The morning huddle brings you all the Houston Texans news you need to keep up with your favorite team
Good morning Texans fans, and hopefully you are all enjoying the combine activities going on this week. Here is the news you may have missed while watching guys run the 40-yard dash. Enjoy;
Christian Hackenberg could be Texans’ quarterback of the future – John Clayton, ESPN
"Bill O’Brien is known as a coach who can get the most out of his quarterbacks.The big question ahead is whether O’Brien will draft Christian Hackenberg, who once looked like a future first-round pick while playing for O’Brien at Penn State, and make him the Houston Texans’ quarterback of the future."
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Arrow pointing upward for Texans receiver Jaelen Strong – by Aaron Wilson, Houston Chronicle
"The emergence of Texans wide receiver Jaelen Strong during his rookie season following a rocky start has the arrow pointing upward heading into a pivotal offseason.The Texans want Strong to be a bigger part of the offense next season as a potential starter opposite Pro Bowl wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins one year after drafting him in the third round out of Arizona State"
Rick Smith: Brandon Brooks a “key cog” in O-line – by Deepi Sidhu, ESPN
"“I think you can look through the balance of our roster and see that our good, young football players are guys that we try to extend,” Smith said Thursday at the NFL Combine. “Certainly Brandon is one of those guys and is a key cog in our offensive line and we would love to have him back.”"
Bill O’Brien’s QB-qualities wishlist – by Drew Dougherty, HoustonTexans.com
"The first nine questions Bill O’Brien answered Thursday were about the quarterback position.The Texans head coach went to the podium at Lucas Oil Stadium for a press conference, and was peppered about the QB spot.While five of those first nine questions dealt with Penn State’s Christian Hackenberg, and his experience coaching the signal-caller in Happy Valley in 2013, O’Brien also pinpointed what he looks for at the position."