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Old 04-07-2013   #41
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I am not draftniks as you know. But I keep thinking about Margus Hunt in the first rd. He is strong enough to be DE and fast enough to be OLB. He is fast like Mario and he is longer than Mario. He may able to play DE or OLB position. Perhaps, let him play at OLB position for a few years and eventually replace Smith at DE in the future. Or, whichever the position needs help. Like I said, I don't know anything about evaluating prospect but just a thought.
Good eye for talent. Would be Wade's call if he pounded the table I'm sure scouting department has files of tape & background work. Every time I've watched him he is a player you can't take your eyes off, but not like he plays in SEC. Has gotten away with natural ability & raw power. Not sure I would call it a swim move or just a bull rush but he consistently beats double teams regardless. Thing which concerns me is his height & exposure to lower body. Plays too high, will have to protect his zones, work on disengaging blocks with technique as opposed to brute strength. If he is a student of the game he will be dominant.
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First Round: Alec Ogletree, ILB, Georgia 6024 242

A very good ILB prospect. If taken he would be a 3 down lineman and would afford the Texans the opportunity to play plus 2 ILBs like the 49ers do with Willis and Bowman. Ogletree could also start in the Cush spot if needed. I prefer the idea of a WR here, but I would certainly be open to Ogletree if available.

Second Round: Terrance Williams, WR, Baylor 6020 208
These WR projections are tough. Could go mid first to late second. Someone will be there and it could be Williams. No problem with pick.

Third Round: Chase Thomas, OLB, Stanford, 6032 244

Not a fan of Chase. REALLY slow 40 time, though a nice 10 yard split. He started off on fire and then cooled quite a bit. When I saw him he had that Connor Barwin syndrome: half his sacks(7 of 14.5) came in three games. He also had a tendency to be just a step or two too late to get a sack. Seems better against the run than pass(like Barwin). An ok player, but would prefer Trevardo Williams or my guy Jamie Collins(if he falls into the third).

Third Round: (compensatory Mario Williams) Jordan Mills, OT, Louisiana Tech, 6050 316

Excellent pick! One thing I love about small school prospects is that they are hungry and work hard. They don't take success for granted and know they have to bust their butt just to get noticed. Typically hose guys have high motors that run all day. Case in point: Jordan Mills.

Fourth Round: Lavar Edwards, DE/DT, LSU, 6036 277
Saw a little bit of him ast year when he was depth(I think) behind Brockers. Didn't scout him this year. Will defer to you.

Fifth Round: Kayvon Webster, CB/SS, South Florida, 5-10 1/2" 195

I like the idea, but I fear he is a bit on the small side to play as a SS. If he is going to take on abuse, I would like him in the 210 range. Will he lose speed if he puts on that much weight? Not sure. Does he fit on the team as a CB? Seems like a slot CB, but McCain and Harris are there. Not sure he would get a shot there and may have trouble as a SS. I prefer the idea of a pure ball hawk safety like the Wolf or Bishop.


Sixth Round: Corey Fuller, WR, Virginia Tech, 6-2 197

I agree, picking another WR WOULD be a good thing, but will he get a chance other than ST? AJ, Williams, FA vet, Martin, Jean. Fuller would be around 6 or so on the depth chart not counting Posey. If you are going to go second WR, maybe a little earlier? Not knocking the player, I actually like him, (decent size, good hands, and needs to put on weight), but I see him getting lost in the shuffle. Would prefer a RB who would have only Foster and Tate ahead of him.

Sixth Round: (compensatory) Keith Pough, ILB, Howard, 6016 241

Late round ILB pick. LOVE it! Gotta have depth and Pough would certainly provide it.

Seventh Round: Chris Jones, NT, Bowling Green, 6-1 7/8" 301

A little smaller than I want. I don't see him as a 3 tech, a tad slow. Would be similar to what the team has already in Mitchell. Would prefer a bigger player, but would certainly fit the Texans.

Overall an excellent draft. A few nit picks, but if the Texans ended up with this haul, I'd be thrilled. I bet this mock will be much better than what the Texans actually end up with!!!



