The Houston Chronicle cautions to "not be surprised" if the Texans hire Romeo Crennel as defensive coordinator.
Crennel, 66, was out of the league this season. New head coach Bill O'Brien and Crennel both have Patriots ties, but the two were never on the same staff. Crennel worked in New England from 2001-2004, while O'Brien was there from 2007-2011. Longtime beat writer John McClain mentioned Crennel. McClain doesn't simply throw stuff against the wall and hope that it sticks. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport chimed in and agreed there's a "good possibility" Crennel gets the gig. Crennel runs a 3-4 scheme.
Fri, Jan 3, 2014 12:49:00 PM