The Morning Fix: Texans trade for Jimmy Garoppolo in mock draft and more

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Good morning Houston! It’s been a few days since we’ve posted a morning link dump.  The good news is we’re back with some great information on the Houston Texans.

Do you believe Bill O’Brien loves Patrick Mahomes?  Something tells me it’s a smokescreen.

It’s great that Andre Johnson will retire as Texan.

I think Tom Savage was also speaking for Bill O’Brien when he said he’s looking forward to a quiet quarterbacks room this season.

Houston Texans: Facing The Colin Kaepernick Question [NFL Spin Zone – Luke Sims]

I’m confused as to why the Texans think Brandon Weeden is better than Kaepernick.

Texans’ J.J. Watt on Rockets’ Beverley: ‘Pat’s the man’ [ESPN – Sarah Barshop]

Sounds like Watt and Beverley have a bromance.

J.J. Watt plans to be ‘very smart’ to avoid injury risk this season [ESPN – Sarah Barshop]

Watt isn’t getting any younger.  Being smart is important.

Barnwell’s ’17 All-Trades Mock Draft [ESPN – Bill Barnwell]

This is cool. The Texans get Jimmy Garoppolo.

Texans Draft Profile: UNC QB Mitchell Trubisky [Texans Wire]

More from Toro Times

Watt: “You Hear The Doubters, You Hear Everything” [CBS Houston – Matt Hammond]

There will always be doubters.  That’s why mental toughness is important.

Here’s some NFL news:

Dan Rooney’s legacy, #NFL power rankings, draft nuggets, schedule release and much more [FanSided – Matt Verderame]

Some interesting NFL stuff here.

Roughly 20 NFL teams facing loss of chartered flights [Pro Football Talk – Mike Florio]

This is very interesting.  I wonder what NFL teams will do next season and if this will affect the Texans.

Barack Obama to attend Dan Rooney’s funeral [Pro Football Talk – Mike Florio]

This says a lot about Rooney as well as Obama.

Colts quarterback Andrew Luck discusses shoulder surgery for first time [Indianapolis Star – Stephen Holder]

Luck is going to be a better quarterback next season now that his shoulder will be back to normal. Watch out.