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Thanks Doppelganger,

everybody pretty much has Ogletree penciled in going to Chicago, we'll see. He is a first/second round talent per ourlads, ranked #26 overall. again I like his chances here to really grow into the player we covet who can stay in the game all situations.

Terrance Williams, has really slid down a slippery slope, heck even McClain took him in the first rd. this week if that's not the kiss of death. He is now ranked as a second/third rd. talent, pretty sure he will be there for Texans. ourlads has him going to Indianapolis #73 overall in 3rd. rd. If Texans don't take a WR in first like I project this is excellent spot to address need, bpa or not I feel he would fit, who knows maybe he grows into the #1 position?

Big Chase Thomas fan because he plays such a smart controlled game. Doesn't wow you with number/measureable, not a workout warrior as much a film study & technique player. He is just so solid all around & versatile, pure football player. Stock is down, could wait but he would fit so well with JJ Watt, very similar approach to game. Beauty w/this pick is by selecting Ogletree in the first Chase gives you a stable, consistent run gap defender, doesn't take risks or make mistakes. Chase is the type who plays higher percentages based off game film, works well w/teammates & is more productive than he looks. 36 tackles/freshmen, 69/sophomore, 52/Junior & 71 /Senior season 15.5 of those for loss with 7.5 sacks. For his career sack wise his total is 27.

Maybe a little high for Jordan Mills, but basing this off his upside & fact he fills a premium position of need. I really like him moving into the LG spot as Wade winds down or his contract expires assuming Newton returns from his injury & develops as planned. Still better insurance swing tackle than Gardner.

Don't ask me why but would love to add an LSU player every year to this team as a general rule they are so athletic & do play against the best competition in the SEC so you pretty much know what you got. Lavar Edwards, is a solid fit to play as Texan 5 technique DE, pretty high valued position as well. Excellent arm length 35" more solid against the run but athletic in space & good in backside pursuit.

Kayvon Webster, to me is a faster version of Glover Quin. His upper body is not as developed, can be addressed in weight room & increase his weight easily over 200, has a solid base & thick lower trunk. Very similar build & speed to Revis when he came out. Competes & never satisfied, ran 4.37 pro day is a sleeper pick.

By adding two quality WR's back to back in drafts should transition Texans out of the woods as far as needing WR help as Andre Johnson career winds down. Corey is a vertical threat, I really don't want him to add weight I want him to fly. He ran a 4.34 long arms, big hands & good vertical he might give Williams a run for his money. Got to take advantage of depth in WR class, great year to do it too. This is one pick that may in fact be gone, currently he is rated as a fourth/fifth rd. pick.

Remember Zach Diles, kinda reminds me of him with better instincts/size. Natural leadership skills. Special teams are predominately made up of LB's so adds depth & improves another area which needs help. Good developmental player, who grades out right in this area 6th/7th rd.

Number of late round NT possibilities of which Chris Jones, NT, Bowling Green, 6-1 7/8" 301 fits in this system. Which is why Texans don't need to spend a high pick on a run plugging space eater just a warm body who isn't afraid of a little hard work. Jones has enough upside to fit into a rotation & back-up starter, would replace Cody/be in mix with Hunter. Not really sure of McClain status, seems he would have seen some action with injury's last year?

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Heading down the stretch, since doing this weeks ago, here are some tweaks based on final grades, team needs & fit for system. Still like double dipping WR position, that will not change. This is also a strong db class both @ corner & safety so double dipping here may be appropriate as well. Understand the desire to address nose tackle position but feel grade does not align well in this years draft for Wade & Texans but this is for you guys so inclined. Really expected Texans to identify this specific need through free agency but it hasn't happened yet, although plenty of time left until training camp to bring in someone via FA or Trade (still covet Jay Ratliff).

So here goes-

1. Justin Hunter, WR, Tennessee, 6040 196

Speed kills, can't teach size of athletic ability either. Should be available #27 or Texans could trade down & possibly still acquire him if Rick Smith plays the gambler? Hopkins seems to be graded just out of Texan reach while Keenan Allen red flags are too troubling unless inside information says otherwise. Justin has the potential, to become Texans #1 WR in time, versatile to line up all over the field, mainly can really help stretch the field & create mis-matches. Ogletree seems to be locked into Giant/Bear selection 19/20 so projected off the board, would still take him if available.

