2013 Texans NFL draft guide

Examining Houston's draft history and potential picks this year

Originally Published: April 15, 2013
By ESPN Insider staff | ESPN Insider

Andre JohnsonGregory Shamus/Getty ImagesA complement to Andre Johnson could be useful, especially when that receiver could become his heir.

Insider's NFL and draft experts -- Todd McShay, Mel Kiper, Chris Sprow and Field Yates -- have teamed up to give a full breakdown of all that should be considered for each team entering the 2013 NFL draft. Here we look at the Houston Texans.

Personnel needs

WR, OLB, ILB, RT

Major need: Andre Johnson continues to produce at an elite level, but that's about all the Texans have at wide receiver. Kevin Walter is no longer a Texan, and quarterback Matt Schaub needs major upgrades in his supporting cast. Finding a slot presence would go a long way, as would a field-stretcher to open up space for Johnson. A first-round wide receiver seems very feasible.


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