NFL Draft Bold Prediction: Houston Texans Trade Up To Get Toby Gerhart

April 23, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Coming into the 2010 NFL Draft, the Houston Texans biggest needs were at cornerback and running back.
The Texans hoped to address their need for running back in the first round with Ryan Mathews, but they were beaten to the punch by a more aggressive San Diego team.
“When things started to shake out, some things happened that we didn’t foresee (the Chargers trading up for Mathews),” defensive coordinator Frank Bush said.
“We were looking at running back, but we also needed a corner."
The Texans did manage to get their other need met with the selection of a good-looking cornerback from Alabama named Kareem Jackson. As debatable as you think the pick may be, the Texans felt that he was the right choice.
At first I was a little surprised. 
I knew that the Texans wanted to get physical players, but I didn't see them taking Jackson with the No. 20 pick. When I saw Kyle Wilson still on the board after the No. 27 pick, I felt a l...

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