Contracts have been one of the most-discussed aspects of the NFL for several seasons now, especially when you consider the rising costs of players, both good and bad. The Houston Texans are no different, especially in a time of rebuilding, as the club appears to be. Finding cheap labor'' somewhere on the roster is a way to be able to afford the pricy talent.
He and the club wrapped up Organized Team Activities (OTAs) recently. Sandwiched around OTAs, the former University of Texas Longhorn has worked out in Austin. The 6-foot-5 inch, 280-pounder can play multiple positions along the defensive front, and his position coach Bobby King explained why.
Rather than bend around offensive tackles, Omenihu has been a fresh interior bull rusher, and has played well on passing downs on the inside. Houston will probably expand him out further this offseason. After signing Maliek Collins, and expecting more from Ross Blacklock, Houston will probably role with Shaq Lawson and Omenihu on the outside—expecting Omenihu to fill in for J.J. Watt.