Texans Could Target Unsurprising Choice as Potential David Culley Replacement

Isaiah De Los Santos
The Houston Texans could target an unsurprising choice if they move on from David Culley this offseason.
The Houston Texans could target an unsurprising choice if they move on from David Culley this offseason. / Bob Levey/GettyImages
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NFL coaching rumors are heating up as the offseason approaches. Houston Texans head coach David Culley has been the subject of some early rumblings, as his future is murky following a less-than-impressive year.

NFL insider Jay Glazer provided some insight on Culley's job security ahead of Week 18.

Glazer said he wouldn't be shocked if Houston moved on from Culley after just one year. The Texans even have been linked to one unsurprising name as a possible replacement for Culley.

Houston's brass likes current New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, according to Glazer. Given the Texans' numerous links to the Pats, like GM Nick Caserio, it's far from surprising to hear them potentially dipping into that well once again.

It's hard to see this being fans' No. 1 pick. McDaniels struggled in his only stint as an NFL head coach, going just 11-17 with the Denver Broncos before and not even lasting two full seasons.

He does have a reputation for developing quarterbacks, and rookie Mac Jones has looked impressive in his first year, so he could theoretically be what Houston needs to help maximize the potential of Davis Mills.

Still, it could be a frustrating choice for the Texans to lean into their Pats resemblance even more instead of developing their own identity.


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Isaiah De Los Santos is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Isaiah De Los Santos also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username zayyy05328. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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