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2017 NFL Mock Draft: Houston Texans Select QB Deshaun Watson at No. 25

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With the 25th pick in the 2017 DBN Community NFL Mock Draft, the Houston Texans select...

Deshaun Watson, QB, Clemson

The selection and write-up were made by Darth_Batman:

This was going to originally be a difficult decision. The Texans could go two ways. Grab a QB, which they haven’t pick one in the first round since David Carr, or go OT, to solidify the line and pick up someone in the third, such as Webb or Peterman. With the top two OTs off the board I went with and a QB, more specifically Watson for two reasons.

I did not expect he or the other remaining top prospect, Pat Mahomes to be available come pick 57, and secondly I believe that Watson is more polished out of the gate than Mahomes. With the defense, more specifically J.J. Watt not getting younger, and with some health concerns, they are in a more win now mode, hence their failed attempt to get Romo. In the long run he may not be what some would refer to as an elite QB, but he will be a good enough of a player with plenty of weapons available he can be the right QB for the system.

Pokorny: The Texans ditched Osweiler and couldn’t sign Romo, so I think it’s definitely the right choice to target a quarterback here.

The Seattle Seahawks are up next, led by michael.hamper.

2017 DBN Community Mock Draft Results

Pick Team Username Selection
Pick Team Username Selection
1 Cleveland Browns Menocu DE Myles Garrett
2 San Francisco 49ers unoservix S Malik Hooker
3 Chicago Bears CTBuckeye DE Solomon Thomas
4 Jacksonville Jaguars UberTater RB Leonard Fournette
5 Tennessee Titans npchristman CB Marshon Lattimore
6 New York Jets jdreyfuss S Jamal Adams
7 Los Angeles Chargers unoservix S Jabrill Peppers
8 Carolina Panthers MConley17 TE O.J. Howard
9 Cincinnati Bengals Mudville DE Derek Barnett
10 Buffalo Bills The Bottom! WR Mike Williams
11 New Orleans Saints makeaplay59 DT Jonathan Allen
12 Cleveland Browns mrwhitman QB Mitch Trubisky
13 Arizona Cardinals Crawford_T WR Corey Davis
14 Philadelphia Eagles Gin_and_Tonic CB Gareon Conley
15 Indianapolis Colts fjblessi ILB Reuben Foster
16 Baltimore Ravens Suppa Bob DE Taco Charlton
17 Washington Redskins OhioCityBrownsBeliever LB Haason Reddick
18 Tennessee Titans Legoman0721 WR John Ross
19 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ezweav S Obi Melifonwu
20 Denver Broncos poultman OT Ryan Ramczyk
21 Detroit Lions Mean Ol' Pete LB Zach Cunningham
22 Miami Dolphins anthszabo DE Charles Harris
23 New York Giants impulseCTRLissues OT Cam Robinson
24 Oakland Raiders Ghenry518 ILB Raekwon McMillan
25 Houston Texans Darth_Batman QB Deshaun Watson
26 Seattle Seahawks michael.hamper OT Garett Bolles
27 Kansas City Chiefs The Beast Mode QB Pat Mahomes
28 Dallas Cowboys Matt Wood CB Tre'Davious White
29 Green Bay Packers Robo Dawg RB Christian McCaffrey
30 Pittsburgh Steelers fj holden CB Kevin King
31 Atlanta Falcons BrianB77 OL Forrest Lamp
32 New Orleans Saints troy145 RB Dalvin Cook
33 Cleveland Browns Ike5 S Budda Baker