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New Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips apparently wasn't cut out to be a head coach, especially not with arguably the most widely known franchise in the league.
But even in his days with Dallas, he had strong defenses, particularly in the front seven.
Under his tutelage, players like DeMarcus Ware, Bradie James, Jay Ratliff, Kieth Brooking, Anthony Spencer and Terence Newman had solid or strong yearly campaigns.
Under the watchful eye of head coach Gary Kubiak, Phillips will put together a defense with players that will fit perfectly into the new 3-4 system.
If star defensive end Mario Williams is moved to outside linebacker, where he could be an elite force, Antonio Smith and 1st-round pick JJ Watt will hold down the defensive end positions.
The Texans may have the strongest inside linebacker tandem in the country with DeMeco Ryans and Brian Cushing, while the other outside linebacker position will be held down by pass-rushing specialist Connor Barwin.
The Texans addressed some secondary issues by drafting Brandon Harris of Miami, Rashad Carmichael of Virginia Tech and Shiloh Keo of Idaho to provide the starters with some strong competition.