*At the conclusion of June's minicamp, HoustonTexans.com huddled with the team's position coaches to get their respective thoughts on the projected starters. This is the fourth 'Coaches Commentary' in a series of articles that will go through the roster, position by position.
Tight ends coach Brian Pariani heads into the 2013 campaign with Pro Bowler
TE Owen Daniels
Selected to 2013 Pro Bowl
Averaged 11.5 yards/catch in 2012
“With O.D., he’s coming back, he’s healthy. We’re looking forward to a good season. He was very productive last year and went to the Pro Bowl for the second time in his career which is a huge accomplishment.
He’s always been a very conscientious person, very detailed in understanding the game of football. Each year you see he tries to master his craft. He’s very meticulous, and that’s why he’s lasted in the league. It’s exciting to see him play. He wants to win a championship."