What Bill O'Brien Needs To Do As Texans New Head CoachHank Bauer, color man for the Chargers, joined The Fred & Ted Show to talk about happenings in the NFL. Bauer insists that Houston has a good foundation and though they need a good QB they aren't far off from where they need to be. He talked about the system with Philip Rivers and how that worked over all. Bauer also talked about two important things Bill O'Brien needs to do as new Head Coach for the Texans. He took a look at the playoff games coming up and who will do well.
Ryan Wilson Breaks Down Things That Kill NFL Coaching CareersRyan Wilson, CBSsports.com, joined The Fred & Ted Show to talk about things that are coach killers. He took a look at coaches around the NFL and how certain developments have led to downfalls in their coaching careers. Wilson talked about the mess with RG3 and the Redskins in how they have handled things. He also talked about how Peyton Manning under pressure in this weekend's game. Wilson thought the Texans did well to move quickly and make big changes after this awful season.
Looking At What Makes Bill O'Brien Head Coach MaterialMike Felger, WBZ-FM Sports Hub in Boston, joined The Fred & Ted Show to discuss his outlook on new Texans Head Coach Bill O'Brien. He addressed O'Brien's experience level with the Patriots and Penn State. Felger also commented on the up coming NFL playoff games and what he thinks their outcomes will be. He also looked at whether or not the Patriots will go all the way or not.
Troy Brown Gives Insight To The New Texans Head CoachNFL Veteran Troy Brown joined The Fred & Ted Show to talk about his experiences in the NFL. Brown talked about his time spent with Bill O'Brien the new Texans Head Coach. He gave insight to the situation where O'Brien got into it with Tom Brady while he was involved with the Patriots and gave a look into the type of guy that O'Brien is. Brown credits O'Brien with a great attention to detail and smaller details than other coaches. He also says changing the current Texans mentality may be O'Brien's biggest challenge in inheriting the team.
Getting Insight On The Broncos For Sunday's GameMike Evans, 104.3 The Fan in Denver, joined The Fred & Ted Show to talk about the Broncos facing the Texans this Sunday. He discussed the struggles the Broncos and Peyton Manning have been facing. Evans talked about how the Broncos offense has really been carrying the defense and probably will have to continue to do so.
Some Insight To The Colts Going Into Sunday's GameESPN's Mike Wells joined The Fred & Ted Show to talk about the Colts facing the Texans this Sunday. He discussed the large impact Reggie Wayne's absence from the field has made to the Colts this season. Wells commented on the open Texans head coach position and said he didn't see the Colt's Offensive Coordinator becoming a head coach here. His thoughts on who will win out in this game.
Are The Texans The Dumbest Team In Football?Kerry Byrne, Cold Hard Football Facts, joined The Fred & Ted Show to discuss why he names the Texans as the dumbest team in football. He discussed how coaching impacts how smart or dumb a team is rated. Byrne speculated who might step up as the next head coach for the Texans. On the bright side Byrne says the Texans have the hottest cheerleaders.
An Early Look At What The Texans Could Do In The DraftCorey Chavous, draftnasty.com, joined The Fred & Ted Show to talk about the Texans possibly getting a first round draft pick. He talked about possible outlooks for guys like Johnny Manziel, Teddy Bridgewater, and more. He talked about whether the Texans should go for a quarterback or look to fill some other need for the team. Chavous also talked a bit about the Texans situation with the firing of Kubiak and how to move forward with picking a new head coach.
Ian Rapoport Discusses Why Kubiak Was Fired NowIan Rapoport joined The Fred & Ted Show to discuss Gary Kubiak's firing. He discussed why Kubiak would be fired now as opposed to the end of the season. Rapoport discussed who might fit as the next head coach for the Texans. He thinks there is no chance Nick Saban will take the job. There is no doubt in his mind that the Texans head coaching job is a very attractive position to a lot of people.
The Real Life Jerry Maguire Tells His StoryLeigh Steinberg, inspiration for Jerry Maguire, joined The Fred & Ted Show to discuss his illustrious career. He talked about how he got a bit off track after having a lot of success fast with alcohol. Steinberg is working his way back now sober. He talked about what role the sports agent should play in the lives of athletes. Also, he discussed how Jerry Maguire came to be based off of him. They also discussed health issues for athletes in football as the league moves forward.
Joel Corry Breaks Down Texans Cap Room Issues Moving ForwardNFL cap expert Joel Corry joined The Fred & Ted Show to discuss the daunting cap issues the Texans have ahead of them. He talked about Rick Smith's reputation around the league when it comes to players and trades. Corry discussed what the Texans might do with players like Matt Schaub and Andre Johnson moving forward. He also looked at Arian Foster and Ben Tate's deals moving forward. Corry said Texans may have to do some maneuvering to keep guys like J.J. Watt around.
Rich Gannon Talks Texans And QB UncertaintyFormer NFL MVP Rich Gannon joined The Fred & Ted Show to talk about all things football. He talked about all the uncertainty the Texans have had at the quarterback position this season. Gannon says Keenum is an interesting prospect but has a ways to go moving forward. He said at this point Kubiak needs to just focus on the team having a clean performance moving forward. He also chimed in on what happened with the whole Richie Incognito situation.
Damon Jones: "Harden Has To Commit To Being A Better Defender"Former NBA player Damon Jones joined The Fred & Ted Show to discuss the Rockets season so far. He isn't surprised Harden and Howard have done so well together so far. Jones talked about how the first loss the Rockets have had so far shows what they need to work on moving forward with the season. He talked about the defense and how Harden needs to work on the defensive side of his game. Moving forward, Jones says the Rockets still have some work to do moving forward.
The Colts Are Gunning For Keenum This SundayESPN's Mike Wells joined The Fred & Ted Show to talk about the Texans and Colts game Sunday. He talked about the vulnerability of the team without Reggie Wayne, but says he doesn't think it'll be as bad as people are thinking. Wells talked about what makes Andrew Luck a special player and good quarterback. He also discussed Pagano's coaching style. Wells talked about how little the Colts know about Keenum but says they were impressed with his performance against the Chiefs.
Looking At The Colts Going Into This Week's GameTom James of the Terre Haute Tribune-Star joined The Fred & Ted Show to talk about the Texans playing the Colts this Sunday. He talked about how the Colts are a work in progress due to injuries. James broke down which players are developing well and should be looked out for this week. He detailed the difference between Chuck Pagano and Bruce Arians as coach. James also looked at the differences between Kubiak and Pagano when it comes to input in the different areas of the teams.