Texans wanted to avoid sticky situation

The Texans' decision to take Mario Williams over Reggie Bush had little to do with talent and a lot to do with signability, writes Jeremy Green.

Originally Published: April 29, 2006
By Jeremy Green | Scouts Inc.
The first round of the draft is usually full of intrigue. This year was no exception, thanks largely to the many story lines surrounding USC's top prospects.

Reggie Bush, the consensus No. 1 pick throughout the draft process, fell to the Saints at No. 2. Matt Leinart, considered a good bet for the Jets or Titans, ended up in Arizona at No. 10. Then there's LenDale White and Winston Justice, potential top-10 picks who slid out of the first round entirely.

Here are some thoughts on what transpired in Round 1.


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