Williams setting bar high in Year 2

After a trying rookie season, Texans DT Mario Williams is ready to make his mark in 2007, writes Matt Mosley.

Originally Published: August 17, 2007
By Matt Mosley | ESPN.com

HOUSTON -- Texans defensive end Mario Williams desperately wants to blend in with his teammates, but that's no easy task when you're perhaps the most controversial No. 1 overall draft choice in league history.

Nationally, the Texans were ripped for not selecting running back Reggie Bush. But in this city, homegrown quarterback Vince Young will always be the one who got away.

To his credit, Williams has somehow remained patient with the persistent questions. Asked whether he'd ...

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