Originally written on Fox Sports Houston  |  Last updated 8/1/12

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)
So many perceptions changed for the Houston Texans last year. Gary Kubiak went from loser to winner. Wade Phillips went from mumbling failed head coach to defensive genius. T.J. Yates went from zero to hero. J.J. Watt's interception return against Cincinnati might be the franchise's most indelible image. Arian Foster proved he was not a one-hit wonder. And there were spoils. Oh, were there spoils. Kubiak, general manager Rick Smith and Foster all got new contracts. It seemed like the Texans had become something new. Something exciting. Something legit. The franchise is awash in goodwill. And then there is quarterback Matt Schaub. I suppose many people will see it differently, but to me there are two enduring images from Schaub's season. The first was that failed scramble against the Raiders, when it looked like just maybe he could have run it in for the winning touchdown, and he lobbed an interception instead. The second is Schaub riding around the locker room on a Rascal -- the...
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