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Jets offensive line coach Mike Devlin leaves for Texans

New York Jets offensive line coach Mike Devlin is leaving to accept the same position with the Houston Texans, a league source confirmed.

Devlin, one of at least three coaches on last year's staff under contract for 2015, was the longest-tenured member of the Jets' coaching staff. He was a holdover from the Eric Mangini regime, starting in 2006. He took over the offensive line in 2013. Previously, he coached the tight ends and helped with the line.

He became the first member of Rex Ryan's old staff to leave for another team. Obviously, his former assistants are in limbo, many of them hoping to join Ryan if he lands another head-coaching job. When Ryan was fired, the assistants were told they could seek other jobs or remain to interview for their old positions.

Devlin replaces Paul Dunn, who was fired Thursday after only one season with the Texans.

Fox Sports first reported Devlin's hire.