The Houston Texans have a new head coach

Lovie Smith is the Texans new head coach. Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images.

According to multiple reports, the Houston Texans have hired Lovie Smith as their new head coach. The Texans have reportedly been leaning in this direction since Sunday evening, and now the move is official. Smith did a respectable job as defensive coordinator for Houston in 2021, especially considering the lack of talent on the roster.

Many believed that Josh McCown would be named the Texans next head coach, but the Texans apparently did a 180 and pivoted to Smith at some point over the last several days. Smith has been an NFL head coach for 11 seasons, nine in Chicago and two with Tampa Bay. He had a winning record in five of those seasons.

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This week, we react to Laremy Tunsil's absence from Houston Texans OTAs and wonder if he really loves football or if he just loves what football provides him. Tunsil was given more money in the off-season after reworking his contract, and this is coming off a season when Tunsil was only supposed to miss four or five games after suffering a thumb injury in October. But Tunsil missed the rest of the season, which had many fans and media scratching their heads.

Finally, because of Tunsil's apparent disinterest in being with the team, it might be time for the Texans to trade Tunsil, and get something in return before likely cutting him next off-season.

Check out the video to watch the full conversation.

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