Just a few months after losing Mario Williams to free agency, the Houston Texans made Illinois defensive lineman Whitney Mercilus the 26th overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft. The significance of that isn't lost on Mercilus.

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  • Whitney Mercilus has simple plan for first-career start
    Barwin has moved to the starting strongside spot to replace the injured Brooks Reed, and Mercilus now slides into the starting rotation. “He’s ready to go,” Texans coach Gary Kubiak said. “He’s working at it. The best thing is he’s getting a ...
    04/22/2016 - 2:40 am | View Link
  • In Jadeveon Clowney's absence, Whitney Mercilus excelled
    You have to account for J.J. [Watt] on the other side." Mercilus smiled as he finished the thought, the kind of smile we haven't seen out of the Texans' defensive players much this season. The plan heading into 2015 was to send so much at opposing ...
    10/31/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Whitney Mercilus
    Mercilus recorded eight tackles (five solo) including three sacks in Saturday's playoff loss to the Chiefs. Mercilus finished up the season in style with 6.5 sacks in Week 17 and the wild-card round of the playoffs. The Texans locked him up in the ...
    09/18/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Texans player projection: Linebacker Whitney Mercilus
    We here at the Toro Times have begun to break down those players and predict what their season will look like for the Texans. Today we look at a key member of the defensive unit, outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus, the recent recipient of a four-year ...
    07/16/2015 - 9:11 am | View Link
  • Houston Texans: It’s Time For Whitney Mercilus To Step Up
    Between those two first round picks, the Texans are expected to have one of the most lethal pass rushes in the NFL. To Mercilus’ fortune and to Clowney’s misfortune being the latest victim of the NRG Stadium turf, Mercilus was given the playing time ...
    09/23/2014 - 1:50 am | View Link
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    Just a few months after losing Mario Williams to free agency, the Houston Texans made Illinois defensive lineman Whitney Mercilus the 26th overall pick in ...
    05/12/2012 - 5:17 am | View Website
  • Texans Need More from Clowney Replacement Whitney Mercilus ...
    Pro Football Focus has tallied the Houston Texans thusly : ... Texans Need More from Clowney Replacement Whitney Mercilus By Rivers McCown, ...
    09/19/2014 - 7:08 am | View Website
  • Houston Texans replace Clowney with Mercilus in starting ...
    The Houston Texans drafted Jadeveon Clowney to start ... Houston Texans replace Clowney with Mercilus in starting ... NFL Sports Houston Texans Houston Whitney Mercilus.
    04/12/2016 - 8:15 am | View Website
  • Houston Texans: Whitney Mercilus
    Latest News for Whitney Mercilus, Bio, Stats, Injury Reports, Photos, Video Highlights, and Game Logs for Houston Texans Linebacker Whitney Mercilus
    04/24/2016 - 11:10 pm | View Website
  • Whitney Mercilus, OLB for the Houston Texans at NFL.com
    Published: Jan. 3, 2016 at 03:45 p.m. Houston Texans J.J. Watt forces Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles to fumble and Whitney Mercilus recovers.
    04/25/2016 - 11:27 am | View Website
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