Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 5/7/12

HOUSTON - OCTOBER 05: NFL Commissioner Roger Roger Goodell (L) talks with Houston Texans owner Bob McNair beofre the game with the Indianapolis Colts on October 5, 2008 at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas. The Texans are playing their first home game of the season due tothe effects of Hurricane Ike. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Texans owner Bob McNair contemplated a complete house-cleaning, if only briefly, a year ago. On Monday, he promised coach Gary Kubiak and general manager Rick Smith would soon be handsomely rewarded for guiding the franchise to the AFC South title and first ever playoff appearance in 2011.

Kubiak was hired along with Smith in January 2006 and coached the Texans to only one winning season -- Houston went 9-7 in 2009 -- before taking the division with a 10-6 mark last season. He's 47-49 in the regular season and 1-1 in the playoffs.

"I think they've done an outstanding job. I'm pleased with them, and if that wasn't the case, we wouldn't be extending 'em," McNair told HoustonTexans.com on Monday at the team's charity golf tournament.

McNair expects to meet with Kubiak and Smith before the end of offseason workouts to work toward new deals.

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