2 coaches fired, several others remain on hot seat
There has already been two coaching changes halfway through the NFL season with Indianapolis firing Frank Reich this week four weeks after Carolina did the same to Matt Rhule. The NFL had a record-tying 10 coaching changes last offseason and three-quarters of the teams have changed head coaches at least once in the past five years. Here's a look at some coaches who figure to be on the hot seat if things don't turn around in the second half of the season and some assistants who could be in line for head coaching jobs.news.yahoo.com
Ukranians hopeful Russian invasion will not come to pass
Passers-by in Kyiv show little sign of being intimidated by Russia's ongoing military build-up on the border with Ukraine. Although one man says that "wars are to be expected, especially from Moscow", others believe that Russia will not risk a full-scale invasion, with one Kyivan calling Putin "not quite insane enough" to carry out the threat.news.yahoo.com
Shaq buys sneakers for 6-year-old
Six-year-old Zion was upset that his parents were buying him a coat, not the sneakers he wanted. Then he saw a "giant man" standing over him. It was Shaquille O' Neal, who gave him some words of wisdom about listening to his parents – then bought him a gift.news.yahoo.com
Tom Rinaldi on the upcoming NFL playoff weekend
FOX Sports reporter Tom Rinaldi provides insight into the upcoming NFL Conference championship games, the final playoff games leading up to the 2022 Super Bowl. Play the Fox Bet Super 6 'Stack the Cash' contest for a chance to win big cash prize!news.yahoo.com
Culley seems safe after Texans fall in San Francisco
Hello all - Ari Alexander writing to you this week after the Houston Texans turned in a listless second half performance over the weekend. It came after they took a surprising lead early in the game against the favored San Francisco 49ers on the road. Niners rookie QB Trey Lance led a second-half comeback against the Texans to win 23-7, but Davis Mills likely showed enough for the Texans to prioritize giving him a look in 2022.
‘There’s no better cook than my wife’ - Texans head coach David Culley breaks down his ultimate Thanksgiving feast in this KPRC 2 Insider Extra
Houston Texans head coach David Culley has been blessed with having a lot of good cooks in the family, but right now he says there’s no better cook than his wife.
When is Tyrod Taylor coming back? Likely not for a few more weeks, Texans say
In the wake of Davis Mills' not-so-great performance in Sunday's historic Houston Texans loss, head coach David Culley said Monday it still may be a few more weeks before starting quarterback Tyrod Taylor can return to the lineup.
David Culley confirms: Deshaun Watson’s not playing Thursday
One day after saying “we’ll have to see” in response to a question regarding Deshaun Watson’s status heading into the Houston Texans’ next game, head coach David Culley started his Monday press availability by being definitive: Watson will be deactivated this week and will not play in Thursday’s game against Carolina.
Head Coach David Culley Claims Deshaun Watson is "Committed" To Houston Texans
^ Keep Houston Press Free Support Us LocalCommunityJournalismI Support Support the independent voice of Houston and help keep the future of Houston Press free. Support UsFor the first time since being introduced as the fourth full time head coach in Houston Texans franchise history, David Culley met with the media on Thursday afternoon. Whatever the case, the money shot from the press conference was this exchange with Adam Wexler of SportsTalk 790:Yikes. Anyone with a working internet connection knows that Deshaun Watson is far from committed to the Texans at this point. He just doesn't seem like a head coach, and worse, he's a first time head coach who has been plunked down into an unprecedented, impossible situation.houstonpress.com
Houston Texans star J.J. Watt and team "mutually" agree to part ways
J.J. Watt and the Houston Texans have "mutually agreed to part ways," ending the tenure of the face of the franchise and adding another huge change to an offseason filled with upheaval. I want to thank the McNair family for drafting me and giving me my first opportunity in the NFL. Thank you, Houston." Watt said Houston fans have always treated him like family -- except draft night when they booed him, he joked -- and he truly feels like they're part of his family. "The city of Houston has been unbelievable to me," Watt said.cbsnews.com
The Four Most Important Action Items For New Texans HC David Culley
^ Keep Houston Press Free Support Us LocalCommunityJournalismI Support Support the independent voice of Houston and help keep the future of Houston Press free. (See: Mercilus, Whitney)However, this is the path that Cal McNair, Nick Caserio, and (mostly, methinks) Jack Easterby have chosen. It is the David Culley Show, and Deshaun Watson or no Deshaun Watson, there is work to be done. They HAVE to get the offensive line coach hire right, if the goal is to get back to the playoffs in 2021. Repair the Deshaun Watson relationshipThis looms over everything.houstonpress.com
Tensions Rising Between Deshaun Watson and the Houston Texans
^ Keep Houston Press Free Support Us LocalCommunityJournalismI Support Support the independent voice of Houston and help keep the future of Houston Press free. pic.twitter.com/aG3NgowDNq — Rivers McCown (@riversmccown) January 29, 2021And this from new head coach Culley:David Culley: "Deshaun Watson is a Houston Texan. He's the quarterback of the Houston Texans ... He is a Houston Texan, and I want him to be a Houston Texan, and the reason I'm in this position today is because I knew he's going to be a Houston Texan." He will only play for the Houston Texans.houstonpress.com
Four Thoughts on Deshaun Watson's Trade Request
^ Keep Houston Press Free Support Us LocalCommunityJournalismI Support Support the independent voice of Houston and help keep the future of Houston Press free. Then came the reports yesterday that indeed, it was confirmed that Deshaun Watson HAS requested a trade. Because I was a mess all over again processing the REAL trade request, even more than I was during the RUMORED trade request. For now, here are my thoughts on this inexcusable, infuriating place that the Texans have put themselves with Deshaun Watson. There will not be any trade proposals, or hypotheticals about what to do with Deshaun Watson.houstonpress.com
Houston Texans Set to Name David Culley Next Head Coach
^ Keep Houston Press Free Support Us LocalCommunityJournalismI Support Support the independent voice of Houston and help keep the future of Houston Press free. Last week, former Lions and Colts head coach Jim Caldwell had his second interview, and first with new GM Nick Caserio. To be clear: The #Texans have offered the job to #Ravens assistant head coach David Culley and he’ll accept it. Houston has a new head coach. VOTE: — Sean Pendergast (@SeanTPendergast) January 21, 2021#Penderpoll for #Texans fans ... would you approve of a hire of Ravens WR coach DAVID CULLEY as next Texans head coach?houstonpress.com
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TikTok user breaks down environmental racism in Harris County Apparently, some people believe environmental racism is a myth — and Frederick Lewis is not...Ted Cruz encounters his first burned bridge of 2021 The senator is not having a good time on Twitter lately. What you should know about Texans' new coach David Culley David Culley is known as a players' coach and even worked well with Terrell Owens.chron.com
NFL Head Coach Hires, FOMO Factor for Houston Texans
^ Keep Houston Press Free Support Us LocalCommunityJournalismI Support Support the independent voice of Houston and help keep the future of Houston Press free. Support UsIf I could describe the ongoing Houston Texans' head coaching search — 114 days and counting, like a hostage crisis! This means they had a head start on every other team seeking a head coach. Yet, here we sit, in late January, and six other teams have fired their head coach and hired his replacement, and here the Texans are still farting around with second interviews for multiple candidates this week:The #Texans head coach schedule:— #Bills DC Leslie Frazier has his 2nd interview tomorrow. Let's go in chronological order of hiring:URBAN MEYER, JacksonvilleThe first head coach off the board was, by far, the biggest name, and the coach that I have wanted all along for the Houston Texans.houstonpress.com