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Belichick believes Wes Welker will succeed as Texans assistant

HOUSTON — Wes Welker will return to an NFL sideline next season, beginning his coaching career as an offensive/special teams assistant with the Houston Texans.New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, who coached Welker during the prime years of the retired wide receiver’s playing career, gave the ex-Pats wideout a glowing review Wednesday.“Nobody worked harder than Wes...
Via NESN.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mike Vrabel replaces Romeo Crennel as Texans DC

The Houston Texans continue to shake up their coaching staff. Mere days after the team parted ways with offensive coordinator George Godsey, Houston is shaking up its defensive coaching staff. According to MMQB’s Albert Breer, Houston is promoting linebackers coach Mike Vrabel to defensive coordinator, replacing long-time assistant Romeo Crennel in the process. Crennel is expected...
Via Sportsnaut
January 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Rams have interest in Mike Vrabel as head coach

The Los Angeles Rams have been linked to a variety of names ranging from Pete Carroll to milder options. Now Houston Texans linebackers coach Mike Vrabel has entered the fray. NFL Network’s Albert Breer reported the surprising news: Here's an interesting one -- the Rams have received permission to interview Texans LBs coach Mike Vrabel for their head coaching vacancy. ...
Via The Sports Daily
January 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Mike Vrabel turns down 49ers defensive coordinator job

Mike Vrabel has turned what would have been a promotion in favor of remaining with the Houston Texans. John Middlekauff of 95.7 The Game in San Francisco reported on Thursday that Vrabel turned down an offer from Chip Kelly to become the defensive coordinator of the 49ers. Vrabel has served as the linebackers coach in Houston for the past two seasons. Why would he do that? The...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 22, 2016  |  Discuss

49ers reportedly offer defensive coordinator job to Mike Vrabel

Back in his playing days, former Patriots linebacker Mike Vrabel was known for sometimes vulturing offensive touchdowns at the goal line. Now, he may have graduated to vulturing coaching positions. According to a report by Dianna Marie Russini of ESPN on Wednesday, the San Francisco 49ers have offered Vrabel their defensive coordinator position and are waiting to hear his answer...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Vrabel’s Three Super Bowl Rings Stolen From His Texas Home

Three of Mike Vrabel’s most prized possessions have been stolen. The former New England Patriots linebacker took to Twitter on Saturday to report that his three Super Bowl rings were stolen out of his Texas home. Here’s the (censored) expletive-laden tweet he sent Saturday afternoon. It takes some serious guts to steal something so valuable to a man who’s so big. Vrabel, who...
Via NESN.com
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Vrabel has Super Bowl rings stolen, sends angry tweet

Mike Vrabel won three Super Bowls with the New England Patriots, but he is currently missing the hardware that proves it. On Saturday afternoon, Vrabel sent out an angry tweet indicating that his three Super Bowl rings were stolen from his home in Houston. Vrabel, who currently works as a linebackers coach for the Houston...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer’s wife strikes down rumor of Urban-Mike Vrabel fight

One of the more surprising and possibly overlooked coaching moves of the offseason was Mike Vrabel leaving Ohio State for the Houston Texans. Vrabel, a former linebacker with the Steelers, Patriots and Chiefs, got into coaching after retiring from the NFL in 2011. He started off under former teammate Luke Fickell’s staff and was retained […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Vrabel leaves Ohio State for Texans

Mike Vrabel is leaving Ohio State to join Bill O'Brien's staff with the Houston Texans, an Ohio State spokesperson confirmed on Thursday evening. Vrabel confirmed the move himself on Twitter while thanking fans who watched him coach and play for the Buckeyes. Vrabel went straight from a 14-year NFL playing career into coaching at his alma mater over the last three seasons, first...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Vrabel will leave Ohio State for the Houston Texans according to report

Kevin Noon of the Buckeye Grove is reporting that Ohio State defensive line coach Mike Vrabel will take a position on former Penn State coach Bill O’Brien’s staff with the Houston Texans. O’Brien was an assistant coach for the New England Patriots when Vrabel was winning Super Bowls with the Patriots. Vrabel came to Ohio State when Luke Fickell was named the interim coach....
Via Waiting For Next Year
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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