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Texans say Hopkins wears DBs out

Texans say Hopkins wears DBs out

The spot opposite Andre Johnson on the Houston Texans' depth chart is DeAndre Hopkins' for the taking. The Clemson wide receiver was the 27th pick in the draft and the Texans’ first rounder. Receiver was their biggest need. He’s the first first-round
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  • Chat wrap: Film for you to break down

    Chat wrap: Film for you to break down

    ESPN.com Apr 25, 2013
    Confession: I can't tell you who the Jaguars, Titans, Colts or Texans will draft tonight. Such information is a closely guarded secret, and I am not good at keeping secrets. But that doesn't mean we didn't have a lively chat about all sort of draft-rela…
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  • Mock drafts nearly unanimous with receiver to the Texans

    Mock drafts nearly unanimous with receiver to the Texans

    chron.com Apr 25, 2013
    Mock draft season is coming to a close. Pizza for everyone! I’ve mostly stayed away from mock drafts because information and misinformation around draft time is hard to decipher. But, six and a half hours before the first-round starts, let’s take a lo
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  • RTC: Texans GM Rick Smith's track record

    RTC: Texans GM Rick Smith's track record

    ESPN.com Apr 25, 2013
    Reading the coverage ... Some final mock drafts from smart and informed people: Mike Mayock of NFL Network, Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Peter King of Sports Illustrated, Greg Bedard of the Boston Globe, Lance Zierlein of the Houston Ch…
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  • All the AFC South's scheduled picks

    All the AFC South's scheduled picks

    ESPN.com Apr 25, 2013
    As we count down the hours to the draft, here is a handy refresher and reference of all the picks in the AFC South. Houston Texans First round, 27th overall Second round, 57th overall Third round, 89th overall Third round, 95th overall* Fourth round, 12…
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  • Video - Inside the Huddle 02:31

    Inside the Huddle

    Apr 25
    John Clayton goes deep on the amazing ascent of shorter receivers, the Vikings' D linemen, the Texans' revolving fullback saga and the Tampa Bay Bucs' big bucks shored up secondary.
  • Video - Texans Select DeAndre Hopkins 00:44

    Texans Select DeAndre Hopkins

    Apr 25
    Bill Polian breaks down the Texans' selection of DeAndre Hopkins.

Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NFL draft -- First-round winners, losers

    Apr 25
    Quarterbacks and veteran left tackles took a hit in the first round, but things fell the Vikings' way, writes John Clayton.
  • 2013 NFL draft - Kansas City Chiefs make right move in picking Eric Fisher…

    Apr 25
    Chiefs value upside of Eric Fisher over big-school experience of Luke Joeckel.
  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 7.0

    Apr 25
    Stuff we're hearing as my final mock gets put to bed and the first round of the NFL Draft mercifully approaches: