Texans add former Patriots star to coaching staff

Mike Vrabel is joining the the Texans as linebackers coach (AP)

January 9, 2014 5:11:11 PM PST
The Texans coaching staff continues to take shape. On Thursday, they announced their linebackers coach.

Former Patriots linebacker Mike Vrabel will fill that role. On Thursday,Vrabel tweets, "My family and I are excited to join the Houston Texans as linebackers coach."

After winning three Super Bowls in New England, Vrabel joined the staff at Ohio State, coaching linebackers and defensive line.