Plugging the holes: AFC South

In a division with Peyton, three teams need secondary help. Gulp.

Originally Published: May 7, 2010
By Tom Gower | Football Outsiders

How this works: Back on Feb. 18, Tom Gower and Vince Verhei of Football Outsiders penned this piece on pre-draft needs for AFC South squads. With the draft done -- check Mel Kiper Jr.'s grades here and Todd McShay's grades here -- Gower revisits the AFC South as May begins.

Houston Texans: Free safety

The Texans used their first two picks in the 2010 NFL draft wisely. In the first round, they selected Kareem Jackson to fill the hole at cornerback created by the departure of Dunta Robinson. In the second, they added Ben Tate to share the load at running back in case Steve Slaton isn't able to rebound to his rookie form.