How Will the Houston Texans Use Their Rookies in 2014?

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How Will the Houston Texans Use Their Rookies in 2014?
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The Houston Texans added 10 young prospects to their roster over the three-day NFL draft. They range from Jadeveon Clowney, one of the most imposing examples of gridiron talent in recent memory, to the very last player taken in the proceedings, Lonnie Ballentine.

Now comes the task of developing their skills to a professional level. Both the rookies and the veterans will be adapting to new offensive and defensive systems, an effort that will test their patience but increase the opportunity to bond as teammates.

On a team that went 2-14 last season, all but a handful of standout players are on equal footing when it comes to competing for a job. When these rookies look back on their careers several years from now, their first season with the 2014 Houston Texans could be one of the most wide-open situations they ever experienced.

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