The Houston Texans showed head coach David Culley the exit door on Thursday, days after the end of a disastrous season.
The organization confirmed that the principal concerned was informed in the afternoon that he will not return to the helm of the team for a second campaign. The Texas team went 4-13 to finish in the basement of the NFL’s American Conference South Division.
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« I loved every minute as head coach of the Houston Texans, » Culley said in a statement. […] I’m disappointed that we haven’t won more games and I won’t have the opportunity to improve with the lessons I’ve learned, but I fully understand that it’s a decision based on results and that I haven’t done enough. »
Culley, 66, had to deal with some torment during his short stay. Quarterback Deshaun Watson found himself on the floor, having been at the heart of an investigation into accusations of sexual assault. Veteran JJ Watt has been released and changes have been made to the executive office.
Texans offensive coordinator Tim Kelly was also shown the door. The formation of Houston would also consider the candidacy of Jerod Mayo, the coach of the linebackers of the New England Patriots, as the next head coach.
Elsewhere in the NFL, Joe Judge (New York Giants), Vic Fangio (Denver Broncos), Brian Flores (Miami Dolphins), Mike Zimmer (Minnesota Vikings) and Matt Nagy (Chicago Bears) had also suffered in the NFL. head instructors.