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Wed, 28 May 2014 09:45:55 -0700
Houston Texans defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel plans to be flexible with his defense and move guys around to create different looks for the opponent this year in his 3-4 defense. "You have to be flexible and be able to adapt to what your players can do, and you have to be able to adapt to what your opponent's doing," Crennel said. "It changes all the time." DE J.J. Watt could line up in a three-point stance or he might stand up. LB Jadeveon Clowney can stand in the base defense and drop in passing situations. LB Brooks Reed can play inside and outside and LB Whitney Mercilus can switch sides.
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.
Mon, 20 Jan 2014 09:02:57 -0800
The Houston Texans officially hired Romeo Crennel as their new defensive coordinator to an undisclosed three-year deal Monday, Jan. 20.
Fri, 17 Jan 2014 12:41:21 -0800
The Houston Texans will hire former Kansas City Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel as their defensive coordinator next week.
Sat, 11 Jan 2014 18:50:16 -0800
Former Kansas City Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel is expected to accept the Houston Texans defensive coordinator job after he coaches in the East-West Shrine game next week.
Thu, 09 Jan 2014 20:40:28 -0800
The Houston Texans would like to hire former Kansas City Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel as their new defensive coordinator, but Crennel has not decided if he wants to coach again.
Wed, 08 Jan 2014 08:05:16 -0800
Updating previous reports, the Houston Texans are interviewing Romeo Crennel for their defensive coordinator vacancy Wednesday, Jan. 8.
Sat, 04 Jan 2014 08:05:03 -0800
The Houston Texans will hire former Kansas City Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel as their new defensive coordinator.
Fri, 03 Jan 2014 12:29:45 -0800
Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien is interested in hiring former Kansas City head coach Romeo Crennel as his new defensive coordinator.
Tue, 05 Feb 2013 11:11:14 -0800
Former Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan and former Kansas City Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel are the St. Louis Rams' top two choices to become their next defensive coordinator and run the 3-4 defensive scheme.
Sat, 26 Jan 2013 06:26:57 -0800
Updating a previous item, the New Orleans Saints have yet to contact former Kansas City Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel about their defensive coordinator position, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
Fri, 25 Jan 2013 15:32:06 -0800
Updating previous reports, the New Orleans Saints are more interested in former Kansas City Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel for their defensive coordinator position than they are in former New York Jets head coach Eric Mangini.
Fri, 25 Jan 2013 14:35:41 -0800
The New Orleans Saints have reached out to former Kansas City Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel to discuss the team's defensive coordinator position. It is not known if Crennel has been interviewed for the job.
Fri, 25 Jan 2013 12:53:19 -0800
The New Orleans Saints are expected to consider former Kansas City Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel and former New York Jets head coach Eric Mangini as candidates for their defensive coordinator position.
Fri, 25 Jan 2013 12:05:40 -0800
The New Orleans Saints are saying that they are in no rush to fill their defensive coordinator position. Former head coaches Romeo Crennel and Eric Mangini are possibilities for the job, but Mangini said he has not been contacted by any teams yet.
Fri, 25 Jan 2013 11:24:07 -0800
Former Kansas City Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel and former Cleveland Browns head coach Eric Mangini could be options to fill the New Orleans Saints' defensive coordinator position.
Fri, 18 Jan 2013 10:18:07 -0800
The St. Louis Rams do not appear interested in former Kansas City Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel, Cleveland Browns defensive coordinator Dick Jauron or former Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Dave Wannstedt for their defensive coordinator positon.
Mon, 31 Dec 2012 07:52:52 -0800
The Kansas City Chiefs announced Monday, Dec. 31, they have relieved head coach Romeo Crennel of his duties.
Mon, 31 Dec 2012 05:16:15 -0800
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel will be fired Monday, Dec. 31.
Sun, 30 Dec 2012 17:50:31 -0800
A decision on whether to fire or keep head coach Romeo Crennel is expected to come as early as Monday, Dec. 31. Various reports have Crennel being relieved of his duties after his first full season at the helm. The Chiefs finished 2-14 in 2012.
Fri, 28 Dec 2012 19:28:38 -0800
The Kansas City Chiefs are expected to part ways with head coach Romeo Crennel, and there are several big names as potential candidates to replace him. The Chiefs might be interested in Indianapolis Colts interim head coach and offensive coordinator Bruce Arians, Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Ray Horton, Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden, Washington Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan or St. Louis Rams offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer, among others.
Wed, 19 Dec 2012 18:45:14 -0800
Kansas City Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli and head coach Romeo Crennel have been officially told that they will not be back next season, according to a source.
