Happy Hump Day! Here are your Wednesday Texans stories:
Texans meet with rookies by ESPN
"The Texans spent five of their 60 combine formal interview slots on California quarterback Jared Goff, Memphis quarterback Paxton Lynch, North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz, Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook and Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg."
Texans must look far and wide for runner by John McClain, Houston Chronicle
"The Texans have a glaring need at running back, but it is a position easier to fill than quarterback.Quarterback is a sexier position, of course, and no team needs one worse than the Texans. But no one can take the pressure off a young quarterback like a running back.A running back like Arian Foster.The Texans are going to waive Foster, the third-best player in franchise history. Not because they don’t want to pay him his base salary of $6.5 million or because they can save $6.6 million on their salary cap. The Texans are moving on because they need a back who can stay healthy while performing the heavy-duty work as a runner, receiver and blocker – just like Foster used to do."
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Where could RG3 Start? by Jeff Dooley, Washington Post
"it’s not out of the realm of possibility that Griffin could get his career back on track in a new home. We went back and looked at the numbers produced by RGIII during that outstanding rookie campaign, both as a way to measure his potential upside and also to identify some ideal free agency fits for him."
Editorial on Draft Possibilities at QB by Yoossef Machkhas
"There are many choices in this upcoming draft. While they do all have their advantages, there are some aspects about them that the Texans may need to watch out for. Each of these possibilities participated in the NFL Combine this past Friday and while some of the players’ hype stayed level, others’ fluctuated greatly. Reader beware: you are about to venture on a quest to find true knowledge about the top five quarterbacks in the 2016 draft class. Should you choose to accept it, you shall travel valleys and mountains of paragraphs, encountering much temptation to close the tab and go on with your merry lives. Long story short, this article is longer than Leonardo DiCaprio’s wait for his first Oscar (congratulations to him for winning it two nights ago). But much like with DiCaprio’s Oscar, the reward is great. So proceed with caution young apprentice, and good luck on your adventure."