Garrett Graham showed signs of value in 2012 when he backed up then starting tight end Owen Daniels. There was a sense his role would expand in 2013, but nobody predicted a leg injury to Daniels, which opened up the starting job for Graham. In 13 games (11 starts), Graham had 49 catches for 545 yards (42 ypg) with five touchdowns. Graham was third on the team with 89 targets in 2013 and enters Week 1 against the Washington Redskins as the lead tight end. The tight end position has been targeted often in the Houston Texans' offense the last few seasons and that figures to remain the same under new head coach Bill O'Brien. One thing to watch for is how the Texans use C.J. Fiedorowicz, a third round draft pick in 2014. Both Graham and Fiedorowicz worked with the first team offense in preseason.