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Report: Tyrann Mathieu cancelled visits with Seattle Seahawks, …

Report: Tyrann Mathieu cancelled visits with Seattle Seahawks, Houston Texans

yahoo.com chron.com Updated Apr 26, 2013
LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu doesn't have any margin for error when it comes to his draft stock. The substance abuse issues that caused him to get booted off the Tigers' roster before the 2012 season, and caused him to fail more drug tests than he coul…
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  • Brennan Williams to compete with Newton

    Brennan Williams to compete with Newton

    ESPN.com Apr 26, 2013
    Brennan Williams, the Houston Texans third-round pick and 89th selection overall in the NFL draft, will have a chance to compete for the starting right tackle job. That’s what offensive line coach John Benton told Houston press while indicating Derek Ne
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  • Swearinger can cover TEs for Texans

    Swearinger can cover TEs for Texans

    ESPN.com chron.com Apr 26, 2013
    One offseason debate we’ve had regarding the Houston Texans pertained to inside linebacker. The team didn’t need to spend big dollars or a high pick on their second inside linebacker because he’s a two-down player. But if they had a guy capable of p
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  • What the four first-rounders are saying

    What the four first-rounders are saying

    ESPN.com Apr 26, 2013
    DeAndre Hopkins on what kind of player he is: "I bring a championship mentality. Whenever the ball is in the air I feel like it’s mine, no matter where it is or who’s around me. I’m a physical wide receiver and I bring a competitive edge to the Texa
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  • Warmack salutes Colts' Drake Nevis

    Warmack salutes Colts' Drake Nevis

    ESPN.com Apr 26, 2013
    One of the guys Chance Warmack will be asked to slow is Houston Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt. Warmack spoke of him when the Titans introduced their first-round pick today. When I asked the guard out of Alabama who ranked as his toughest matchup du…
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  • Potential Texans Draft Board for Rounds 2 and 3

    Potential Texans Draft Board for Rounds 2 and 3

    chron.com ESPN.com Apr 26, 2013
    I had DeAndre Hopkins on my Texans Offensive Draft Board so now I will turn my attention to both the offensive and defensive boards for the next two rounds. Some of the players in each round may look unlikely to be there, but keep in mind that the...
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  • Report: Texans expect DeVier Posey to open season on PUP list

    Report: Texans expect DeVier Posey to open season on PUP list

    Even if wide receiver DeVier Posey didn’t tear his Achilles in the Texans’ playoff loss to the Patriots, there’s a good chance the team would have been looking for a wide receiver in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft. The Houston offense was ove
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Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NFL draft -- Second-day winners, losers

    Apr 26
    On a day the Packers took care of business at the 2013 NFL draft, Matt Barkley's freefall reached new depths, writes John Clayton.
  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL second-round mock draft

    Apr 26
    NEW YORK -- With all the quarterbacks that remain there for the picking, and the unfinished Manti Te'o saga, Friday night's second round has a chance to be as interesting as Thursday night's first round was unpredictable. I can't really recall a second …
  • Peter King: Looking back on a strange first round, ahead to a starry secon…

    Apr 26
    ST. LOUIS -- After the strangest first round of an NFL draft that I have seen, here's a look at the bizarro-world day-one (yes: Justin Pugh and Travis Frederick; no: Geno Smith and Matt Barkley) and a look ahead to a second day that will be starrier tha…
  • Don Banks: With GM seats burning, Bills and Dolphins go bold; more Snaps

    Apr 26
    NEW YORK -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we digest a less-than-riveting first round of the NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall ...