Texans Morning Huddle – 5/17 Edition


Well it certainly wouldn’t hurt the mojo of the Houston sports world if the Rockets could pull out a Game 7 win today but let’s focus on building on, what has already been an impressive display of an offseason for the Houston Texans.

Making the case for Brian Hoyer to start – by Luis Tirado Jr.

"“Hoyer will be playing with a nice chip on his shoulder to prove to all his critics that not only will he shine with the Texans but finally be able to put up quite the show as a starting quarterback. It’s no secret that with the Cleveland Browns, he wasn’t given the right supporting cast or confidence needed to thrive.”"

Watch: Houston Texans’ Jaelen Strong’s Highlight Reel – by Michael Mull

"“The scouting report reads like a promising story. He has great height, weight, and ball-catching ability. He also adjusts well mid-route. However, Strong is still somewhat raw and learning the nuances of playing wide receiver. He needs to improve his top end speed on deep routes to get separation from defenders.”"

Texans RB Arian Foster wouldn’t mind more fighting in NFL – by Sameer Bhuchar

"“Thought-provoking, and perhaps even controversial comments by Foster aren’t anything new. On the one hand, throwing punches would be cool. It’s the reason 3 million people tuned into Mayweather-Pacquiao.”"

5 Houston Texans Training Camp Battles to Watch in 2015 – by Brian Kalchik

"“With D.J. Swearinger now in Tampa Bay, there is a big hole at strong safety, and the best on the roster are Pleasant and Brown, two career backups. Pleasant has the advantage due to his familiarity with the scheme, but Brown can make more plays.”"

Next: Houston Texans Positional Breakdown: Offensive Line