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Terrell McClain vs. Chris Jones vs. Ra'shon Harris
The backup nose tackle job on the Texans is a much, much bigger backup job than other ones on the roster (pun intended).
In all seriousness, the starting and backup nose tackle jobs are almost interchangeable on the Texans' defense. Defensive Coordinator Wade Phillips loves to rotate his nose tackles to keep them fresh and full of energy.
So this roster competition for the backup job actually holds many implications for the Texans' future.
Terrell McClain is currently the favorite to win the job, for obvious reasons; he actually has experience in the league. Also, McClain was the only one of the trio who impressed during OTAs.
And while Ra'Shon Harris is a long shot, Chris Jones has a legitimate chance of usurping McClain. Jones was one of the Texans' sixth-round draft choices, and he has a ton of potential.
Jones has an endless motor, much like J.J. Watt. He goes as hard as possible on every single play. The Texans coaching staff loves players like that, and if Jones can perform well during training camp, the Texans would definitely consider handing him the reins to the backup job.