Solomon: Roasting of Texans’ Jack Easterby perfectly justifiable

When asked the difference between the Texans and the San Francisco 49ers the team he was drafted by and the one he was traded to midseason, former Texans defensive lineman Charles Omenihu described one as a dysfunctional football organization.

One franchise is smart and structured with good leadership and direction. The other should play games under a tent.

“It’s not a circus show here,” Omenihu said of San Francisco, which plays in a divisional playoff game at Green Bay on Saturday.

The clown show is in Houston.

To many, the lead clown in said circus is executive vice president of football operations Jack Easterby.

In a radio interview, Texans general manager Nick Caserio, who has been here just one year, said media reports criticizing Easterby have been “unjust.”

Unjust is defined as “not based on or behaving according to what is morally right and fair.”

Understandably, Caserio would stand up for his friend and longtime colleague with the New England Patriots.

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But Caserio is wrong. Period.

In that appearance on Sport Radio 610, the Texans’ flagship station, he was either being disingenuous or displayed how ill-informed he is about Easterby’s role in the “agony of defeat” downhill trip the Texans have been on in recent years.

Yes, Easterby has been roasted by local media, with a particularly harsh bite for one who is generally behind the scenes. But Easterby is not an innocent bystander in the…

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