Showcasing Houston Texans' Biggest Strengths and Draft Needs

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Showcasing Houston Texans' Biggest Strengths and Draft Needs
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For the second straight season, the Houston Texans won the AFC South, defeated the Cincinnati Bengals in the Wild Card Round and then got eliminated from the playoffs. The team is close to contending for a title, but hasn't been able to get over the hump quite yet.

The Texans certainly don't lack star power. With Arian Foster and Andre Johnson on offense and J.J. Watt leading the defensive charge, the roster features enough superstars to be considered in the Super Bowl conversation.

It comes down to filling holes elsewhere on the roster. Big names can only carry a team so far before they start needing support from everybody else to survive in the postseason. The Baltimore Ravens illustrated that during their run last season.

Let's take a closer look at the Texans' roster as it stands now, after the first wave of free agency and before the draft. The key is finding the weaknesses Houston needs to use its remaining resources to address before next season.

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