Andre Johnson Hired to Coaching Staff

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  1. ArlingtonTexan

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    Well, it certainly can't hurt.
     
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    Will AJ make a good coach? We probably don't know the answer to that yet, but it's nice he's getting a shot with the Texans at a coaching career.
     
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    He was like a mother bird to Hopkins when he first came in so we'll see.

    Still would've liked to see Welker stick around for one more season with Coutee though.
     
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    He will probably take on a Welker role

    I would love to see what AJ could do with a young talent like Wesley.
     
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    Very cool. I have no doubt that he will be a solid addition to the staff as a mentor and excellent example of a very dedicated worth ethic and high standards.

    And also glad to see that there's apparently no hard feelings between AJ and O'Brien.
     
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    Will certainly be cool to see Andre around the organization again and back on the sidelines on game day.
     


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    Awesome news!
     
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    He’s an adviser, not a coach.
     
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    yeah.. he will advise players how to run routes, handle opponents, be open to QB on field, how to be a vet on field and off, act as stable force and leader in locker room. I hope he does not advise how to select agent...

    This is great move as well as excellent PR giving a beloved player larger role. Congrats AJ!
     
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    One of the first things I wondered. Is this purely a cal pick or is OB all the way on board with it?

    Maybe that's a stupid question.
     
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    Yep, that's a stupid question. LOL

    BOB picks the coaching staff.

    I think AJ's going to be a great hire if his work with Hopkins is any indication.
     
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    Except AJ is supposed to be working with both the coaching staff and the scouts so both OB & Gaine had to approve (or be instructed by Cal).
     
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    About what? OB presumably doesn't have authority to hire AJ to work with Gaine & the scouts. Are you claiming OB has authority over Gaine?
     
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    I don’t think he’s there to help the guy that told him he wasn’t good enough anymore. I think he’s an ear/mouthpiece for Cal and or the FO
     
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    I think/dont know for sure that BOB has control over who on the coaching staff he hires/promotes etc... See: Tim Kelly

    I also dont think that Cal told BOB to hire AJ. I do think AJ was hanging around the club alot last yr and when Welker moved on it was logical to move AJ into Welkers spot and since AJ's a local legend they gave him some PR stuff to do as well.

    I think BOB hired AJ because he saw 1st hand how well he helped show Hopkins the ropes. In short BOB hired AJ on merit and AJ wasn't a forced hire by Cal/Gaine. Things are changing down on Kirby.
     
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