Latest Rumors and Speculation Surrounding Houston Texans Head Coaching Search

Patrick Clarke@@_Pat_ClarkeCorrespondent IApril 11, 2017

Getty Images

Updates from Tuesday, Dec. 31

John McClain of the Houston Chronicle has the latest on the Texans' coaching search:

As he continued his pursuit of Bill O'Brien, Texans owner Bob McNair on Monday declined to comment on reports he's on the verge of hiring the Penn State head coach.

McNair wants to get the deal done with O'Brien as soon as possible rather than risk losing him to other owners who are in the market for new coaches after five were fired on Black Monday.

Cleveland, Detroit, Minnesota, Tampa Bay and Washington have vacancies to fill, and more coaches could get their pink slips.

Barring unforeseen complications, McNair is expected to hire O'Brien, who has done a terrific job under difficult circumstances the last two seasons at Penn State.

From ESPN's Adam Schefter:

Filed to ESPN from me and @mortreport: Bill O'Brien has reached agreement to become the new head coach of the Houston Texans, per sources.

— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 1, 2014

Related

    NFLPA Director: NBA Could Model Ratings Fix

    NFL logo
    NFL

    NFLPA Director: NBA Could Model Ratings Fix

    Dan Graziano
    via ESPN.com

    Several 2014 1st-Rd Picks Will Get Bigger Deals Than Bortles

    Houston Texans logo
    Houston Texans

    Several 2014 1st-Rd Picks Will Get Bigger Deals Than Bortles

    Michael David Smith
    via ProFootballTalk

    NFL Ranked Its Top 10 QB-WR Duos

    Houston Texans logo
    Houston Texans

    NFL Ranked Its Top 10 QB-WR Duos

    NFL.com
    via NFL.com

    Jags Sign Bortles Through 2020

    NFL logo
    NFL

    Jags Sign Bortles Through 2020

    Alec Nathan
    via Bleacher Report