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Update: Trade Talks For No. 1 Expected To Pick Up When Texans Are On The Clock

 

Update:

Ian Rapoport that there is still a chance that the Texans could trade out of No. 1 overall as trade talks are expected to once the Texans are on the clock.

However, the consensus is that they will keep the pick unless someone blows them a way with an offer at the last minute.

Every indication is that South Carolina DE Jadeveon Clowney will be the first players selected tonight.

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ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Houston Texans are “locked in” on their player and perfectly fine sitting at No. 1 overall and taking their guy.

  • Schefter adds that the Texans are not expecting to trade the pick.
  • According to Schefter, many expect the South Carolina DE Jadeveon Clowney.

Reports from this morning mentioned that the Texans were asking for first, second and third-round picks in 2014 and another 2015 first-round selection to move up to No. 1 overall.

While there has been some talk that Buffalo LB Khalil Mack could be their preference given that some think he’s a better fit in Romeo Crennel’s defensive system, it looks like they are leaning towards Clowney.

We have the Texans staying at No. 1 overall and taking Clowney in our final 2014 NFL Mock Draft.