After the Houston Texans announced the firing of head coach Lovie Smith Sunday, a wave of backlash came down on the franchise for firing yet another head coach after doing so just last season.
ESPN NFL analyst and former Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III had something to say about the team’s latest move. The former QB suggested the team was being racist in firing black head coaches as the team tanked on the field.
“The Houston Texans have fired Lovie Smith after 1 year. Using 2 Black Head Coaches to tank and then firing them after 1 year shouldn’t sit right with anyone.”
David Culley, who was then a first-time head coach, was Smith’s predecessor before being fired. Smith was let go after going 3-13-1 as the Texans coach while Culley went 4-13 in his one season at the helm.
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The next coach might be getting a standout QB out of college, but this team is far from being competitive. Will they give up on the next one after one year as well?
Griffin said it did not make sense to fire either Texans coach if the expectation was that they were to prepare the roster for the next step in the rebuilding process.
“It makes no sense bro. Everyone knew the job for both of them was to build the roster and prepare it for the QB of the future. Just disingenuous to have them do that and fire them back to back like that,” Griffin said in the thread.
To make matters worse, the team went out and defeated the Colts to screw up their chances of getting the number 1 overall draft pick.WANT MORE FROM TOTALPROSPORTS? FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS.