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Houston Texans News: April 5, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, April 5, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

With Tony Romo retiring, where do Texans turn at QB? -
Tony Romo's retirement from the NFL leaves one huge question to ponder: What in the world do the Texans do now? The prevailing sentiment around the NFL pegged Romo as the Texans' savior.

Tony Romo says Houston Texans were top choice if he played again - Houston Texans Blog- ESPN
Tony Romo thought about becoming Houston's quarterback, but he said his decision "had nothing to do with the Texans and everything to do with CBS."

With Tony Romo Off To CBS; Here Are Five Quarterbacks That Could Land With The Houston Texans
The Texans found out on Tuesday they lost out on acquiring Tony Romo after the former Dallas Cowboys quarterback decided to retire and head to CBS, but the team has many options it can still turn to at quarterback. Here are five ways the Texans can solve their quarterback hole for the 2017.

Texans to work out Iowa State CB, North Shore alum Jomal Wiltz - Houston Chronicle
The Texans have invited Iowa State cornerback Jomal Wiltz to their local prospect workout Saturday.

What’s next for Broncos, Texans? | ProFootballTalk
With quarterback Tony Romo apparently out of play for the foreseeable future, the Broncos and Texans needs to move on with their alternative quarterback plans. For the Broncos, the plan apparently is to stand pat with Trevor Siemian and Paxton Lynch competing for the starting job.

Pro Football Focus grades Browns-Texans trade
Pro Football Focus grades the Browns-Texans trade.

NFL News

Tony Romo begins his broadcasting career the same way he left the NFL -
Tony Romo’s career on the field is over, and it’s ending with the perfect bookend for how it began.

Ranking the NFL’s top available quarterbacks following Tony Romo’s retirement -
It’s not a great year to need a quarterback in the NFL.

Martellus Bennett bought state championship rings for a Chicago high school basketball team -
This is awesome.

Cowboys did Tony Romo a big favor by releasing him -
Romo saved a nice chunk of change by not having to retire.

Tony Romo will finally rescue us from Phil Simms and become top analyst at CBS -
Tony Romo at CBS means no more Phil Simms for playoff games and Super Bowls.

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Astros 2, Mariners 1: Bottom of the Order Dingers - The Crawfish Boxes
McCann, Marwin lead the charge.

Houston Rockets vs. Denver Nuggets game preview - The Dream Shake
The Rockets look for the season sweep against the Denver Nuggets tonight at the Toyota Center.

Texas C Zach Shackelford underwent recent ankle surgery - Burnt Orange Nation
Sophomore defensive lineman D’Andre Christmas will have surgery after the Orange-White game.

Frogs hold on for 5-4 win over UTA - Frogs O' War
TCU got sparking pitching performances from five arms, including the return of Mitchell Traver to the mound.

Rise Up Waco Event April 4th; Raises Money for Waco Children - Our Daily Bears
LaDainian Tomlinson and David Smoak lend their talents for a great cause.

Big 12 Baseball Power Rankings - Viva The Matadors
Rankings for the week of 04/03/2017.

Texas A&M Baseball: Aggies Take Two in Baton Rouge - Good Bull Hunting
It makes me feel so good!

Kevin Durant about to return to the Warriors - Barking Carnival
The former Longhorn great has progressed well in his rehab from a sprained MCL and he’s eyeing a return as early as this weekend against the Pelicans at home. Durant will see limited minutes, but...

Player Ratings Houston Dynamo vs. the New York Red Bulls - Dynamo Theory
Your top performing Dynamo players vs RBNY.