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Old 01-14-2013   #1
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First, yucky let down by our team. If we are honest, we got the w-l record that most of us thought but the play...well there's the rub. Second, Schaub is not going anywhere until after 2013 due to his cap hit. Yates with two seasons behind him probably would not be beaten out by any of the QBs available to us. Owner after THE loss basically said Schaub can take us to Super Bowl. I know, me neither, but he signs off on deals. Most of the following is what I've mocked for some time; combine may change it some.
I am stating here there will be a trade that gives us another second round; either down from #27 or up. That will not be addressed here.

1. WR Terrance Williams 6'2" 205 sub 4.5 Baylor 97-1832 yds @ 18.9. Quick off line and uses body control on sidelines and RZ. Tracks ball well & adjusts to aid scrambling QB. Starts WR2 game one and eventually replaces AJ. Franchise type player.

2. OT Menelik Watson 6'6" 320 FSU surprised many including me by coming out; TBH was not even on my board. He has only played 20 games including 8 in JC. Solid player and possible 10 year guy. Needs a year to develop but where better than Texans?

3A NT Brandon Williams 6'3" 325 Missouri Southern State 68 T with 16.5 for loss. 8.5 sacks +8 QB hurries + 2 break ups+ 5 forced fumbles. Cody gone and should beat out Mitchell quickly.

3B ILB Kiko Alonzo 6'3" 242 Oregon 75 T + 12 for loss + 4 INTs + 2 forced fumbles

4. CB/S Darrius Slay 6'1" 190 4.37 5 INTs 39 " vertical Miss St. Can play either position but I have him at safety.

5A. OLB Travis Long (knee) 6'4" 245 Wash St.
5B. TE Michael Williams 6'5" 272 Alabama tremendous blocker who can line up at OT in "strong" set. Soft hands who replaces Casey. A FB will be UDFA if Clutts cannot do it.
5C. C/OG Mario Benavidez 6'4" 304 Louisville rated a 5th best center and could play OG ala Ben Jones.

6. RB Cierre Woods 6'1" 215 4.48 ND replaces Tate and explodes in Texans system.

7A. OLB Quanterus Smith (knee) 6'5" 248 Western Kentucky with 12.5 sacks before injury.
7B. DT Kapron Lewis-Moore 6'4" 306 last game ACL injury.

I can see a trade into high second round to select Alec Ogletree ILB
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JMO:

1. Williams, love the player and pick.
2. Watson, I have doubts that Texans would take a guy with so little FBS playing time this high when other proven OT's are most likely available. Why not take Oday Aboushi, Dallas Thomas, Ricky Wagner, or Kyle Long, etc... someone that won't take so long to develop?
3. Williams, I'm just not sold on this guy yet.
3b. Alonzo, love this pick, athletic ILB.
4. Slay, another great pick and love the size for the position.
5. Long, I don't know anything about him, I'll have to trust you. Can he play ILB as well, or is he strictly a WOLB?
5b. Williams, I love this pick but I think he could move up to the 4th.
5c. Benavides, I like the player but we've already got depth at C and I think he could go earlier if he can keep his weight up over 300. Maybe.
6. Woods, good depth pick.
7. Smith, Moore, both good players but I don't like drafting IR guys.
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JMO:

1. Williams, love the player and pick.
2. Watson, I have doubts that Texans would take a guy with so little FBS playing time this high when other proven OT's are most likely available. Why not take Oday Aboushi, Dallas Thomas, Ricky Wagner, or Kyle Long, etc... someone that won't take so long to develop?
3. Williams, I'm just not sold on this guy yet.
3b. Alonzo, love this pick, athletic ILB.
4. Slay, another great pick and love the size for the position.
5. Long, I don't know anything about him, I'll have to trust you. Can he play ILB as well, or is he strictly a WOLB?
5b. Williams, I love this pick but I think he could move up to the 4th.
5c. Benavides, I like the player but we've already got depth at C and I think he could go earlier if he can keep his weight up over 300. Maybe.
6. Woods, good depth pick.
7. Smith, Moore, both good players but I don't like drafting IR guys.
None of the player you mention imo have upside as Menelik nor will any start on Texans before him.

Long imo is strictly OLB. Benavides, we need another OG to develop and he can play center. I would move Myers out after 2013 if Jones can replace.

IR guys? Not necessarily? Both could be back by October and 7th rounders usually don't play much first season. Risk/reward!

Thanks as always for you rinput.
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Watson is not going in the 2nd.
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Watson is not going in the 2nd.
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Ok, but nowhere else does.
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I like all the picks except Alonzo. He's not that good IMO. Has good size and mobility, but when I watch him play I don't see it. Looks a little soft to me tbh.
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I like all the picks except Alonzo. He's not that good IMO. Has good size and mobility, but when I watch him play I don't see it. Looks a little soft to me tbh.
I don't disagree & I would want a better LB but just not one that I like available. I think he would be as good as what we have and improve next to our vets. As we know, this is a weak class. My original choice was Andrew Jackson but he returned to school. I thought after he saw his teammate (one of my 7th)Smith go down, Jackson would come out. Also, I mentioned hoping for a trade up to go after an ILB.
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If we could somehow replace Terrance with Barkevious Mingo you'd hands down have the All First Name team trophy wrapped up.
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