I am surprised this topic has not come up yet in the College Football/Draft part of the board. If the injury to Walter has shown us anything, it is that the Texans are not as strong at receiver as we had hoped. AJ is a stud- no doubt. But the guys below him on the depth chart leave something to be desired. Lets take a look: 1) AJ- All-pro, best WR in the league 2) Kevin Walter- Decent #2, good blocker, good hands. A great guy to have on the team, but is already 30, and has seen is stats decline since 08/09. 3) JJ- Arguably the most divisive player on the team among the fans, JJ has the talent, but has not yet proven himself to be a starting NFL receiver due to problems with fumbles and drops. Provides value on returns. 4) Bryant Johnson- Late FA pickup that is nothing but depth. 5) DA- Hes back, to both cheers and boos. Picks up first downs, but is nothing more than a 4th/5th receiver. PS/IR Jeff Maehl- UDFA that brings shades of a more athletic DA, Maehl has the body control and hands to possibly become a number 2 or 3 receiver, but it is far from a sure deal. LeStar Jean- UDFA that impressed in training camp. In my opinion, he was placed on IR to protect him for the next TC. Looked great in TC, but 2 facts cannot be forgotten; 1) Went undrafted, and 2) did not make the team out of TC. What do you all think? It is an impressive year for receiver, if you are GM of the Texans, do you grab a guy in the first 3 rounds? Or do you grab one later, and hope for a late diamond in the rough steps up and/or JJ, Jean, or Maehl take the next step? Personally, I am looking to draft a receiver in the 2nd or 3rd round. Allow me to make the case for Oklahoma WR Ryan Broyles: Career Stats: 2008: 46 rec, 687 yards (14.9 ypr), 6 TD, 77 long 2009: 89 rec, 1120 yards (12.6 ypr), 15 TD, 51 long 2010: 131 rec, 1622 yards (12.4 ypr), 14 TD, 81 long Close to 1000 career PR yards and 2 scores While Broyles stands just 5'11" 190 lbs, he exhibits great body control, and the most important quality a WR must posses: hands. I cannot remember seeing him drop a pass (although I am sure it has happened). His agility and route running ability allow him to get open on any route, and allows him to extend plays after the catch. The best part about Broyles, is that he can play in the slot and outside, as well as the fact that he will be available near the bottom of the first due to the bevy of talented receivers, and the aforementioned size coupled with solid, but not outstanding, speed (estimated 4.50-4.55 40 time).