The morning huddle brings you all the Houston Texans news links you need to stay current, today’s stories include Mel Kiper, Jr.’s choice for the Texans
Good morning Houston Texans fans! We are less than a week from seeing who will head to the Super Bowl, but to keep you up to date with your team, we bring you our daily news links. Enjoy;
Mel Kiper sees Texans taking QB Carson Wentz in first round – by Tania Ganguli, ESPN
"While not every team’s draft position is set yet, the Houston Texans are slated to draft 22nd this spring.ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper released his first mock 2016 draft Thursday. His choice for the Texans, at least position-wise, is an obvious one."
J.J. Watt visits Flyers practice – by Jesse Clark, HoustonTexans.com
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"It’s well known that hockey holds a special place in J.J. Watt’s heart. He grew up playing the sport and has previously said hockey was his first love.On Friday, Watt got a little taste of the NHL.The All-Pro defensive end was in Philadelphia last week to have surgery and was able to spend some time with the Flyers."
Devon Still can’t wait to watch Leah grow up, rededicate himself to football – by Tania Ganguli, ESPN
"Now that their lives are returning to normal, Leah and Devon Still can’t wait for what comes with that.For Leah, who’s 5 years old, that means a regular bath without having to worry about the tubes in her chest through which chemotherapy and other treatments were administered during her 18-month battle with cancer. She can go back to school, she can take her gymnastics, ballet and swimming classes again.For her dad, it means seeing his little girl grow up."
Trade from Texans to Patriots proved prosperous for Keshawn Martin – by Aaron Wilson, Houston Chronicle
"Being traded from the Texans to the New England Patriots in exchange for a fifth-round draft pick has proven to be a prosperous change of scenery for wide receiver and kick returner Keshawn Martin.Martin is now one game away from making it to the Super Bowl as he caught two passes for 57 yards in an AFC divisional-round playoff win over the Kansas City Chiefs that sent them to the AFC championship game next week."