Could additional RB for Texans come from Denver?

April, 28, 2009
Posted by's Paul Kuharsky

Houston Texans fans are wondering how the team didn't address its one pressing offensive need with their draft eight picks.

They want a bigger back who can get tough inside yards working with Steve Slaton.

Alex Marvez presents two interesting potential candidates for the Texans: Ryan Torain and Selvin Young.

Denver has loaded up with running backs in free agency and drafted Knowshon Moreno in the first round. Ultimately, the Broncos will purge more Mike Shanahan guys as they move away from his system.

With Alex Gibbs running that very system in Houston, runners who looked good in it in the Rockies are smart projections for the Texans if they come free.

Props to Marvez for the quality forecast.

As for his remaining needs:

Paul Kuharsky | email

ESPN Tennessee Titans reporter



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