Reading the coverage…
Clemson receiver DeAndre Hopkins is John McClain’s pick for the Texans in his mock draft for the Houston Chronicle.
Did the Ravens really want Ed Reed to stay? The Chronicle plugs into a report from Baltimore that says they didn’t.
What was the Texans' best touchdown of the 2012 season? The team’s web site is running a poll where you have to text to vote.
In four seasons at Oakland, Darrius Heyward-Bey had three head coaches, four offensive coordinators and seven quarterbacks, writes Phillip B. Wilson of the Indianapolis Star.
Punter Pat McAfee signed his franchise tender, says Mike Chappell of the Star.
Ryan Grigson’s lack of experience with contract finances has been evident in some of the Colts’ free-agent signings, says Kyle Rodriguez of Colts Authority. I’m late to this piece, but it’s an interesting take.
Sen’Derrick Marks really likes the way the Jaguars are moving, and says he intends to wreak havoc as a newcomer, says Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Union.
Gus Bradley has had private meetings with the top quarterbacks in the draft, and Eugene Monroe was the one excused player form the first day of offseason work, says O’Halloran.
If the Jaguars find a trade partner to move out of the No. 2 spot, who are the teams most likely to want the spot? Alfie Crow of Big Cat Country considers.
The Titans need difference-makers, especially up front, so David Climer of The Tennessean hopes defense is the early focus of their draft.
Lavelle Hawkins and Marc Mariani are at risk after the Titans added Kevin Walter to the wide receiver group, says John Glennon of The Tennessean.
Kamerion Wimbley spoke about the Titans offseason additions with NFL Network. (Video.)