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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 and teach the players. It's just...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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

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 about it." Crennel fulfilled a...
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 will have him...
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

Texans Could Target Romeo Crennel To Be Their Defensive Coordinator

John McClain of the Houston Chronicle mentions that it would mot be surprising to see the Texans hire Romeo Crennel as their new defensive coordinator. Ian Rapoport reports that although there is “some interest” from the Texans, it’s still a bit early to say that Crennel is a serious option. Rapoport adds that Crennel is coaching the East-West Shrine game and won’t back...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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