The Houston Texans really need to fix a spot in their wide receiver depth with injuries mounting, so DeSean Jackson and others should be considered in a trade.
So exactly where do the Houston Texans stand with their current depth at wide receiver before the NFL Trade Deadline on Tuesday afternoon? Are the Texans happy where they stand currently following the season-ending ACL injury to Will Fuller, or does the franchise need to break out and look elsewhere to keep the roller coaster season moving along?
Having their 5-3 record following their first eight games of the season — including winning their past five games — the Texans will need to add a wide receiver or two to make their roster better. One way to do so is to make a trade for a wide receiver who can make the roster better, on a team that isn’t going to keep the player following the season.
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Now, who are some of the players the Texans could be interested in making a trade for at wide receiver? One of those players could be DeSean Jackson of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who has had a very good career, but it was reported recently he would like to be traded.
There are others who could add to the Texans as well, as some that have been mentioned earlier in a Toro Times article include Sterling Shepard of the New York Giants, Golden Tate of the Detroit Lions, Demaryius Thomas of the Denver Broncos, Kelvin Benjamin of the Buffalo Bills and Martavis Bryant of the Oakland Raiders.
None of those wide receivers will be mentioned this time around, but with the trade deadline right around the corner and within viewing distance, the Texans should look at all options when it comes to making trades, especially for a wide receiver to help take pressure off of DeAndre Hopkins, and even more so, pressure off of quarterback Deshaun Watson.
Here are four more wide receivers the Texans need to be seriously thinking about to improve their roster in order to keep their spot atop the AFC South.