Houston Texans Depth Chart

  • HC: Bill O'Brien
  • OC: Bill O'Brien
  • DC: Romeo Crennel
  • ST: Brad Seely
Updated: 09/18/2018 5:55PM ET
Pos No. Player 1 No Player 2 No Player 3 No Player 4 No Player 5
Offense
OFF          
LWR10Hopkins, DeAndre 13/117Smith, Vyncint CF18
RWR12Ellington, Bruce SF1716Coutee, Keke 18/4
WR15Fuller, Will 16/118Coates, Sammie W/Cle
LT70Davenport, Julie'n 17/475Rankin, Martinas 18/3
LG64Kelemete, Senio U/NO
C66Martin, Nick 16/265Mancz, Greg CF15
RG73Fulton, Zach U/KC
RT74Lamm, Kendall CF1563Johnson, Roderick W/Cle
TE84Griffin, Ryan 13/688Akins, Jordan 18/383Thomas, Jordan 18/6
QB4Watson, Deshaun 17/13WEEDEN, BRANDON U/Ten5WEBB, JOE U/Buf
RB26Miller, Lamar U/Mia28Blue, Alfred 14/621Ervin, Tyler 16/438Howell, Gregory W/Mia
Defense
DEF          
DE95Covington, Christian 15/697Blackson, Angelo P/NE93Heath, Joel CF16
NT98Reader, DJ 16/592Dunn, Brandon P/Chi
DE99Watt, JJ 11/191Watkins, Carlos 17/4
SLB59Mercilus, Whitney 12/157Scarlett, Brennan CF1658Kalambayi, Peter 18/6
WILL41Cunningham, Zach 17/251Cole, Dylan CF17
MIKE55McKinney, Benardrick 15/252Peters, Brian P/Min
JACK53Ejiofor, Duke 18/690Clowney, Jadeveon 14/1
LCB24JOSEPH, JOHNATHAN U/Cin36Webster, Kayvon SF1823Bademosi, Johnson U/NE
SS25JACKSON, KAREEM 10/120Reid, Justin 18/3
FS32Mathieu, Tyrann CC/Arz31Jamerson, Natrell W/NO33Moore, AJ W/NE
RCB22Colvin, Aaron U/Jax43WRIGHT, SHAREECE SF18
Special Teams
ST          
P8Daniel, Trevor CF18
PK7Fairbairn, Ka'imi CF16
LS46WEEKS, JONATHAN CF10
H8Daniel, Trevor CF18
PR21Ervin, Tyler 16/412Ellington, Bruce SF1716Coutee, Keke 18/4
KR21Ervin, Tyler 16/412Ellington, Bruce SF1716Coutee, Keke 18/4
Practice Squad
PS          
PS48Bellamy, Davin OB37Chachere, Andre CB61Fuller, Kyle OC19Whitney, Isaac WR39Borders, Breon CB
PS82Lengel, Matt TE62Slade, Chad OG86Weah, Jester WR40Tyson, Mike SS71Sharpe, David OT
Reserves
RES          
RES35Kelly, Jermaine IR27Foreman, D'Onta PUP29Hal, Andre NFI30Johnson, Kevin IR76Henderson, Seantrel IR

Analysis

DEPTH CHART FEATURE - What Ourlads' NFL Scouting Services said before DESHAUN WATSON made the Houston Texans' depth chart: Clemson, 6024 221 4.68. Junior entry. Thirty-five game starter from Gainesville, GA. The athletic record-setter guided Clemson to back-to-back College Football National Championship games, winning the title this past January. Led the Tigers to 28 wins over his last two years for the Orange and Purple. The most decorated player in school history, starting with a pair of top three Heisman Trophy finishes. Numerous All-America, all-conference, and All-ACC Academic awards, National Championship MVP and two-time ACC Championship MVP. One of six permanent team captains. Intellect and ability to take in information is off the chart. Bright hard worker who loves the game. A true two-way threat. Keeps his head in the highest pressure situations. Watson is a competitive and tough kid who hangs, sets, and adjusts well in the pocket. He has played against the best competition college football offers and wins. He drives the quick tempo offense and utilizes his weapons to move the ball. He rarely throws the ball into tight windows, especially in the end zone where NFL quarterbacks make their money. He completes a lot of passes, but many are great catches, not anticipatory throws where the receivers catch the ball in stride and rack up extra yards. Several of the passes are low and behind his targets. The receivers must make adjustments to the routes on a regular basis. He throws a catchable ball. More so on the move rolling right. His completion rate is high because of the variety of screen passes, seams, and slant routes. Even then, his passes are incredibly inaccurate. He really struggles with deep accuracy because of his inconsistent footwork in the pocket. He can escape and see the field and make a good play out of a bad one. But he must win from the pocket in the NFL. There is no doubt that Watson will work to carry over his pattern of success to Sundays. He must learn to take snaps and drop back from center, read complex coverages where the corners will bait you, anticipate windows, and process the information in a nano-second. Accuracy and extreme decision making will be the key to the right-hander’s success. Durability is a concern due to past injuries and slender build. 2016 stats: 388/579, 4593 yds, 67%, 41 TD, 17 INT, 629 yds rushing, 9 TD, 151.2 QB rating. Ball velocity 45 mph. OSR:3/13. First/second round. (A-33, H-9 3/4, SS-4.31, VJ-32.5).