Seeking 4-3 defenders
On defense, they're switching to a 4-3 under new coordinator Richard Smith. They're overstocked at tackle, understocked at end and need a bona fide 4-3 middle linebacker.
Kubiak, general manager Charley Casserly, the assistant coaches, scouts, trainers, doctors and equipment men attend the combine. They'll watch players work out, and they'll spend several days interviewing potential draft choices.
Kubiak, Casserly and the rest of the Texans' contingent will interview Young and Bush, among the many other players in whom they're interested.
"I've been watching film and trying to get caught up because I want to get as much knowledge as I can about as many prospects as possible," Kubiak said. "Watching the players work out is good, but you can always get the tape of that. You know these guys are talented.
"What I'm really interested in are the interviews. I want to talk football with the players. I want to find out what they want to be doing in three years. I want to know how important
[I]Source: By JOHN MCCLAIN
Copyright 2006 Houston Chronicle Feb. 21, 2006, 11:07PM