Coach Bill O'Brien kept his job despite Houston's 4-12 finish and looks to be returning for next season. O'Brien, who has one season left on his contract, was asked repeatedly on Tuesday if he'll be with the Texans next season and if he's been offered a contract extension. ''These are things that are being discussed,'' […]
Texans General Manager Rick Smith just told reporters that his situation was “fluid,” but the leave of absence he’s taking to help his wife as she goes through breast cancer treatments would keep him away from the job for at least a year. Smith’s stepping away creates an interesting dynamic for the Texans, since tensions […]
The Houston Texans have hired an outside search firm to find a replacement for Rick Smith at general manager, a source informed of the team’s plans told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.
A day after Houston Texans general manager Rick Smith announced he is taking an extended leave of absence to help take care of his wife as she battles breast cancer, he made it clear he will return to the team. "This is not a referendum on my tenure, because my tenure is not over," Smith […]
Colts General Manager Chris Ballard said Monday that the team is going to have a “wide-open search” for their next head coach and it appears that will extend to the Texans coaching staff. Albert Breer of TheMMQB.com reports that the Colts have been granted permission to interview Texans defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel as they look […]
Chuck Pagano is out after six seasons in charge of the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts made the move about an hour after Sunday's 22-13 win over the Houston Texans and went 4-12 this season, missing the playoffs for the third straight year.
Sunday marks the end of the NFL's regular season, which means the wheels of the coaching carousel are warming up. A few teams that won't be playing int he postseason are expected to bring back their guys: The Jets have already extended the contracts of coach Todd Bowles and general manager Mike Maccagnan after exceeding […]
This week brought more discussion about a poor working relationship between Texans head coach Bill O’Brien and General Manager Rick Smith as the team nears the end of a losing season. That comes after much speculation about O’Brien’s future in Houston
Chuck Pagano wanted one more win as Indianapolis Colts coach. Jacoby Brissett threw for one touchdown and Marlon Mack ran for another as the Colts beat Houston 22-13 in the season finale for both teams. The win ended the longest losing streak of Pagano's six seasons.
The 2017 Houston Texans’ season was a memorable one, but not for great reasons: there was the decision to start the season with Tom Savage at quarterback over rookie Deshaun Watson; Hurricane Harvey, which ravaged the team’s city; the season-ending injury
The 57-year-old, who had been in charge for six seasons, was widely expected to be sacked after the Colts posted a 4-12 record that ended with a 22-13 win over the Houston Texans. "Chuck Pagano provided Colts fans with many exciting wins and memories as head coach of the Colts," Colts Owner & CEO Jim […]
Houston Texans general manager Rick Smith is choosing family over football. Less than one hour after the Texans lost their season finale 22-13 at Indianapolis, Smith said he was taking an immediate leave of absence from the team to help his wife wage a battle against breast cancer. ''We are faithful and trust in God's […]