Here are a few things you can safely call Houston Chronicle reporter John McClain:
We learned that last one on Monday. The backstory: A few months back, McClain wrote that he would eat the front page of the Chronicle's draft day coverage if the Texans didn't use their No. 1 overall pick on a quarterback.
"And if I get sick and die," McClain said, "blame it on (general manager) Rick Smith and (coach) Bill O'Brien."
You have our word, John.