Williams right fit for Texans
From the Texans' decision to draft Mario Williams to the Saints landing Reggie Bush, Michael Smith offers his thoughts on the first round.
Reviewing the big stories from round one of the NFL Draft ...
Mario goes to Houston If you read my column last Monday, then you already know my feelings -- and obviously the Texans felt the same way -- about Houston taking Mario Williams over USC's Reggie Bush. So the only thing that surprises me is that more people don't agree.
I guess people are just having a hard time comprehending how the Texans could take a player most fans and many in the media (including myself, in all honesty) ...
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