Draft season is here, and that means the season of lies and deception are here with the NFL draft being just a few months away now. There will be a flurry of news and rumors made by teams only to surround themselves with a cloud of uncertainty in the eyes of every other NFL team.
The Houston Texans may hold the No. 1 overall pick, but don't think that doesn't mean they won't try to do the same thing. The Houston Chronicle's John McClain reports the Texans are seriously considering Louisville's Teddy Bridgewater, UCF's Blake Bortles and Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel with the top pick.
This actually may be one of the more truthful reports you'll see. New head coach Bill O'Brien hasn't had enough time to adequately scout every college prospect worthy of the top pick. He and his staff probably won't have a decision on who they want to pick for another month.
With free agency set to begin in a few weeks, the Texans could easily make a run out one of the QBs set to hit the market, including Michael Vick, Matt Cassell and Josh McCown, all of whom have been rumored to have in interest in from Houston.
Signing one of those guys could help sway the Texans to pick South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney. Either way, don't expect a final decision on the No. 1 pick to be made anytime soon, and don't rule out any of the above mentioned prospects.
As for Bortles, he will reportedly visit the Texans and Jacksonville Jaguars after his March 19 pro day. He's been mentioned as a candidate for the top pick, and it looks unlikely he falls out of the top 5 with the Texans, Jags, Cleveland Browns and Oakland Raiders all in need of a QB.