2010 NFL Draft Grades: AFC South

May 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The 2010 NFL Draft is now in the books and the staff members of NFLDraft101.com have each submitted their grades.  We will go division by division recapping each team's draft and presenting our staff grades. (click on the team name for pick by pick analysis)
AFC South:

Houston Texans

They did not wow you with any of their picks, but quietly went about filling needs.  First rounder Kareem Jackson will be expected to step in right way at cornerback.  Taking Jackson over Kyle Wilson was a mild surprise but Jackson may be a better scheme fit due to his physicality. Ben Tate was arguably the most underrated running back in the draft and provides them a nice blend of speed and power who fits the team's zone blocking scheme. 

Earl Mitchell was a bit of a reach in round three but he has the raw talent to provide them a needed penetrator at defensive tackle.   Fifth round CB Sherrick McManis could get a look a...

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