Klosterman Friend of Jones, 01/ /66: Don Klosterman, general manager for the Houston Oilers, reads a news report about his decision to fire Head Coach Hugh "Bones" Taylor after one season. Klosterman announced his decision at a news conference on January 18. Taylor had just signed a new three-year contract with the Oilers. As Klosterman reiterates, he reportedly released the coach after hearing of an "inharmonious" relationship between Taylor and Oilers quarterback George Blanda. The Oilers replaced Taylor with Wally Lemm, who had coached the team to a league championship in 1961. He stayed in Houston through the 1970 season. After his dismissall, Taylor went on to be an assistant coach for the Pittsburgh Steelers.