The Morning Fix: Adrian Peterson meeting with the Patriots and more

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Good morning Houston! Yes it’s the beginning of the week, but we have plenty of Houston Texans news to get you through the day.

It would be great if DeShaun Watson did fall to the Texans.

I’m not sure that I agree with Brian Cushing that the Texans are ready to take the next step.  I need to see more from the quarterback position.

Here’s some more Texans’ news:

Houston Texans Jaelen Strong Throw Out the 1st Pitch for Arizona State Baseball [State of the Texans – Patrick Starr]

Strong visited his Alma mater with baseball season now here.

Mock draft watch: 5 rounds deliver Mahomes, defensive help [Texans Wire – Jeff Risdon]

Of course. Another mock draft with Patrick Mahomes to the Texans.

Case Keenum, ex-Texans starting QB, signs with Vikings [Texans Wire – Jeff Risdon]

Keenum is certainly one of the better back ups in the NFL.

Texans Draft Profile: Auburn Defensive Tackle Montravius Adams [Texans Wire]

The search for a nose tackle will likely lead to the Texans drafting one.

Texans check out LB Folarin Orimolade at Dartmouth pro day [Texans Wire – Jeff Risdon]

More from Toro Times

With Tony Romo saga lingering on, Texans looking forward to OTAs [ESPN – Sarah Barshop]

Time for the Texans to get better with or without Romo.

Here’s some NFL news:

49ers agree to deal with free-agent RB Tim Hightower [ESPN]

It’s amazing Hightower is back in the NFL and is a productive player.  He spent four years out of the league after dealing with a knee injury that almost ended his career.

Deshaun Watson allegedly asked to leave Tuscaloosa bar [ESPN]

Sounds like Alabama fans can’t handle losing.

Sources: Adrian Peterson to visit Patriots on Monday [ESPN – Mike Reiss]

I’m not surprised that Bill Belichick is kicking the tires on a veteran star. Don’t expect the Texans to show any interest.

NFL, HBO agree to four more years of “Hard Knocks” [Pro Football Talk – Michael David Smith]

I don’t think “Hard Knocks” is going anywhere anytime soon.