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A list of the best Houston Texans of all time. Formed in 2002 in the aftermath of the Oilers leaving for Tennessee, the Texans are the newest NFL franchise. The team had some lean years during its early years, but that doesn't Houston has been devoid of great players. One of the best draft picks the Texans made was when they selected wide receiver Andre Johnson with the third overall pick in 2003. Johnson is the team's leader in almost every receiving category the Texans have and was for many years considered the most underrated receiver in football. Now that Johnson has finally gotten his due, he is considered not only a top wide receiver, but one of the greatest Houston Texans of all time.

In recent years, the Texans have had success drafting great players. Their defense has been shored up with the addition of players like 2012 Defensive Player of the Year J.J. Watt and Brian Cushing. Additionally, the Texans have had success drafting offensive linemen with left tackle Duane Brown considered one of the top linemen in the league. After struggling for much of its existence, recent Texans teams have had some of the best players in team history. In addition to the great players listed above, Arian Foster is considered one of the best running backs in the league and easily one of the greatest Texans of all time. The same goes for quarterback Matt Schaub, who the Texans took a chance on in 2007 and have been rewarded with the best quarterback in their brief history. 

This list of the best Houston Texans of all time takes every player who has suited up for the team into consideration. If you think a player is missing from this list, feel free to add him. Vote or rerank the greatest Texans of all time according to who think should be considered the best Texans player ever.
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1,394 170
J. J. Watt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Houston Texans of All Time
Defensive end
2
1,242 143
Andre Johnson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Houston Texans of All Time
Wide receiver
3
745 65
DeAndre Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Houston Texans of All Time
Wide receiver
4
814 253
Arian Foster is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Houston Texans of All Time
Running back
5
661 281
Brian Cushing is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Houston Texans of All Time
Linebacker
6
391 111
Johnathan Joseph is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Houston Texans of All Time
slaft added Cornerback
7
516 217
Duane Brown is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Houston Texans of All Time
Tackle
8
461 218
Mario Williams is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Houston Texans of All Time
Outside Linebacker, Defensive end
9
446 72
Jadeveon Clowney is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Houston Texans of All Time
mandyclark25 added Defensive end
10
346 163
Owen Daniels is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Houston Texans of All Time
ejlinehan added Tight end
11
368 183
DeMeco Ryans is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Houston Texans of All Time
Linebacker
12
288 106
Vince Wilfork is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Houston Texans of All Time
Aaron Marchant added Defensive lineman
13
189 89
Chris Myers is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Houston Texans of All Time
slaft added Offensive Lineman, Guard, Center
14
239 80
Kareem Jackson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Houston Texans of All Time
slaft added Cornerback, Defensive back
15
176 9
DeShaun Watson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Houston Texans of All Time
SuperUnicorn33 added DeShaun Watson
16
344 295
Matt Schaub is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Houston Texans of All Time
Quarterback
17
229 133
Vonta Leach is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Houston Texans of All Time
ejlinehan added Fullback
18
194 109
Antonio Smith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Houston Texans of All Time
ejlinehan added Defensive end
19
210 74
Lamar Miller is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Houston Texans of All Time
Running back
20
204 170
Eric Winston is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Houston Texans of All Time
Tackle
21
182 67
A.J. Bouye is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Houston Texans of All Time
Aaron Marchant added Cornerback
22
148 92
Dunta Robinson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Houston Texans of All Time
ejlinehan added Dimeback, Cornerback
23
135 60
Connor Barwin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Houston Texans of All Time
Aaron Marchant added Defensive end, Linebacker, Tight end
24
167 42
Will Fuller is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Houston Texans of All Time
Jacen Crumbo added Will Fuller
25
141 57
Glover Quin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Houston Texans of All Time
Aaron Marchant added Cornerback, Safety