Jan 1, 2014; Glendale, AZ, USA; Central Florida Knights quarterback Blake Bortles (5) against the Baylor Bears during the Fiesta Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium. Central Florida defeated Baylor 52-42. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
Were are 24 days until the 2014 NFL Draft, but when reading a blog post from the Houston Chronicle’s Ultimate Texans Blog got me thinking a bit about “what if” the Houston Texans do make the wrong decision with the No. 1 overall selection?
"“When you’re an in-need organization such as the Texans, possessing the No. 1 pick and needing a franchise quarterback, history has proved that missing bad at No. 1 or in the top few selections can keep a team in free fall and bring a regime to its knees.”"
One of them or a couple of them could fall in the draft, possibly in the second round, because much better QBs than these three have dropped in the opening round or have missed it altogether in past drafts.
The more I think about it, the more I believe the Texans might be better of just waiting for a QB, and see who is available at the start of the second round, or make a trade late in the first round if there is a QB still remaining whom they really love.
It is an interesting place for the Texans to be in.
They know, we know and all NFL fans know how important this decision can be for a franchise for not just the 2014 season, but for future seasons to come. It is tough to overcome a bust, especially at No. 1 overall, in the NFL Draft.
The next 24 days will be interesting to say the least.
In other Texans news:
• Here is a 4th round draft by FanSided’s NFL Mocks.
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