Re: [Grantland] Hey, Don't F*$% This Up: The Houston Texans' Outdated Offense
James Casey's ability was underused, and slightly misused. The H-back/slot is perfect for him, which we will be reminded of over and over when he demonstrates that in Philly (where I also think he'll take some direct snaps since he is actually a passing threat). In Houston, he was an ideal example of shoe-horning the player into the system, instead conceiving plays based on his abilities.
That example also reveals why Tavon Austin is the wrong pick for Houston. I personally would love picking Austin if plays are conceived to maximize his ability. But the system currently demands a tall, vertical threat, so that's who we'll draft.