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For lead trainer opening, Houston Texans talk with QB Josh McCown, Jim Caldwell

The Houston Texans have talked with quarterback Josh McCown and previous Lions and Colts lead trainer Jim Caldwell for their lead trainer opening, the group declared on Friday.

Houston marked McCown to a two-year contract on Nov. 4 from the Philadelphia Eagles’ training crew, with him joining Deshaun Watson and AJ McCarron on the dynamic program.

The Texans likewise declared they have “continued discussions” about the opening with Caldwell.

Caldwell, 66, most as of late was employed as an associate lead trainer with the Miami Dolphins in 2019 however needed to leave the group in front of the period to address medical problems and was not held for the accompanying season. He went 36-30, including end of the season games, as lead trainer of the Lions (2014-17) and 28-24 as lead trainer of the Colts (2009-11).

McCown, 41, resigned in 2019 following 17 years in the NFL and accepted a position as a secondary school quarterbacks mentor in Charlotte, North Carolina, where his children played. He kept on instructing subsequent to emerging from retirement and marking with the Eagles later in 2019.

McCown played three games that season, including the trump card misfortune to the Seattle Seahawks after Carson Wentz left in the principal quarter with a blackout.

At the point when McCown endorsed with the Texans, he was found out if he would have liked to mentor later on.

“I believe so,” McCown said in November.

“If you’d asked me that 10 years ago, I would’ve said no way, that’s not what I want to do at this level. My dream coming out of college had I not been able to play in the NFL was to coach high school football here in Texas. I really thought that was going to be my path. But the longer I’ve been in this game and been around these guys, I see real value in being able to be a part of an organization and compete at the highest level.”

“Yeah, one of these days, whenever that happens, whenever I finally take the cleats off, I definitely see that in the future.”

The group reported before in the week that it had talked with Bills guarded facilitator Leslie Frazier, Chiefs hostile organizer Eric Bieniemy, Colts protective facilitator Matt Eberflus and Ravens collaborator lead trainer David Culley.


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