HOUSTON – Houston Texas president and chief executive Cal McNair said that a month later he had not heard back from quarterback Parat Watson because, after hiring general manager Nick Cassario, McNair said he was now “involved with lessons.” Huh.
According to the Houston Chronicle and an interview with Fox 26 Houston, “It’s no secret that he is frustrated in communication during the hiring process,” McNair said.
On the day Texas announced the hiring of Casario, ESPN’s Adam Shekre reported that Watson was not happy with the process, because according to league sources, “Watson offered input on potential general manager candidates, but Texas Has neither consulted nor consulted those people. ” His franchise quarterback. “
Now, McNair says, Texans want ” [Watson] Part of the process in the loop “as Houston searches for its next head coach. Watson found out on social media, not from the team, that the Texas had hired Cassario, multiple sources told Sheher.
In the interview, McNair also said that he would not fire Jack Easterby, Texas’ executive vice president of football operations. Earlier in the week, former Texas wide receiver Andre Johnson tweeted that he stood by Watson and criticized Easterby.
“The Texas organization is known for ruining players’ careers,” Johnson tweeted. “Ever since Jack Easter stepped into the building, nothing good has happened in / for the organization and for some reason no one can see what’s going on. Pathetic !!!”
McNair initially said that Easterby would not be involved in the process of hiring the next general manager of the Texas, but he said at Caesario’s introductory news conference that he “had Nick as a leader” during the decision process Asked for feedback.
“There’s been a really special relationship between Jack and me,” said Cassario. “It goes back many years. … I have a huge amount of respect and admiration for him. Whatever personnel decisions will be made, we will make them as a group, but ultimately it is a responsibility, which Cal has given it to me. ” , Is to handle the personnel side of football operations. So, this expectation is moving forward. “
Subsequently also reported that after Texas traded wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins, Watson’s temper level was “a 2. … this time, it’s a 10.”
McNair said in the interview, “Change is hard and we are going through a change and I accept that not everything has gone completely.” “It’s just tough and we’re working through it. If players, media and fans are upset, it’s up to me and I will apologize for my actions or communications that have caused mistrust and I am the team and fans. I confess my frustrations. “