Houston Texans News: January 6, 2014

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, January 6, 2014.

Houston Texans News

What are the real lessons we should learn from Texans history?
I am a big fan of the Bill O’Brien hire. I think out of the realistic options available, O’Brien was my top choice for this particular team.

The missing link in the Bill O’Brien, George O’Leary story
The man who helped write the script acknowledged the story’s been told more than a few times. But Jim Bernhardt, a longtime friend of Texans coach Bill O’Brien, said Friday there’s a missing link in the crucial connection between University of Central Florida coach George O’Leary and O’Brien.

O'Brien brings New England sensibilities to new job as Texans coach - Houston Chronicle
The man who helped write the script acknowledged the story’s been told more than a few times. But Jim Bernhardt, a longtime friend of Texans coach Bill O’Brien, said Friday there’s a missing link in the crucial connection between University of Central Florida coach George O’Leary and O’Brien.

Bill O'Brien to revamp Houston Texans staff, targeting Romeo Crennel - ESPN
HOUSTON -- Bill O'Brien's meetings with the Texans assistant coaches are still ongoing, but it's looking like he's planning on completely revamping...

Around the League

Eagles vs. Saints Final Score: Philadelphia Falls to New Orleans, 26-24 - Bleeding Green Nation
Season over.

49ers vs. Packers Playoff Final Score: 23-20 Niners Win on Last-Second Field Goal - Acme Packing Company
The Packers defense couldn't hold late in the game against Colin Kaepernick, and the 49ers were victorious in one of the coldest NFL games on record.

Saints vs. Eagles Playoff Recap: Saints End Road Playoff Drought, Defeat Eagles 26-24 - Canal Street Chronicles
Links, tweets, and video from the Saints' 26-24 Wildcard Round playoff defeat of the Eagles.

49ers-Packers final score: Phil Dawson field goal advances 49ers to divisional round - Niners Nation
The 49ers won a wild one Sunday evening, defeating the Green Bay Packers 23-20. They advance to face the Carolina Panthers in the divisional round.

San Diego Chargers defeat the Cincinnati Bengals 27-10 - Cincy Jungle
The Cincinnati Bengals do what they always do: Lose the big games and get bounced out of the playoffs in the first round.

Chiefs-Colts final score: KC blows 28-point lead, lose 8th straight playoff game, 45-44 - Arrowhead Pride
The Chiefs blew a 28-point lead to the Colts and lost their Wild Card round playoff game. The final score was 45-44. This is the Chiefs 8th consecutive playoff loss. Read on for our recap of the game.

Chargers-Bengals final score: San Diego wins 27-10 road game over Cincinnati - Bolts From The Blue
Mike McCoy's San Diego Chargers are 1-0 in the playoffs, and are set-up for a rematch in Denver against the Broncos, after beating the Cincinnati Bengals on the road.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Texas Longhorns announce hire of Charlie Strong as head football coach - Burnt Orange Nation
After 40 hours of reports, rumors, and speculation, the Texas Longhorns officially announced the hire of Charlie Strong as head football coach on Sunday.

#TTTQ Tweet of the Night

Last night's question from @battleredblog was -Blake Bortles is apparently declaring for the 2014 NFL Draft. Does that affect your belief about what the #Texans should do at No. 1? #TTTQ


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