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Houston Texans News: April 4, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, April 4, 2016.

Astros' George Springer wearing a Texans helmet during Spring Training interviews.
Astros' George Springer wearing a Texans helmet during Spring Training interviews.

Houston Texans news

Breakfast: Texans pulling for Astros
The Houston Astros have some big fans in the Texans organization.

Brandon Weeden signs two-year, $4M deal with Texans -
The Texans re-signed Brandon Weeden to a two-year, $4 million contract on Friday. Does that mean 2015 starting quarterback Brian Hoyer is as good as gone from Houston?

John McClain and Aaron Wilson's NFL mock draft 5.0 - Houston Chronicle
The NFL draft is less than four weeks away (April 28), and the Chronicle's John McClain and Aaron Wilson are back with their latest mock drafts.

The Woodlands grad Michael Cooper invited to Texans' local prospect day - Houston Chronicle
Indiana tight end Michael Cooper has been invited to the Texans' local prospect day Saturday, according to a league source not authorized to speak publicly.

NFL Draft Needs: Texans - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: Evan Silva and Josh Norris walk through the Texans' top three needs and offer options for each of their draft picks.

NFL: We Need To Talk: Bill O'Brien talks Texans football - Video -
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Houston Texans: DeAndre Hopkins can be the number one receiver in the NFL this season | isportsweb
The Houston Texans could have the best wide receiver in the National Football League if they can focus on these three important factors.

Houston Texans re-sign QB Brandon Weeden
The Texans re-signed quarterback Brandon Weeden to be a reserve behind new starter Brock Osweiler, the team announced Friday.

NFL sets dates for Texans' offseason workouts - Houston Chronicle
The Texans, the defending AFC South champions, report for their third voluntary offseason program under coach Bill O'Brien on April 18 at NRG Stadium.

Around the League

Jameis Winston wants the Bucs to draft Jalen Ramsey so much he'd take a pay cut -
Jameis Winston wants his former FSU teammate back on his side again.

Face of the NFL comes down to Rob Gronkowski vs. J.J. Watt -

Houston & Collegiate Sports

MLB Opening Day 2016: How to watch Astros games online, TV schedule, and more - The Crawfish Boxes
Catch the Astros' first game of the 2016 season.

MLB Opening Day 2016: Houston Astros season Preview - The Crawfish Boxes
'The Process' comes full circle for the Astros.

MLB Opening Day 2016: Houston Astros at New York Yankees, April 4-7, 2016 - The Crawfish Boxes
The Houston Astros return to New York City to take on the Yankees on Opening Day.

James Harden, Clint Capela, K.J. McDaniels lead Rockets to huge win over Thunder - The Dream Shake
What a breath of fresh air: the young guns leading the Rockets to a mammoth win.

3-star CB Kobe Boyce commits to Texas - Burnt Orange Nation
One day after picking up his offer from the Longhorns, Kobe Boyce is now the latest commitment for Charlie Strong.

Why Our Favorite NFL Teams Should Draft RB DeAndre Washington - Viva The Matadors
We make the case for why our favorite NFL team is the best landing spot for DeAndre Washington

TCU loses a superhero, Rylan Macomb - Frogs O' War
Rylan Macomb always had a smile to support the Horned Frogs.

Thoughts on Baylor's Final Spring Scrimmage of 2016 - Our Daily Bears
Looking back at another scrimmage dominated by the defense.

Texas A&M in film: Scott Glenn in "The River" - Good Bull Hunting
Scott Glenn's character wears a Texas A&M hat. Ask yourself: "why?"

Houston Dash vs Portland Thorns Preseason Final Score: Dash notch 2-1 win over Thorns - Dynamo Theory
Dash snag preseason win in Portland.