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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  • Without J.J. Watt and Whitney Mercilus Texans Have to Move On
    “You don’t replace J.J. Watt or Whitney Mercilus with one guy. That’s just ridiculous. It’s going to be a lot of different guys that are going to chip in to help and I think the coaching staff needs to do a great job, too.” The Texans are ...
    10/10/2017 - 10:00 am | View Link
  • Without J.J. Watt and Whitney Mercilus Texans Have to Move On
    “You don’t replace J.J. Watt or Whitney Mercilus with one guy. That’s just ridiculous. It’s going to be a lot of different guys that are going to chip in to help and I think the coaching staff needs to do a great job, too.” The Texans are ...
    10/10/2017 - 3:28 am | View Link
  • J.J. Watt and Whitney Mercilus out for season with injuries
    HOUSTON – As the Houston Texans face another long stretch without superstar ... to be multiple guys,” coach Bill O’Brien said. “You don’t replace J.J. Watt or Whitney Mercilus with one guy. That’s just ridiculous. It’s going to be a lot ...
    10/9/2017 - 5:14 pm | View Link
  • Texans outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus tears pectoral muscle
    Mercilus will need surgery to repair the damage, which will end his season. He was replaced in the lineup Sunday night by Brennan Scarlett, but it will be hard to replace his production. He led the Texans with 7.5 sacks last season and had 12.0 in 2015.
    10/9/2017 - 11:44 am | View Link
  • Texans outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus tears pectoral muscle
    Mercilus will need surgery to repair the damage, which will end his season. He was replaced in the lineup Sunday night by Brennan Scarlett, but it will be hard to replace his production. He led the Texans with 7.5 sacks last season and had 12.0 in 2015.
    10/9/2017 - 7:44 am | View Link
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