After Nick Caserio is hired as the Texans’ new general manager, he will turn his attention to hiring their next head coach

Upon completion of the interviews, Caserio will direct his recommendation to owner Cal McNair, who will de-register the new coach

One assistant who is expected to attract a lot of attention at the NFL head coach’s openings is Buffalo offensive coordinator Brian Daboll, who did an excellent job with the Bills offensive and quarterback Josh Allen Daboll did 11 years with the Patriots, starting in 2000, Bill Belichick’s first season as coach Caserio arrived a year later

New England offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels is not a candidate for new head coach appointment, with three people close to the hiring process

Caserio, who has had a 20-year career with the Patriots, including his role as director of player personnel since 2008, will be announced as the new general manager on Wednesday afternoon, rest assured that he has some candidates to interview beyond those already announced

The Texans have told Indianapolis and Tennessee that they plan to interview Colts ‘defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus and Titans’ offensive coordinator Arthur Smith after their season ends

Eberflus and Smith know the Texans well because their teams play them twice a year as members of AFC South.Eberflus faced the Texans three times in 2018 when the Colts won a wildcard game at NRG Stadium

The McNair-led search committee interviewed Carolina’s offensive coordinator Joe Brady on Tuesday.The committee interviewed two former head coaches – Jim Caldwell (Indianapolis, Detroit) and Marvin Lewis (Cincinnati) – before their season ended

So far, the Texans haven’t reached two in-demand candidates – Kansas City offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy and San Francisco defensive coordinator Robert Saleh

With the 49ers failing the playoffs, Saleh can do an interview anytime. With Kansas City having a home advantage, Bieniemy is available for two-hour zoom interviews with interested teams this week

John McClain, a Waco native who graduated from Baylor in 1975, is in his 45th birthday Year on the Houston Chronicle and his 44th year Year in the National Football League, including the Oilers and Texans. He worked for the Waco Tribune Herald from 1973 to 1976 when he took a job with the Chronicle to cover the World Hockey Association’s original Houston Eros

McClain has a plaque in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, as the winner of the 2006 Dick McCann Memorial Award, presented annually by the Pro Football Writers of America to a writer for long and outstanding coverage of the NFL He is the past president of the Pro Football Writers of America 2019. He was elected to the second grade entry-level media of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame

He serves on the Pro Football Hall of Fame Selection Committee, the Pro Football Hall of Fame Seniors Committee, and the Texas Sports Hall of Fame Selection Committee

In 2015 he was named the Gridiron Legend in Texas and became the third member of the media behind Dave Campbell and Mickey Herskowitz.In 2019 he was elected to the second class of media award winners of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame

McClain can be heard six times a week on Texas flagship Sports Radio 610 in Houston. He also does weekly sports talk shows in Nashville, Knoxville, Waco, Austin and San Antonio

McClain has also appeared in eight films: The Rookie, The Longest Yard, Spring Breakers, Secretariat, Invincible, Cook County, The Game Plan, and Make It Rain

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