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Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak coaches against the Cleveland Browns in the second half at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas on November 6, 2011. The Texans defeated the Browns 30-12. UPI/Aaron M. Sprecher
What are some of the biggest questions heading into Week 13 of the NFL season?
1. Can the Texans survive with T.J. Yates at quarterback?
And by “survive” I mean win enough games to clinch the AFC South and make their first ever playoff appearance in franchise history. Apparently Gary Kubiak and his staff worked out Jeff Garcia and Jake Delhomme but for the moment, the starting job is firmly in the hands of Yates, who has zero experience outside of the two and a half quarters he played on Sunday. Now, Yates did have an impressive Pro Day back in April and does come from a pro style offense under North Carolina offensive coordinator John Shoop and head coach Butch Davis. He also impressed the Houston coaching staff this offseason and was considered a “sleeper” but...
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HOUSTON Gary Kubiak looks and sounds like a guy who could use a good long nap on a warm beach somewhere, with a coconut full of island spirits resting on his belly.
He grabs the sides of the podium with both hands, like it's a big square steering wheel, and he leans forward to rest on it a little. He sounds like a guy who either just woke up or hasn't been to sleep in...
When asked about the possibility of Brett Favre joining the Texans, coach Gary Kubiak said Monday, "I don't think you rule out anybody. I know there are a lot of names being mentioned. I'm not going to rule out anybody nor confirm anybody."
NFL sources tell FOXSportsHouston.com that while the Texans would consider anything, including Favre, it is highly unlikely...
Texans coach Gary Kubiak faced the big question after Wednesday's practice he's probably asked himself several times over the past few days.
How's this going to work?
Rookie quarterback T.J. Yates and rusty veterans Jake Delhomme and Kellen Clemens shared snaps for the Texans (8-3) as they scrambled to prepare for Sunday's game against Atlanta (7-4). Yates, a fifth...
The Houston Texans have confirmed that T.J. Yates will remain the starter despite the signings of two experienced quarterbacks in the past week.Head coach Gary Kubiak told the Houston Chronicle that the fifth-round pick is the team's starting quarterback and will get the call Sunday when the Texans face the Atlanta Falcons.Yates was handed the starting role following season-ending...
Coach Gary Kubiak says the Texans will sign another quarterback this week.
Texans coach Gary Kubiak faced the big question after Wednesday's practice he's probably asked himself several times over the past few days. So, how's this going to work?
Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak confirmed Monday that quarterback Matt Leinart fractured his collarbone and will need surgery.
It came as no surprise that Texans coach Gary Kubiak confirmed quarterback Matt Leinart will miss the rest of the season during his Monday press conference. Everyone knew that was coming. They also know that the Texans are down to T.J. Yates and Kellen Clemens at quarterback, leaving themselves awfully short at an awfully important…
Gary Kubiak's voice sounded defeated, deflated on the phone from Jacksonville, where his team had just defeated the Jaguars with a heavy heart. For the final 31 minutes of the 20-13 victory, the Texans' quarterback was rookie T.J. Yates, playing his first NFL game. The backup quarterback: tight end Owen Daniels. Nine years ago, Daniels had thrown six passes as a redshirt...
Matt Leinart's return to the NFL lasted less than a half, and coach Gary Kubiak says the Houston Texans will sign another quarterback this...
Matt Leinart's return to the NFL lasted less than a half, and coach Gary Kubiak says the Texans will sign another quarterback this week.