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Texans Top Fantasy Players

These are the top fantasy football players of the Houston Texans as ranked by Average Draft Position (ADP) in PPR-format mock drafts.

Data as of July 24, 2024.

# Name Pos Team ADP Bye
1 Nico Collins WR HOU 3.08 14
2 Stefon Diggs WR HOU 4.04 14
3 Joe Mixon RB HOU 4.06 14
4 C.J. Stroud QB HOU 4.06 14
5 Tank Dell WR HOU 5.02 14
6 Dalton Schultz TE HOU 10.11 14

Nico Collins

Nico Collins's current ADP is 3.08, which is the 8th pick of the 3rd round, and 32nd selection overall.

Nico Collins Average Draft Position PPR

Stefon Diggs

Stefon Diggs's current ADP is 4.04, which is the 4th pick of the 4th round, and 39th selection overall.

Stefon Diggs Average Draft Position PPR

Joe Mixon

Joe Mixon's current ADP is 4.06, which is the 6th pick of the 4th round, and 42nd selection overall.

Joe Mixon Average Draft Position PPR

C.J. Stroud

C.J. Stroud's current ADP is 4.06, which is the 6th pick of the 4th round, and 42nd selection overall.

C.J. Stroud Average Draft Position PPR

Tank Dell

Tank Dell's current ADP is 5.02, which is the 2nd pick of the 5th round, and 50th selection overall.

Tank Dell Average Draft Position PPR

Dalton Schultz

Dalton Schultz's current ADP is 10.11, which is the 11th pick of the 10th round, and 118th selection overall.

Dalton Schultz Average Draft Position PPR

Houston Texans 2020 Schedule

Week Home/Away Opponent
1 Away Kansas City Chiefs
2 Home Baltimore Ravens
3 Away Pittsburgh Steelers
4 Home Minnesota Vikings
5 Home Jacksonville Jaguars
6 Away Tennessee Titans
7 Home Green Bay Packers
9 Away Jacksonville Jaguars
10 Away Cleveland Browns
11 Home New England Patriots
12 Away Detroit Lions
13 Home Indianapolis Colts
14 Away Chicago Bears
15 Away Indianapolis Colts
16 Home Cincinnati Bengals
17 Home Tennessee Titans

Houston Texans News

C.J. Stroud, C.J. Stroud Looking To Own The Offense More

Houston Texans second-year quarterback C.J. Stroud, who won Offensive Rookie of the Year honors in 2023, said he thinks there are "a ton of things" he can do better in his second year in the NFL, starting with "owning the offense more" than he did a year ago. Stroud also hopes to improve his footwork in Year 2 and focused on his desire for the team to put more "on my plate" in terms of directing the offense. "I want to definitely attack down the field more this year and press guys back, but also take what the defense gives me," Stroud said. "If it's a boring play, stick with the boring stuff and just be efficient with that. Those are all things I can get better at." Fantasy managers shouldn't consider the 22-year-old to be a high-end QB1 just yet, but he's no doubt going to be a popular midrange QB1 target after the phenomenal rookie season he had.

C.J. Stroud player page.

July 18, 2024 2:03 PM EST

Nico Collins, Nico Collins Considered Among Top Receivers

Houston Texans wide receiver Nico Collins was recently in the running for the league's top wide receivers. This is a well deserved mention after Collins put together a breakout campaign last season. He hauled in 80 receptions for nearly 1,300 receiving yards and eight touchdowns in 15 games. This performance earned him a three-year, $72 million extension this offseason. Collins is now one of the highest-paid players at his position. Recently, NFL executives, coaches, and personnel members were surveyed to determine the best wideouts in the league. Collins fell short but was an honorable mention. It's pretty impressive to see Collins up there after one outstanding campaign. It'll be interesting to see if Collins can replicate it with Stefon Diggs competing with him for targets next season.

Nico Collins player page.

July 17, 2024 8:47 PM EST

Nico Collins, Nico Collins Should Be Ready For Training Camp

Houston Texans wide receiver Nico Collins (shoulder) is expected to be ready for the beginning of training camp. Collins has been sidelined throughout the spring while he recovers from offseason shoulder surgery. He's coming off a season where he recorded 80 receptions, 1,297 receiving yards, and eight touchdowns in 15 games. It was a breakout campaign that earned him a three-year, $72 million extension in the offseason. The hope is that Collins can build off his 2023 campaign after undergoing successful surgery. However, Collins could lose targets with Stefon Diggs coming to town. Collins will be stuck fighting for targets with Diggs and Tank Dell (ankle) who is making his way back from injury. Despite that, Collins should still be able to hold WR2 value heading into fantasy drafts.

Nico Collins player page.

July 17, 2024 8:17 PM EST

Deshaun Watson, Deshaun Watson Hasn't Had Setbacks With His Shoulder

At his second annual 7-on-7 high-school showcase through his foundation, Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson (shoulder) didn't say whether he expects to be fully cleared for the start of training camp next week, but he did say that there have been no setbacks in his shoulder rehab. "I'm great," Watson said. The 28-year-old played in only six games in 2023 for the second straight year due to a right-shoulder injury that required season-ending surgery. The good news is that he was throwing during minicamp this offseason and is expected to be ready for the Week 1 regular-season opener, barring a setback this summer. Watson has QB1 potential when healthy, but he missed all of 2021 due to a suspension and has played in only 12 games the last two years due to injury, which makes him a risk/reward QB2 in fantasy in 2024 in what could be a make-or-break season.

Deshaun Watson player page.

July 17, 2024 2:05 PM EST

DeAndre Hopkins, Titans Considering Extension For DeAndre Hopkins?

Tennessee Titans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins is entering the second year of a two-year, $26 million deal that he made look like a bargain after bouncing back in 2023. In the spring, Hopkins removed pictures and affiliations featuring team logos from his social-media accounts, but he was around and joined quarterback Will Levis and other receivers on a trip to work and have fun this offseason. It remains to be seen if the Titans will try to extend Hopkins before the start of the 2024 season. It's not an easy decision for a 32-year-old wideout. If the Titans don't give him an extension, they could lose Hopkins just as he and Levis and this Brian Callahan offense starts to click. The Titans should throw more this year, but Hopkins' age, Levis' inexperience and the addition of Calvin Ridley are all reasons to doubt whether he can have another productive season in 2024.

DeAndre Hopkins player page.

July 8, 2024 2:56 PM EST