Posts Tagged ‘Bill O’Brien’

Texans Make Extension for Coach Bill O’Brien Official, Hiring of GM Brian Gaine

Despite a 4-12 campaign, the Texans on Saturday made it official, inking coach Bill O’Brien to a five-year extension, and also announcing the hiring of new GM Brian Gaine. O’Brien had one year remaining on the five-year contract he signed when he took over as Texans coach before the 2014 season. There had been speculation […]

GM Rick Smith or Coach Bill O’Brien – Who Goes for the Texans Come Monday?

The Texans are expected to fire either head coach Bill O’Brien or general manager Rick Smith at the end of the season to shake up the team’s power structure according to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle. The relationship between O’Brien and Smith has long been described as “toxic” and the team’s disastrous, injury-plagued 2017 […]

Bill O’Brien Talks About Coaching the Texans in 2018 Without a Long Term Deal

The Texans have a long offseason ahead of them, and one of the things they have to deal with is if Bill O’Brien is going to be their coach for the long term future. His contract is done after 2018, and today he was asked about coming back next season to coach without a new […]

Texans coach Bill O’Brien Sticking with Tom Savage at QB

Texans coach Bill O’Brien reiterated in no uncertain terms that Tom Savage is his starting quarterback after a convincing start to the preseason, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports. Savage has completed 85 percent of his throws for 167 yards on 17 of 20 passing for 167 yards, one touchdown and no interceptions and […]

Bill O’Brien Announces Tom Savage as Texans Starting QB for First Preseason Game

Texans coach Bill O’Brien disclosed what he expects from his three quarterbacks in the first preseason game Wednesday at Carolina, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports. Tom Savage, Deshaun Watson and Brandon Weeden will play against the Panthers. “Tom’s going to start the game,” O’Brien said. “Deshaun and Brandon will play.” As for how […]

Texans Coach Bill O’Brien Impressed Thus Far with Rookie QB Deshaun Watson

During a lengthy interview this week on the state of the Texans after their offseason program, coach Bill O’Brien talked about how impressed he’s been with rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson, the Houston Chronicle reports. O’Brien praised the Clemson coaches for Watson’s development in college, providing him with a solid foundation for the NFL. “He had […]

Jadeveon Clowney TO Go on IR and Will Have Knee Surgery

Texans coach Bill O’Brien said Thursday Jadeveon Clowney will be placed on season-ending injury reserve and undergo another knee surgery, Brian Smith of the Houston Chronicle reports. Clowney played in just four games this year while dealing with a sports hernia surgery, concussion and meniscus tear. He underwent knee surgery after his NFL debut Week […]

Colts Fast Start Dooms Texans in 33-28 Setback for Houston

J.J. Watt did all that he could, but in the end it wasn’t enough as the Colts escaped Thursday night with a big 33-28 win over the Texans in Houston to drop the Texans to 3-3. Watt returned a fumble for a touchdown to cut the at one-point huge lead for the Colts to five, […]