Texans fans take over social media after Bill O'Brien gets the boot: 'Finally!'

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Monday, October 5, 2020
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As usual, Twitter was being Twitter. What was the final straw? ABC13 Sports digs deep for answers.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Fans took over social media with heavy reaction, most of which were filled with glee, after the Houston Texans fired Bill O'Brien as head coach and general manager.

O'Brien was let go a day after the team dropped its fourth straight game to start the 2020 season.

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After assuming the role of general manager in the offseason, O'Brien received almost universal criticism when he shipped superstar receiver DeAndre Hopkins to Arizona for running back David Johnson and draft picks.

The pressure on O'Brien only intensified as the Texans limped out to the terrible start and Johnson struggled. Their running game was the worst in the NFL and the defense allowed the most yards in the league.

As for social media, many frustrated fans rejoiced and even made Bill O'Brien a trending topic on Twitter.

After reports surfaced in the afternoon, the Texans offered a statement confirming O'Brien was let go and Romeo Crennel, the team's assistant head coach, was appointed as the interim head coach.

Here are some of the top reactions posted on social media.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.