‘HTown making moves!!!’ JJ Watt and others weigh in on Houston Texans’ first round draft picks
After weeks of dancing around questions about what moves they would make at the 2023 NFL draft, the Houston Texans pulled off an unexpected Texas two-step. The team got Ohio State quarterback C.J. Stroud and Alabama’s defensive star Will Anderson, Jr. after a bit of negotiating that landed them back to back draft picks. Thursday night, JJ Watt and others weighed in on the picks.
Decision time for the Texans: Draft day is tomorrow
The countdown is almost over! Draft day is tomorrow. The big question – what will the Texans do at #2? Nobody seems to know for sure and surprisingly there are a number of reports the Texans could go the defensive route instead of their glaring need at QB.
👀 JJ Watt and Houston Texans tweet the same single emoji: What could it mean?!
There are 99 reasons why Houston still loves JJ Watt, which explains why with one single emoji, he had people across social media raising an eyebrow. The newly retired defensive NFL player tweeted a pair of eyes shortly before 4 p.m. Tuesday. Just 21 minutes later, the Houston Texans stared back with the same exact emoji tweet.
Jimmy Garoppolo? Bijan Robinson? Inside potential next steps for the Texans
Hey guys, it’s Ari Alexander with the Houston Texans who are preparing for the NFL Draft now that the scouting combine is finished. The Texans will have to be wary of what the Bears do with the No. 1 pick, but are likely to find a strong QB somewhere.
UH offensive tackle Patrick Paul looks forward to Friday’s bowl game, explains decision to remain in school, not declare for NFL draft
University of Houston left offensive tackle Patrick Paul expressed confidence in his decision to return to school for next season and not declare early for the NFL draft.
Houston native, former Manvel star D’Eriq King working hard for his dreams, readying for NFL Draft
D’Eriq King starred at Manvel High School before playing collegiately at the University of Houston and the University of Miami. Now, he's training hard for the next level with hopes of hearing his name called during this week's NFL Draft.
NBA to reopen facilities this week in states relaxing stay-at-home orders, according to report
(CNN) -- The NBA plans to reopen team practice facilities Friday in areas where local governments have relaxed stay-at-home restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to an ESPN report. The NBA plans to find alternative training arrangements for players in states where stay-at-home orders remain fully intact. The league's move to reopen facilities doesn't mean the season is starting anytime soon, according to ESPN's sources. The NBA also canceled the New Orleans Pelicans-Sacramento Kings game that night, and the season was suspended shortly thereafter. "The NBA will use this hiatus to determine next steps for moving forward in regard to the coronavirus pandemic," the league said in a statement.
This is how CeeDee Lamb’s girlfriend responded after she took his cellphone before he was drafted to the Dallas Cowboys
Social media was quick to react towards Crymson Rose and boyfriend Oklahoma WR CeeDee Lamb, who was drafted to the Dallas Cowboys Thursday night. When Lamb’s name was called, cameras took a shot of his family’s living room, where his mom, girlfriend and other unidentified family members were sitting in a blue couch at his home in Houston. Rose took one of Lamb’s phones but Lamb snatched it back to see who was calling him. Lamb chimed in and responded to a tweet late Thursday night with “y’all really gotta chill." y’all really gotta chill wasn’t even like dat 👎🏾 https://t.co/ziQaGkAWbT — CeeDee Lamb (@_CeeDeeThree) April 24, 2020Lamb was the 17th pick overall during Thusday night’s NFL Draft.
Thursday the NFL draft starts and the league has some tech issues to work out. Here’s how the Texans are preparing.
HOUSTON – Finally we will have a legitimate sports event to follow later this week when the NFL holds its annual draft. I did a Facebook Live this week and talked about the technology that will be a big part of the NFL Draft. Did I mention this NFL Virtual draft will be done from the homes of all involved with the league and each team? “I don’t know if I would call it a concern, I would say just making sure that your cell phone works. We’re going to have a mock draft early next week, so each team will be able to kind of walk through it, rehearse it.