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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 freshman at Wisconsin, but now this was the Houston backup plan if Yates, suddenly the most important player on the franchise, went down.
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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...
Bills Wall of Famer Steve Tasker made the list of Pro Football HOF semifinalists for the 2012 induction class along with fellow Wall of Famer Andre Reed. SI.com’s Peter King supports Tasker’s candidacy, but just isn’t sure he’ll make the list of 15 finalists.
Here’s what King wrote about Tasker’s candidacy in his Monday Morning QB column.
Steve Tasker made it, which is...
Now this is weird. Really weird. When we last left the journalistic rest stop that is Peter King, he was declaring that he had outgrown the egg nog latte at Starbucks. And I’m afraid that Peter meant that literally. He is now too large to waddle into a Starbucks and ask for an egg nog latte with triple foamed yolks. A real pity. He also took time out last night to shoot...
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...
Deflated. That's the feeling in Houston after another big injury under center, Peter King writes. The Texans' title hopes rest with T.J. Yates now, but can the team pick up the pieces?
Coach Gary Kubiak says the Texans will sign another quarterback this week.
Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak confirmed Monday that quarterback Matt Leinart fractured his collarbone and will need surgery.
On a morning that's already seen head coach Jack Del Rio fired, the Jacksonville Jaguars will also have a new owner, according to Sports Illustrated's Peter King. More »
Wayne Weaver is a patient man. But he had no other option than to fire Jack Del Rio on a day in which major changes in Jacksonville extended beyond the coach, Peter King says.
It took some more last minute heroics for the Jets to prevail. [NY Post]
Sanchez rose above the team’s (and his) rough day. [Newsday]
Tyson thinks yesterday’s wasn’t the finest performance for the Jets. [Examiner]
Stevie Johnson’s little dance proved costly. [NY Post]
Plax says he didn’t see it during the game. [Newsday]
That wasn’t the blueprint for the rest of the...
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...