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Houston Texans News: February 9, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, February 9, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Todd McShay has Texans taking offensive lineman in latest mock draft | FOX Sports
Toddy McShay has released his latest NFL mock draft and has the Houston Texans taking Utah offensive tackle Garett Bolles.Tackle is certainly a need for the Texans. It's one of the few upgrades they must make this offseason if they want to go farther in the playoffs. Bolles couldbe a differen...

Ex-Texans tackle Jeff Adams signs with Jets - Houston Chronicle
The New York Jets have signed former Texans offensive lineman Jeff Adams.

Tony Romo or Jimmy Garoppolo coming to Texans due to ticket hike?
There is some speculation from John Hammond of Sports Radio 610 in Houston that the Texans are raising tickets because they'll be adding a new quarterback.

Houston Texans Grille in CityCentre closes after Super Bowl - Houston Business Journal
The restaurant opened in late 2011.

NFL News

How France is bringing romance back to American football -
In France, football is played for the love of the game rather than for attention or profitability.

Dan Quinn owned Tom Brady in 2 Super Bowls ... until the 4th quarter -
The Patriots figured out Quinn’s defense just in time in two separate Super Bowls.

Patriots came so close to making the same mistake the Seahawks made in Super Bowl 49 -
Two years ago, the Seahawks should’ve ran the ball near the goal line. The Patriots almost made the same error.

Houston police chief is more concerned with solving homicides than finding Tom Brady’s Super Bowl jersey -
"It’s a jersey."

Houston &Colliegate Sports News

Trading Tal's Hill for Home Runs - The Crawfish Boxes
With the removal of Tal's Hill, more balls should be leaving the park via center field in 2017.

Houston Rockets vs. Charlotte Hornets game preview - The Dream Shake
The Rockets look to extend their winning streak to 3 tonight in Charlotte.

2017 TCU Baseball Preview: Starting Pitchers - Frogs O' War
The Frogs return the veteran core of last year’s starting rotation, but a few new arms could make a big impact.

Baylor Survives Stillwater 72-69 - Our Daily Bears
Johnathan Motley dominated the game, and Baylor’s awful turnovers almost wasted his effort at the end.

Pre-existing relationships helping Texas with 4-star DT Keondre Coburn - Burnt Orange Nation
The big defensive lineman plays at the same high school assistant Corby Meekins used to coach.

Texas Tech Loses to TCU in the Final Seconds, 62-61. - Viva The Matadors
The Raiders are now 16-8 (4-7).

Texas A&M holds off Mizzou 76-73 - Good Bull Hunting
It wasn’t good basketball, but it was good enough.

Around the Dog Park: The search for a new offensive coordinator is on at Texas State - Underdog Dynasty
Everett Withers must find a replacement for Brett Elliot and other comings in going in the G5 landscape.