April 23, 2014

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    Dee Ford and Jake Matthews on Texans Pre-Draft Visit List

    The Houston Texans have added two new names to their Pre-Draft visits in offensive tackle Jake Matthews from Texas A&M and Auburn defensive end Dee Ford.  Reports are that Ford has already had his visit with the Texans which included a workout and marked the second time they have met with him. The 6-2 and 252 lbs. defensive end was a key piece for the Auburn defense. He missed majority of the 2011 season with a back injury but was granted a medical hardship by the NCAA to grant him another year of eligibility. At his time at Auburn, Ford…

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    Jason Verrett To Visit the Texans

    The Houston Texans are continuing a busy week of bringing in prospects and the list grows with TCU cornerback Jason Verrett on the list. Verrett was the 2013 Big 12 Co-Defensive Player of the Year when he appeared in 11 games with 39 total tackles and 2 interceptions. The all-American was not tested much at cornerback for the Horned Frogs and he 14 pass breakups which ranked him 7th nationally in that category per game. In three seasons (37 games) for the Horned Frogs, Verrett totaled 160 tackles, 9 interceptions and 34 pass deflections. At 5-9 and 189 lbs. Verrett…

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    Texans Hosting Johnny Manziel and Jadeveon Clowney

    The Houston Texans continue their quest to nail down who they might draft with the top overall pick in the NFL Draft and today marks the biggest names to date. The Texans are hosting Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel and South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney. The Texans will interview the two potential top picks and will be added to the growing list of prospects the team has talked to prior to the draft.  Both prospects have been the topic of discussion on being the top pick across numerous media outlets across the nation. Manziel has become the local favorite with…

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    Arian Foster Comes Through for a Fan

    Houston Texans running back Arian Foster has been known to rub fans the wrong way but this time he came through for a particular fan. About two weeks ago a fan tweeted out a picture that said it was her and the Texans running back. Foster soon responded to the girl to let him know it was not him, and the tweet went viral. Ran into @ArianFoster at Pub Fiction last night! So blessed to get a picture with one of my favorite #HoustonTexans!! pic.twitter.com/SpyyyBw09f — Jenni Bazard (@j__baz) April 6, 2014 — Jenni Bazard (@j__baz) April 7, 2014 Well…

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    Whitney Mercilus Talks Jadeveon Clowney and More

    Houston Texans outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus was interviewed on SiriusXM Radio on the Weekend Kickoff with Howard Davis. Mercilus talked Jadeveon Clowney, Romeo Crennel and Bill O’Brien.

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Dee Ford and Jake Matthews on Texans Pre-Draft Visit List

Apr 23, 2014

The Houston Texans have added two new names to their Pre-Draft visits in offensive tackle Jake Matthews from Texas A&M and Auburn defensive end Dee Ford.  Reports are that Ford has already had his visit with the Texans which included a workout and marked the second time they have met with him. The 6-2 and 252 lbs. defensive end was a key piece for the Auburn defense. He missed majority of the 2011 season with a back injury but was granted a medical hardship by the NCAA to grant him another year of eligibility. At his time at Auburn, Ford…

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Jason Verrett To Visit the Texans

Apr 22, 2014

The Houston Texans are continuing a busy week of bringing in prospects and the list grows with TCU cornerback Jason Verrett on the list. Verrett was the 2013 Big 12 Co-Defensive Player of the Year when he appeared in 11 games with 39 total tackles and 2 interceptions. The all-American was not tested much at cornerback for the Horned Frogs and he 14 pass breakups which ranked him 7th nationally in that category per game. In three seasons (37 games) for the Horned Frogs, Verrett totaled 160 tackles, 9 interceptions and 34 pass deflections. At 5-9 and 189 lbs. Verrett…

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Texans Hosting Johnny Manziel and Jadeveon Clowney

