The advantage of having a franchise quarterback at the helm cannot be understated. This team knows better than most what the woes, inconsistency, and toll a carousel can inflict on an organization. But when a team finds that rare guy who can lead the team for years, it elevates the entire franchise. The Texans have had there share of potential franchise quarterbacks, but have had to make major investments to acquire them.
- David Carr was the first ever draft choice of the franchise and was supposed to be a building block for the team on day one.