Houston Texans: 3 bold predictions for 2022 NFL Draft

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The Houston Texans are sitting pretty with two picks inside the top-15 spots of the 2022 NFL Draft.

For the first time since 2019, when the Houston Texans traded for Laremy Tunsil, fans of the Texans will get to see their team’s name in the first round with two picks. The third overall selection and 13th both belong to Houston, and with such an emphasis to get things right in the first true rebuilding year of Nick Caserio, all eyes are on Houston.

Bold predictions make the world go round and get everyone talking. So what would they be for this year’s draft? It’s been mock draft after mock draft and proposed trade after proposed trade. So let’s get into how bold Caserio can be and if any of these predictions are correct.

Houston Texans Bold Prediction number one: Houston takes a WR with the 13th overall pick

You hear a saying in your fantasy drafts- you want to be the one to start a run on one position, and you never want to be caught up in one. Houston’s second pick at 13th overall will give Caserio all the room to do that.

Maybe one receiver will go off the board around the 10th or 11th pick. Besides those two spots, Houston could land their top guy in the draft and send teams further down the draft order in a frenzy as their plans may have changed.

Many Texans fans want the team to focus on defense, which is a justified reason when Houston was one of the worst teams in the league last year. But the offense was just as bad, if not worse, than the defense.

Davis Mills can genuinely become “Money Mills” with another weapon. Whether that’s Garrett Wilson of Ohio State or Treylon Burks of Arkansas, Houston’s options will most likely be limitless at the 13th spot.