Here’s how Houston Texans could make huge pre-draft splash

For the first time in years, the Houston Texans are in a position where they have a large amount of salary cap space and are flush with draft capital to make significant improvements to the roster.

GM Nick Caserio can make a splash in free agency and try to “buy” one of the top players on the market, or he can spread around his budget in free agency and prioritize bodies over talent.

When we asked's draft expert Lance Zierlein about how the Texans should proceed, he said he believes the Texans should be bold and go after a highly coveted free agent. Some of the names we discussed were Saints DL Marcus Davenport, and Bills LB Tremaine Edmunds. A wide receiver like DJ Chark or Jakobi Meyers could also be a good fit for the Texans, especially if disgruntled WR Brandin Cooks has played his last game in a Texans uniform.

Finally, Mel Kiper Jr.'s latest mock draft has the Texans trading to No. 1 and selecting Bryce Young. His thought is the compensation could be similar to what the Bears had to give up to climb one spot and select Mitchell Trubisky (swap first rounders, 3rd round pick, 4th round pick, 2024 third round pick). If this is indeed what it would require to move up to No.1, should the Texans make the deal?

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