Updating an earlier item, Texans DC Wade Phillips is undergoing surgery for a kidney condition, and is expected to be away from the team for only 7-10 days.
Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips is taking a medical leave of absence in order to undergo an unknown surgical procedure.
Texans hired Wade Phillips as defensive coordinator.
Bob Allen of ABC 13 in Houston reports ex-Cowboys coach Wade Phillips will be hired as the Texans' defensive coordinator.
Coach Gary Kubiak reportedly reached out to Marvin Lewis about the Texans' vacant defensive coordinator job before Lewis re-signed in Cincinnati.
Ex-Cowboys head coach Wade Phillips confirmed late Monday that he is interested in the Texans' defensive coordinator vacancy.
Texans fired defensive coordinator Frank Bush.
Frank Bush, unsurprisingly, doesn't expect to return as Texans defensive coordinator in 2011.
The Houston Chronicle's John McClain seconds an NFL Network report that "indications" are owner Bob McNair will keep Gary Kubiak as head coach while hiring Wade Phillips to run the defense.
NFL Network's Jason La Canfora passes along "rumblings" that ex-Cowboys head coach Wade Phillips could land on the Texans' 2011 staff as defensive coordinator.
No timetable has been set for the league to rule on charges that the Texans conducted one-on-one pass rushing drills, illegal in the off-season.
Texans promoted senior assistant Frank Bush to defensive coordinator.
Updating a previous item, ex-Lions coach Rod Marinelli was interviewing for the Texans defensive line coaching job as opposed to the defensive coordinator position.
The Texans are interviewing ex-Lions coach Rod Marinelli Thursday for their vacancy at defensive coordinator.