Vrabel Promoted to DC

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  1. Pollardized

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    per Albert Breer sources, Mike Vrabel being promoted to defensive coordinator and Romeo Crennel likely to stay as Asst Head Coach
     
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    Great move.
     
  3. Pollardized

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    Ditto
     
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    "Crennel will stay as ass't HC"

    so now BOB will has an ass-ass, a chin-ass and a HC-ass ?
     
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    Exactly as planned. Great move all around for us. Let Vrabel run the show with guidance from RAC.
     
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    That's good news about retaining Vrabel but what exactly will Crenne'ls function be as assistant HC ? I dunno but this sounds like a step back for Billy - a ready made interim HC for 2017 if the McNairs get unhappy with O'Brien.
     
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    BOB is ass heavy isn't he....
     
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    Lay the smack down on BOB for stupid ass't in-game decisions?
     
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    I would think it would be to help guide Vrabel with game planning.
     
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    A great DC, which Crennel is, can give the HC real-time game analysis and guidance from a defensive standpoint to guide the offense. This can be done DURING the game........a luxury that a DC, with all of his defensive responsibilities, cannot take his concentration off of and still remain a great DC. Crennel may have never been a successful HC, but he should shine in his new role. And if Vrabel, who Crennel will continue to mentor, gets "stolen" next year as HC for another team, Crennel will likely be available to return to DC until a time that the Texans want to fill his role with a younger body.

    Again, a great move!
     
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    I like this move a lot. SO far, the offseason is going the way I wanted it to.
     
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    Does this mean that, in a not so subtle move, OB is now our co/HC and full time OC?

    Time to chit or get off the pot?

    What a novel concept. :stooges:

    He and Oz have one more year to make it work?

    Looks to me like the godfather wins again.

    However, hope cnnnd is right about this move.

    :coffee:
     
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    Or could this maybe be a path to groom Vrabel as Billys replacement ?
     
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    Now just promote Rick Smith to some made up title and go get a real GM !
     
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    Great move. I'm sure they had to promise him advancement to keep him from going to HC job last year and this year and Vrabel will be better off moving up slower to have time to learn more on offense before the move to a HC job


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    Honoring Earl 34 Teflon Rick must go

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    We did it boys!
     
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    Honoring Earl 34 Teflon Rick must go

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    Heck just autodraft .
     
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    Looks to me that Bill wants to concentrate on offense more and Crennel can take up some of the HC slack.
     

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