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Texans | Have strong presence at Jadeveon Clowney's Pro Day

Wed, 02 Apr 2014 09:22:31 -0700

Houston Texans general manager Rick Smith, head coach Bill O'Brien and defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel attended the South Carolina Pro Day Wednesday, April 2, to watch DE Jadeveon Clowney work out.

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Texans | Coach does not see a lot of difference in top QBs

Mon, 24 Mar 2014 11:54:28 -0700

Houston Texans QB Bill O'Brien said he does not see a lot of difference when he evaluates Central Florida QB Blake Bortles, Louisville QB Teddy Bridgewater and Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel. O'Brien said there are 10 to 12 good quarterbacks he will need to evaluate from this draft class.

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Texans | Bill O'Brien attends Pitt's Pro Day

Mon, 03 Mar 2014 13:36:35 -0800

Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien attended the University of Pittsburgh's Pro Day Monday, March 3.

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Texans | Not expected to hire OC

Thu, 23 Jan 2014 19:12:38 -0800

The Houston Texans are not expected to hire an offensive coordinator because head coach Bill O'Brien will call the offensive plays. O'Brien will work closely with quarterbacks coach George Godsey on the offense.

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Texans | Bill O'Brien will call plays

Fri, 17 Jan 2014 12:20:37 -0800

Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien will call the offensive plays for the team in 2014.

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Texans | Owner expects quick turnaround

Fri, 03 Jan 2014 12:32:20 -0800

Houston Texans owner Bob McNair said he expects the team to improve immediately under head coach Bill O'Brien. "We know that he is going to come in here, and we expect to see great things happen immediately," McNair said.

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Texans | Bill O'Brien does not disclose schemes

Fri, 03 Jan 2014 12:30:32 -0800

Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien did not say what offensive and defensive schemes the team will be using next season.

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Texans | Bill O'Brien contract terms

Thu, 02 Jan 2014 09:55:06 -0800

The Houston Texans have agreed to an undisclosed five-year deal with new head coach Bill O'Brien. O'Brien was an assistant for the New England Patriots from 2007 to 2011 and was the offensive coordinator for the team when they lost to the New York Giants in Super Bowl XLVI. It's unknown if interim head coach Wade Phillips will be retained by O'Brien.

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Texans | Bill O'Brien agrees to deal

Wed, 01 Jan 2014 00:27:31 -0800

The Houston Texans reached an agreement late Tuesday, Dec. 31, with Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien to become head coach of the Texans, according to sources. O'Brien is expected to be announced as their head coach by Saturday, Jan. 4, according to the source.

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Texans | Pushing for deal with Bill O'Brien

Tue, 31 Dec 2013 16:27:30 -0800

Updating a previous report, the Houston Texans remain focused on Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien for their head coaching vacancy, and a deal is likely to come together in the next day or two. If O'Brien is hired, he might reach out to San Francisco 49ers defensive line coach Jim Tomsula to serve as defensive coordinator.

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Vikings | Reach out to Bill O'Brien

Tue, 31 Dec 2013 14:59:01 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings have reached out to Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien regarding their head coaching position.

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Texans | Hope to hire Bill O'Brien soon

Tue, 31 Dec 2013 14:51:49 -0800

The Houston Texans are hoping to hire Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien as their next head coach as soon as possible, according to owner Bob McNair. The Texans don't want to risk losing O'Brien to the other teams that dismissed their head coaches Monday, Dec. 30. Former Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith and interim head coach Wade Phillips have already been interviewed.

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Browns | Could show interest in Bill O'Brien

Tue, 31 Dec 2013 14:28:40 -0800

The Cleveland Browns could show interest in Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien for their head coaching vacancy. However, O'Brien had a "very rocky interview experience there a year ago."

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Lions | Could show interest in Bill O'Brien

Tue, 31 Dec 2013 10:09:40 -0800

The Detroit Lions could show interest in head coach Bill O'Brien (Penn State) if he does not get the job with the Houston Texans.

