The Houston Texans took a good look at their fullbacks’ abilities to catch passes out of the backfield on Thursday.

Our man On The Fringe Boomer Grigsby is a converted linebacker, but appeared natural catching passes on offense. Jordan Godwin of The Houston Chronicle writes:

    On one play, former linebacker and current backup fullback Boomer Grigsby ran a quick route and jumped to catch a high pass from Dan Orlovsky. Several plays later, starting fullback Vonta Leach made an easier reception thrown by Rex Grossman. The Texans have yet to decide if they’ll carry both fullbacks, but Grigsby has proven his value so far.

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(David J. Phillip / Associated Press)

Boomer Grigsby goes through drills at Texans training camp. (David J. Phillip / Associated Press)