2015 NFL Mock Draft: Houston Texans Play It Safe

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Apr 26, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans first round draft pick wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins poses for a picture with offensive coordinator Rick Dennison during a press conference at at Reliant Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

Ereck Flowers. 21. player. 56. The Cincinnati Bengals do let Ereck Flowers fall any farther. The talented offensive tackle will instantly add quality and depth along the Bengals’ O-line which recently released veteran guard <strong><a href=. Offensive Tackle. Miami (Fla.)

55. Pittsburgh’s linebacking corps was decimated with injuries last season. And now with veteran linebacker <strong><a href=. Linebacker. Virginia. Eli Harold. 22. player

Florida. D.J. Humphries. 23. player. 50. The Detroit Lions started an undrafted rookie at right tackle last season. Although <strong><a href=. Offensive Tackle

32. Recovering from the loss of defensive coordinator Todd Bowles, the Arizona Cardinals will replace his defensive schemes with straight-up talent. Hence, the drafting of Dupree here.. Defensive End. Kentucky. Alvin Dupree. 24. player

The Carolina Panthers rely to heavily on quarterback <strong><a href=. Offensive Tackle. Pittsburgh. T.J. Clemmings. 25. player. 87

26. Following the release of running back <strong><a href=. Running Back. Georgia. Todd Gurely. 26. player

It will be hard for the Dallas Cowboys to pass on Arik Armstead this late in the draft. At 6-7, 292 pounds, the big defensive end would be the spiritual successor to Cowboy great Ed ‘Too Tall’ Jones. Although still considered a developmental player, Armstead combined with last year’s second round pick, <strong><a href=. Defensive End. Oregon. Arik Armstead. 27. player. 123

With tight end <strong><a href=. Tight End. Minnesota. Maxx Williams. 28. player. 45

29. player. 46. The Indianapolis Colts released safety <strong><a href=. Linebacker/Safety. Washington. Shaq Thompson

Linebacker. Mississippi State. Benardrick McKinney. 30. player. 49. With the recent release of veteran linebacker <strong><a href=

Florida State. Cameron Erving. 31. player. 36. The Seattle Seahawks could lose their left guard, <strong><a href=. Offensive Tackle

32. player. 47. With cornerback <strong><a href=. Cornerback. Washington. Marcus Peters

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