Texans Select Mercilus, Expect Defense to play without mercy

With the 26th overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft the Houston Texans select DE Whitney Mercilus from Illinois. Mercilus is a definite playmaker, and plays with a high motor. Mercilus adds more punch to the league’s best defense
Strengths
• Good Size
• Very Physical Player
• Finds his way into Backfield
• Really good footwork
• High Production Level
• High motor

Weakness
• Needs to become Bulkier
• Needs to become better with recognition
• Needs to improve fundamentally
• Must prove he is not a one year wonder


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