Friday night after the third round concluded, Texans general manager Rick Smith and head coach Bill O’Brien met with the media and were asked about the plan under center.
“I think there are still some good quarterbacks on the board,” Smith said.
After selecting South Carolina defensive end
Smith said Friday night that the Texans were still interested in getting a signal-caller. But they won’t “reach” for a player.
“We’d like to be able to draft quarterbacks and develop young quarterbacks, and that is certainly something that we want to do,” Smith said. “But we will always do that obviously with corresponding value, and so if there is an opportunity for us to do that tomorrow, then we will certainly entertain that.”
The Texans have six picks remaining on Saturday. A compensatory selection in the 4th round (135), a trio of 6th rounders (177, 181, 211) and pair of 7th rounders (216, 256).