TEXANS DRAFT

Houston Texans trade back to No. 15 overall and bolster O-line

The Texans added a guard at No.15. Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images.

The Houston Texans decided to trade back after making a deal with the Eagles and draft Texas A&M guard Kenyon Green at No.15 overall. The Texans received one fourth and two fifth round picks for moving back two spots in the first round.

Here's an overview of Kenyon Green from our draft expert Lance Zierlein, via NFL.com. Lance compared his game to Richie Incognito's and gave him a first round grade.

Guard prospect with NFL-ready frame who plays with an impressive level of consistency as a run blocker. Green moves defenders from Point A to Boint B against their will, using hand technique and road-grading leg drive. He possesses adequate foot quickness to operate in a variety of run schemes, but needs to eliminate his tendency to grab when his opponent is slipping away from the block. He has pop and anchor in pass protection, but lacks recognition and mirror technique needed to be at his best against athletic interior rushers. While Green has some areas to improve, his run blocking can be dominant, which gives him a chance to become a good starter very quickly.

For more info on Green, check out his full draft profile on NFL.com.

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This week, ESPN released their post-NFL Draft power rankings and lo and behold, the Texans are out of the basement, ranked No. 28. Which is up from No. 32, when the first rankings came out post-free agency.

Another interesting note about the power rankings, the Jets are now behind the Texans after having what was considered to be an all-time great draft haul. Be sure to check out the video as we make sense of these updated rankings, and debate Texans vs Jags, Davis Mills vs. Zach Wilson, and much more!

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