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  • Thu., Apr. 30, 2015 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM CDT 2015 Houston Texans Draft Party pres. by Coors Light

    The 2015 Houston Texans Draft Party presented by Coors Light isThursday, April 30 at NRG Stadium.  The Draft Party begins at 5 p.m. CDT and the 2015 NFL Draft begins at 7 p.m. CDT.

    NFL Network’s draft coverage will be shown on the HD televisions throughout the 100 Level Concourse and Texans Radio on SportsRadio 610 will broadcast live, with commentary and analysis from “The Voice of the Texans,” Marc Vandermeer, and a number of special guests. When the Texans make their first-round pick, fans at the Draft Party will hear from the player first as part of Texans Radio’s live broadcast.

    Texans Ambassadors will be on hand to sign autographs throughout the evening. Texans fans can also get their first glimpse of the 2015 Houston Texans Cheerleaders when the squad makes its debut performance at the event. 

    Young fans can play in the TORO’s Kids Club Zone presented by Kroger, which will feature interactive games, a balloon artist and appearances by TORO and Deep Steel Thunder. Fans can also take photos in Memory Alley located on the concourse. 

    Get more information on the event here.



  • Fri., May. 01, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM CDT Flashback Fridays at Go Texan Store

    Stop by the Go Texan Store on Friday, April 10, 2015 from 12:30pm - 1:30pm to meet a TBD Houston Texans Ambassador.  Fans can also enjoy a 10% off Power Hour discount in the Go Texan Store during the event!

    Store info - http://www.houstontexans.com/gotexanstore.html

  • Sat., May. 02, 2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT Texans Care Volunteer Day presented by Reliant Texans Care Volunteer Day presented by Reliant is a city-wide volunteer day on Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 8AM - noon where Texans players, Cheerleaders, Ambassadors, TORO and staff will volunteer alongside Texans fans!

    As an organization, the Texans make it a priority to give back to the Houston community. This day provides an opportunity to invite Texans fans to volunteer with the team to make a positive change. These organizations work to improve the standard of living for the young people of Houston, which aligns with the Texans mission to be Champions for Youth.

    There are plenty of locations across Houston, so sign up today at http://www.houstontexans.com/community/volunteer-day.html!
  • Sat., May. 02, 2015 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM CDT NFL Draft Day 3 from Houston Texans Grille

    Stop by the Houston Texans Grille (I-10 & Beltway 8) on Day 3 of the NFL Draft, Saturday, May 2 from 10:30am – 6:30pm for a chance to announce a Texans Draft Pick live on TV or chance to win tons of other prizes!

    All of the Texans draft picks that day will be made by Texans fans live from the Grille, with at least one on NFL Network and the rest on NFL.com. See rules - http://bit.ly/1Eid0WN

    Texans Radio with Voice of the Texans, Marc Vandermeer and special guests, will be broadcasting LIVE the entire time. Plus, Houston Texans Cheerleaders and Ambassadors will be there for autographs and pictures!

  • Sun., May. 03, 2015 11:00 PM - 11:30 PM CDT Texans All Access: 2015 Draft on KTRK ABC 13

    Tune in to KTRK ABC 13 in Houston on Sunday, May 3 at 11pm to catch the Texans TV special, Texans All Access: 2015 Draft.  This will be an exclusive look into the day of the Texans first round draft pick, as well as an analysis of all the 2015 Texans draft picks from Texans TV Insiders.

    Fans throughout Texas, be sure to check your local TV listings for air dates and times in your area.

  • Tue., May. 05, 2015 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT Texans Radio Live at Houston Texans Grille Stop by the Houston Texans Grille located at CityCentre, 12848 Queensbury Ln. Ste 208, Houston, TX 77024 (I-10 & Beltway 8), as Texans Radio broadcasts LIVE with special guests including Voice of the Texans, Marc Vandermeer!
  • Wed., May. 13, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM CDT Moms Clinic presented by Houston Methodist and GE

    The Houston Texans are proud to partner with GE and Houston Methodist to launch the Play Safe Moms Clinic just for football moms on May 13th!

