The Houston Texans hired Lovie Smith as their new coach. The defensive coordinator and associate head coach from a year ago now becomes the fifth full-time coach in team history.
Smith was a part of a Texans team in 2021 that finished 4-13. There were sundry reasons as to why Houston struggled to match their win total from 2020, and the 63-year-old is keenly aware as to what they are.
Although Smith’s tenure with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers was forgettable from 2014-15, his time with the Chicago Bears from 2004-12 is where he made his name.
Here is how Smith plans to turn around the Texans in 2022.