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Texans | Believed to be close to hiring Bill O'Brien

Mon, 30 Dec 2013 13:25:00 -0800

The Houston Texans are believed to be close to hiring Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien for their head coaching position and a deal is expected to be made in the next 24 hours.

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NCAA | Penn State could make strong push for Greg Schiano

Sun, 29 Dec 2013 07:24:52 -0800

Penn State University is ready to make a strong push to hire Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano if current head coach Bill O'Brien leaves for the NFL.

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Texans | Bill O'Brien top HC candidate

Sat, 28 Dec 2013 16:03:51 -0800

Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien appears to be the overwhelming favorite to be hired as the Houston Texans new head coach. The two sides are working on a contract that could be agreed to by next week. The Texans have a short list of alternatives in case their talks with O'Brien break down.

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Texans | Will interview Bill O'Brien

Thu, 26 Dec 2013 17:23:04 -0800

The Houston Texans will interview Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien for their head coaching position. It is believed O'Brien is one of the Texans' top candidates for the job.

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NFL | Bill O'Brien could be coaching option

Sun, 22 Dec 2013 08:13:01 -0800

Some NFL teams that will be looking for a new head coach believe there is a real chance that Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien will leave to become a head coach in the NFL.

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NFL | Bill O'Brien getting interest

Sun, 22 Dec 2013 07:37:42 -0800

Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien is getting interest as an NFL head coaching candidate, with one team already reaching out to him.

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Texans | Lovie Smith interviews

Thu, 19 Dec 2013 10:07:08 -0800

Former Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith reportedly interviewed for the Houston Texans' head coaching position Monday, Dec. 16, according to a source informed of the meeting. Smith is a native Texan. Other candidates for the job include interim coach Wade Phillips, Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien and San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt.

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Redskins | Bill O'Brien could be candidate

Sun, 15 Dec 2013 08:24:58 -0800

The Washington Redskins could show interest in Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien if they decide to fire head coach Mike Shanahan.

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NFL | Bill O'Brien getting head coaching interest

Sun, 15 Dec 2013 07:41:16 -0800

Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien is getting interest in NFL head coaching jobs. Both the Minnesota Vikings and Houston Texans have reached out to O'Brien.

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Texans | Four expected to be HC candidates

Mon, 09 Dec 2013 13:57:59 -0800

Houston Texans owner Bob McNair is believed to have interest in interviewing former Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith, San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt, Stanford head coach David Shaw and Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien for the team's head coaching position.

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NFL | Bill O'Brien staying in college

Thu, 03 Jan 2013 18:47:55 -0800

Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien will not interview for any more NFL head coaching positions and will remain at Penn State.

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Browns | Interview Bill O'Brien

Thu, 03 Jan 2013 16:04:48 -0800

The Cleveland Browns interviewed Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien for their head coaching position earlier this week.

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Browns | Interested in Bill O'Brien

Thu, 03 Jan 2013 12:34:32 -0800

Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien is high on the Cleveland Browns' list of coaching candidates.

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Eagles | Bill O'Brien candidate for coaching job

Wed, 02 Jan 2013 09:57:35 -0800

The Philadelphia Eagles are believed to be interested in Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien for their head coaching position.

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Chargers | Have interest in Bill O'Brien

Wed, 02 Jan 2013 09:09:45 -0800

The San Diego Chargers have interest in Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien for their head coaching vacancy, according to professional and college sources.

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NFL | Multiple teams coveting Bill O'Brien

Wed, 02 Jan 2013 06:12:04 -0800

The Philadelphia Eagles, Cleveland Browns and Arizona Cardinals plan to interview Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien, with Eagles' owner Jeffrey Lurie in particular very intrigued.

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NFL | Bill O'Brien receiving interest

Mon, 31 Dec 2012 06:57:59 -0800

The Cleveland Browns and Philadelphia Eagles have shown an interest in Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien.

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Eagles | Could show interest in Bill O'Brien

Sun, 30 Dec 2012 10:09:57 -0800

The Philadelphia Eagles could show interest in Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien as a possible head coaching candidate.

