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Houston Texans News: March 7, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, March 7, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Tony Romo Rumors: Broncos, Texans Reportedly Top Potential Teams for Cowboys QB | Bleacher Report
With Tony Romo 's future with the Dallas Cowboys in doubt,'s Todd Archer reported Monday the Denver Broncos and Houston Texans are leading the race for the four-time Pro Bowler should he leave Dallas...

Houston Texans QB Conundrum Now Includes Jay Cutler As Possible "Solution" | Houston Press
Reportedly, Jay Cutler wants to be a Houston Texan.

Houston Texans interested in free agent OT Ricky Wagner
With free agency kicking off this week it's being reported that the Houston Texans are interested in offensive tackle Ricky Wagner.

Interest is mutual between Texans, tight end Ryan Griffin - Houston Chronicle
Texans tight end Ryan Griffin emerged as a valuable receiving threat last season.

Texans find an improving QB class but weak OTs at combine - Houston Chronicle
It has been three years since Texans defensive end Jadeveon Clowney participated in the NFL Scouting Combine, but he got a lot of attention in Indianapolis over the weekend.

Texans 2017 Draft pick order is finalized
The Texans have seven picks in late April's 2017 NFL Draft.

NFL News

NFL draft prospects told us how they plan to celebrate touchdowns in the pros -
Very few have specific plans for celebration dances, but they’re eager to celebrate nonetheless.

2017 NFL Combine: Winners and losers from the ‘Underwear Olympics’ -
It was a good week for some wide receivers, and a bad one for teams needing a quarterback.

Deion Sanders’ NFL Combine was so legendary, people will believe anything about it -
Prime Time was an incredible athlete. He was not THAT incredible.

NFL Combine 2017: Top performers in Indianapolis -
Watson, Garrett, and Christian McCaffrey all boosted their draft stock at the combine.

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

The Crawfish Boxes 2017 Top 30 Astros Prospects breakdown podcasts - The Crawfish Boxes
Chris and Brooks couldn’t meet at the same time so we had them on for their own hour podcasts.

The Mike D’Antoni playoff rotation: 7 players or less - The Dream Shake
A history lesson: Mike D’Antoni’s Phoenix Suns teams rarely went past seven men in the playoffs.

Texas HC Tom Herman: ‘We’ve gotta find some D-linemen’ - Burnt Orange Nation
There are plenty on the roster, but Herman isn’t happy with where they are heading into the spring.

Big 12 Basketball Power Rankings: Pre-Big 12 Tournament - Frogs O' War
How do the teams stack up with the regular season in the books?

Big 12 Quarterfinal: Baylor-Kansas State Preview and Prediction - Our Daily Bears
Baylor (25-6, 12-6) takes on Kansas State (19-12, 8-10) at 8:00 on Thursday in the Big 12 Tournament. With a loss, the Wildcats are likely heading to the NIT and looking for a new coach.

Grading Patrick Mahomes’ combine performance - Viva The Matadors
There were facets of his game that showed promise, while other areas disappointed.

Robert Williams named SEC Defensive Player of the Year - Good Bull Hunting
Tyler Davis and Williams were named All-SEC Second Team, and Williams made an appearance on the All-Freshman team as well.

Gym: LSU Wins SEC Regular Season Title - And The Valley Shook
LSU destroys Florida.

Conference Realignment Expansion Draft: Day 3 - Underdog Dynasty
With only 20 spots left we enter the final stages of the draft as well as analyze the entire draft.