By Aaron Wilson, Houston Chronicle Updated 10:59 pm CDT, Thursday, April 18, 2019 PHOTOS: Texans 2019 schedule In this Feb. 28, 2019, file photo, Houston Texans general manager Brian Gaine speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. Their first priority in this year's draft should be improving the offensive line after quarterback Deshaun Watson was sacked an NFL-leading 62 times as Houston won the AFC South but lost to the Colts in the wild-card round. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File) Browse through the photos to see the Texans' schedule for the upcoming season. less PHOTOS: Texans 2019 schedule In this Feb. 28, 2019, file photo, Houston Texans general manager Brian Gaine speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. Their first ... more Photo: Darron Cummings/Associated Press … [Read more...] about Texans GM Brian Gaine confident in chances of landing 4 future starters in draft
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Hello there, NFL fan. Keeping up with your favorite team, your fantasy team, and all the other games on Sundays, Mondays, Thursday, and sometimes Saturdays can be a full-time chore. It’d be perfectly understandable if you didn’t have enough time on top of that to also pay attention to the crop of players hitting the 2019 NFL Draft. Well luckily for you, we’re here to help. You’ve got questions about the draft this upcoming April? We’ve got answers. What are the important days on the schedule? The countdown is until Thursday, April 25. That’s when the first round gets started in Nashville. It’s followed by Rounds 2 and 3 on Friday, April 26 and the last four rounds on Saturday, April 27. But before that, there’s the 2019 NFL Combine that starts Tuesday, Feb. 26. Or at least, that’s when the players start arriving in Indianapolis. You can really start paying attention on March 1 — that’s when they’ll start running … [Read more...] about The NFL Draft guide for fans who don’t watch much college FB
Michael McCarthy @MMcCarthyREV Updated at 11:26 a.m. ET Updated at 11:26 a.m. ET ESPN is eying former NFL star Ben Watson for a TV role, sources tell Sporting News. Watson, who just retired from the Saints after a 15-year career, is viewed as one of the most TV-ready talents on the free-agent market. MORE: 2019 NFL Draft prospects: Big board of top 100 players The former Saints-Ravens-Browns-Patriots player made a strong impression during CBS Sports' "Super Bowl Today" pregame show, discussing social justice initiatives with James Brown, Amy Trask and the NFLPA's Troy Vincent. ESPN declined comment on Watson. [email protected], @AmyTrask, @TroyVincent23 and @BenjaminSWatson discuss the current state of the NFL. pic.twitter.com/5frT5qPa3S— NFLonCBS (@NFLonCBS) February 3, 2019 The 38-year-old Watson is viewed as one of the NFL's most thoughtful players, receiving multiple … [Read more...] about ESPN eyes Ben Watson for NFL TV role, SN sources say
Tadd Haislop @TaddHaislop Updated at 7:37 a.m. ET Updated at 7:37 a.m. ET The NFL's offseason schedule is in full swing, beginning the countdown to free agency and the 2019 NFL Draft. And the 2019 list of free agents available is a good one. Names like Jadeveon Clowney, DeMarcus Lawrence, Le'Veon Bell, Tyrell Williams, Landon Collins and Frank Clark will be available for signing as unrestricted free agents, assuming they're not hit with a franchise tag. Below is the list of potential NFL free agents for 2019, via Spotrac, including players who will be restricted free agents and those who will be exclusive rights restricted free agents. SN's MOCK DRAFT:Kyler Murray goes early; Eagles, Colts find new playmakers When does NFL free agency start? NFL free agency in 2019 begins March 13, the start of the league year. Although, really, the start of free agency in 2019 will be March 11, when the … [Read more...] about NFL free agents 2019: Complete list of best players available by position
New Year’s Eve is always a little bittersweet, the promise of a fresh start intermingled with that gnawing feeling of regret. New Year’s Eve Eve will be similar in the NFL, except rather than an anticlimactic countdown that reminds us of our own mortality, we will finally have real answers when the clock strikes midnight. Or, like 11:38 p.m. ET — whenever Sunday Night Football ends. We’re set up for another intense final week in the NFL. It might be hard to top last year’s, when the Bengals’ last-second touchdown (on fourth down, no less!) took down the Ravens and vaulted the Bills into the playoffs for the first time since Toy Story 2 was in theaters. But Sunday should still send the 2018 regular season off on a dramatic, perhaps unpredictable note. Six teams are fighting for the three playoff spots that have yet to be claimed. The Saints, Rams, Bears, Cowboys, Seahawks, Chiefs, Patriots, Texans, and Chargers already made their way in, though … [Read more...] about Which NFL teams can clinch the final playoff spots?