    This free clinic will provide moms with the latest safety information in concussion awareness, proper hydration and nutrition to prepare them for the upcoming football season.  These classroom-style instructions and interactive football drills will take place in the Houston Methodist Training Center.

    Space is limited, so register today at http://www.houstontexans.com/kids/momclinic.html!

  • Sun., May. 17, 2015 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT Gridiron Gang Auditions

    Are you motivated, outgoing and passionate? Well then, we're looking for you to audition for the Houston Texans Gridiron Gang gameday entertainment team on Sunday, May 17 from 1-3pm at the Hosuton Methodist Training Center.

    For more info and to regsiter, click this link - http://www.houstontexans.com/fan-zone/gridiron2.html

  • Thu., May. 21, 2015 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Texans Radio Live at Houston Texans Grille Stop by the Houston Texans Grille located at CityCentre (I-10 & Beltway 8) as Texans Radio broadcasts LIVE from 6pm - 7pm with special guests including Voice of the Texans, Marc Vandermeer!
  • Fri., Jun. 05, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM CDT Flashback Fridays at Go Texan Store

    Stop by the Go Texan Store on Friday, April 10, 2015 from 12:30pm - 1:30pm to meet a TBD Houston Texans Ambassador.  Fans can also enjoy a 10% off Power Hour discount in the Go Texan Store during the event!

    Store info - http://www.houstontexans.com/gotexanstore.html



Gary Kubiak Quotes: November 18

Posted Nov 18, 2013

Read quotes from Gary Kubiak's press conference on Monday.

Head Coach Gary Kubiak
(on if he has decided who will be the starting quarterback) “Yeah, Case (Keenum) will start. I’ve got total confidence in him. As I told you guys yesterday, I made a decision during the course of the game with something that I was fixing to go do in the fourth quarter that I thought that would be very difficult on a young player. So that’s why I put Matt (Schaub) in there and he got us in position to win. But no, Case will start. I’ve talked to both of them.”

(on QB Matt Schaub handled the news that he wouldn’t be the starter) “Matt is the same every day. He wants to play. He wants to get back out there and play on a regular basis. That’s been no different from that standpoint. It just would have been nice if we could have finished the deal yesterday.”

(on if he’s worried that he might have messed with QB Case Keenum’s confidence by pulling him out of the game yesterday in the third quarter) “No. Actually, I think I was really thinking of him to be honest with you. I’ve been in this league a long time and dealt with a lot of quarterbacks. I’m trying to develop one right now. Right or wrong, I made that decision because of the situation I thought I was fixing to put a young player in from my standpoint of what I was doing coaching wise. I don’t have time to explain that to y’all. That’s why I do what I did. He knows that. I talked to him about that.”

(on why QB Case Keenum has problems in the second half when he doesn’t in the first half) “We’ve got team problems in the third quarter, big time. Yesterday, in the third quarter, we don’t move the ball a lick and defensively, give up some big plays in the pass game and the run game. I think it’s a team thing right now, coming out of the locker room in the third quarter and playing better football. We’ve had some leads. Two weeks ago, they had a lead and it happened against Seattle. Some of those things, I think it’s a team issue. I don’t think it’s a personal issue with one guy.”

(on if the Raiders blitzed QB Case Keenum differently in the second half than they did in the first half) “They brought the same ones, brought them a bunch.”

(on why QB Case Keenum looked lost sometimes in the third quarter) “Well, the thing about the third quarter, there never was any pattern of getting going. We’re three-and-out the first three times if I’m right. You run nine plays, so as a quarterback, you don’t get into any rhythm in what you’re doing. Now, a couple of those plays are his. I know the second series, he’s got a couple of plays to make that, I think if he goes and runs the same play tomorrow, he’s going to make that play. But he’s a growing young player and has to go through some of things for them to become second-nature to him.”

(on TE Garrett Graham fumbling the ball and still playing compared to WR DeAndre Hopkins making mistakes and then sitting as a result) “Well, he did not sit. He played 46 or 47 plays. But yeah, I did take him out for a period of time. Made a couple of mistakes, but that’s my job as a coach. I’ve got to make some decisions. I’m trying to raise a young player right there too who’s been playing for me from the start and I’ve got to eliminate some of his mistakes. That’s our jobs as coaches. That’s coaching. It’s your job as a player to know what you’re doing, too. It’s not that I’m trying to do one over the other. I try to do the best I think I can do with each player.”

