The morning huddle brings you all the Houston Texans news you need in order to keep up with your favorite NFL team
Good morning to all the loyal Houston Texans football fans out there. We here at the Toro Times would like to send our thoughts and best wishes to all affected by the flooding in the Houston area. Please stay safe.
Here is the news you need to know;
Flooding that closed Texans’ offices didn’t keep J.J. Watt away – by Tania Ganguli, ESPN
"When the Texans closed their offices due to severe flooding in the Houston area this morning, many assumed in seriousness or snark, that J.J. Watt would find a way to get there.Well the flash flood warning expired at 1 p.m. local time, but about 40 minutes before that, Watt posted a photo on Snapchat of the Houston Texans locker room.More from Toro TimesHouston 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 SmithThere is just one way the Texans can lose the No. 1 pick"
The Pain of J.J. Watt – by Peter King, MMQB
"With his groin muscle tearing off the bone, the Houston pass rusher still turned in the best season by an NFL defensive player in 2015. The MMQB went to Wisconsin to check on Watt’s rehab and get his opinion on the NFL’s early retirement trend. Plus draft notes on L.A., Dallas and more"
Brian Hoyer’s departure rounds out the Texans’ quarterback position – by Tania Ganguli, ESPN
"A day before the Houston Texans began their voluntary offseason conditioning program, they cut ties with the player who was their starting quarterback for most of last year. As they truly begin the 2016 season, they hope that quarterback carousel they’ve operated for years is over."
Texans release backup QB B.J. Daniels – by John McClain, Houston Chronicle
"One day after they released Brian Hoyer, the Texans gave B.J. Daniels his pink slip, too.Because of injuries last season, the Texans signed Daniels off Seattle’s practice squad Dec. 21. He participated in two games."