Among the myriad reasons why Bill O'Brien was such an intriguing candidate to replace Gary Kubiak as the Houston Texans head coach is that he had such great success working with Tom Brady and running the New England Patriots offense. After all, most expect the Texans to load up with a franchise quarterback with the No. 1 overall pick in the draft (or trade down to do so). Coming straight from the college ranks at Penn State, he should work well with whichever young quarterback they take and know how to use him in his offense.
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