Texans rookies are hitting the field today and their NFL baptism needs to be fast and thorough. If this team is going to have any significant bounce back season,
Clowney will help create late nights for opposing offensive coordinators who will have to come up with ways to stop him,
According to draft ‘experts,’ Xavier Su’a-Filo is good to go as a potential day one starter at guard. And the resigning of
Which leads us to the big question: Can
You have to like the fact that Savage sat for 1000 days before his final collegiate stop at Pitt and gained a real appreciation for the opportunity to play as a student athlete. After banging some rust off, he threw only three picks in his last nine games. If he gets the nod, he will probably have the strongest arm we’ve seen for a Texans regular starter (Tony Banks had some nice velocity). We won’t know about accuracy until we cross that bridge.
The back end of the draft included players who should instantly improve special teams and perhaps challenge for guts-of-the-game snaps. Dre Hal and
There is much to digest for these players. Bill O’Brien gave them and fans the reality check last week when he said “rookies don’t know anything!” about the NFL. They’ll have to be a collective quick study for the Texans to get back to their winning ways soon.