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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, April 24, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Texans taking long look at quarterbacks in NFL draft - Houston Chronicle (Houston Chronicle)

As the replacement for injured veteran Tony Romo, Prescott defied the traditional refrains about rookies being unprepared for the complexity of running a professional offense.

J.J. Watt headlines Houston Texans' best-ever draft picks - NFL Nation- ESPN (ESPN.com)

The Houston Texans have selected 124 players in their 14-year history. Here's a look at the best draft picks by position for the Texans.

NFL1000: Houston Texans 2017 NFL Draft Preview | Bleacher Report (Bleacherreport.com)

Bill O'Brien had the best quarterback in NFL history during his time as New England 's quarterback coach and offensive coordinator around the turn of the decade, and he did an ...

Breakfast: Patience in '16 could pay dividends in '17 (HoustonTexans)

Patience in the Texans offense could be a boon for Houston in 2017.

5 prospects the Houston Texans should target in the NFL Draft | FOX Sports (FOX Sports)

The Texans have needs beyond just quarterback.

Houston Texans GM Rick Smith not pressured to take QB in first round of NFL draft (ESPN.com)

Houston Texans general manager Rick Smith says the team is not compelled to draft a quarterback in the first round.

The Houston Texans have the toughest schedule of the 2017 NFL season - The Washington Post (Washington Post)

Houston must face three division winners from last season in the first eight weeks of the season.


NFL News

2017 NFL mock draft: We still don’t know where the quarterbacks will go - SBNation.com (SBNation.com)

The long wait for the draft is finally almost over.

Browns could ace the 2017 NFL draft, if they don't screw it up - SBNation.com (SBNation.com)

It seems almost impossible for Cleveland to mess up this draft with 11 picks, but history hasn’t been kind to the Browns on draft day.

Malik McDowell is ready to wreck havoc in the NFL - SBNation.com (SBNation.com)

Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White sees a pass rusher miscast in college who could end up being a force on the next level.

Here’s why Mitchell Trubisky to the 49ers at No. 2 is a bogus NFL Draft rumor - SBNation.com (SBNation.com)

The latest rumor says the 49ers are considering Trubisky with the second pick. It smells fishy.

NFL Draft: Every team’s worst pick in the last 5 years - SBNation.com (SBNation.com)

Some of these players aren’t even in the league anymore, while others are still hanging around trying to shed the bust label.

NFL prospect Taco Charlton’s amazing name, explained as best it can be - SBNation.com (SBNation.com)

He likes tacos, but that’s not where the nickname comes from.


Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Houston Astros News: April 24, 2017 - The Crawfish Boxes (The Crawfish Boxes)

Your one-stop shop for Houston Astros and news from around the league for Monday, April 24, 2017.

Rockets gut out win over Thunder to go up 3-1 - The Dream Shake (The Dream Shake)

The Rockets still didn’t play great, but they’re leaving Oklahoma City with a big lead in the series anyway.

4-star Oklahoma QB commit Cameron Rising flips to Texas - Burnt Orange Nation (Burnt Orange Nation)

The Longhorns now have their two quarterback takes for the 2018 class on board!

Frogs beat Baylor, take series with 8-5 win - Frogs O' War (Frogs O' War)

It was another one that was a little too close for comfort, but TCU got a crucial series win regardless.

Daily Bears Report - 4/24/2017 - Our Daily Bears (Our Daily Bears)

Baylor sports, recruits talk of spring game, and more.

The Air Raid Podcast: #81 - Viva The Matadors (Viva The Matadors)

Tech Baseball, MBB Signees and Patrick Mahomes Draft Stock.

Series Preview: Aggie Baseball Welcomes Tennessee - Good Bull Hunting (Good Bull Hunting)

The Ags look to continue their climb to the top of the division as they host the VAWLS.

2018 Texas Longhorn Recruiting: TE/OT Reese Moore commits - Barking Carnival (Barking Carnival)

The commitments keep on rolling in for Tom Herman. Yesterday, it was stud QB Cameron Rising...

2017 NFL Draft Profile: Michael Egwuagu, UTSA - Underdog Dynasty (Underdog Dynasty)

A staple of the UTSA defense over the past five seasons, Egwuagu will provide his future NFL team with versatility and elite pass defense.

Houston Dynamo 2, San Jose Earthquakes 0: Rate the Players and Quick Thoughts - Dynamo Theory (Dynamo Theory)

Quick thoughts on the game and rate the Dynamo’s performances against the San Jose Earthquakes.