Found December 30, 2013 on State of the Texans:
Source tells @FOXSports that texans assistant coaches were told they could pursue other opportunities while head coach is being hired — Alex Marvez (@alexmarvez) December 30, 2013   According to Alex Marvex from Fox Sports, the Houston Texans coaching staff has been told to pursue other “opportunities” while the head coaching search continues. This comes as a slight surprise and shows the Texans are committed to cleaning house for the next Texans head coach. This should lead to two new coordinators and position coaches for a team that finished 2-14. Wade Phillips, Bill Kollar, Vance Joseph, Larry Kirksey, Reggie Herring, John Benton, Bob Ligashesky and Chick Harris all appear to be looking for new positions elsewhere before the 2014 season kicks off.   You can follow Patrick on Twitter. He is the Editor of State of the Texans.

Report: Bill O’Brien Coming to Houston is “Imminent”

On NFL Live, @mortreport said the #Texans deal with O’Brien is imminent and expects it to be done in the next 24 hours. — Tania Ganguli (@taniaganguli) December 30, 2013 With Black Monday upon the NFL landscape it looks like the Houston Texans are closing in on filling their vacant head coach position. Chris Mortenson, ESPN, said that a deal with O’Brien is “imminent” and...

Houston Texans Andre Johnson is “glad” 2013-14 is over

The Houston Texans are now on the clock. After losing their final game of the 2013-14 season to the Tennessee Titans, the Texans have plunged from Super Bowl hopeful to the worst team in the league. How this happens is anyone’s guess but there are strong arguments to be made for both injuries and shoddy quarterback play. Please click here to read this story. The post Houston...

Texans Top 20 of 2013: #19 Jared Crick

In this series, we look at the top 20 Houston Texans of the 2013 season.    #19   Defensive end Jared Crick came into camp with an extra ten pounds on him from the previous season. Once again, Crick got off to a slow start to start the 2013 season but with some run game issues from starter Antonio Smith the playing time increased for the second year player from Nebraska. Crick...

Report: Bill O'Brien will be next Texans' head coach

ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen are reporting that the Houston Texans have reached an agreement with Bill O’Brien to be their next head coach. The post Report: Texans Reach Agreement With Bill O’Brien appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.

Texans will have the first pick in the 2014 draft

    The Houston Texans will have the first overall pick in the 2014 draft now that they lost to the Titans today. And the Houston Texans now, officially, are on the clock. #1pick — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 29, 2013 I’m sure they’ll be looking to draft a quarterback with Matt Schaub looking for a new job. We mentioned earlier that...

Texans Won’t Interview Ken Wisenhunt

When Gary Kubiak was fired by the Texans one name that seemed to be a lock was Chargers OC Ken Wisenhunt. Well according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport the Texans will not be interviewing Wisenhunt. It looks like the Texans HC job is Penn State HC Bill O’Brien to lose. He has been talked about in just about every coaching vacancy but it seems like the Texans and O’Brien have...

JJ Watt: This season sucked, it won’t happen again

J.J. Watt has a message for Houston Texans fans … and the rest of the NFL: This season sucked. It's not acceptable and it won't happen again. — JJ Watt (@JJWatt) December 31, 2013 I sure would hope that the Texans don’t let that happen again. You can’t to much worse than losing 14 games […]

Houston's horrid season gives Texans No. 1 pick

The Houston Texans thought they would be preparing for a deep run in the playoffs. Instead as the new year approaches, they're looking for a new coach and have the No. 1 pick in the draft after a stunning collapse cost coach Gary Kubiak his job and left them with the NFL's worst record. Their 2-14 mark ties the 2005 team for the poorest mark in team history. But this one...

Bill O' Brien to Texans is "Imminent"

According to more than a few reputable sources, the Houston Texans have all but finalized the move to make Penn State coach Bill O' Brien their new head coach. The move should be finalized sometime in the next 24 hours, with all but the intricacies of the contract settled. The decision was first reported by famed ESPN reporters Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen on yesterday...

Texans Clinch No. 1 Pick In 2014 NFL Draft

The Houston Texans started out the season 2-o with actual Super Bowl aspirations.  Sunday after losing to the Tennessee Titans, the Texans have officially lost 14 straight ball games. The good news, the Texans are on the clock, and have the No. 1 overall pick in May’s NFL Draft.  Texans GM Rick Smith actually had an up close seat to see Teddy Bridgewater dismantle the Miami Hurricanes...

Bill O'Brien leaves Penn State to coach NFL's Texans

The Houston Texans have announced that they've hired Bill O'Brien as coach. O'Brien leaves Penn State less than two years after replacing Joe Paterno. He returns to the NFL to coach the team with the league's worst record this season. The Texans made it official Thursday. Penn State picked defensive line coach Larry Johnson as interim head coach while the search...

Report: Bill O’Brien In Discussions on a Deal with the Texans

THIS JUST IN: The Texans are working on a deal to make Penn State coach Bill O’Brien next coach in Houston. (via @AdamSchefter, @mortreport) — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) December 28, 2013 According to ESPN and Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen, both are reporting the Houston Texans are in talks with current Penn State Head Coach Bill O’Brien on a deal to make him the next...

Black Monday: Could More Coaching Dominoes Fall?

When all was said and done, which includes Houston Texans former head coach Gary Kubiak and interim head coach Wade Phillips, there were eight NFL coaches who received a pink slip this season.There were few surprises. While team general managers and owners scurry to find the right fit for their franchises, the play list of who is available is about a mile long with newcomers and...

Houston Texans Clinch No. 1 Overall Pick in 2014 Draft After Dropping Season Finale to Titans

It might have taken 14 straight losses to do so, but the Houston Texans have secured the first overall pick in the 2014 draft. The Texans dropped their season finale on Sunday, losing 16-10 to the Tennessee Titans to finish the season with the worst record in the league. After winning their first two games of the season, Houston failed to record another victory on the year and head...

Titans edge Texans, 16-10, to finish 7-9

After struggling to execute their preferred gameplan for most of the season, the Titans ended the season the way they began it, with a win built around running the ball, avoiding turnovers, and taking care of the ball themselves for a 16-10 win against the Houston Texans. The game, against a Texans team that did not seem likely to be trying all that effectively, started out unpromisingly...
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