Texans fireplace head coach David Culley after one season

The Houston Texans have fired first-year head coach David Culley, based on a number of studies.

The 66-year-old was employed by the group in January 2021, however after an offseason that noticed the departure of franchise icon J.J. Watt — to not point out the continued scandal surrounding quarterback Deshaun Watson and the over 20 sexual harassment allegations in opposition to him — the Texans struggled to a 4-13 file beneath Culley. The 12 months received off to a promising begin with a Week 1 win over their AFC South foe, the Jacksonville Jaguars, however Houston then dropped eight in a row to shortly fall in the direction of the underside of the standings.

Culley began his soccer teaching profession at simply 23 years previous, as he labored with seven completely different school applications as a positional coach earlier than becoming a member of the NFL ranks in 1994. The Vanderbilt alum served because the extensive receivers coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Philadelphia Eagles till 2012, earlier than working because the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs’ assistant head coach/extensive receivers coach from 2013 via 2016.

Culley went on to grow to be the Buffalo Payments quarterbacks coach throughout the 2017 and 2018 campaigns and labored with the Baltimore Ravens in a number of capacities in 2019 and 2020.

There at the moment are eight head-coaching vacancies within the NFL, equaling 25% of the league.

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