Apr 21, 2014

The Houston Texans continue their quest to nail down who they might draft with the top overall pick in the NFL Draft and today marks the biggest names to date. The Texans are hosting Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel and South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney. The Texans will interview the two potential top picks and will be added to the growing list of prospects the team has talked to prior to the draft.  Both prospects have been the topic of discussion on being the top pick across numerous media outlets across the nation. Manziel has become the local favorite with…

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Arian Foster Comes Through for a Fan

Apr 19, 2014

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster has been known to rub fans the wrong way but this time he came through for a particular fan. About two weeks ago a fan tweeted out a picture that said it was her and the Texans running back. Foster soon responded to the girl to let him know it was not him, and the tweet went viral. Ran into @ArianFoster at Pub Fiction last night! So blessed to get a picture with one of my favorite #HoustonTexans!! pic.twitter.com/SpyyyBw09f — Jenni Bazard (@j__baz) April 6, 2014 — Jenni Bazard (@j__baz) April 7, 2014 Well…

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Whitney Mercilus Talks Jadeveon Clowney and More

Apr 19, 2014

Houston Texans outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus was interviewed on SiriusXM Radio on the Weekend Kickoff with Howard Davis. Mercilus talked Jadeveon Clowney, Romeo Crennel and Bill O’Brien.

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Texans 2014 Pre-Draft Workout and Visit List

Apr 18, 2014

The Houston Texans are one of the few teams in the NFL that keep majority of their dealings with draft prospects under wraps. The upcoming NFL draft has plenty on intrigue for the upcoming 2014 season. There have been a few names leaked on who the Texans have worked out and met with during this draft period. The Texans are allowed 30 Pre-Draft visits prior to the NFL draft. The Texans are also holding a local workout on April 26th that does not count against their visits.   The List of Prospects Visits to NRG Lonnie Ballentine, Safety, Memphis Blake…

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D.J. Swearinger Throws Out 1st Pitch for Astros Game

Apr 17, 2014

Houston Texans D.J. Swearinger arrived to Minute Maid Park and was the guest of honor for the Astros. Swearinger was throwing out the first pitch on Thursday’s game against the Kansas City Royals.   .@JungleBoi_Swagg to throw out 1st pitch for the @Astros @HoustonTexans pic.twitter.com/qQjyxWtAtN — Josh (JR) Reese (@dyslexicsports) April 17, 2014   Is @robertreidryan offering @JungleBoi_Swagg a contract? #Texans #Astros pic.twitter.com/wcTs0HaFIa — Josh (JR) Reese (@dyslexicsports) April 17, 2014 This is what @JungleBoi_Swagg would look like if he played for the @Astros pic.twitter.com/kDfkH0BfEr — Josh (JR) Reese (@dyslexicsports) April 17, 2014 Play ball! #Texans S @JungleBoi_Swagg throws out…

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Texans Exercise J.J. Watt’s 5th-Year Option

Apr 17, 2014

The Texans have officially exercised the 5th-year option on DE J.J. Watt for 2015, per source. Deadline to do so was May 3. — Field Yates (@FieldYates) April 18, 2014   According to Field Yates from ESPN Boston, the Houston Texans have exercised the 5th year option J.J. Watt’s rookie deal. With the new CBA first round picks have a fifth year option that teams and pick up before extending the player with a new contract. The deadline to do so was May 3rd and the Texans did not wait around for the deadline. Watt has been worth more than his rookie deal where…

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Dee Ford and Jake Matthews on Texans Pre-Draft Visit List

The Houston Texans have added two new names to their Pre-Draft visits in offensive tackle Jake Matthews from Texas A&M and Auburn defensive end Dee Ford.  Reports are that Ford has already had his visit with the Texans which included a workout and marked the second time they have met with him. The 6-2 and 252 lbs. defensive end was a key piece for the Auburn defense. He missed majority of the 2011 season with a back injury but was granted a medical hardship by the NCAA to grant him another year of eligibility. At his time at Auburn, Ford…

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Jason Verrett To Visit the Texans

