By: Gladys Louise Tyler (Twitter: @neverenoughglt)
NFL 2021: Ranking the “Opening” Head Coaches Position
Currently, there are five head coaching positions open in the NFL. It started with seven, and here is how the seven stacks up. The cap salary information is from http://overthecap.com.
7. HOUSTON TEXANS
Thanks in large part to then-general manager/head coach Bill O’Brien, the Texans are playing from behind. They have hired Nick Caserio, but reports of quarterback Deshaun Watson wanting out aren’t helping.
2020 Stats: Offense: 13th in points scored; 4th in passing yards; 31st in rushing yards Defense: 27th in points allowed; 32nd in rushing yards allowed; 24th in passing yards allowed • 2021 Salary Cap: The Texans are 17$ million, and some change above the salary cap. ($17,886,275.)
• Notable Free Agents: AJ McCarron, QB; Will Fuller, WR; Vernon Hargreaves, CB; Phillip Gaines, CB; Gareon Conley, CB; Cornell Armstrong, CB; Michael Thomas, FS; AJ Moore, S; Brennan Scarlett, OLB; Dylan Cole, ILB; Tyrell Adams, OLB; Kyle Emanuel OLB; Roderick Johnson, T; Brent Qvale, RT •
2021 Draft Picks: The Texans currently have no picks in the first or second round of the 2021 NFL Draft. • Biggest Need: Cornerback, Defensive End, Linebacker, Wide Receiver • Biggest Question: Can they retain the services of Watson?