The morning huddle brings you all the Houston Texans news you need to know
Good morning Houston Texans fans! Let’s all get our Saturday started off the right way, by catching up on all the news surrounding the Texans football team. Enjoy;
"A recent column from a Denver based media member has angered many Texans fans on social media. Ian St. Clair, who is a contributor to ABC7 in Denver and for Mile High Report, calls the Texans signing of Brock Osweiler, “desperate and stupid.”"
2016 Houston Texans preseason schedule could set up joint practices – by Tania Ganguli, ESPN
"The NFL released the preseason schedule on Thursday. Dates and times haven’t been announced, but here’s a first look at the opponents for the Houston Texans:More from Toro TimesHouston Texans: Can Sean Payton really be the next head coach?Houston Texans Draft: Michael Mayer should be a no doubter at pick 12Houston Texans already telling fans the Davis Mills era is overHouston Texans have hand forced, waste no time in firing Lovie SmithHouston Texans: Pros and Cons of keeping Head Coach Lovie SmithWeek 1 (Aug. 11-15) at San Francisco 49ersComment: After what’s expected to be a blissfully uneventful preseason at the quarterback position, the Texans should get a first look at new quarterback Brock Osweiler in a (sort of) real game. Keep an eye out, too, for the possibility that the Texans do a joint practice with the 49ers. Texans coach Bill O’Brien likes to schedule one or two of those. He did joint practices with the Falcons and Broncos in 2014 and a few sessions with Washington last year. San Francisco coach Chip Kelly did them all three years while he was in Philadelphia. Kelly and O’Brien also have a relationship."
Breakfast: Sleepers at running back – by John Harris, HoustonTexans.com
"I don’t have to remind you of pick number 199 in the 2000 NFL Draft. That was some guy named Tom Brady. Denver Broncos running back Terrell Davis was the 196th pick in the 1995 NFL Draft. Here in Houston, the Texans added Keith Mumphery and Christian Covington beyond the top 100 picks in 2015 and both saw plenty of playing time as rookies"
Houston Texans mock draft: Complete 7-round edition – by Josh Criswell, FanSided
"The Houston Texans are looking to cap off a busy offseason with a successful 2016 NFL Draft. Here is the team’s complete seven-round mock draft."