From Kaepernick to the draft, some QB options for Houston

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HOUSTON -- If the Houston Texans had even a shred of doubt over the magnitude of their needs at the quarterback position, they can have none now. Brian Hoyer's five-turnover debacle in a 30-0 wild-card playoff defeat to Kansas City was bad enough to make exiled Houston starters Ryan Fitzpatrick, Ryan Mallett, Case Keenum and Matt Schaub seem alluring by comparison.

None of the avenues available to Houston are likely to transform the organization overnight, but an early look at the potential options is an appropriate way to kick off this Texans offseason. Here are some options:

1. Determine whether Christian Hackenberg is worth a first-round pick