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17:20  08 june  2019
17:20  08 june  2019 Source:   nbcsports.com

Texans fire GM Gaine

Texans fire GM Gaine The Texans made a major and unexpected change to the organization on Friday. 

Gaine worked closely with Bill O ’ Brien . Gaine , who had a close working relationship with head coach Bill O ’ Brien , served a brief stint leading the Texans’ front office, taking over general manager Gaine is the second NFL general manager to be fired under unorthodox circumstances this offseason.

Former Texans general manager Brian Gaine and coach Bill O ’ Brien are going separate ways after the team fired Gaine on Friday. “After a thorough evaluation of our football operations, we have decided to relieve Brian Gaine of his duties,” said Texans CEO Cal McNair, in an official statement

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The Texans fired General Manager Brian Gaine on Friday in part because he and head coach Bill O’Brien were not seeing eye to eye.

John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports Gaine’s relationship with O’Brien had eroded.

Texans Chairman Cal McNair decided to fire Gaine not for any one reason but simply because he didn’t think the organization was going in the right direction. Gaine was under contract through the 2022 season, so firing him now is going to be an expensive decision.

Now the question is how much influence O’Brien will have over McNair’s decision in hiring the next G.M. If O’Brien has any say in it, Patriots director of player personnel Nick Caserio would certainly be a strong candidate. The Texans tried to interview Caserio before hiring Gaine, and the Patriots blocked the interview. O’Brien and Caserio worked together in New England and are close friends.

Report: Texans will pursue Patriots’ Caserio for GM job

Report: Texans will pursue Patriots’ Caserio for GM job The Houston Texans on Friday fired Brian Gaine as GM after one season on the job.

After Brian Gaine was hired as the Texans’ new general manager in January, his mentor, Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Bill Parcells, offered some valuable They had to be convinced that Gaine ’ s close relationship with O ’ Brien wouldn’t make him a yes man for the head coach. “It was a very important

O ' Brien decided to stay at Penn State, citing that it would send a poor message to leave after just one season. Because of a clause in his contract, O ' Brien received an automatic four-year extension that guaranteed an extra year for ^ "Texans give Bill O ' Brien extension, hire GM Brian Gaine ". NFL.com.

Gaine was not O’Brien’s guy. Now we’ll see if McNair decides to hire the guy O’Brien wants.

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