The Houston Texans are continuing a busy week of bringing in prospects and the list grows with TCU cornerback Jason Verrett on the list. Verrett was the 2013 Big 12 Co-Defensive Player of the Year when he appeared in 11 games with 39 total tackles and 2 interceptions. The all-American was not tested much at cornerback for the Horned Frogs and he 14 pass breakups which ranked him 7th nationally in that category per game. In three seasons (37 games) for the Horned Frogs, Verrett totaled 160 tackles, 9 interceptions and 34 pass deflections. At 5-9 and 189 lbs. Verrett…

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Texans Hosting Johnny Manziel and Jadeveon Clowney

The Houston Texans continue their quest to nail down who they might draft with the top overall pick in the NFL Draft and today marks the biggest names to date. The Texans are hosting Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel and South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney. The Texans will interview the two potential top picks and will be added to the growing list of prospects the team has talked to prior to the draft.  Both prospects have been the topic of discussion on being the top pick across numerous media outlets across the nation. Manziel has become the local favorite with…

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Texans to Host Greg Robinson

The Houston Texans are continuing their due diligence regarding the NFL Draft and now they will be hosting Auburn offensive tackle Greg Robinson next week.   #Texans are weighing all options at No. 1. They host Auburn OT Greg Robinson next week. Related note: Jonathan Ogden played LG as a rookie — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 15, 2014 Robinson is considered the top offensive lineman in the NFL draft and the Texans are leaving no stone unturned regarding top prospects in the draft. At 6-5 and 323 lbs. Robinson was a key piece of an Auburn offense that controlled games with…

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Blake Bortles Visiting the Texans Today

According to Albert Breer the Houston Texans are hosting UCF quarterback Blake Bortles at NRG Stadium. This is one of the thirty pre-draft visits the Texans are allowed to have with draft prospects. The Texans are interviewing the former Knight quarterback who climbed into the top overall discussion after an impressive senior season where he threw for 3,581 yards with 25 touchdowns and 9 interceptions. With a big frame at 6-5 and 232 lbs. his room for growth as a quarterback is what makes him an intriguing prospect. Bortles is in the discussion with Johnny Manziel, Teddy Bridgewater and Jadeveon…

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Khalil Mack Set for Upcoming Pre-Draft Visit with the Texans

According to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport the Houston Texans will be hosting University at Buffalo linebacker Khalil Mack next week. Mack has been tagged as one of the most versatile defensive players in the draft and a good fit for Romeo Crennel’s 3-4 defense at outside linebacker. In four seasons with the Bulls, Mack had 327 total tackles with 28.5 sacks with 75 TFLs and he also had 16 forced fumbles with 3 interception and 2 were returned for a touchdown. His senior season garnered 2013 MAC Defensive Player of the Year where he had 100 total tackles with 10.5 sacks…

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Busting NFL Draft Myths: Only Quarterback Can Be Selected Number One

Radio hosts who are asked to give their opinion daily will often say things that are far out there and end up being false, but that’s the nature of the job. Everyone makes mistakes and if you’re quoted and asked to give predictions that often, you’re obviously going to get a few wrong. I don’t get worked up over the standard missed prediction, but when I see articles like this, I can’t let it go unchallenged as truth. If you haven’t read the article click here. OK, ready? Let’s continue. If you’ve read my past articles on this site you…

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Stephon Tuitt Scheduled to Visit the Texans on Thursday

#NotreDame DE Stephon Tuitt at #Jaguars today, #Texans Thursday. — Gil Brandt (@Gil_Brandt) April 9, 2014 According to Gil Brandt (NFL.com Senior Analyst) the Houston Texans will be hosting defensive tackle Stephon Tuitt from Notre Dame on Thursday at NRG Stadium. The 6-5 and 304 lbs. defensive end is the prototypical five technique in new defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel’s 3-4 scheme. Tuitt finished tied for third in Notre Dame history with 21.5 career sacks and is a run stuffing player from his position. In 35 games over three seasons at South Bend, Tuitt had 127 total tackles wit 21.5 sacks…