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No. 32: Texans' best draft class

In 2006, the Texans found three building blocks for the young franchise

Originally Published: March 24, 2009
By ESPN Stats & Information | Special to Insider

ESPN Stats and Information has ranked all NFL players drafted in the modern draft (1967-2008) based on their performance during their NFL careers -- regardless of how they fared with the team that drafted them. Insider will count down each team's best draft class (seeded 1-32), then conduct a tournament to determine the best class of all-time.

For a short explanation of the ranking system, click here, or, for a more detailed rundown of how the system was developed, click here.

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TEXANS' BEST CLASS: 2006

Despite cries of protest from the Bayou City as the Houston Texans passed on Reggie Bush and local star Vince Young, their best draft class was in 2006 when they bolstered the defense with the additions of Mario Williams and DeMeco Ryans.


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