2. Jesse Williams, NT, Alabama, 6033 323

Athletic enough to fit scheme, good size to hold the point & be disruptive fighting through gaps. Good value here, feel he falls further than most think because he is still raw, has shorter arms than ideal which concern me to fight off cut blocks with his narrow base, but need & value might just tempt Texans to solidify middle earlier than later in this situation.

3. Trevardo Williams, OLB, Connecticut, 6013 235

Projects to a 3-4 SAM. Explosive pass rush ability, does a good job shedding blocks, getting around the corner with speed & body lean. Ran 4.57 @ combine, productive sack machine (30.5 school record). Special teams & rotational depth as well pass rushing specialist.

3. Phillip Thomas, FS, Fresno State, 6005 210

Two way safety who is interchangeable in coverage or run support. Has nose for ball, will stick somebody but disciplined & coach-able. Ran pedistrian 4.65 which should drop him within range, before thought he was worthy of second round grade. Value pick, need/developmental/depth selection.

4. Vance McDonald, TE, Rice, 6041 4.68

Historically value point for TE position in Rick Smith era with good quality results. Replaces Casey, from same school, local, bigger body who will need to improve blocking skills but catches ball like a receiver, thus adding another weapon back into Schaub arsenal.

5. Jordan Mills, OT, Louisiana Tech, 6050 318

Great feet & athletic ability who fits in mix for swing tackle & ability to play LG as well. 34" arms, benched 20 & little slow off the start 1.84 10 split so is a developmental insurance policy to replace Butler, behind Harris.

6. Corey Fuller, WR, Virginia Tech, 6022 204

Another good sized, burner to stretch the field, develop & provide quality depth @ WR position which is going through transition. Sleeper talent with good feet & decent hands will push Hunter on downfield routes & really help spread defenses out.

6. Kayvon Webster, CB, South Florida, 5104 185

Solid build, steady/productive tackler with good outside speed 4.37 forty. Small school kid with excellent work ethic & ability to cover next level using good short area quickness, strength & good length (32 1/2" arms).

7. Keith Pough, ILB, Howard, 6016 239

Small school gem. Excellent special teams player who provides depth & developmental down the road to back-fill middle of defense behind starters. Shows excellent leadership, work ethic & nice size with long arms (33 3/4"). Sixth/Seventh rd. grade just hoping he still there checking ILB need off list.
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Heading down the stretch, since doing this weeks ago, here are some tweaks based on final grades, team needs & fit for system. Still like double dipping WR position, that will not change. This is also a strong db class both @ corner & safety so double dipping here may be appropriate as well. Understand the desire to address nose tackle position but feel grade does not align well in this years draft for Wade & Texans but this is for you guys so inclined. Really expected Texans to identify this specific need through free agency but it hasn't happened yet, although plenty of time left until training camp to bring in someone via FA or Trade (still covet Jay Ratliff).

So here goes-

1. Justin Hunter, WR, Tennessee, 6040 196

Speed kills, can't teach size of athletic ability either. Should be available #27 or Texans could trade down & possibly still acquire him if Rick Smith plays the gambler? Hopkins seems to be graded just out of Texan reach while Keenan Allen red flags are too troubling unless inside information says otherwise. Justin has the potential, to become Texans #1 WR in time, versatile to line up all over the field, mainly can really help stretch the field & create mis-matches. Ogletree seems to be locked into Giant/Bear selection 19/20 so projected off the board, would still take him if available.

2. Jesse Williams, NT, Alabama, 6033 323

Athletic enough to fit scheme, good size to hold the point & be disruptive fighting through gaps. Good value here, feel he falls further than most think because he is still raw, has shorter arms than ideal which concern me to fight off cut blocks with his narrow base, but need & value might just tempt Texans to solidify middle earlier than later in this situation.

3. Trevardo Williams, OLB, Connecticut, 6013 235

Projects to a 3-4 SAM. Explosive pass rush ability, does a good job shedding blocks, getting around the corner with speed & body lean. Ran 4.57 @ combine, productive sack machine (30.5 school record). Special teams & rotational depth as well pass rushing specialist.

