Houston (AP) — Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien has completed his coaching staff, hiring 16 coaches led by defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel, and retaining Bob Ligashesky, who took over as special teams coordinator in December.
Crennel, the former Cleveland head coach who spent 2010-12 with Kansas
City, signed a three-year deal to be Houston's defensive coordinator.
The Texans also hired former New England linebacker Mike Vrabel
(linebackers), Paul Dunn (offensive line), George Godsey
(quarterbacks), Sean Hayes (assistant strength and conditioning), Stan
Hixon (wide receivers), Tim Kelly (offensive quality control), Will Lawing (defensive quality control), Charles London (running backs),
Anthony Midget (assistant secondary), John Perry (tight ends), Anthony
Pleasant (assistant strength and conditioning), Jim Bernhardt (director
of football research), John Butler (secondary), Doug Colman (assistant
special teams) and Craig Fitzgerald (head strength and conditioning).
Texans Complete Adding Assistants
Scout NFL Network Top Stories
The infirmary: NFL injury reportsThe Packers have several receivers and defensive backs listed as questionable while the Patriots have the most extensive list of questionable players for Sunday's conference…
Scout NFL NetworkYesterday at 3:18 PM
Source: Rob Kelley Undergoes Knee ProcedurePass rusher Ryan Kerrigan also had surgery after, like Kelley, suffering a late season injury.
Breaking BurgundyYesterday at 12:41 PM
NFL grants special draft eligibility to 100+The NFL has granted special eligibility to 103 college players for the April 27-29 draft.
Scout NFL NetworkYesterday at 9:28 AM
Nelson Could Be Among Game-Time DecisionsJordy Nelson, Davante Adams, Morgan Burnett and Geronimo Allison were listed as questionable ahead of the Green Bay Packers' NFC Championship Game showdown at Atlanta.
Packer ReportYesterday at 9:06 AM