The Houston Texans have officially Houston Texan’d.
For the second year in a row, the Houston Texans have called and interviewed former journeyman quarterback Josh McCown for their head coaching position. Now McCown is the one who should get the flack from Twitter, not Hines Ward.
At least Ward had a coaching gig in the NFL and a high-division college program. As awesome of a guy that he is, McCown has only coached at the high school level where his two sons attend. Now, if that’s not the most Texans thing ever, then I’m not sure what else can top it.
Ian Rapoport says McCown is actually a name to watch to become Houston’s next head coach. Don’t believe me? Take a look at this:
The Houston Texans hiring McCown would set the fanbase ablaze with rage
McCown suited up for nine different teams in the NFL and even played in the United Football League in 2010. There’s no doubt that having a career lasting that long after being a 3rd-round pick is impressive.
This hire would not make any sense at all. Now I could see McCown getting a smaller role on the team, like quarterbacks coach if Pep Hamilton gets promoted. Another role would be an Offensive Quality Control coach.
Houston has to go with someone who has a proven track record, as an unknown/inexperienced head coach could end up being another David Culley. McCown is probably just another name that will be considered before the playoffs are over.
The whole situation still makes you scratch your head.