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Sport Texans hire Brian Gaine as GM, Bill O'Brien receives 4-year extension

18:42  13 january  2018
18:42  13 january  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

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The Houston Texans took a big step toward creating long-term continuity Saturday. The team announced it signed coach Bill O ' Brien to a four - year extension and hired new general manager Brian Gaine to a five-year contract.

The Texans have hired Brian Gaine as their new general manager, and the team has given coach Bill O'Brien a four-year extension in deals that will keep both men under contract through 2022, the team announced Saturday.

Gaine had previously worked for the Texans from 2014 through 2016, first as director of pro personnel and then as director of player personnel. He went to Buffalo last season to serve as VP of player personnel for the Bills.

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John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reported that Gaine is "well-respected by the personnel, coaching and administrative staffs. His familiarity with the organization helped him get the job."

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The Texans have hired Brian Gaine as their new general manager, and the team has given coach Bill O ' Brien a four - year extension in deals that will keep both men under contract through 2022, the team announced Saturday.

Gaine replaces Rick Smith in the GM role. Smith served 11 seasons in that role, before announcing Dec. 31 he would take an extended leave of absence to care for his wife, who was recently diagnosed with breast cancer.

O'Brien posted 9-7 records his first three seasons in Houston before injuries last season dropped the team to a 4-12 mark. In December, a report surfaced that O'Brien had issued an ultimatum to team owner Bob McNair, saying he could not work with Smith anymore.

Patriots, Eagles reportedly reject Texans' requests for GM interviews .
The Texans asked to interview Nick Caserio and Monti Ossenfort of the Patriots and Joe Douglas from the Eagles. Those requests were denied.Houston was rejected by both the Patriots and Eagles for an interviews with their football executives, ESPN.com reported.

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