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Houston Texans News: April 8, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Saturday, April 8, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Have Browns, Texans given up on Garoppolo trade? -
Will the Browns or Texans make a run at Jimmy Garoppolo before the end of the 2017 draft? Will the Patriots change their stance on Tom Brady's backup? NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport weighs in.

2017 NFL Mock Draft: Texans headline nine teams who should explore trading up -
Will Day 1 feature a lot of moving up and down the first round? For several teams, it makes sense

Bleacher Report predicts Houston Texans will sign Colin Kaepernick
Brad Gagnon of Bleacher Report believes the Houston Texans will end up signing free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick this offseason.

Texans 2017 NFL Draft Reset: Figuring out the quarterback quandary is priority No. 1 -
After trading Brock Osweiler and watching Tony Romo head to the booth, what will the Texans do at QB?

The 6 picks: Texans in the 6th rd of NFL Draft
The Texans have found a slew of contributors in the 6th round of the NFL Draft.

NFL News

The Hater’s Goodbye to Tony Romo -
Arguing for Romo as the Cowboys’ best-ever QB isn’t nearly as fun as shouting about his failures.

3 days in Washington with 4 NFL players fighting for criminal justice reform -
Anquan Boldin and three other NFL players spent three days on Capitol Hill to see what they could change.

Colin Kaepernick is the Texans' best option at quarterback for the 2017 season -
Now that Tony Romo has retired, it’s time for Houston to start thinking ahead.

Everything you need to know about Richard Sherman trade talks -
The Seahawks have had discussions to trade Richard Sherman, but don’t count on it happening.

49ers release CB Tramaine Brock after domestic violence arrest -
The 49ers didn’t waste time in cutting Brock.

Ben Roethlisberger announces he’ll be back in 2017 just like we all knew he would be -
Did anyone actually believe he wasn’t going to return for the 2017 season?

NFL mock draft 2017: Trades shake up the top 5 -
Trades will inevitably impact the first round, so what if the Panthers and Bengals move up to get defense-changing pass rushers?

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Astros 1, Royals 5: Astros Can’t Solve Vargas, Fall in Series Opener - The Crawfish Boxes
Mike Fiers kept Houston in the game Friday night, but his opponent was excellent to earn the W.

Boban Marjanovic proves too much for Rockets, lose 114-109 to Pistons - The Dream Shake
The Man, The Myth, The Legend took over for Detroit.

Texas tops No. 16 Oklahoma 5-3 in series opener - Burnt Orange Nation
The Longhorns are back to .500 in Big 12 play following a huge win against the Sooners.

Barz, Baker go deep as Frogs rout Racers - Frogs O' War
The big boppers in the TCU lineup are heating up at the right time.

LSU Spring Football 2017: Wide Receivers & Tight Ends - And The Valley Shook
There’s a lot up for grabs here.

Series Preview: Texas A&M Baseball Welcomes Auburn - Good Bull Hunting
In which we’ll see the level of TEXAS A&M BASEBALL BACK the Aggie Based Ball Team is

Alex will play big role against the New England Revolution - Dynamo Theory
The Dynamo’s Alex will be a big factor on Saturday when Houston travel to New England.

Longhorn Offensive Coordinator Tim Beck on Buechele, Porter & Offensive Talent - Barking Carnival
Interview from Thursday afternoon.