Texans fire special teams coach Joe Marciano

This is a 2013 photo of Joe Marciano of the Houston Texans NFL football team. This image reflects the Houston Texans active roster as of Thursday, June 20, 2013 when this image was taken. (AP Photo)

December 6, 2013 12:51:54 PM PST
Hours after announcing the firing of Texans head coach Gary Kubiak, the team announced they've also let their special teams coach go.

Joe Marciano was relieved of his duties, according to the team and was replaced with special teams assistant Bob Ligashesky.

Ligashesky, a 10-year veteran of the team, has been with the Texans since March. He was previously with Tampa Bay, Pittsburgh, Jacksonville, Oakland and Denver.

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