Thu, 06 Dec 2012 06:12:58 -0800
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel, linebackers coach Gary Gibbs and general manager Scott Pioli, who all witnessed former LB Jovan Belcher's suicide, are among a small group of Chiefs who must attend mandatory counseling, according to Troy Vincent, the NFL's vice president of player engagement. Initial stages of counseling will continue through early next week, with follow-up sessions for individuals and groups scheduled throughout the next three months, or longer if needed.
Sat, 01 Dec 2012 18:58:45 -0800
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel and the team's captains had discussions with the NFL league office and advised the NFL that it will play in the Week 13 game against the Carolina Panthers at its originally schedule time of 1pm ET.
Sat, 01 Dec 2012 09:27:25 -0800
According to the Kansas City Police Department, the Kansas City Chiefs player who was involved in a shooting incident Saturday, Dec. 1, approached general manager Scott Pioli and head coach Romeo Crennel at the team's facility and thanked them, then walked away and shot himself.
Mon, 19 Nov 2012 08:34:38 -0800
Kansas City Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles showed support for head coach Romeo Crennel following Week 11 despite the team's 1-9 record. "I don't know what the outcome is, what you're going to get if you keep on changing head coaches," Charles said. "If you keep doing that, he can't get the right players here. I feel if you stay with one system and continue to get players, I feel you can be successful. If (Crennel) is here for one year, you just can't kick him out because he's not having a good year. Let him get his stuff together and have a couple of years, then we can have a successful year."
Mon, 19 Nov 2012 07:49:54 -0800
Kansas City Chiefs QB Matt Cassel's time as the team's starting quarterback appears to be over after he was pulled in favor of QB Brady Quinn in Week 11. While head coach Romeo Crennel didn't make a decision publicly, Cassel indicated he knew which way his coach would go. But he wouldn't speculate on what his second benching of the season would mean for his future in Kansas City. "I'm not going to go into that right now," Cassel said. "I don't know what my future holds, but I'm going to continue to be the same guy. I'm going to continue to work hard and do whatever I can to help this team win. It's a tough situation. Anytime you're the quarterback. There is a lot of weight put on you whether it goes good or whether it goes bad."
Thu, 15 Nov 2012 05:24:36 -0800
Kansas City Chiefs WR Steve Breaston was inactive for the team's Week 10 game, and head coach Romeo Crennel said that is because the team wants to take a look at other players. "What happened a little bit is that he hasn't made as many plays," Crennel said. "So this past game he took a backseat so that we could get a younger player up to see what the younger player could do." Rookie WR Devon Wylie took Breaston's place; however, he played six snaps and was not targeted on a pass. Crennel said there are other issues as well regarding Breaston. "He's a veteran player, and some young guys might have a little more quickness and a little bit more speed. And if you as a coach want to take a look at that speed, you have to make a move. So I did."
Thu, 08 Nov 2012 05:01:23 -0800
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel has been more involved with the offense since relinquishing his title as defensive coordinator. "He's been in our meetings a lot more this week," QB Matt Cassel said. "I've seen him around and that's been a little bit different from the first half of the season so far."
Mon, 05 Nov 2012 14:20:24 -0800
Updating a previous report Kansas City Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel has removed himself as the defensive coordinator Monday, Nov. 5. Linebackers coach Gary Gibbs will fill that position for the remainder of the season.
Mon, 22 Oct 2012 12:19:39 -0700
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel said that QB Brady Quinn will not have to look over his shoulder as the starting quarterback. "I want him to be the starting QB without looking over his shoulder," Crennel said. There's going to be no quick hook."
Wed, 17 Oct 2012 07:21:04 -0700
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel said he is hoping to avoid a quarterback controversy between QBs Matt Cassel and Brady Quinn because he knows how destructive that can be to a team. "It is distracting," Crennel said. "Everybody's wondering who the guy's going to be, and all those kind of things. Then what happens, some guys on the team kind of favor one guy over another guy. Even though everybody's got a job to do and they will do their job. But it is a distraction."
Wed, 10 Oct 2012 10:18:07 -0700
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel said Wednesday, Oct. 10, that QB Matt Cassel (concussion) has not been cleared to practice following his concussion in Week 5. QB Brady Quinn will take the No. 1 reps in practice. While Crennel wouldn't announce Quinn as the starter for Week 6 just yet, it appears likely he will receive the starting nod.
Sat, 25 Aug 2012 09:51:56 -0700
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel said following the team's preseason game Friday, Aug. 24, that he is searching for answers. The Chiefs' starters in particular have been outplayed by the opposition. "We've got to try to figure out what we do well as a team in all phases and then try to get that done," Crennel said. "Hopefully we can start making progress on that and get better before we get to the regular season because it's right around the corner and we have to get better to give ourselves a chance."
