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Williams Ranks As Top Free Agent

Mario Williams

Many pundits were astonished when the Texans passed on Reggie Bush to draft Mario Williams with the No. 1 overall pick in 2006. Williams avoided the franchise tag on Monday and this time when he hits the open market as a free agent, no one questions his place in the pecking order.

Nearly 50 months ago, the Houston Texans opted to pick defensive end Mario Williams over Heisman Trophy tailback Reggie Bush with the initial selection in the 2006 draft. And many pundits, including this one, chastised then-Texans general manager Charley Casserly for the choice.    Six years later, there's plenty of crow to go around.    Traded to Miami last summer after a disappointing tenure... Recommended Stories

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