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Houston Texans News: March 30, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, March 30, 2016.

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Houston Texans news

NFL rule banning free agents from meeting teams needs to change | The MMQB with Peter King
The rule preventing prospective free agents from talking with teams means the Texans handed Brock Osweiler the keys to their franchise pretty much sight unseen. A slight tweak—creating a free-agent visiting period—is an easy, and sensible, fix.

Report: Brian Hoyer and the Houston Texans are headed for a divorce -
It doesn't sound like the Texans aren't going to give the backup QB job to Brian Hoyer.

Brock Osweiler and the Texans are why Bill Belichick won't give big money contracts in free agency - Pats Pulpit
MMQB's Peter King wrote an interesting article questioning the circumstances surrounding the Houston Texans signing free agent quarterback Brock Osweiler. It's not that there were any league...

Texans Re-sign CB A.J. Bouye, Free Agency Almost Closed Out | Houston Press
The Texans are nearly done with free agency and the focus will shift toward the draft.

NFL Rumors: Brian Hoyer Leaving Houston Texans For Denver Broncos
NFL rumors are swirling around Brian Hoyer. Now that the Houston Texans have acquired Brock Osweiler to be their new starter, the 30-year-old quarterback is...

VanderMock 2.0
VanderMock 1.0 came out before the combine so of course my scouting reports have been adjusted (even though I really don’t have any).

Daniel Lasco invited to Texans, Raiders, 49ers prospect days - Houston Chronicle
Cal running back Daniel Lasco is making the NFL rounds.

Around the League

How a smartphone app and $15 piece of cardboard are taking on football concussions -
Concussions and their symptoms are hard to diagnose with the naked eye, resulting in a lot of players playing when they shouldn't be. A new app hopes to change that.

Sean Weatherspoon accidentally forgot to deposit a six-figure NFL game check -
It's #relatable until you realize how much it is.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Dab on em Carlos Gomez: Astros outfielder enrages old-timer with home run celebration - The Crawfish Boxes
Carlos Gomez will never stop 'feeling sexy' and breaking unwritten rules.

Rockets beat the Cavs 106 - 100 after coming back from 20 point deficit - The Dream Shake
The Rockets really don't want to go to Oakland.

All-access with Texas Longhorns OL coach Matt Mattox - Burnt Orange Nation
Mattox joined the 'Horns from Tulsa along with new offensive coordinator Sterlin Gilbert.

Why Our Favorite NFL Teams Should Draft Pete Robertson - Viva The Matadors
The writers at Viva The Matadors make the case for why their favorite NFL team should draft Texas Tech LB/DE Pete Robertson.

TCU Routs UT Arlington 17-4 on the Road - Frogs O' War
TCU hit the road today for the first of five non-conference road games and came out on the right side of a 17-4 victory.

2017 4* WR Jhamon Ausbon decommits from Baylor - Our Daily Bears
Momentum for the 2017 class has subsided considerably with two consecutive high-profile decommits.

The Daily Bull Smelt It - Good Bull Hunting
And laughed at who dealt it.

Matt Davis finds a home at SMU - Underdog Dynasty
A twisting story ends with Matt Davis settling in as starting quarterback for the Mustangs.