Texans fire 16 assistants as they purge 2013

More blood has been shed in Houston as new head coach Bill O’Brien has fired 16 assistant coaches, leaving only one holdover from the Kubiak regime. It was widely reported this past weekend that offensive coordinator Rick Dennison along with defensive coordinator and interim head coach Wade Phillips had been fired. WHOA The Texans just sent out a press release announcing the firings...
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January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston releases 16 assistant coaches

The Houston Texans have fired 16 assistant coaches, including defensive coordinator Wade Phillips and offensive coordinator Rick Dennison, following the recent hiring of coach Bill O'Brien. The firings have taken place over the last few days and Phillips acknowledged his release on Twitter on Saturday. Defensive line coach Bill Kollar was the only assistant to keep his job....
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans Officially Release 16 Coaches

The Houston Texans have officially released 16 coaches from their contracts as new head coach Bill O’Brien takes over the team. The coaches released are as follows Perry Carter (assistant defensive backs) Rick Dennison (offensive coordinator) Karl Dorrell (quarterbacks) Dan Hammerschmidt (offensive assistant) Chick Harris (running backs) Reggie Herring (linebackers) Vance Joseph...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Zgonina Added to Texans Coaching Staff

Former Houston Texans defensive lineman, Jeff Zgonina has rejoined the organization as the team’s assistant defensive line coach. He will be helping current defensive line coach Bill Kollar who has been with the Texans since the 2009 season. Zgonina is a 17 year NFL veteran who played for seven different teams and joined the Texans as a player in 2007 and played 48 games for the...
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February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Hire Jeff Zgonina As Assistant Defensive Line Coach

The Houston Texans hired Jeff Zgonina as their new assistant defensive line coach on Wednesday. Zgonina, 42, spent 17 seasons playing defensive tackle in the NFL for eight different teams. Selected in the seventh round (No. 185 overall) out of Purdue by the Pittsburgh Steelers, Zgonina quickly became an NFL journeyman, spending a season with the Carolina Panthers (1995), Atlanta...
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February 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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