The Houston Texans are another NFL franchise (along with the Lions and Falcons) looking to fill openings at both general manager and head coach.
The Texans were the first team to make a head coaching change following an 0-4 start ot the season, letting go of head coach / general manager Bill O’Brien. In sevens seasons, O’Brien went 52-48 and won four division titles with the team.
Romeo Crennel was named interim head coach and led the team to a 4-8 finish.
Keep track of all of the new hires as the staff comes together, and see a full run down of how the head coach and GM process played out below.
Wednesday January 20, 2021
Tuesday January 12, 2021
The team has formally requested an interview with Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy, Ian Rapoport tweets.
Ian Rapoport adds that Houston hit reset on their coaching search following the hire of Nic Caserio and they’ve already interviewed Jim Caldwell and Marvin Lewis and have requests in for Leslie Frazier and David Culley.
Monday January 11, 2021
Bills defensive coordinator, and former Vikings head coach, Leslie Frazier will interview for the head coaching job, per PFT.
Thursday January 7, 2021
The team has formally announced the hire of Nick Caserio as their new GM.
The Texans signed new GM Nick Caserio to a 6-year deal that makes him among the three highest paid general managers in the NFL, Adam Schefter tweets.
Tuesday January 5, 2021
The organization has completed their interview with Joe Brady, per multiple reports.
The team has requested an interview with Panthers offensive coordinator Joe Brady, according to The Houston Chronicle.
The team has an agreement in place with Nick Caserio to be the next GM, per multiple reports
The team has announced that they’ve met with Steelers VP Omar Khan for their GM position.
Nick Caserio, the director of player personnel in New England, has met with the team about their GM position.
Friday January 1, 2021
Wednesday December 23, 2020
Marvin Lewis is expected to interview for the Texans head coaching job the NFL Network team is reporting. The former Bengals coach is currently on Herm Edwards’ staff at Arizona State as co-defensive coordinator.
Tuesday December 22, 2020
Director of player personnel Matt Bazirgan has interviewed for the vacant GM position.
Monday December 21, 2020
The Texans have interviewed Jim Caldwell for their head coaching position.
Sunday December 13, 2020
Adam Schefter tweets that Seahawks offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer has received a strong recommendation for the head coaching job from Jed Hughes, who was brought in to assist with the search. Schefter adds that “many believe” Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy is a strong candidate as well.
Sunday December 6, 2020
Former Browns general manager John Dorsey is a serious candidate for the Texans GM opening, according to Jason La Canfora, who shares that, “League sources said that headhunter Jed Hughes, who twice previously conducted GM searches in which Dorsey prevailed, remains very high on the longtime personnel executive, and is advocating for his consideration for the opening in Houston.”