2010 Houston Texans Position Battle: Kevin Walter vs. Jacoby Jones

August 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There were quiet rumors and praise regarding fourth-year receiver Jacoby Jones prior to Houston's training camp, but now it's time for fantasy football owners to finally take notice.
After seeing glimpses of the talent and explosiveness Jones can bring to the table (16.2 yards per catch in 2009), all of Gary Kubiak's ridiculous praise is starting to pay off.
Jones is now officially in a heated battle for Houston's No. 2 receiver job, as he continues to compete with incumbent starter, Kevin Walter.
Walter has been the starter opposite of Johnson for the past three seasons, but has always been looking over his shoulder, as Jones packs a nice combo of size, speed, and explosiveness.
Walter is no slouch, but it's undeniable how much faster and explosive Jones is.
Regardless, Walter has the proven experience, and is a tough, physical, play-making receiver on the outside. A demotion would slide him into the slot, which is a role he could excel in, but would obviousl...

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