Texans rise in post-draft NFL.com power rankings

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The Houston Texans get a boost in the latest power rankings after the NFL draft.

In general NFL power rankings are worthless.  Especially in the offseason

But let’s be honest, power rankings are also fun to look at and debate.

Elliot Harrison of NFL.com has released his post-draft power rankings and he has the Texans up two spots from 18th to 16th.

Here’s what Harrison wrote:

"So much was made about the effort to find a quarterback of the future and then ultimately landing Deshaun Watson that the rest of the Texans’ draft was obscured. Second-round pick Zach Cunningham might not be a thumper, but he could be an excellent pursuit linebacker. While he was thought to be a WLB in a 4-3, Romeo Crennel’s defense is a bit unorthodox, with “DE”Jadeveon Clowney often standing up. Cunningham should play in front of Brennan Scarlett and others. Loved the D’Onta Foreman pick. He will be a nice yin to Lamar Miller’s yang. And his story …"

With teams like the Washington Redskins, Detroit Lions, Tennessee Titans and Miami Dolphins all above the Texans, they’re clearly in the spot they’re in because they still don’t have a proven quarterback.

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The good news for the Texans is that they might finally have a franchise quarterback in Deshaun Watson.

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