(on if a lot of quarterbacks would have pump-faked to WR Andre Johnson on the last play and went to another receiver) “That was his (Matt Schaub’s) primary guy. With the coverage we got and what was going on, that’s where we were trying to go. It’s something we did a couple of times in the game. We had just missed a player earlier in the game, so we went back to it. We caught the same coverage and had an opportunity, but it just didn’t work out.”

(on if he would make the same decision from yesterday and put QB Matt Schaub into the game) “Yeah, I’d do it again because of why I did it. Was it the right (decision)? Yeah, because I think at that time, that’s what I wanted to do as a coach. I knew what I was fixing to do calling the game and I didn’t want to put a young guy in a bad situation, who’s a young player for me. So I made that decision to go with Matt. So yes, I’d do it again.”

(on if WR DeAndre Hopkins made more mistakes on Sunday) “Everybody makes mistakes. Everybody makes mistakes, but he just made a few the other day that I don’t think we should make. He’s no different than anybody else. There were a lot of mistakes in the game.”

(on how he feels about QB Case Keenum running the two-minute offense) “Like I’ve said, you guys don’t understand and I’m trying to explain to you—let me try one more time. I’m fine with Case in a two-minute situation. What I was doing, calling the game and some of the decisions, I made to go with to try and help the quarterback out and the offensive line out. It was fixing to be very difficult. It was fixing to be very fast for a young guy who has never been through it. That’s why I did what I did.”

(on if the team’s inability to adapt and perform in the second half is an issue with coaching) “It always starts with us. It’s our job to get them playing better. It’s our fault. We’ve got to get them to do a better job.”

(on why OLBs Whitney Mercilus and Brooks Reed have struggled so much to get sacks in Wade Phillips’ 3-4 defense) “I don’t think they’ve been ‘unable to get to the quarterback.’ I think losing Brian (Cushing), with some of the things Wade does with his interior pressures and stuff frees guys up outside to get a lot more one-on-ones. I would say that losing Brian and some of the things we’ve done have been a factor. It was a factor last year. Those two guys have played consistent and they’ve played hard. I think if you keep doing that, the sacks will come your way.”

(on if he thinks the team’s cohesiveness has frayed and if he feels like he has lost the team) “I disagree with you. I don’t see anybody fraying. No, I don’t worry about losing them. I’m honest with them with where we’re at and what we do every day. We’re in there working our tails off, just trying to work our way out of this.”

(on if there is any concern that QB Case Keenum will feel he could get pulled at the first sign of trouble) “No.”

(on how he feels about losing eight games in a row and talk that he could be fired) “I could feel a lot better. I know that. I’m just one of many people. Every player, every coach, it has been very difficult. It’s tough on the organization, everybody, our fans. I feel a lot like everybody else, but I’m the guy that has got to get in there and figure out a way for us to work through it and that’s what I’m trying to do.”

(on if there are any  injury updates) “There are, but I have not been through them.  I’ve been in some meetings, so I apologize to you.”

(on players mentioning having to go to a silent count due to the booing of QB Matt Schaub) “No, I did not notice that because I was up in the booth, but that’s never been a problem here. We shouldn’t have to do that. I know that we did do it for a few snaps. It’s not like we did it for the whole game.”

(on if the players looked mentally tired like he first thought after looking at film) “I think that we’re making some mistakes that, to me, tell me that we’re a little bit mentally tired. Obviously, I think that comes from when you have a lack of success and what we’re going through right now. I think it just wears on people. It’s only human nature so that’s something that we’ve got to address as coaches and keep everybody pushing. From a gameplan standpoint, have everybody as sharp as we can possibly be. I just thought I saw some situations yesterday where we weren’t as sharp with some of the simple things that we do on a weekly basis. That’s what I was talking about.”

(on if he expects to continue to coach from the press box against Jacksonville) “I have to listen to the people that are talking to me every day, so we’ll see. I don’t know.”

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