3. Phillip Thomas, FS, Fresno State, 6005 210

Two way safety who is interchangeable in coverage or run support. Has nose for ball, will stick somebody but disciplined & coach-able. Ran pedistrian 4.65 which should drop him within range, before thought he was worthy of second round grade. Value pick, need/developmental/depth selection.

4. Vance McDonald, TE, Rice, 6041 4.68

Historically value point for TE position in Rick Smith era with good quality results. Replaces Casey, from same school, local, bigger body who will need to improve blocking skills but catches ball like a receiver, thus adding another weapon back into Schaub arsenal.

5. Jordan Mills, OT, Louisiana Tech, 6050 318

Great feet & athletic ability who fits in mix for swing tackle & ability to play LG as well. 34" arms, benched 20 & little slow off the start 1.84 10 split so is a developmental insurance policy to replace Butler, behind Harris.

6. Corey Fuller, WR, Virginia Tech, 6022 204

Another good sized, burner to stretch the field, develop & provide quality depth @ WR position which is going through transition. Sleeper talent with good feet & decent hands will push Hunter on downfield routes & really help spread defenses out.

6. Kayvon Webster, CB, South Florida, 5104 185

Solid build, steady/productive tackler with good outside speed 4.37 forty. Small school kid with excellent work ethic & ability to cover next level using good short area quickness, strength & good length (32 1/2" arms).

7. Keith Pough, ILB, Howard, 6016 239

Small school gem. Excellent special teams player who provides depth & developmental down the road to back-fill middle of defense behind starters. Shows excellent leadership, work ethic & nice size with long arms (33 3/4"). Sixth/Seventh rd. grade just hoping he still there checking ILB need off list.
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Hunter offers a nice combination of size and speed. He does have a tendency to drop some easy passes, but that is something he can work on with his coaches. You can't teach speed, and that is something that will always be in demand for wide receivers.

McShay had Houston taking Florida State tackle Menelik Watson in his 5.0 mock draft, which might be a reasonable pick, but Hunter has more appeal for a Houston team that figures to be in contention again in 2013.
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I think Hunter has a good shot at being the pick. I mocked him a few times because of size, speed, and ability. One concern are he is rail thin and needs to add weight. Will that affect his speed? Second concern is his hands. He tended to drop a bunch of passes.

I think the pick will be a WR. Could be Hopkins, Allen, Hunter, or Wood.

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I just watched some film on Pough...He was lined up outside a lot...In fact...I didn't see him in the middle much at all...

He moves well in space...Finds the ball quickly...Looks like a good athlete...Looks like he can cover pretty well...

But I didn't see him take on many blocks at all. He had a free run a bunch.

I don't see him as a full time ILB in a 3-4 at all. I think he could play on passing downs inside no problem...But in a 34 the ILB have to be able to take on guards on a regular basis...they have to have the strength to not lose ground and to shed to make plays....

I don't think he fits this defense unless you're going to line him up outside.
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I think Hunter has a good shot at being the pick. I mocked him a few times because of size, speed, and ability. One concern are he is rail thin and needs to add weight. Will that affect his speed? Second concern is his hands. He tended to drop a bunch of passes.

I think the pick will be a WR. Could be Hopkins, Allen, Hunter, or Wood.

Its an exciting time my friend...only 2 more days!!!
Do not over look Hunter's 40.5 vert pro day increasing it by an inch over combine. Very intriguing prospect that despite dropping balls after injury still had 1,000 yds. May need to shake off mental issues of the ACL but tons of ceiling. Weighed in just under 200 at combine. Many mocks have him in second but IMO not much of a reach at #27.
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Do not over look Hunter's 40.5 vert pro day increasing it by an inch over combine. Very intriguing prospect that despite dropping balls after injury still had 1,000 yds. May need to shake off mental issues of the ACL but tons of ceiling. Weighed in just under 200 at combine. Many mocks have him in second but IMO not much of a reach at #27.
Yep. He is an intriguing prospect. If he was a bit heavier with good hands, to go with his speed and size, he would be going in the top 10, possibly top 5. A guy like that simply does not fall unless there are some character questions. Weight, can be added and hands can be improved. Height and speed generally cannot be improved.

