Texans morning huddle: Osweiler can be a hero, Johnson to retire in Houston?
By Randy Gurzi
The morning huddle brings you all the Houston Texans news you need to know, today’s links include a look at Osweiler’s career hopes
Good morning Texans fans! I hope today treats each of you well. Here is the news you need to know to get your day started the right way! Enjoy;
Bob McNair wants Andre Johnson to retire as a Texan – by John McClain, Houston Chronicle
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"When receiver Andre Johnson’s career is over, owner Bob McNair wants him to return to NRG Stadium and retire as a Texan before the team honors him.“We want him to come back and retire as a Texan,” McNair said during a break in the NFL’s spring meetings Monday."
NFL analyst takes swipe at Houston as a city – by Greg Rajan, Houston Chronicle
"NFL.com analyst Elliot Harrison did his post-free agency power rankings and had the Texans 12th. That’s probably not what’s going to rankle Houston football fans, but this broadside from Harrison will:"
Texans owner: Osweiler can “be a real hero” in Houston – by Zac Jackson, Pro Football Talk
"Acknowledging that Broncos head football executive John Elway and recently retired quarterback Peyton Manning cast shadows that were “quite large,” Texans owner Bob McNair said at the NFL league meetings Monday that new Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler chose the Texans in part because he has a chance to escape those shadows and create own his legacy."
Houston Texans Post-Free Agency Draft Plans – by C.J. Daley, HNGN
"The Houston Texans are probably the team most affected by free agency (at least in a positive light) in the NFL. The Texans suddenly head into 2016 with a franchise quarterback and several quality free agents to help this team make a run deep into the postseason.Thanks to their playoff berth, the Texans will now have the 22nd overall pick during the 2016 NFL Draft. The Texans acquired quarterback Brock Osweiler during the free agency period from the Denver Broncos."