According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Ken Whisenhunt is on the short list to become the next Texans coach. He took the Cardinals to Super Bowl XLIII, and Whisenhunt had a successful run as an assistant in Pittsburgh.

Schefter explains that Whisenhunt has a strong relationship with Texans G.M. Rick Smith, forged when they served together on the Competition Committee for a year.

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