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ROMEO CRENNEL RUMORS

Sunday's game a homecoming for Crennel

Sunday's Cleveland Browns-Houston Texans game brings a visit from an old friend.  Former Browns head coach Romeo Crennel is the Texans defensive coordinator under first-year head coach Bill O'Brien. "I think the world of Romeo," O'Brien said. "He's done a great job here. He has a ton of experience. He's got a unique ability to motivate the players...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Will weak linebackers hurt Romeo Crennel’s defensive scheme?

The Houston  Texans hired Romeo Crennel as their defensive coordinator this offseason and his defensive scheme relies more on the linebackers getting to the quarterback than the defensive lineman, don’t worry J.J. Watt is such a beast he will still wreak havoc. The problem I see with the new scheme isn’t how it will affect Watt, but how well it will work with the two worst...
Via cover32 - Texans
June 04, 2014  |  1 Comment

Texans Sign Nose Tackle Jerrell Powe

The Houston Texans have reportedly signed nose tackle Jerrell Powe, the team announced Tuesday. Terms of the contract were not disclosed, though we can expect this is a short-term, low-cost investment. Powe, 27, has appeared in just 12 games in three seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs, but spent his first two years in the league under Texans defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel in...
Via Gridiron Grit
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Romeo Crennel’s Defensive scheme hinder JJ Watt?

Romeo Crennel in his two head coaching stints, one with the Cleveland Browns and the other with the Kansas City Chiefs, did not enjoy much success.  He is however a well-established defensive coordinator, and has 5 super bowl rings, one as special teams coach, one as defensive line coach and three as a defensive coordinator The only problem I see with Crennel as the Texans defensive...
Via cover32 - Texans
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Crennel looking forward to return to coaching

MOBILE, Ala. -- Romeo Crennel didn't have to come back. At 66, he could have retired, stayed away, maybe dabbled in consulting or scouting. He wasn't going to do that. "I'm a football coach," Crennel said Tuesday at the Senior Bowl. "All football coaches get back in the game given the right opportunity. This is the right opportunity and I'm excited...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans Hire Romeo Crennel as Defensive Coordinator

Ex Penn State head coach Bill O' Brien is now running the show in Houston, and has begun to piece his staff together after being hired two weeks ago. Since O' Brien's hiring, it has been rumored that Romeo Crennel was the favorite to join his staff as the defensive coordinator. That rumor has proven to be true, as the Texans are reportedly hiring Crennel, and...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Romeo Crennel interviewing for Texans defensive coordinator job

Al Bello/ Getty ImagesAs has been widely speculated, former Patriots defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel is interviewing with the Texans to become their new defensive coordinator today.Crennel was out of coaching last year after being fired as the Chiefs head coach following the 2012 season. He was only the head coach in Kansas City for 19 games, having been hired on an interim basis...
Via Patriots Life
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Romeo Crennel will be the next defensive coordinator of the Texans

According to FOXSports.com’s Alex Marvez, the Houston Texans will turn to another former New England assistant to serve as his defensive coordinator: Romeo Crennel. Additionally, O’Brien has fired all the assistants from Gary Kubiak’s staff and the expectation is that his staff will have a “heavy Patriots feel” to it. Crennel will be coaching the […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
January 04, 2014  |  2 Comments
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