Reading the coverage of the Houston Texans ...
Johnny Manziel returned to College Station, Texas, earlier this week, having spent most of his pre-draft preparation in San Diego. He took in Tuesday's spring practice at Texas A&M, writes ESPN.com's Sam Khan Jr.
Plenty of coaches and executives went from Orlando, Fla., the site of this year's NFL owners meetings, to College Station, or did so with a brief stopover. They'll come armed with questions, writes Lindsay Jones of USA Today. "I want to talk to the custodian. I want to talk to his teammates. I want to talk to his landlord. I want to find out those things," Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said Wednesday. "We'll know what kind of football player he is by the end of the day and how he does with all that other stuff, but it's all the other intangible things."
Former South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney continues to defend his work ethic, questioned by some (though not by the coach whose team has the first overall pick). He appeared on NFL Network yesterday and spoke to Kim Jones, writes Bryan Fischer of NFL.com. Clowney said questions about his work ethic were like "spit in the face."
The NFL placed a heavy importance on sportsmanship during this year's league meetings, writes John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. There won't be new rules added, just a stricter enforcement of current rules.
And with that, I'm off to Johnny Day. We'll have plenty more updates from there.Fla.,