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Texans ‘trying hard’ to trade the No 1 overall pick


The Houston Texans own the No. 1 overall pick in May’s draft, and the speculation on what they’ll do with that pick seems to change on a daily basis. Do they take the best player in the draft regardless of position, arguably either Jadeveon Clowney or Khalil Mack? Or since they sent quarterback Matt Schaub packing do they draft Louisville’s Teddy Bridgewater, A&M’s Johnny Manziel or UCF’s Blake Bortles?

Well there is a report from Bleacher Report’s Dan Pompei that indicates that the Texans might be trying to trade the first overall pick.

Word from the NFL meetings is the Texans are trying hard to deal the first pick in the draft. They want to move down and acquire extra selections. Sources say they might have a trade partner in the Bills, who appear interested in moving up.

It could be because the Texans don’t feel the need to acquire Clowney or Mack, and they don’t think one of those quarterbacks are worth the No. 1 overall pick. Pompei says it is unclear who the Bills would want with that first pick, but suggests they could already be over the EJ Manuel era at quarterback and looking for another one. Otherwise the Bills could look at an offensive tackle, Clowney or Mack as well.

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