I had been mocking him to 27 for a while and then in the last non-trade down mock, had Allen falling to the Texans. To be honest there are a lot of interesting WR prospects in this draft. If the Texans went WR I would be happy with Allen, Patterson, Hunter, Woods, or Hopkins. I think there are fine gradations between them and all of them would have an opportunity to succeed as the #2 to AJ.
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usually down to a couple days before the draft there is more crystallization as to who teams favor or likely to go with not as much this year. those of us who do this on a season long, continual basis are probably guilty of over analyzing process as well. Trying to break down a particular position of need like WR has been daunting to say the least. To me there are two principles in play, one the notion the difference between the top 6 or 7 receivers is not so great that you can still acquire similar talent even if you trade down & choose one later in the 2nd. The other is you take the BPA for position of greatest need which is another weapon for Schaub who can separate.

after thoroughly reviewing tape, potential, workouts, character on & off the field issues & best fit for system, Justin Hunter, to my surprise, easily emerged as the clear winner. In fact the gap between him & the next WR is greater & therefore warrants selecting him #27 instead of trading down because if you do trade down you pass on the best shot Texans have to upgrade position opposite Andre Johnson. Listening to Barry Warner when driving home from work tonight & he started talking about Terrance Williams, Quinton Patton as products of their system & not being ready, at least as rookies to impact immediately. Wheaten is just a more polished Keshawn Martin who at least has his rookie season under his belt so you can cross him off your list as well. Austin may be the first WR off the board in a battle with Patterson so don't expect those two to be hanging around mid to late 20's.

BIG THREE

Keenan Allen- does not have the speed Texans covet but uses all his supreme athletic talent to add yards after the catch. His recent injury & rehab aside it's difficult for me to sign off on him with Posey most likely starting season on PUP. Would be worth the wait if available.

DeAndre Hopkins- another big soft hands catcher like Keenan with good core strength. healthy no injury hampering him so has ability to impact early on in the NFL, plays bigger that size but of the three may be the biggest diva. Character concerns to Texans, maybe & also maybe the 3rd WR taken off the board in the first round before Texans select.

Justin Hunter- Best combination of size & speed in this whole class. Should be fully 100% after his acl two years ago expect his speed & confidence to climb. Will have adjustment period, but can develop into a red zone go to guy for Schaub & earn his reps, especially effective with his size & leaping ability on fade routes. He is a home run all around for Texans #27 both in terms of bpa, value & need.

DARK HORSE

Robert Woods- Consummate teammate who is accustomed to being a true #2 & probably always will be in the NFL so don't get hopes up as a #1 WR for the future. What you do get is immediate production has played in a pro style offense so is polished & can run entire pro route tree, has speed, decent size, some durability concerns with his shoulder but a willing blocker. Would come in & upgrade #2 WR over departed Kevin Walter.

All are worthy of the 27th selection, but clearly the best shot, most realistic too is Justin Hunter -

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Good post beerlover! MSR!
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usually down to a couple days before the draft there is more crystallization as to who teams favor or likely to go with not as much this year. those of us who do this on a season long, continual basis are probably guilty of over analyzing process as well. Trying to break down a particular position of need like WR has been daunting to say the least. To me there are two principles in play, one the notion the difference between the top 6 or 7 receivers is not so great that you can still acquire similar talent even if you trade down & choose one later in the 2nd. The other is you take the BPA for position of greatest need which is another weapon for Schaub who can separate.

after thoroughly reviewing tape, potential, workouts, character on & off the field issues & best fit for system, Justin Hunter, to my surprise, easily emerged as the clear winner. In fact the gap between him & the next WR is greater & therefore warrants selecting him #27 instead of trading down because if you do trade down you pass on the best shot Texans have to upgrade position opposite Andre Johnson. Listening to Barry Warner when driving home from work tonight & he started talking about Terrance Williams, Quinton Patton as products of their system & not being ready, at least as rookies to impact immediately. Wheaten is just a more polished Keshawn Martin who at least has his rookie season under his belt so you can cross him off your list as well. Austin may be the first WR off the board in a battle with Patterson so don't expect those two to be hanging around mid to late 20's.

