The Houston Texans made it official, announcing they've hired 16 assistant coaches and retaining Bob Ligashesky as special teams coordinator.
The Texans also hired: Romeo Crennel (defensive coordinator), Jim Bernhardt (Director of Football Research), John Butler (secondary), Doug Colman (assistant special teams), Paul Dunn (offensive line), Craig Fitzgerald (head strength and conditioning), George Godsey (quarterbacks), Sean Hayes (assistant strength and conditioning), Stan Hixon (wide receivers), Tim Kelly (offensive quality control), Will Lawing (defensive quality control), Charles London (running backs), Anthony Midget (assistant secondary), John Perry (tight ends), Anthony Pleasant (assistant strength and conditioning) and Mike Vrabel (linebackers).
“We’ve put together a great staff of enthusiastic and passionate coaches with good character who have successful backgrounds in coaching,” Texans coach Bill O’Brien said. “It was important to put together a group who will be great teachers and I’m excited to begin our preparations for the 2014 season.”
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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.