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Montgomery could be handful for Texans

Montgomery could be handful for Texans

ESPN.com Updated Apr 27, 2013
During his time at the NFL scouting combine, Sam Montgomery addressed concerns about the consistency of his effort as a college player. The problem is that he admitted there were concerns about his effort as a college player. He’s now a member of the Ho
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  • McClain’s complete AFC draft grades

    McClain’s complete AFC draft grades

    chron.com Apr 27, 2013
    Texans: B+ Analysis: DeAndre Hopkins gives them the kind of receiver they need opposite Andre Johnson. Swearinger should play a lot off the bench and be groomed by Ed Reed. Williams may challenge Derek Newton at right tackle. Montgomery or Trevardo coul…
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  • Heisman trophy finalist will join Texans as undrafted free agen…

    Heisman trophy finalist will join Texans as undrafted free agent

    chron.com Apr 27, 2013
    Former Kansas State Collin Klein had a glittering college season that resulted in his finishing third in Heisman Trophy voting. Now he’ll get a chance to keep playing quarterback after agreeing to a deal to join the Texans as an undrafted free agent. ”
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  • Kubiak not so fast to move Reed inside

    Kubiak not so fast to move Reed inside

    chron.com Apr 27, 2013
    They say you can’t coach speed. You can, however, draft speed and that’s what the Texans have done at outside linebacker the last two days, taking two players who should render moot the loss of Connor Barwin during free agency. Third-round pick Sam Mo
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  • The Texans' four sixth-rounders

    The Texans' four sixth-rounders

    ESPN.com Apr 27, 2013
    A quick look at the Texans’ four sixth-round picks: 176th overall: David Quessenberry, OT, San Jose State The pick came in a trade from Oakland, but was well-travelled. It was originally property of the Titans, who dealt it to Minnesota last year. It we
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  • Texans grow LB depth with Williams

    Texans grow LB depth with Williams

    ESPN.com Apr 27, 2013
    After grabbing a strongside linebacker in the third round, the Houston Texans went with a weakside linebacker in the fourth: Trevardo Williams from UConn. The Texans will now ideally have Whitney Mercilus and Williams on the weakside with Brooks Reed an…
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  • Texans take Connecitcut LB Trevardo Williams, four picks remain

    Texans take Connecitcut LB Trevardo Williams, four picks remain

    chron.com Apr 27, 2013
    The Texans have taken U-Conn outside linebacker Trevardo Williams with their fourth-round pick, 124th overall. Linebackers coach Reggie Herring said Williams, a 6-1, 241-pounder, will likely go into training camp backing up third-round pick Sam Montgome…
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  • The new Texans at a glance

    The new Texans at a glance

    chron.com Apr 27, 2013
    DeAndre Hopkins Pick/Pos./School/Ht./Wt.: 27th; WR; Clemson; 6-1; 214. Combine numbers: 4.51 40-yard dash, 15 bench presses at 225, 36-inch vertical leap. 9-foot, 7-inch broad jump. College career: Caught 52 passes, four for touchdowns, as a true freshm…
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