*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 third 'Coaches Commentary' in a series of articles that will go through the roster, position by position.
Quarterbacks coach Karl Dorrell's second year on the job was his first chance to have an offseason to work with and observe
QB Matt Schaub
4008 yds, 22 TD/12 INT passing in 2012 regular season
90.7 QB rating in 2012 regular season
“Matt had a really good season in terms of coming off his injury in 2011 and getting himself to win some of those accolades towards the end of the year like the Pro Bowl.
But I think it wasn’t enough. In his mind and in my mind, there’s so much more he can bring to the table. He’s already a great leader. He’s already a guy that really can operate this offense at the highest level with efficiency. We know that from our standpoint there was definitely stuff that we left on the table last year.
I think in his mind he knows he can play better, and he would like to put this on his shoulders and get this team to the Super Bowl.“