Houston Texans should hire Mike Munchak as o-line coach


Dec 22, 2013; Jacksonville, FL, USA; Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Munchak during the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field. Mandatory Credit: Melina Vastola-USA TODAY Sports

The Houston Chronicle’s Ultimate Texans site reported that former Houston Oilers offensive tackle and former Tennessee Titans head coach will interview to become the next offensive line coach for the Texans.

The interview is being reported by John McClain to take place today, saying in the article:

"“If he gets Munchak, a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, for his offensive line and Romeo Crennel as his defensive coordinator, O’Brien will have two former NFL head coaches on his staff.”"

Like I think with Mike Vrabel potentially being hired as a defensive assistant, this would be a great hire by the Texans to “vamp up” the play of the offensive line next season.

McClain also writes:

"“Munchak spent 32 years with the Oilers/Tennessee Titans organization. He would replace John Benton as the Texans’ offensive line coach … During his 17 years as an assistant with the Oilers/Titans, Munchak was considered one of the NFL’s best offensive line coaches.”"

The o-line last season allowed 42 sacks last season in 17 games: 21 to Matt Schaub, 19 to Case Keenum and two to T.J. Yates. Houston also didn’t have a 1,000-yard rusher this past season, but some of that blame goes to the health of the running backs.

There have to be some changes to the Texans offensive line because their pass protections weren’t very good. Those protections allowed the quarterbacks to be rushed more than they should have been, causing chaos in a bad offense, which isn’t a good combination.

I hope the Texans can sign Munchak for the o-line duties … what do you think?

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