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Billboard Pleads With Texans To Take Johnny Manziel With First Pick

One influential Texas A&M fan is hoping to continue rooting for Johnny Manziel as he enters the NFL draft this year, ESPN reports. Tony Buzbee, an attorney and Texas A&M regent, commissioned a billboard in the Houston area encouraging the Texans to draft Manziel with the first pick in the May draft. The billboard reads […]

Video: Texans Owner Heaps Praise On Clowney

Allie LaForce and Doug Gottlieb a recent statement by Texans owner Bob McNair regarding South Carolina defensive stand-out Jadeveon Clowney.

Texans Take Clemson WR DeAndre Hopkins In First Round

With the 27th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Texans select Clemson WR DeAndre Hopkins. Hopkins’ athleticism and ability to catch the ball will make him a very dangerous receiver in the NFL. He has solid route running skills, uses the head fake and his footwork nicely giving him enough separation from the […]

Texans Gab 2013 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Texas A&M DE/OLB Damontre Moore

Athleticism +Explodes out of stance and across the line of scrimmage, is able to catch the OT often before he is set +Coils in his stance prior to the snap +Shows a lot of balance in his rush, is able to rush with speed and power without getting out of control +Generates a lot of […]

Texans Gab 2013 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Utah DT Star Lotulelei

Athleticism + 320 lbs athlete who runs and moves extremely well for his size + Built like a boulder, solid and possesses great natural strength both in the lower half and upper body + Extremely quick and agile for DT, can change direction, extremely light on his feet + Lateral mobility is great for his […]

Texans Ink First-Round Pick J.J. Watt to Four-Year Deal

The Texans signed the number 11 overall pick defensive end J.J. Watt to a four-year, $11.23 million contract according to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle.

Smith Tried to Move Up to Get Either Von Miller or Patrick Peterson

Yahoo reports that while the Texans had their sights set on moving up to get either OLB Von Miller or CB Patrick Peterson, the team felt that their pick was too important to move away from. GM Rick Smith tried to trade up with Denver to get OLB Von Miller and Arizona to get CB […]

Opportunity for Keo to Play at Safety With Wilson and Pollard Not Coming Back

With a couple safeties not coming back to the team in 2011, John McClain reports it opens the door for rookie safety Shiloh Keo to come in and get playing time. The Texans represent a great opportunity for safeties. Last year’s starters, Eugene Wilson and Bernard Pollard, won’t return. Phillips coached rookie safety Shiloh Keo […]