Super Bowl XLV: Pittsburgh Steelers’ Berth is a Thorn in Houston Texans’ Side

January 25, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I do not know Bob McNair personally, but I will venture to guess that he is a very nice and kind man.  When Texans fans were staging a rally to pressure McNair to fire current Texans head coach Gary Kubiak, McNair did not cave into the pressure and retained Kubiak.  Was this a wise move?  Consider that no head coach has been with a team longer than Kubiak without a playoff berth, but McNair is more than a business man and has values that extend beyond the bottom line. 
Texans fans have been loyal.  Since their inception in 2002, the Texans have sold out almost every home game, but since their inception, there have been no playoff berths, one winning season and two 8-8 seasons.  Something is wrong.  Richard Justice of the Houston Chronicle writes:
"Three coaches hired during the same offseason—Brad Childress, Mike McCarthy and Sean Payton—have taken teams to the playoffs. Payton has won a Super Bowl, and Childress has already come...

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