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Former Texans Coaches and Players Win Super Bowl in Denver

A dozen former Texans coaches and players won the Super Bowl last night (Feb. 7, 2016), when the Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers 24-10. Broncos coach Gary Kubiak and defensive coordinator Wade Phillips were among eight coaches who used to be Texans, but who won last night for Denver. Kubiak and Phillips, of course, […]

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A dozen former Texans coaches and players won the Super Bowl last night (Feb. 7, 2016), when the Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers 24-10.

Broncos coach Gary Kubiak and defensive coordinator Wade Phillips were among eight coaches who used to be Texans, but who won last night for Denver. Kubiak and Phillips, of course, were fired after that dismal 2-14 season in 2013. Does their victory last night say anything about their time here in Houston and about the Texans organization?

We ponder that question and check in on the Rockets with Jeff Balke, who writes for Houstonia Magazine and Houston Press.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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