Bill O'brien, Shawn Watson, Bill Brian discussed on The Lead
Said themselves unusual timing just crazy timing is what it is and we're we're all baffled were scratching our heads going what happened what happened because for the past year he's been the general manager for the last year Bill Brian was ask all the time. How's your relationship with Brian Gain are y'all working well together and they always said, yes, we are working well together but apparently not I'm not saying was that he wasn't good enough for the job. They pursued Nick Caserio from the Patriots Director of player personnel but then the Patriots leveled a tampering charge at the Texans and the Texans dropped the pursuit and Bill Bryant was gonNA takeover in the meantime because just the timing of when they fired the general manager and he's kind of held onto it, and then this past offseason, they finally gave him the the actual title. Well, let's look for a second at Bill O'Brien the coach his team has made the playoffs four out of six years. He's been in charge, but he's also got a reputation for some perplexing in game decision. Step to the. up. Is Denied. Perplexing decisions like you mentioned the most recent one obviously being the fake punt you went against the chiefs that kind of seemingly gave the chiefs all momentum if you just believe momentum. Game obviously the Texans collapsed from their homes with us. Fourth touchdown pass of the quarter. They have come all the way back from twenty four down and taken the lead in the last minute of the second quarter. And butger, it's not easy to win consistently enough out and whatever you want to say about him he has done that. But I think ultimately what kind of preventing him from being viewed by fans here in Houston and beyond that nationally as one of the really really good coaches is that he has not really made the next up. He has a reach the SEC title game he's not going. To receive praise for desk taken the team today, he south championship because he ever legitimate quarterback reallowed you'll think could win a super bowl to Shawn Watson and so when you're doing things that are kind of maximizing the window maximizing his chances, you're gonNA receive more criticism. Now it's all about everything they're doing around him and people are criticizing of those other moves that are happening around to show Watson. And what's Bill O'Brien standing with Deshaun, Watson, and the rest of the team in the Locker Room I. Think the most important thing from the locker is that he still has John Watson support. You might add up, but there's no doubt I love that play hard. dhaka-chittagong want to say you know through other media in the writing, but always on a quarterback. ME. John Lots of when he was asked about O'Brien after the chiefs lost he pretty adamantly supported. necessarily. Mean it's Shawn Watson the super happy with the deandre Hopkins strayed. You know he was really good friends with Hopkins and they want to clumps in dishonor tweeting cryptic rap legs after after the trade. But I don't think he's losing his quarterback. Necessarily I think John Wants to recognize that he needs to be a useful quarterback to be the right sort of leader for the team. He can't really be bagging on the coach and so i. Think he's still has shown a lot support and at the end of the day has probably the most important thing. So it's pretty clear that his personality can cause friction with some people around him and he's made a number of moves that have been widely questioned. How secure is Bill O'Brien's job you know I would say very bill Brian Stores. Three seasons left on his contract and you know he's been given the ability to mortgage draft picks. Trade Away Stars, Texans are all in right now but you feel like they've really compromise the future with some of those moves. Is that what you're saying? Yeah, I definitely do plus I do think it's probably a little rich to pay two first round picks a third round pick to the Miami Dolphins for you know for Laremy Tunsil who has potential to be that like franchise left tackle okay. But he hasn't lived up to his top ten. Pick billing yet, I always get the questions fans of how long to low Ryan's GonNa get fired but the truth is I don't think it's any time. Soon, I mean because at the end of the day, especially with the expanded playoff field, the Texans are gonNA keep prime making the playoffs, Shawn Watson, their quarterback in staying healthy, and that's hard to fire guy is gonNA keep making the playoffs and Bill Brian is talking to reporters the series said. He recognizes that these things are heavily criticized. We definitely have to coach better. Than we didn't do enough. To put our guys in good good enough positions to make place. We got it. We definitely have to. Do, a better, job coaching do you can tell them kind of his answers that he knows that he has very high approval rating right now but he's not you know you need years to figure this out to judge this properly, and maybe that's so but I think that on the other end, how realistic is on Sports? How often do we actually exercise years worth of patients to to judge anyone for anything on finally Erin just Bill O'Brien? Have too much power. We'll see in the years to come but right now I would say I mean, he's built a competitive team. He's a good coach and all that but I think at the end of the day it's just never really probably the most productive or efficient way to build a team when you have one guy who's simultaneously looking out for the short and long term needs of the team, and that's not necessarily so much knock on him as it is just it's not really the most functional way of doing. Well. Aaron thank you so much for Brady Dowd becks. You can follow Aaron Reece's coverage of the Houston. Texans. At the Athletic Dot Com. Since this story first aired Bill O'Brien has been fired. An Romeo Cornell has taken over as the interim head coach from wondering athletic I'm can beat the Davidson we'll.