BIG THREE

Keenan Allen- does not have the speed Texans covet but uses all his supreme athletic talent to add yards after the catch. His recent injury & rehab aside it's difficult for me to sign off on him with Posey most likely starting season on PUP. Would be worth the wait if available.

DeAndre Hopkins- another big soft hands catcher like Keenan with good core strength. healthy no injury hampering him so has ability to impact early on in the NFL, plays bigger that size but of the three may be the biggest diva. Character concerns to Texans, maybe & also maybe the 3rd WR taken off the board in the first round before Texans select.

Justin Hunter- Best combination of size & speed in this whole class. Should be fully 100% after his acl two years ago expect his speed & confidence to climb. Will have adjustment period, but can develop into a red zone go to guy for Schaub & earn his reps, especially effective with his size & leaping ability on fade routes. He is a home run all around for Texans #27 both in terms of bpa, value & need.

DARK HORSE

Robert Woods- Consummate teammate who is accustomed to being a true #2 & probably always will be in the NFL so don't get hopes up as a #1 WR for the future. What you do get is immediate production has played in a pro style offense so is polished & can run entire pro route tree, has speed, decent size, some durability concerns with his shoulder but a willing blocker. Would come in & upgrade #2 WR over departed Kevin Walter.

All are worthy of the 27th selection, but clearly the best shot, most realistic too is Justin Hunter -

http://www.nfl.com/videos/nfl-networ...-Justin-Hunter
I'm calling it right here: your "DarkHorse" comes off of the Board before any of those other "Big Three" WRs do ?
And far as Hunter goes, most upside but least ready to contribute in '13 of any of those receivers IMO.
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After watching this, I see Hunter can catch all of Schaub's favorite throws; low, behind him, and slow down for the under throw.
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After watching this, I see Hunter can catch all of Schaub's favorite throws; low, behind him, and slow down for the under throw.
right, you noticed & deduced similar conclusion? ability to adjust to the ball is very underrated & his hands look OK to me. he seems to have a huge catching radius it will be very hard for Matt to overthrow him but defenses would still have to respect.
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Hunter is a beast...

I love the fact that even though he's a tall fast guy, he can still make people miss in a close quarters...
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quickly just a cross check using somebody else's (Lance Zierlein) pre-draft grades after the fact. I believe Hunter has moved up boards since he posted while Jesse Williams falls. Trevardo is spot on, physical despite size with ability to stack & shed blockers. Phillip is probably off the board, possible trade up if Texans like him but not over Tre. Vance McDonald homer pick/grade, everybody should know by now 4th is sweet spot for Texans war room addressing TE position. Jordan probably gone. Fuller could still be there while I like Webster more because could flip as SS prospect as well. Given lack of special teams depth & LB's I would not sleep on need although probably add value/depth with UDFA LB position.

1). Justin Hunter, WR - 1st/2nd
2). Jesse Williams, NT - 1st/2nd
3). Trevardo Williams, OLB - 3rd/4th
3). Phillip Thomas, S - 2nd/3rd
4). Vance McDonald, TE - 3rd
5). Jordan Mills, OT - 4th
6). Corey Fuller, WR - 5th
6). Kayvon Webster, CB - 7th
7). Keith Pough, LB - UDFA
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2 out of 9 & late round picks as that once again frustrates my efforts. starting with first pick, DeAndre Hopkins. Right position wrong player 50/50. Should have factored higher blocking & fit with Schaub which is what seems to drive Texan board, not necessarily bpa. here is Jason Boris mock draft consistently rated the #1 prognosticator so I'm in good company -
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27. HOUSTON TEXANS - Justin Hunter (WR, Tennessee)

Andre Johnson isn't getting any younger and the Texans have needed a #2 wide receiver for years. Hunter provides the size and speed to stretch the field, just like Johnson when he first came into the league. Hunter will be able to take pressure off Johnson and Arian Foster, while also replacing Kevin Walter, who moved on to Tennessee.
pissed Texans stayed pat in 2nd with Authur Brown sitting right there & Ravens traded up right in front to grab him after winning Super Bowl with former Texan Jacoby Jones who should have been mvp.
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