Community Mock Draft: Round 1, Pick 26 - Houston Texans

Feb 27, 2012; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Mississippi State defensive lineman Fletcher Cox does footwork drills during the NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-US PRESSWIRE

Another defensive lineman is off the board, as the Denver Broncos added defensive tackle Fletcher Cox to their already stout defense. While Peyton Manning may have to make do on offense, their defense will surely help them win extra games. Will it be enough to push them into Super Bowl contender status, or will Manning have to wait even longer for his second Lombardi trophy?

Moving on, we come to the Houston Texans - a team that finally made the playoffs for the first time in its history this past season, but injuries to Mario Williams and Matt Schaub prevented them from going much further. Worse: they've had to jettison some good players this offseason because of cap (or perhaps money) issues. They've created holes on what was a pretty complete team, so which hole do you think they'll fill in the first round?

1. Indianapolis Colts: Andrew Luck, QB, Stanford
2. Washington Redskins: Robert Griffin III, QB, Baylor (trade)
3. Minnesota Vikings: Matt Kalil, OT, USC
4. Cleveland Browns: Justin Blackmon, WR, Oklahoma State
5. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Morris Claiborne, CB, LSU
6. St. Louis Rams (trade): Riley Reiff, OT, Iowa
7. Jacksonville Jaguars: Michael Floyd, WR, Notre Dame
8. Miami Dolphins: Ryan Tannehill, QB, Texas A&M
9. Carolina Panthers: Dontari Poe, DT, Memphis
10. Buffalo Bills: Quinton Coples, DE, North Carolina
11. Kansas City Chiefs: Trent Richardson, RB, Alabama
12. Seattle Seahawks: Luke Kuechly, LB, Boston College
13. Arizona Cardinals: Jonathan Martin, OT, Stanford
14. Dallas Cowboys: Dre Kirkpatrick, CB, Alabama
15. Philadelphia Eagles: Dont'a Hightower, LB, Alabama
16. New York Jets: Melvin Ingram, DE/OLB, South Carolina
17. Cincinnati Bengals: David Decastro, G, Stanford
18. San Diego Chargers: Courtney Upshaw, DE/OLB, Alabama
19. Chicago Bears: Mike Adams, OT, Ohio State
20. Tennessee Titans: Stephon Gilmore, CB, South Carolina
21. Cincinnati Bengals: Janoris Jenkins, CB, North Alabama
22. Cleveland Browns: Doug Martin, RB, Boise State
23. Detroit Lions: Mark Barron, S, Alabama
24. Pittsburgh Steelers: Cordy Glenn, OT, Georgia

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