In the Texans matchup against the Miami Dolphins Sunday, you expect to hear the names of Matt Schaub…
Texans Report Card - Offensive Line
Positives- Left tackle Duane Brown struggled at times as a rookie, but showed that he can be a full-time starter in the league and will only get better with more time. Right tackle Eric Winston is a rock on the right side and is turning into one of the league's best tackles. The interior of the Texans line did a solid job in pass protection for much of the year.
Negatives- The interior of the Texans line isn't supremely talented, and they need more depth all across the line. At times, rookie Steve Slaton made the line look better than they were with his running ability.
Overall- Houston's line is probably good enough for this team to be a playoff contender in 2009, but with the lack of depth, unforeseen injuries could hamper the entire offense.
Solution- For the Texans to be a legitimate contender next season, they must address not only defense, but the interior of their offensive line.
Final grade: B-
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