster than your quarterback and maybe your running back too.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Rockets' 128-121 loss to Milwaukee is a microcosm of the season - The Dream Shake
The Rockets again couldn't overcome their season-long issues in a loss to Milwaukee.

WATCH: "Turn Down for What" Texas Longhorns 2016 hype video - Burnt Orange Nation
The 'Horns seek a return to glory this fall.

3 AM Thoughts Imagines College Football Teams As Oscar Winners - Viva The Matadors
I have clinical Insomnia, which means I barely ever sleep. Sometimes my mind goes to weird places. These are those weird places.

TCU Baseball 2016: Monday Manager Week 2, H-Town Takedown - Frogs O' War
Everything comes together for Frogs in Houston as they outscore their opponents 27-2.

Baylor Basketball's Rico Gathers soon to be Baylor Football's Rico Gathers - Our Daily Bears
That's right -- As of right now, Rico says he's going to play for Baylor next year rather than go to the NFL.

New Texas A&M basketball uniforms are built for aerodynamics - Good Bull Hunting
Putting the 'Ag' in 'reducing drag.'

Shooting From the Corner: Texas Longhorns vs. Kansas Jayhawks - Barking Carnival
For the record, I started writing this with 13:08 left in the 2nd half as Kansas went up 98 - 12 on a 7-point Perry Ellis shot from the parking lot. That's a lie, Perry never took a shot from...

Join the Dynamo in their Week of Giving - Dynamo Theory
It's a week of giving.