Here are your daily Texans stories to kick off your week, and yes, there’s more talk about acquiring a signal caller:
Five Free Agent QB Options by Luke Sims, NFL Spin Zone
"The weakest part of the team, by far, was the quarterback position. Whether it was Ryan Mallett being cut after missing a flight, the constant waffling of head coach Bill O’Brien on whether the Brian Hoyer was starter-worthy, or the fact that the performances were constantly hit or miss, it was no surprise that the biggest failing would be the quarterback."
Texans Deny Interest in Colin Kaepernick by Nate Peterson, CBS Sports
"Is he staying? Is he going? That remains to be seen, but according to two new reports, Kaepernick isn’t going to the Cleveland Browns or Houston Texans. This, despite an Ian Rapoport report that both the teams were interested in trading for the embattled 49ers QB."
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"Hackenberg comes from a pro-set offense. He has the physical and mental skills to be an intriguing prospect. As he discusses the quarterbacks of the 2016 draft, O’Brien has to weigh whether to push the knowns of Hackenberg to general manager Rick Smith versus the unknowns of other spread quarterbacks."
Texans looking at former Cougar defensive back by Patrick Starr, State of the Texans
"The Houston Texans have had an informal meeting with University of Houston’s William Jackson. Jackson was considered the Cougars top cornerback in their solid run during 2015, as they locked up the AAC Conference Championship and the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl , in which he was named the defensive MVP of the game. In the bowl game versus Florida State, Jackson had 10 total tackles, two interceptions, and two pass breakups.Jackson set a school record for 23 pass breakups during the season and led the nation with 28 passes defensed. In 13 games, Jackson had 43 total tackles with five interceptions."