It was only 12 years ago when the Texans handed David Carr the reigns to the Texans franchise, and let’s just say things didn’t go well. Carr says he wasn’t given a fair chance to win with the Texans and took way too many hits at quarterback. The lack of an offensive minded coach, as well as an offensive line or weapons really made Carr look bad and gives him a negative image around Houston. Will the Texans decide to give his brother the keys to drive the Texans offense? It would certainly be interesting. Check out the rest of the links for more in Houston sports.
Bill Brown and Alan Ashby have an unenviable task, soldiering through an Astros season that almost nobody is watching. While Houston is not doing as badly as you might expect from an attendance standpoint, averaging 24,327 fans per game so far to rank 20th in the major leagues, a CSN Houston broadcast earlier this month drew a 0.0 Nielsen rating.
- Jayne Hansen (What The Heck, Bobby) on her relationship with the Astros.
- Kennon Riley (Climbing Tal’s Hill) on Chris Carter finally getting results.
- Astros tweet of the day…
— Greis (@AmazingGreis) April 28, 2014
The Houston Rockets have yet to pick up their option on the fourth year of Kevin McHale‘s contract, but sources close to the situation said this week that support for the coach remains strong within the organization and among key players despite the team’s struggles thus far in the playoffs.
- Rahat Huq (Red94) takes a look at the Rockets pick and roll.
- Jonathan Feigen (Houston Chronicle) on Chandler Parsons‘ plan to stay aggressive.
- Rockets tweet of the day…
I’ve been a #Rockets fan through tough times and good times. Hopefully Game 5 is the beginning of some good times. 3 more wins to move on!
— Rockets Insider (@Rockets_Insider) April 28, 2014
- John McClain (Houston Chronicle) – Bob McNair looks back at the 2002 and 2006 draft.
If they don’t receive an overwhelming offer to trade down, they could choose South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney or one of two quarterbacks – Johnny Manziel or Blake Bortles.
- Stephen Forsha (Toro Times) takes a look at Texans trade possibilities at #1 overall.
- Patrick D. Starr (StateOfTheTexans) on David Carr’s words for the Texans.
- Texans tweet of the day…
There are no shortage of execs in the league who believe the Texans best odds of trading out of 1st overall is w/ Atlanta to get Clowney
— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) April 24, 2014