McShay and Mel mock the Texans

March, 8, 2012
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Lost in a day that was busy thanks to Peyton Manning were new mock drafts from Todd McShay and Mel Kiper.

Here’s the fourth of four team by team reviews.

26) Houston Texans

McShay: Kendall Wright, WR, Baylor

"Wright will be looking to improve on the 4.61-second 40-yard dash at the combine when he runs at his March 21 pro day, but his stock hasn't been hurt much because he plays much faster than that on tape. Wright could add another explosive element to the Houston offense and offer the coaching staff all kinds of possibilities lined up opposite Andre Johnson."

Kiper: Wright

"When the Texans lost Andre Johnson last year, it completely eliminated their ability to stretch the field. That's a problem, because this is a system that thrives on regular use of play-action packages, and it loses a lot of juice if there's nobody around to challenge defenses deep. Wright can do that. His performance in Indy wasn't his best, but his tape shines -- you see a guy that plays fast in pads and beats people deep. His hands are also fine."

Kuharsky: Wright sounds like just the kind of weapon the Texans need to round things out. They could need an offensive lineman depending on what happens with free agents to be Chris Myers and Mike Brisiel. But they won’t be desperate for anything, so if they don’t love Wright and do love someone else, they could go anywhere.

Paul Kuharsky | email

ESPN Tennessee Titans reporter

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