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Texans trade up to get QB Watson

Now Houston has a franchise quarterback who's backed by an elite defense that will have the Texans back in the AFC hunt in 2017. Reader is also on the Houston Texans roster. But what he did on the big stage is absolutely breathtaking. This is what you remember about Deshaun Watson: How he came back after playing the game of his life and losing a national championship game to Alabama and played an even better game a year later and beat them.



Cleveland Browns fans 'wanted' Garrett, get their wish

After cutting Jay Cutler in March they made Tampa Bay backup Mike Glennon the highest-paid free-agent QB signee this year. Trubisky and Mahomes go to teams that already have veteran starters in place at quarterback. Cleveland needed to get it right with their two picks in the first round, and with plenty of holes to fill on their roster, they certainly did a nice job doing just that.


French authorities investigate 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids

French authorities investigate 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids

The French national financial prosecutor's office, which specializes in investigating economic crimes, began a preliminary investigation previous year, AP and Reuters reported , citing anonymous French officials. The awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar was particularly controversial with countries with a more established culture of football and football infrastructure missing out.


Broncos' Roberts out for up to four weeks

Broncos' Roberts out for up to four weeks

Brisbane's form had not been convincing with their previous eight matches decided by single-figure margins, but the most important thing is they are winning and Bennett will be pleased with where the Broncos are sitting with the dreaded State of Origin period looming.



Browns select Myles Garrett with No. 1 pick in 2017 National Football League draft

If they're anxious about the one they like (likely Deshaun Watson or Mitchell Trubisky) being gone, the only option may be to make the move for that No. No team has amassed more draft capital than the Browns, who have stockpiled picks after multiple trades down. With two first-round picks, two in the second round and one in the third, the Browns have the assets to improve, and possibly to find that elusive QB after starting 26 since 1999.



Falcons make 1st round move, get UCLA defensive end McKinley

While rumors have been swirling that the Browns will trade back into the Top 10 in a package that will include the No. 12 pick, among others, in order to grab their quarterback , they should indeed trade back into the Top 10, but not to draft a quarterback .