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Texans “Seriously Considering” Bridgewater, Bortles & Manziel At No. 1 Overall

John McClain reports that the Houston Texans are “seriously considering” using their No. 1 pick on the top-three quarterback prospects — Teddy Bridgewater, Blake Bortles and Johnny Manziel.

  • As of now, Houston has yet to eliminated any of these players, according to McClain.

McClain has been adamant that the Texans “are taking a quarterback” with No. 1 overall pick in May for a few months now, despite reports that they could look to bring in a veteran quarterback and use their pick on a different player like South Carolina DE Jadeveon Clowney.

At this point, there really is no consensus top quarterback, but it appears as though Bortles could have a slight edge based on some positive comments from draft evaluators in recent weeks.

For what it’s worth, we have the Texans taking Bortles at No. 1 overall in our most recent 2014 NFL Mock Draft.


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There is no way Houston can make a bold move to go out and get a coach like Bill O’Brien, a so-called QB “Guru,” and not give him the opportunity to have “his guy” pulling the trigger. This is not like it was a few years ago when they had what they thought was their “Franchise QB” in Shaub, therefore they took a chance on Mario Williams, which in the eyes of anyone outside of Houston was a terrible pick that led to him chasing the almighty. Under no circumstances will they take Clowney with the first pick. Bortles is… Read more »

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It could of course be smoke given where we are in the offseason, but there is a lot of talk around the league that these quarterbacks could be dropping. Some believe they could all fall out of the top-five, which would have seemed crazy just a few weeks ago.

Long ways to go. Thanks for the comment Reggie.

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