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Houston Texans News: April 29, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Friday, April 29, 2016.

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Texans hoping for impact player with 22nd pick in NFL Draft |
Who should the Texans pick in the 2016 NFL draft?

2016 NFL draft: Texans pick speedy receiver Will Fuller in first round - Houston Texans Blog- ESPN
The Texans continued to revamp their offense Thursday, drafting Notre Dame wide receiver Will Fuller at 21st overall in the first round.

Texans trade up for Fuller; Redskins pick Doctson -
The Houston Texans and Cleveland Browns added much needed depth to their receiving corps. The Texans selected Will Fuller with the No. 21 pick. A pick later, the Redskins picked up Josh Doctson.

Amobi Okoye to announce Texans' second-round draft pick - Houston Chronicle
Former Texans defensive tackle Amobi Okoye will announce the AFC South champions' second-round draft selection.

Texans Select Will Fuller With No. 21 Pick - The New York Times
With the No. 21 pick, the Houston Texans selected Will Fuller, a wide receiver out of Notre Dame.

NFL Draft 2016: Houston Texans Day 2 selections

A look at the Day 2 selections of the Houston Texans in the 2016 NFL Draft.

NFL: The Texans improve their receiving corps, add Will Fuller at No. 21 - Video -
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Around the League

Laremy Tunsil's Twitter account posted a video of him smoking a bong minutes before the NFL Draft -
Somebody is trying to sabotage the elite NFL Draft prospect.

NFL Draft grades 2016: Snap reactions to the 1st round -
Teams navigated several trades in the first round with what initially looks like some clear winners emerging.

NFL Draft 2016: Best players available after first round -
Injuries and off-field concerns pushed a few players into Day 2 of the draft. Now how far will they continue to fall?

Colin Kaepernick trade saga comes to a close with Broncos drafting Paxton Lynch -
After numerous reports connecting him to the Broncos, the 49ers quarterback will likely stick around and play under Chip Kelly.

NFL Draft results 2016: Trades dominate 1st round on Thursday -
Laremy Tunsil fell out of the top 10 and the Denver Broncos traded up to get a quarterback in the first round of the NFL Draft.

NFL draft pick celebrates selection by randomly jumping around with his agent -
When you're picked in the first round, you don't need dance moves. Just jump!

The only thing standing between Robert Nkemdiche and NFL success? His family -
Robert Nkemdiche's brothers have always been an outsized part of his football career, and that has plenty of NFL front offices concerned about the impact that relationship might have on the likely first-round pick's pro career.

NFL Draft 2016: The complete list of traded draft picks -
The Rams and Eagles made the two biggest trades before the draft even got started, but they weren't the only ones wheeling and dealing. Keep up with all the draft pick trades here.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Former Astros: The guys that got away - The Crawfish Boxes
For every J.D. Martinez there is a Jarred Cosart, though.

The Warriors series suck, but at least it's over now for the Rockets - The Dream Shake
At least they can't hurt them anymore right? Plus a few other takeaways from the Rockets final loss of the season.

Departure of Alabama DL coach Bo Davis impacting No. 1 DT Marvin Wilson - Burnt Orange Nation
The Longhorns could benefit from some possible recruiting allegations at a national powerhouse.

UPDATED: 2016 NFL Draft, Let's Play The Guessing Game - Viva The Matadors
Are you a big NFL Draft nerd? Well, I am and here's my 1st round mock draft.

Josh Doctson is a Redskin - Frogs O' War
The former TCU wide receiver went to Washington with the 22nd pick in the first round.

Watch the Cleveland Browns select Corey Coleman in the First Round - Our Daily Bears
View the FanShot on SB Nation.

Texas A&M OL Germain Ifedi drafted in first round by Seattle, proves skeptics wrong - Good Bull Hunting
Gig 'em, Germain.

Liveblogging The 2016 NFL Draft With Emmitt and Michael - Barking Carnival
Nobis60 and some old friends have the Draft covered.

Why UTSA Should Not Admit LSU Transfer Jevonte Domond - Underdog Dynasty
The facts surrounding Jevonte Domond's domestic abuse allegations are too unclear to guarantee a safe campus. UTSA should rescind its scholarship offer in order to ensure its students are safe from the potential of violence.