It’s interview season in the NFL for teams desperate in their search to find a new head coach. That’s not a problem for the NY Giants, as Brian Daboll isn’t going anywhere. However, the problem for Coach Dabes is that he may be in the hunt for a new offensive coordinator in the near future.
On Sunday, OC Mike Kafka had three interviews, meeting with the Colts, Panthers and Texans for their head coaching openings. On Tuesday, NFL insider Field Yates is reporting that Kafka has landed a second meeting with Houston. Could they end up putting an offer on the table for the young assistant?
NY Giants OC Mike Kafka could end up joining the Houston Texans
Kafka, previously with the Chiefs, arrived in East Rutherford and had a strong first year with the G-Men. There were some ups and downs of course, but there’s no question that he played a big role in helping with the development of fourth-year signal-caller Daniel Jones. With Kafka running the offense, the Giants stunned everyone and made it to the Divisional Round.
Before that showdown, it was revealed that Kafka was receiving plenty of interest from other teams, which isn’t great news for Daboll and general manager Joe Schoen. The fact of the matter is that Kafka is an on the rise coach and he’s probably always dreamed of becoming a head man in charge.
While the Texans are coming off another terrible season, they have a lot of young talent and hold 11 total picks in the 2023 NFL Draft, including No. 2 and No. 12 overall. There’s some buzz around the Texans even though they’ve been a bit of a laughingstock in recent years.
With that said, Kafka could be high on the potential the organization has and want to get in early. The future for the Giants is also looking exciting, but we wouldn’t blame Kafka if he wants to take the next step and become a head coach at only 35 years old. We should find out what happens with Kafka within the next couple of weeks.