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Report: Bill O'Brien Fires All Current Houston Texans Assistants, Will Name Romeo Crennel Defensive Coordinator (UPDATED)

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According to Fox Sports' Alex Marvez, the Texans' new head coach is completely changing the coaching staff of his team. He also appears to have decided on who will replace Wade Phillips as the Texans' defensive coordinator.

Bill O'Brien is figuring his coaching staff out, according to reports.
Bill O'Brien is figuring his coaching staff out, according to reports.
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A series of tweets from Alex Marvez this fine morning regarding Bill O'Brien's plan for his coaching staff in Houston:

John McClain, however, reports that O'Brien hasn't even met with all of the current Houston assistants yet:

I have no reason to doubt the accuracy of Marvez's reports, but I haven't seen anyone else confirming them yet.

Here's a complete roster of the Texans' assistant coaches from the 2013 season. Is there anyone that you wish O'Brien was retaining? And what's your reaction to the idea of Romeo Crennel replacing Wade Phillips as defensive coordinator?

UPDATE: We now are getting confirmation of the firings via Mark Berman.