Sat, 28 Jul 2012 05:11:26 -0700
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel said he is moving forward at this point without WR Dwayne Bowe, who is a training camp holdout. "He is not here, and the only thing that I can tell you is that he is not here. I'm only working with the guys who are here, so I know nothing about the situation," Crennel said. "I have not spoken with him or anything like that, so we're going to try to get the guys better who are here and try to make those guys better and go forward from that aspect."
Wed, 28 Mar 2012 12:06:54 -0700
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel said he likes his current roster, and as a result will look to take the best available athletes in the NFL Draft rather than draft based on need. "We've put ourselves in position, with the needs we filled, that when we go into the draft, we can look at the best athlete available and the guy we think can help our team the most," Crennel said. "We won't have to draft for need. That gives us many more options."
Wed, 29 Feb 2012 11:05:59 -0800
The Kansas City Chiefs have held preliminary talks with the St. Louis Rams regarding the No. 2 overall pick in the NFL Draft. The Chiefs have expressed interest in Baylor QB Robert Griffin III. Head coach Romeo Crennel gushed about Griffin during the NFL Scouting Combine, saying he is the kind of player "you go up to get."
Mon, 27 Feb 2012 04:35:14 -0800
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel could be fined and the team stripped of a selection in the NFL Draft over comments regarding the team's possible interest in Indianapolis Colts QB Peyton Manning and Miami Dolphins impending free-agent QB Chad Henne.
Thu, 16 Feb 2012 05:03:26 -0800
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel said he wants more consistency from his special teams unit in 2012. "We'd like more out of the return game, more from the coverage units and more points on the board," Crennel said. "If we can do a better job all the way around, that's going to help us maximize our talent."
Wed, 08 Feb 2012 08:04:34 -0800
Kansas City Chiefs quarterbacks coach Jim Zorn reportedly issued an ultimatum to be promoted to the team's offensive coordinator position or else he would leave. Head coach Romeo Crennel indicated Tuesday, Feb. 7, that Zorn might have other opportunities but that he's planning for him to return.
Fri, 03 Feb 2012 05:58:57 -0800
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel and general manager Scott Pioli emphasized Thursday, Feb. 2, the need to bring in competition for QB Matt Cassel at starting quarterback. "What happens in free agency remains to be seen," Crennel said. "I know competition makes everybody better, and we'll just have to see what kind of competition we're going to have at the quarterback position." Pioli added the team could re-sign impending free-agent QB Kyle Orton.
Thu, 12 Jan 2012 12:09:41 -0800
Updating a previous report, Kansas City Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel said Thursday, Jan. 12, that he will call the plays for the defense next season. He wants the rest of the defensive coaching staff to return in 2012 intact. Crennel expects the team to hire a new offensive coordinator that didn't work with the team last year.
Mon, 09 Jan 2012 11:38:02 -0800
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel would not rule out the possibility of handling the defensive coordinator duties next season. He said he will evaluate the situation and decide whether he will hire a defensive coordinator.
Mon, 09 Jan 2012 08:01:21 -0800
Kansas City Chiefs interim head coach Romeo Crennel has agreed to a three-year contract to become the team's permanent head coach, according to Crennel's agent, Joe Linta. Crennel is now working with team management to identify an offensive coordinator.
Sat, 07 Jan 2012 08:52:48 -0800
The Kansas City Chiefs are planning to name interim head coach Romeo Crennel as their next head coach.
Fri, 06 Jan 2012 07:34:45 -0800
Kansas City Chiefs interim head coach Romeo Crennel appears to be the frontrunner for the team's head coaching job.
Mon, 02 Jan 2012 06:56:12 -0800
Kansas City Chiefs interim head coach Romeo Crennel said he wants to be the team's permanent head coach, although he will not push for the job. "When I got this job, I told you that I was going to do the best I can and then let the chips fall where they may. And I think that's still the case," Crennel said. "The people who are going to make the decisions, they see how I've operated, and whatever decision they make, they're going to make it … We'll see what happens."
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.
Tue, 27 Dec 2011 07:06:48 -0800
Kansas City Chiefs interim head coach Romeo Crennel said the team won't lay down in Week 17 despite the playoffs being out of reach. "All these players, they want to win. They want to try to win," Crennel said. "I don't think anybody goes into a game trying to lose. Every player wants to win."
Fri, 23 Dec 2011 06:27:13 -0800
Kansas City Chiefs interim head coach Romeo Crennel has been receiving endorsements from players and coaches to receive the full-time coaching job. Offensive coordinator Bill Muir offered unsolicited support of Crennel Thursday, Dec. 22, one day after LB Tamba Hali said he'd like to see Crennel get the job on a permanent basis. "The defense has started to turn the corner. It would be a shame to change that," Muir said. "I think Romeo's demeanor as a football coach, he relates very well to the players, he has a sternness to him, about being a dictatorial-type of man. I just think he would do a good job."