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SportTexans fire GM Brian Gaine less than 2 years into 5-year deal

00:40  08 june  2019
00:40  08 june  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Brian Gaine is an American football executive and the general manager for the Houston Texans of the National Football League. Gaine was hired as the team's general manager in January 2018 after previous general manager, Rick Smith, took a leave of absence.

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Brian Gaine's tenure with the Texans didn't last long.

Houston announced Friday it has fired Gaine less than two years into a five-year deal.

“After a thorough evaluation of our football operations, we have decided to relieve Brian Gaine of his duties as general manager," a team statement read. "Brian is a man of high character and we appreciate his contributions to our organization.

"We will begin an immediate search for a new GM. In the interim, football operations will be led by senior vice president of football administration Chris Olsen. While the timing may be unusual, this decision was made in the best interest of our organization in our quest to build a championship team for the city of Houston.”

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Five Early Offseason Action Items For Houston Texans GM Brian Gaine . His fifth year option is exercised, but not guaranteed, for million. I'd guess he may be done as a Texan , but who knows? 1. The Jadeveon Clowney Situation Perhaps we got a window into how much the Texans intend to

Brian Gaine had an overall solid first season as general manager of the Texans .

Gaine was hired as the Texans' GM in January 2018 after previous general manager Rick Smith stepped down to take care of his wife, who is battling cancer.

The Texans went 11-5 and won the AFC South but lost to the Colts in the wild-card round in Gaine's lone season at the helm in Houston.

Houston's draft class this year was highly criticized by some in the industry and the team still has not come to an agreement on a long-term deal with pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney.

They also did not re-sign safety Tyrann Mathieu who had success with the team in his lone year in Houston.

It is unclear exactly what the breaking point was between the Texans and Gaine, but he certainly was not being praised in the general public for the moves he has made in recent months.

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