• Phillips told Texans to take Manziel with first pick

    Summary of 31 articles · Updated Feb 19, 2014
    “[Manziel] seems like a good kid. But there is much debate about whether Manziel should be a top three selection. That will not be one of the combine drills, but scouts will want to know Manziel’s height. Although Manziel hasn’t said whether he will throw at the NFL Scouting Combine, the decision not to throw at his Pro Day suggests that he wants to wait before he shows off his throwing mechanics to the NFL. “Having the Heisman trophy winner come to Houston from the state of Texas, I just thought it would be a neat deal,’’ Phillips said. Whether it’s as easy to live remains to be seen, and remains the decision the Texans will be weighing over the next few months. Because he's the best playmaker in the draft. 2. St. Louis Rams Clemson WR Sammy WatkinsAnother they-could-trade down scenario, but why? You have the best “X” receiver in the draft, and you can pair him with an electric slot guy and a few potentially good bigger wideouts on the roster. Sounds like a win to me.
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      Source: yahoo.com
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      Source: cleveland.com
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      Source: ESPN.com
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      Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel would love to play for the Cleveland Browns, but also hoped to go No. 1 overall in the draft.
      Source: cleveland.com
    • Manziel begins the pre-draft jockeying

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      Source: ESPN.com
    • Johnny Manziel talks about how much he wants to play with Johnson, Cushing, Watt

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      Source: chron.com
    • NFL Draft: Pre-combine mock draft has Texans taking Johnny Manziel first overall

      The scouting combine is a week away, and the medical, interview and workout results (in that order) will shake up teams' player grades, just as free agency — the start of which is still four weeks away — will change teams' needs and approaches to their …
      Source: yahoo.com
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  • Manziel: Wilson paving the way for short QBs

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    Source: ESPN.com

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