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Houston Texans News: April 26, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, April 26, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Texans' Day 3 NFL draft picks to be announced from outer space
The Houston Texans' late-round picks will be announced from a unique locale, far, far away.

Texans draft picks to be announced from outer space - Houston Chronicle
The Houston Texans will spice up the third day of the NFL Draft by having their picks announced from space.

Houston Texans Draft Rumors: What it will take for the Texans to trade up in the first round
In this article I'm going to breakdown exactly what it will cost the Houston Texans to move into certain spots of the upper portion of the first round.

Texans showing interest in Air Force pass rusher Ryan Watson - Houston Chronicle
The Texans are displaying interest in Air Force outside linebacker Ryan Watson, according to a source not authorized to speak publicly.

Some of the Houston Texans' draft picks will be announced from outer space | FOX Sports
The Texans are pulling out all the stops.

Texans unlikely to trade for AJ McCarron at Bengals’ asking price | Texans Wire
Houston Texans unlikely to trade for AJ McCarron at Bengals' asking price for the QB

VanderMock 2.0: The final edition
Voice of the Texans Marc Vandermeer predicts every team draft pick.

NFL News

The secret to picking a great offensive lineman in the NFL draft -
College spread offenses are making it harder than ever to evaluate linemen. Here's how to do it right.

Re-grading the 2016 NFL Draft, one year later -
Who got the biggest bargains and best players of the last year’s first round?

Falcons have figured out how to nail the NFL draft under Dan Quinn -
Quinn has a vision for the types of players he wants to bring in, and it’s working for Atlanta.

The NFL draft is the ultimate IQ test for teams -
Nothing separates the smart teams from the dumb ones like the draft!

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Astros 4, Indians 2: The Beard is back -- Keuchel throws complete game against Tribe - The Crawfish Boxes
The Indians got two home runs against Keuchel. It could have been three if not for Josh Reddick.

Rockets finish off Thunder with 105-99 victory - The Dream Shake
Houston moves on to the semis with a big win over the Thunder.

NFL prospect D’Onta Foreman has been defying expectations his entire life - Burnt Orange Nation
The top running back in college football toted something much heavier than a pigskin during the 2016 season.

Patrick Mahomes makes appearance on Dan Patrick Show - Viva The Matadors
Pat speaks on the "system quarterback" fallacy, and being typecast as a "strong-arm QB."

Daily Bears Reports 4/26- Football, Recruiting and Basketball - Our Daily Bears
Baylor is in the top four for a 2018 TE.

TCU Tennis Star Lands #1 Ranking - Frogs O' War
After taking down a pair of Top 25 players last week, Cam Norrie moved up to #1 in collegiate men’s singles.

A Response to the Recent Myles Garrett Criticisms - Good Bull Hunting
I suppose all of this is part of being the first pick, but come on, man.

Danny Etling has “minor back procedure” - And The Valley Shook
LSU quarterback not expected to miss much time.

Longhorns in the NFL Draft over the last five years - Barking Carnival

The Good and Bad From the Houston Dash’s Loss to the Seattle Reign - Dynamo Theory
Here’s what went right and (mostly) went wrong for Houston against Seattle Reign FC.