The Texans announced on Friday that the franchise accomplished an interview with former Dolphins coach Brian Flores for their head coaching position.
Flores was fired by Miami on Monday after three seasons with the Dolphins. He was fired a day after the Dolphins defeated the Patriots, 33–24, to earn Miami’s second consecutive successful season, at 9–8.
The 40-year-old recorded a 24–25 mark throughout his Dolphins’ tenure, however led the workforce to back-to-back successful seasons in 2020 and ’21, a primary for the franchise for the reason that ’02–03 seasons. Miami began the ’21 season 1–7 earlier than successful eight of their final 9 video games, turning into the primary workforce in NFL historical past to lose seven consecutive video games and win seven consecutive video games in the identical season.
Together with Flores, Patriots linebackers coach Jerod Mayo are among the many prime candidates to switch former Texans coach David Culley, who was fired on Monday after going 4–13 in his first 12 months as an NFL head coach.
Flores’s shock firing got here after studies surfaced of disagreements with Dolphins basic supervisor Chris Grier over personnel selections that embody drafting quarterback Tua Tagovailoa.
Earlier than his stint in Miami, Flores served on New England’s employees below Invoice Belichick in a numerous capacities from 2008 to ’18. He received 4 Tremendous Bowls engaged on Belichick’s employees.
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