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2016 NFL Draft: Houston Texans Sign Nick Martin To Four-Year Rookie Contract

Houston's new-look offensive line is finally complete.

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Per the Houston Chronicle's John McClain and Aaron Wilson, the Texans have signed second round pick Nick Martin.

Martin projects to immediately compete for the starting center position, and with any luck that is a spot he will hold for a long, long time on this team. Brock Osweiler unfortunately had to deal with absolutely awful interior pass protection during his seven starts in Denver last season, but now with a strong (on paper) trio of Martin, Xavier Su'a-Filo, and Jeff Allen keeping the pocket from collapsing, he may finally be free to unleash all of that natural arm talent. The Texans are building a wall, and they're going to make the rest of the AFC South pay for it.

Welcome to Houston, Nick Martin!