Even though several NFL teams desperately need to select a quarterback in the 2014 NFL Draft, this class of signal callers may currently be slipping farther and farther from becoming first-round picks. The draft is very similar to the stock market as the value of players can rise and fall depending on certain pieces of information. Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was once considered the front-runner as the first-overall pick in the draft, but his average Pro Day performance and poor private workouts could have him falling as far as the third or fourth round. Johnny Manziel had one of the most impressive showcases out of all his counterparts, but character concerns and durability issues are still trumping his performance. When Andrew Luck was drafted, he had very few risks associated with him and has proven that he was a great selection. The quarterbacks from this class, however, are not as much of a sure thing as Luck was. Mock drafts and predictions will constantly change from now until the draft, but pass-rusher Jadeveon Clowney now appears to be the favorite target of the Houston Texans. It makes sense for the Texans to pick Clowney, as he is widely considered the most talented player in the draft, but Houston could also land a top quarterback prospect with the first pick in the second round. If Manziel can slip past the 11th pick of the Tennessee Titans, he would have a great shot of falling to the Texans at the start of the next round. The Cleveland Browns do hold the 26th-overall pick, but the organization cannot afford to take a risk at the quarterback position. If teams are still scared away from selecting a quarterback early, the Texans will have the opportunity to draft two of the most explosive playmakers from the entire draft. We all will have to wait until draft day to see what unfolds, but things are about to get very interesting in Houston. Jack Delaney is a fantasy football writer for Rantsports.com. You can follow him on twitter @jackbmore13, “Like” him on Facebook, or add him to your network on Google.
The Houston Texans made a lot of mistakes in 2015 even though they won their division, but these five stood out as the worst.
These five Houston Texans players disappointed the team the most in 2015.
In order to contend again in 2016, the Houston Texans must target these five free agents.
After their blowout loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC Wild Card game, it's clear the Houston Texans should target these five offensive players in the 2016 NFL Draft.
Here are five takeaways from the Kansas City Chiefs' win over the Houston Texans in the AFC Wild Card game.
Right before this touchdown, Jeremy Maclin may have suffered a serious knee injury, which means the Chiefs are going to need more of this out of the rookie Chris Conley. With a 20-0 lead, the Chiefs will likely advance to the AFC Divisional Round next week.
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— Michael Shamburger (@mshamburger1) January 9, 2016
There's something to be said for pulling out all the stops and using every trick play in the book to win a playoff game, but bringing in J.J. Watt to play quarterback in the wildcat formation was probably a giveaway that he would be running the ball.
Everything is going wrong for the Houston Texans against the Kansas City Chiefs. Just when Houston was finally putting a drive together, QB Brian Hoyer threw this boneheaded interception to ruin it all.
— The Sports Daily (@SportsDailyBlog) January 9, 2016
The Kansas City Chiefs forced four turnovers in the first half on the way to a 13-0 halftime lead over the Houston Texans. Spencer Ware decided to sum up the entire half with this destruction of Texans safety Quintin Demps.
These Houston Texans players had impressive performances in the regular season.