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Houston Texans News: March 14, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, March 14, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Free Agency East Into the Texans' Defensive Depth Chart | Houston Press
All of a sudden, defense is now a bigger priority at draft time for the Houston Texans.

Houston Texans Free Agency 2017: Best Texans Free Agency Signings Of All-Time
The Houston Texans have already only been around for 15 years, but they've made some great moves in free agency over the course of their existence.

Updated projected depth chart for 2017 Houston Texans | Texans Wire
Through the first few days of free agency, the Houston Texans depth chart has taken some real hits. The departures of A.J. Bouye, Brock Osweiler, Quintin Demps and John Simon has left some big holes in key positions.

Texans, Broncos have drawn "line in the sand," won't trade for Tony Romo
It continues to sound like the Houston Texans are not going to trade for Tony Romo as Peter King reported that they've "drawn a line in the sand."

Texans re-sign TE Ryan Griffin
The Houston Texans re-signed unrestricted free agent TE Ryan Griffin. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Mock Draft Survey 5.0: Post-Combine shakeup
The experts think the Texans will take Texas Tech QB Patrick Mahomes, II at 25 in the NFL Draft.

Texans should have interest in Chase Daniel | Texans Wire
The NFL quarterback carousel keeps spinning, and one of riders looking for a ticket to get back on should hold some appeal for the Houston Texans. Chase Daniel is the odd man out in Philadelphia, which brought back the cheaper Nick Foles to back up young Carson Wentz. https://twitter.

NFL News

Malcolm Butler, a Super Bowl hero, is the latest victim of the Patriot Way -
No single player is ever that important to the Patriots, not even the hero of Super Bowl 49.

DeMarcus Ware announces retirement from NFL -
Ware took to Twitter to call it a career.

Mike Glennon can take the Bears from bad to mediocre -
The Bears dubbed Glennon the best option of a bad crop of free agents.

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Astros place Kevin Chapman on waivers, claimed by Braves - The Crawfish Boxes
The Astros’ left-handed options further dwindle on Monday.

No worries about Lou Williams for Mike D’Antoni - The Dream Shake
The coach has full confidence in LouWill

Majority of Texas WRs grading out as champions under Tom Herman - Burnt Orange Nation
The position group is talented, experienced, and, apparently, hard at work from the offseason into the spring.

Frogs O’ War Live Podcast: It’s Madness, Baby - Frogs O' War
TCU Basketball is playing in March. Melissa and Chris look at the big picture impact that will have.

Baylor-New Mexico State Preview and Prediction - Our Daily Bears
Baylor seeks a win against the men from the WAC

Big 12 Baseball Power Rankings - Viva The Matadors
Rankings for the Week of 3/13/17

Texas A&M Basketball: Is It Time For A Change? - Good Bull Hunting
For the fourth time in six years, Billy Kennedy failed to lead the Aggie Men’s Basketball squad to the NIT.

Jaray Jenkins Commits To LSU - And The Valley Shook
Matt Canada gets his first weapon for 2018.

Jacksonville State Bringing a Bit of Longhorn Basketball to March Madness - Barking Carnival
The longhorns didn’t make the tourney, but an Abe Lemons protégé will be on stage against Louisville.

Group of Five TV Partner American Sports Network Rumored to Be Liquidated - Underdog Dynasty
The start-up network that partnered with C-USA has failed to move the needle with consumers and appears to be ceasing operations.

Houston Dash Release 2017 Preseason Roster - Dynamo Theory
New and familiar faces return for the Houston Dash in one of the most internationally diverse rosters league-wide