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Matt Schaub declared the rust gone after his first action in nine months.
Schaub led one scoring drive and threw an interception in his first game since breaking his right foot last season, and the Houston Texans beat the Carolina Panthers 26-13 on Saturday night in the preseason opener for both teams.
Schaub completed three passes for 52 yards on Houston's opening drive, including a 22-yard strike on third down to Owen Daniels to set up a field goal.
Houston's next two possessions ended in turnovers when Arian Foster fumbled and Schaub's pass was intercepted by linebacker Jason Phillips on a bad throw over the middle.
''Those first couple of days lining up behind center for the first time since mid-November, going against a defense, there was a little bit of rust,'' Schaub said. ''That's worn off now, so we're just back in a groove.''
Playing without his top weapon Andre Johnson, Schaub finished 3 of 6 for 52 yards for Housto...
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Today Head Coach Gary Kubiak said that starting nose tackle Shaun Cody has a back injury result of a disc issue from Saturday’s game against Carolina. Cody received an epidural for pain and will be reevaluated in the coming days to determine how long he will be out. Cody has been fighting back issues during camp, and has been given practice time off to get him ready for the season...
Right tackle and second year player for the Houston Texans Derek Newton talked to us about his new expectations surrounding him coming into the season.
Newton let us in on how Arkansas State has helped him now as a Texan, and how working against Connor Barwin, Brooks Reed and Whitney Mercilus has helped him for the games.
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Coming off the best season in franchise history the Houston Texans open up their preseason against the Carolina Panthers this weekend. After making the playoffs and winning a game they look to build off the success of last year. Here are somethings to watch for during the game.
After trading Pro Bowl LB Demeco Ryans this offseason the Texans are now in a tough spot in terms of depth...
Houston coach Gary Kubiak found ''some ugly'' when he broke down a replay of the Texans' victory to open the preseason.
The Texans beat Carolina 26-13 behind a dominant defensive effort Saturday night. The Panthers mustered only 137 yards and failed to gain a first down in the second half.
But Kubiak also found plenty to criticize on Sunday. Matt Schaub threw...
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Matt Schaub led one scoring drive and threw an interception in his first action since breaking his right foot last season, and the Houston Texans beat the Carolina Panthers 26-13 on Saturday night in the preseason opener for both teams.
Schaub completed three passes for 52 yards on Houston's opening drive, including a 22-yard strike on third down the...
There are plenty of teams dreaming big in 2012, but only a few have legitimate Super Bowl aspirations.
After almost a decade without a sniff of the playoffs, the Houston Texans have become one of those teams.
The talent is in place, the coaching is up to snuff, and all of the observers (fans and media personalities alike) would not at all be surprised by seeing the Texans in New...
The starters may have only played less than the first quarter, but there was plenty excitement during Saturday’s preseason opening win for the Houston Texans over the Carolina Panthers. The first team guys did get some solid work in, while the second and third units played outstanding to lead the way in the 26-13 victory. Special teams also had an impact as the team’s smallest...
In this series we will give a breakdown of the game with stats, commentary, and updates.
The Texans traveled to Carolina to take on the Panthers. The Texans started the game off on defense and forced Cam Newton and the Panthers on two consecutive three and out possessions. The Texans went on offense moved the ball, but unfortunately only scored a field goal. The Texans went on to...
After seven excruciating long months, the Houston Texans finally take the field again in tonight’s preseason opener against the Carolina Panthers. But as many know, tonight doesn’t actually count for anything, so a full game preview is rather silly. Neither team is game planning or doing any in-game scouting, rather working on aspects of the team that need improvement. Most importantly...
Houston receiver Andre Johnson will not be available for Saturday night's game versus the 49ers. He's out with an injured groin.Fantasy Spin:If this were the regular season Johnson would probably be out there but since this is just a meaningless exhibition, head coach Gary Kubiak has chosen to play it safe by resting his All-Pro wide receiver.
Matt Schaub led one scoring drive and threw an interception in his first action since breaking his right foot last season, and the Houston Texans beat the Carolina Panthers 26-13 on Saturday night in the preseason opener for both teams.
Schaub completed three passes for 52 yards on Houston's opening drive, including a 22-yard strike on third down the seam to Owen Daniels to...