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Yes, yes, a thousand times yes.
The Texans' lack of depth at the receiver position is so concerning that it completely overshadows all the other needs on both offense and defense.
Currently, the only dependable receiver on the roster is Andre Johnson. A superstar, Johnson has been the Texans' go-to guy for over a decade.
Last year, Johnson put up a career season in terms of yardage, totaling over 1,500 yards.
Johnson, however, is nearing the end of his effective playing days. At the age of 31, Johnson can still put up several more extremely productive seasons, but he is certainly not youthful anymore. He will eventually retire, and the Texans must be prepared to move forward without him.
Behind Johnson, the Texans' receivers consist of DeVier Posey, Keshawn Martin and Lestar Jean—all of whom are very inexperienced and inconsistent. To make matters worse, the most promising of the three young receivers, Posey, will not be able to play until at least midseason due to an Achilles injury.
The Texans need to draft a receiver that can contribute now, and as the No. 1 receiver when Johnson retires. The best place to find this type of receiver is in the first round.
Expect the Texans' first-round draft selection to be a wide receiver.