Is a Bill O'Brien-Nick Caserio reunion in the works?

After parting ways with general manager Brian Gaine on Friday, the Texans will pursue the Patriots' director of player personnel to take his place per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. That is, of course, if the Patriots give them permission to do so.

It wouldn't be the Texans' first time attempting to court Caserio for the GM job. They gave it a shot before hiring Gaine a year-and-a-half ago, but the Patriots denied permission.

Caserio has been in the Patriots organization since 2001 and been the team's director of player personnel since 2008. He interviewed for the Dolphins' GM position back in 2014, but ultimately decided to stay in New England.

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