In a shocking move the Houston Texans have parted ways with general manager Brian Gaine. Gaine has been the general manager of the Texans for the past year and a half but the organization made the announcement on Friday afternoon of the decision.
It a statement through the team from Cal McNair.
“After a thorough evaluation of our football operations, we have decided to relieve Brian Gaine of his duties as general manager. Brian is a man of high character and we appreciate his contributions to our organization. We will begin an immediate search for a new GM. In the interim, Football Operations will be led by Senior Vice President of Football Administration Chris Olsen. While the timing may be unusual, this decision was made in the best interest of our organization in our quest to build a championship team for the City of Houston.”
The Texans will start their general manager search immediately with VP of football administration Chris Olsen running the team for the time being.
Gaine was selected as the general manager of the Texans after past general manager Rick Smith left the organization to be with his ailing wife who was battling cancer. Gaine and head coach Bill O'Brien were considered in "alignment" with players and and overall vision of the team moving forward.
It was a short lived tenure for Gaine which is now leaving questions on exactly why Gaine was let go by the Texans.
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