HOUSTON (CBS HOUSTON) – In an interview on the warmup to Sunday Night Football, the Seahawks Michael Bennett placed the blame for the Texans struggles this season on head coach Bill O’Brien.
Bennett was asked about his comment where he said he would enjoy playing for division rival Bruce Arians of the Arizona Cardinals.
He explained that he thought Arians was a great coach and you can see how the players take to Arians and his philosophy in football.
Something that is missing with the current regime in Houston.
“When you see that, you don’t have the problems like you see the Texans,” he said. “It feels like there’s a miscommunication and not everyone is responding well to the coach’s philosophies.”
Some teams don’t fully buy into the team’s direction and that is where Bennett said teams struggle to get and stay good.
The Texans are 12-12 under O’Brien in his time in Houston. They are one game worse, 3-5, than they were through eight games last year, 4-4.
He praised Pete Carrol and Bill Belichick as head coaches and his former defensive coordinator Dan Quinn, now the head man in Atlanta, as guys who players respond to well and buy-in. Something he said is lacking in Houston.
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