Cole: Texans Get a C for Draft Picks

Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports is handing out his AFC and NFC grades for the draft – including the Texans, which you can read about below.

Picks: DE Whitney Mercilus, WR DeVier Posey, G Brandon Brooks, C Ben Jones, WR Keshawn Martin, DE Jared Crick, K Randy Bullock, T Nick Mondek.

Grade: C

Analysis:
There’s nothing wrong with the Mercilus pick, but I keep coming back to the idea that if the Texans needed a pass rusher, why didn’t they just spend the money and keep Mario Williams? That would have freed the team to use its first-round pick on another need or do something more creative. Williams was expensive, but there are times in the building of a team that you spend big to get big results. The Texans are finally at the point of making a big run and they made a move that screamed of remaining middle of the pack. Posey is an intriguing athlete with return ability and Brooks and Jones could be starters in fairly short order if the team wants to push them.


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3 Responses to “Cole: Texans Get a C for Draft Picks”

  1. Alan Burge says:

    Before writing another article on the texans offseason moves, I suggest going back and reviewing their salary cap situation, how they got there, and what they still need to do to get better.

    • Joseph Chambers says:

      LOL This is what everyone is thinking when you wrote this article bro….seriously? You wrote this and said….what salary cap!? Gotta see all sides bro

  2. Keefers says:

    Cole you are sad!

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