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Houston (CBS Houston) - Bill O’Brien was introduced to Texans fans and media Friday morning at Reliant Statium. One of the many questions waiting for the third head coach in franchise history was his defensive plan.

But instead of tipping his hand, O’Brien said he didn’t want to tie himself down to a specific scheme.

“About 70 percent of the games are played in nickel and dime defense because of the way the type of league that it is.” O’Brien said. “We’ll evaluate the personnel on this team and we’ll do a really good job of putting together a good football team and then we’ll adapt the systems to the players that we bring into this program”

Wade Phillips changed the Texans from a 4-3 to a 3-4 when he was hired as defensive coordinator in 2011. The change brought an immediate improvement but the team’s defense has declined in the two seasons since Phillips arrival. His status will be decided in the coming days. O’Brien plans to meet with the 2013 staff and decide how to move forward.

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