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Texans Get a “B” for the Weekend Draft Says Yahoo Sports

It was a better than average weekend for the Texans on the Draft says Jason Cole from Yahoo Sports!  He gives the team a “B” for the weekend.  Here is his brekdown:    

Picks: OT Duane Brown, CB Antwaun Molden, RB Steve Slaton, LB Xavier Adibi, DT Frank Okam, S Dominique Barber, QB Alex Brink
Positives: Brown, Slaton and Okam
Negatives: Molden
Bottom line: B. Give Houston a lot of credit for maneuvering around the draft, particularly after a mid-first round run on offensive linemen left the Texans without great choices at the No. 18 spot. They slid back to get Brown at No. 26, nabbing a need player at a better value spot. You also have to love the speed of Slaton, who can change a game in a hurry. However, Molden is too raw and the downside of Slaton is that he doesn’t like contact, making him a predictable runner. Okam, a former defensive tackle, is likely to shift to guard, a clever move by teams that realize that non-athletic DTs can make for cheap, athletic G’s.

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One Response to “Texans Get a “B” for the Weekend Draft Says Yahoo Sports”

  1. Laloj says:

    Texans are not known for doing well on draft day.
    I’m hoping these new guys fill some well needed gaps.

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