Reading the coverage…
A thought on every team’s draft from Mike Tanier of Sports on Earth.
Receiver DeAndre Hopkins is expected to start opposite Andre Johnson and safety D.J. Swearinger will play in the three-safety package, says John McClain of the Houston Chronicle.
J.J. Watt’s charity softball game raised $300,000 with a packed house on Saturday, says Tania Ganguli of the Chronicle.
Pictures of the Texans’ draft picks from the Chronicle.
How thorough is the Ryan Grigson-Chuck Pagano makeover of the Colts? Only seven players remain from the Colts’ 31-17 loss to New Orleans in Super Bowl XLIV after the 2009 season. Only 19 pre-date the arrival of Grigson and Pagano in January 2012. Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star details the widespread change.
Initial reflections on each of the Colts’ draft picks from Phillip B. Wilson of the Indianapolis Star.
It’s a class with juice for the Jaguars. “I don’t know if this is a good word or a bad word but these guys all have juice and that is a big trait for me as a head coach,’’ Gus Bradley said. “I want to be able feel this team out there. I want to feel their personality.’’ Ryan O’Halloran’s story from the Florida Times-Union.
Gene Frenette of the Times-Union gives the Jaguars an overall B-plus for their draft efforts.
Analysis of the Titans’ draft from Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean. It’s hard to argue against first-round guard Chance Warmack, but third-round outside linebacker in Zaviar Gooden was a bit of a head-scratcher.
Wyatt’s reported a list of undrafted rookies who’s agreed to deals with the Titans.