Houston Texans: Preseason depth chart projection
An early look at how the top two players at each position fill the depth chart for the Houston Texans as training camp approaches
The Houston Texans are heading into the 2016 season looking to defend their crown as the AFC South Champions. They won the division thanks to a 9-7 record, which came courtesy of a second half surge following a horrendous 2-5 start to the season.
After originally naming Brian Hoyer the starting quarterback, the team turned to Ryan Mallett and once again back to Hoyer during their tough opening stretch. Head coach Bill O’Brien finally stopped playing quarterback musical chairs and settled on Hoyer moving forward.
Hoyer then remained in the lineup until injuries sidelined him and T.J. Yates and Brandon Weeden had to step in and help the Texans win their division.
Now the team looks much different at the quarterback spot as they have moved on from both Hoyer and Mallett as they hope to gain some consistency at the position.
The quarterbacks aren’t the only former starters set to be replaced as Houston has also bid adieu to running back Arian Foster, guard Brandon Brooks and center Ben Jones. It’s been an offseason of moving parts, and now we will take some time to look at who the top two players are at each position as we inch closer to the start of training camp.