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NFL | Two college coaches expected to receive interest

Sun, 11 Nov 2012 10:05:42 -0800

University of Oregon head coach Chip Kelly and Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien are expected to receive interest from teams looking for a new head coach this offseason.

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Patriots | Bill O'Brien expected to stay through playoffs

Thu, 05 Jan 2012 19:54:36 -0800

Updating a previous report, New England Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien is expected to stay with the team until their playoffs are over before leaving to go to Penn State.

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Patriots | Bill O'Brien to leave for college job

Thu, 05 Jan 2012 19:20:01 -0800

New England Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien will leave the team to become the head coach at Penn State University.

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Patriots | Bill O'Brien to continue interview with PSU

Thu, 05 Jan 2012 18:43:57 -0800

New England Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien interviewed for the head coaching position at Penn State Thursday, Jan. 5, and will continue to meet with the university Friday, Jan. 6.

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Patriots | Bill O'Brien to meet with Penn State

Thu, 05 Jan 2012 07:10:44 -0800

New England Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien is planning to meet with Penn State Thursday, Jan. 5, regarding the school's head coaching position, according to a source familiar with the process.

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Jaguars | Will interview Bill O'Brien

Mon, 02 Jan 2012 15:24:24 -0800

The Jacksonville Jaguars have received permission to interview New England Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien for their vacant head coaching position.

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Patriots | Bill O'Brien leading candidate at Penn State

Sun, 01 Jan 2012 11:00:38 -0800

New England Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien is considered the leading candidate for the Penn State head coaching position and the two sides is expected to meet this week to work on a contract.

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Patriots | Bill O'Brien receiving interest

Fri, 30 Dec 2011 06:21:19 -0800

New England Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien has emerged as a head coaching candidate, according to league sources, and is expected to receive overtures to interview with teams.

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Chiefs | Romeo Crennel could receive head coaching job

Thu, 29 Dec 2011 19:49:42 -0800

The Kansas City Chiefs have considered removing the interim tag from interim head coach Romeo Crennel this offseason and also hiring an offensive coach to be the next in line for the head coaching job. St. Louis Rams offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels and New England Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien could be candidates if the team decides to use this plan.

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Patriots | Bill O'Brien could be head coaching candidate

Thu, 29 Dec 2011 19:36:54 -0800

New England Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien is expected to receive interview requests for head coaching openings once the season is over. His contract expires at the end of the season but may consider staying with team if he does not get a head coaching job because he likes working with head coach Bill Belichick and QB Tom Brady. It is also believed Penn State sees O'Brien as a candidate for their head coaching job.

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Patriots | Bill O'Brien named OC

Fri, 11 Feb 2011 12:46:45 -0800

The New England Patriots have named quarterbacks coach Bill O'Brien as their offensive coordinator, reports Patriots.com. O'Brien will remain the team's quarterback as well.

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Patriots | Welker says O'Brien will help offense

Thu, 29 Jan 2009 10:52:33 -0800

Karen Guregian, of the Boston Herald, reports New England Patriots WR Wes Welker said he believes quarterbacks coach Bill O'Brien, who will work on offensive schemes, will help the offense stay successful. "He understands the game. He understands our offense. He's been a great fit for us in what he wants to bring to the table. He has a lot of the calm demeanor that [Denver Broncos head coach Josh McDaniels] had. I look forward to going forward with him, and seeing what we're going to do as an offense, and how we're going to fill the void that [Josh McDaniels] left," Welker said.

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Patriots | Belichick expected to work with offense

Mon, 26 Jan 2009 10:21:10 -0800

Adam Schefter, of the NFL Network, reports New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick is expected to work with quarterbacks coach Bill O'Brien on the team's offensive schemes next season.

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Patriots | Team hires O'Brien

Tue, 27 Feb 2007 16:40:55 -0800

Mike Reiss, of the Boston Globe, reports the New England Patriots have hired Bill O'Brien to be the team's offensive assistant. He will not work with a specific position. O'Brien was the offensive coordinator and quarterback's coach for Duke University the last two seasons.

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