Texans morning huddle: Daniels first impression, Hoyer getting better


The morning huddle brings all the Houston Texans news sources to one convenient spot, today’s links include Daniels work and a Hoyer update

Good morning to all our readers and I hope you are all enjoying a relaxing Christmas Eve! Here is the news you need to keep up to date with your Houston Texans;

Handling concussions is complex for Texans players – by Tania Ganguli, ESPN

"Three days after his quarterback suffered the second of two concussions in less than a month, Texans receiver DeAndre Hopkins was perfectly candid on the subject.Does he read about concussion research or seek information about the injury’s impact?“I really don’t want to because it’s probably bad,” Hopkins said. “But it pays the bills to take [the hits]. I mean, s—. It’s bittersweet.”"

Texans’ Brian Hoyer uses acupuncture, hyperbaric chamber to deal with concussions – by Aaron Wilson, Houston Chronicle

"“Obviously with any concussion you’re going to be concerned, so I don’t take it lightly, I do a lot of research,” Hoyer said. “I talk to a lot of people who are highly respected in the area. I talk to people that I trust who have gone through the situation and then you make the best educated decision. I feel good and now the doctors are basically evaluating that. I can’t clear myself, so I respect their opinion and the process.”More from Toro TimesHouston Texans: Can Sean Payton really be the next head coach?Houston Texans Draft: Michael Mayer should be a no doubter at pick 12Houston Texans already telling fans the Davis Mills era is overHouston Texans have hand forced, waste no time in firing Lovie SmithHouston Texans: Pros and Cons of keeping Head Coach Lovie Smith"

How the Houston Texans can win the AFC South – by Tania Ganguli, ESPN

"The Houston Texans are inching closer and closer to their first playoff berth and division title since 2012.The Texans are 7-7 right now and the Colts are 6-8. Indianapolis’ remaining opponents are the Dolphins and Titans, while the Texans play the Titans and Jaguars."

QB B.J. Daniels “grinding it out” in 1st few days – by Drew Dougherty, HoustonTexans.com

"B.J. Daniels made a good first impression.“Very serious guy, very business-like approach,” head coach Bill O’Brien said of the newly-signed quarterback. “Right away he’s come in here and gone right to work, and that’s something that’s impressed me right away in the first couple days.”With T.J. Yates’ move to the injured reserve because of a torn ACL, the Texans signed Daniels from the Seahawks practice squad. He took a flight to Houston, arrived early Monday morning and went straight to work learning the offense."