Originally posted on Fox Sports Houston  |  Last updated 11/24/11

HOUSTON - NOVEMBER 29: Quarterback Matt Schaub #8 of the Houston Texans throws a pass against the Indianapolis Colts on November 29, 2009 at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas. The Colts won 35-27. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
HOUSTON (AP) -- Injured Texans quarterback Matt Schaub was back at practice on Thanksgiving, keeping a close eye on his replacement, Matt Leinart. Schaub was placed on injured reserve Wednesday after meeting with a foot specialist in Charlotte. Schaub sustained a Lisfranc injury in Houston's 37-9 win over Tampa Bay on Nov. 13, and he wore a protective boot on his right foot on Thursday. Leinart will make his first start for Houston (7-3) in Jacksonville (3-7) on Sunday. Schaub says doctors have assured him his injury is not career-threatening. He'll return to Charlotte for surgery next Wednesday, and Schaub says the prognosis after that is "pretty positive." Coach Gary Kubiak says Schaub will travel with the team this weekend, so he'll be available to help Leinart.
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