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Thoughts on NFL draft 1st round?

After weeks of scouting and debating, the Houston Texans decided on the obvious choice at No. 1: Jadeveon Clowney, the South Carolina defensive end considered by most to be the top talent in the 2014 NFL draft. A few minutes later, the Jacksonville Jaguars made a splash at No. 3 by selecting quarterback Blake Bortles ahead of superstar Johnny Manziel. It all came as part of a dramatic first round, which ended with Teddy Bridgewater going 32nd to the Minnesota Vikings. What are your thoughts on the evening?

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  • What is Jadeveon Clowney's NFL future (drafted first overall by Texans)?

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  • What do you make of the Texans taking Jadeveon Clowney No. 1 overall?

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The NFL draft is fast approaching, and Mel Kiper and Todd McShay are ranking the best players at each position. They've both got Teddy Bridgewater as the best quarterback available, with Blake Bortles and Johnny Manziel right behind him. Who do you think is the top quarterback available? Submit your rankings!

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Top NFL Draft quarterbacks

Blake Bortles

Blake Bortles

Blake Bortles
UCF

T. Bridgewater

T. Bridgewater

Teddy Bridgewater
Louisville

Derek Carr

Derek Carr

Derek Carr
Fresno State

J. Garoppolo

J. Garoppolo

Jimmy Garoppolo
Eastern Illinois

Johnny Manziel

Johnny Manziel

Johnny Manzel
Texas A&M

AJ McCarron

AJ McCarron

AJ McCarron
Alabama

Tom Savage

Tom Savage

Tom Savage
Pittsburgh

Logan Thomas

Logan Thomas

Logan Thomas
Virginia Tech

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Is Blake Bortles draft's top QB?

Teddy Bridgewater underwhelmed at his pro day. Johnny Manziel and "bust" have been heard together a lot lately. And then there's Blake Bortles, the previously anonymous quarterback who excelled at his own personal showcase and might have cemented his spot as the NFL's top quarterback prospect. But prospect and real thing are quite different. What is the NFL future for all three? If you were the Houston Texans' brass, would you go with a QB at No. 1?

What is Blake Bortles' NFL future?

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  • What is Teddy Bridgewater's NFL future?

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  • What is Johnny Manziel's NFL future?

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  • Which of these quarterbacks will have the best NFL career?

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  • Whom should the Houston Texans draft No. 1 overall?

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The NFL draft is fast approaching, and according to Mel Kiper's mock draft 4.0, the Houston Texans will go with the man many expected to be the top pick: Jadeveon Clowney. Is he the No. 1 draft prospect in your eyes? Do you prefer one of the QBs? Submit your rankings!

NFL Draft prospects

Anthony Barr

Anthony Barr

LB, UCLA

Odell Beckham

Odell Beckham

WR, LSU

Blake Bortles

Blake Bortles

QB, UCF

Teddy Bridgewater

Teddy Bridgewater

QB, Louisville

Jadeveon Clowney

Jadeveon Clowney

DE, South Carolina

Brandin Cooks

Brandin Cooks

WR, Oregon State

Darqueze Dennard

Darqueze Dennard

CB, Michigan State

Eric Ebron

Eric Ebron

TE, North Carolina

Mike Evans

Mike Evans

WR, Texas A&M

Justin Gilbert

Justin Gilbert

CB, Oklahoma State

Timmy Jernigan

Timmy Jernigan

DT, Florida State

Marqise Lee

Marqise Lee

WR, USC

Taylor Lewan

Taylor Lewan

OT, Michigan

Khalil Mack

Khalil Mack

LB, Buffalo

Johnny Manziel

Johnny Manziel

QB, Texas A&M

Zack Martin

Zack Martin

OT, Notre Dame

Jake Matthews

Jake Matthews

OT, Texas A&M

C.J. Mosley

C.J. Mosley

LB, Alabama

Greg Robinson

Greg Robinson

OT, Auburn

Sammy Watkins

Sammy Watkins

WR, Clemson

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Tough choice for Texans at No. 1?

Much like the last time the Houston Texans had the No. 1 overall pick, it seems this year's selection will be a difficult one. Long it has been considered a choice between the top NFL draft talent (Jadeveon Clowney) and a home-state quarterback (Johnny Manziel), but in his latest mock (Insider) Todd McShay has Houston going with another signal caller: UCF's Blake Bortles (Manziel ended up No. 4 to the Cleveland Browns, one after Teddy Bridgewater to the Jacksonville Jaguars). Is this a good pick for the Texans? How will Manziel, a new Nike athlete, fare in the NFL?

Whom should the Houston Texans draft No. 1 overall?

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  • Whom will the Houston Texans draft No. 1 overall?

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  • Which of these quarterbacks will have the best NFL career?

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  • What is Blake Bortles' NFL future?

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  • What is Johnny Manziel's NFL future?

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