TEXANS FIRE BILL O’BRIEN
Houston has fired coach and general manager Bill O’Brien.
The Texans are off to 0-4 start. It comes off the heels of an off-season that saw the franchise trade one of the best players in all of football, receiver DeAndre Hopkins for relatively little in return. Houston does not have a first or second round pick on the upcoming NFL Draft because of previous transactions.
The video here is of O’Brien this morning, asked about reports that last night he told the team he was doing a poor job of coaching them and if he was concerned about his job security.
Texans Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Cal McNair released this statement:
“On behalf of my family and our entire organization, I want to sincerely thank Bill O’Brien and his family for their impact on our franchise. Bill’s leadership moved our organization forward as he guided us to four AFC South division championships, 52 wins and multiple playoff appearances during his tenure. Bill proved himself as a coach and leader in this league. I spoke with him earlier today and told him we are moving in a different direction. Romeo Crennel will serve as our interim head coach for the remainder of the 2020 season. We have a talented team and I have no doubt our players and staff will rally to make Texans fans proud as we aim to win championships and do great things for the city of Houston.”