Texans’ O’Brien uses 1st draft as GM to address many needs

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FILE - In this Feb. 29, 2020, file photo, TCU defensive lineman Ross Blacklock runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. Blacklock was selected by the Houston Texans in the second round of the NFL football draft Friday, April 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

By KRISTIE RIEKEN, the Associated Press

Coach Bill O’Brien addressed many of the Houston Texans’ needs in his first draft as the team’s general manager, despite not having a first-round pick. Houston added defensive tackle Ross Blacklock in the second round and Florida outside linebacker Jonathan Greenard in the third. With two picks in the fourth round they got offensive lineman Charlie Heck and cornerback John Reid. They wrapped up their draft with Rhode Island receiver Isaiah Coulter in the fifth round.