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With receiving 69% of the vote the 2012 SOTT Fan Favorite (Former Texans’ Player) is.
Former Inside Linebacker, DeMeco Ryans
Thanks to all of our readers who voted throughout the weeks.
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Whitney Mercilus could find his way into the starting lineup for the Houston Texans after an injury to Brooks Reed and recording a team-high 3½ sacks in preseason.While he might not be Mario Williams, he is the replacement.Sure, comparing Mercilus to Williams is asinine and ridiculous, but the Texans may not need a Mario Williams to be one of the best defenses in the league. Afterall...
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