Blitz reader NFL mock draft: Vote for the Texans' pick

April 11, 2011|By Matt Vensel

Every time I put out one of my mock drafts, readers tell me they think things would play out differently (chances are we'll both end up being wrong). Well, now you get a chance to play GM in my first-ever reader NFL mock draft.

Here's how it works. I'll post a daily poll where you can vote to decide what the team that's on the clock should do with its pick. To keep it simple, I'll give you five options for each pick. If you think I missed somebody, let me know in the comments section. We'll do this every day until we get to the Ravens' pick the week of the draft.

Based on your votes, Alabama wide receiver Julio Jones went 10th to the Redskins yesterday.

Today, Houston is on the clock at pick No. 11. Houston's secondary was one of the NFL's worst last season, so the Texans could use their first-round pick on a cornerback for a second straight year. With their defense switching to the 3-4, they could beef up their front seven. Or will they go offense here?

The Vikings are on the clock tomorrow.

Here's how the draft has played out so far:

1. Panthers: Missouri QB Blaine Gabbert

2. Broncos: Alabama DL Marcell Dareus

3. Bills: Auburn QB Cam Newton

4. Bengals: Georgia WR A.J. Green

5. Cardinals: LSU CB Patrick Peterson

6. Browns: Texas A&M LB Von Miller

7. 49ers: Nebraska CB Prince Amukamara

8. Titans: Auburn DT Nick Fairley

9. Cowboys: USC OT Tyron Smith

10. Redskins: Alabama WR Julio Jones

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