Studs: QB Matt Schaub, WR Andre Johnson, DE Mario Williams, LB Brian Cushing
Duds: DT Amobi Okeye
Sleepers: RB Arian Foster, WR/KR Jacoby Jones, CB Kareem Jackson (rookie)
X-Factor: Still searching for its first ever playoff birth…what will it take?
Synopsis: The Texans are still searching for their first ever playoff appearance since they entered the league in 1999. They seem to be on the cusp every season and once again this season. The biggest news of the offseason was the defection of CB Dunta Robinson, who fled to Atlanta in free agency. Houston quickly found a replacement in the first round of the draft in CB Kareem Jackson of the National Champion Alabama Crimson Tide. The next task involves finding a replacement for OLB Brian Cushing who will open the season with