On Now
Coming Up
  • Sat., Sep. 05, 2015 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Texans Extra Points

    Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) each Saturday at 6:30 PM for this weekly in-season Houston Texans show that previews the upcoming Texans game in-depth with special guests and is hosted by Drew Dougherty from Texans TV.

  • Sat., Sep. 05, 2015 11:00 PM - 11:30 PM CDT Texans 360

    Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) each Saturday at 11 PM for this Texans show that covers all the happenings each week of the team throughout the offseason from community events, offseason training and various team functions with Cheerleaders and players.

  • Sun., Sep. 06, 2015 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT Kickoff at Kemah Boardwalk

    Join the Houston Texans Cheerleaders, Ambassadors, TORO, and the Battle Ready Band at the Kickoff at Kemah Boardwalk on Sun., Sept. 6 from 1-3 PM.

    Bring the entire family for autograph signings, live music, & prize giveaways!

    Info: http://www.houstontexans.com/fan-zone/kickoffatkemah.html

  • Sun., Sep. 06, 2015 10:35 PM - 11:05 PM CDT Houston Texans Inside the Game

    Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) each Sunday at 10:35 PM for this in-season show that recaps each Houston Texans game in-depth with coverage and analysis from Greg Bailey and Spencer Tillman.

  • Tue., Sep. 08, 2015 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDT Verizon Texans Players Show

    Meet Texans offensive linemen Brandon Brooks and Ben Jones at the Verizon Destination Store, 1700 Post Oak Blvd., Houston, TX 77056.

    Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways!

    Player(s) subject to change.

  • Tue., Sep. 08, 2015 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Duane Brown Live from Fuddruckers

    Join Texans offensive lineman Duane Brown every Tuesday during the regulars season from 6-7 PM at the Fuddruckers (3929 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77027) for a Texans Radio live broadcast on SportsRadio 610 with Voice of the Texans, Marc Vandermeer, and special guests!

    Plus, all Houston area Fuddruckers will be feature a buy one Texans Burger, Get One Free every Tuesday during the season for fans showing up in their Texans gear, whether the Texans win or lose their previous game, so don't miss out!

    Then stay for Texans Live from 7-8 PM.  Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways!

  • Fri., Sep. 11, 2015 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM CDT Texans Friday: Kolache Factory

    Friday, September 11
    7am-8am – Kolache Factory, 5763 San Felipe St., Houston, TX 77057


    Proudly wear your Texans gear to get a FREE sausage & cheese kolache (1/person) for this hour at any area Kolache Factory


    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures at this Kolache Factory location

    More info: http://www.houstontexans.com/fan-zone/Texans-Friday.html

  • Fri., Sep. 11, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT Texans Friday: Jack in the Box

    Friday, September 11
    Noon-1pm – Jack in the Box, 739 N Sam Houston Parkway E, Houston TX 77060 (Beltway 8 @ W Hardy Rd.)


    Proudly wear your Texans gear to get a FREE medium curly fries for this hour at this location
    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures

    Jack in the Box is going to be giving away 4 tickets to a Houston Texans home game and two autograph items

    More info: http://www.houstontexans.com/fan-zone/Texans-Friday.html

  • Sat., Sep. 12, 2015 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Texans Extra Points

    Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) each Saturday at 6:30 PM for this weekly in-season Houston Texans show that previews the upcoming Texans game in-depth with special guests and is hosted by Drew Dougherty from Texans TV.

  • Sat., Sep. 12, 2015 11:00 PM - 11:30 PM CDT Texans Late Night

    Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) each Saturday during the regular season at 11 PM for this  show that goes 1-on-1 with Texans players to get to know them on a personal basis and is hosted by Voice of the Houston Texans Marc Vandermeer and Texans Insider Deepi Sidhu.

News

Print
RSS

Quotes: Friday practice

Posted Oct 12, 2012

Read what head coach Gary Kubiak said to the media after Friday's practice.


Texans head coach Gary Kubiak met with the media after Friday's practice, and the following is a transcript of his interview.

Head Coach Gary Kubiak
(on the team’s health) “The guy that didn’t practice today was (S Quintin) Demps, so other than that we’re back at full speed.”

 

(on RB Ben Tate) “He looks good. I think he’s ready to go. I’ll go back and look at the practice film, but I would expect him to resume his spot on Sunday night. He’s had a good week.”

 

(on RB Ben Tate’s status) “It is. We need to get him going. He needs to get going. He had a good game three weeks ago or something, at Jacksonville. It needs to be there every week for the football team and he’s the guy that’s had to battle through some nicks here and there throughout his time with us here in Houston. We need him to stay healthy, stay productive, and help this team on a weekly basis. Hopefully we’re back to work doing that this week.”

 

(on what ILB Tim Dobbins brings to the starting lineup) “He’s a veteran player. He’s been in (Defensive Coordinator) Wade’s (Phillips) system. He’s been with Wade before. He understands exactly what we’re doing. He’s a physical player. He had played a lot of football for us in what we call some big packages when we take a DB off the field and short-yardage packages, those type of things, so physicality. He’s a journeyman player that’s played some good football in his career. Now he’s getting a chance to start, so I know it’s a good opportunity for him. We got to help him, too. The football team’s got to help him.”

 

(on how the team can help ILB Tim Dobbins) “I just think it goes back, I’ve been redundant all week, but when you lose players, everybody’s got to pick it up and play a little bit better. I think Dob (ILB Tim Dobbins) will be just fine. The question is going to be did the other 10 guys play a little bit better, take on a little bit more responsibility? That’s where we got to approach it. We know our challenge, but it’s a team challenge. It’s not Dob’s challenge. It’s our team’s challenge.”

 

(on if he has any thoughts about the league fining Jets G Matt Slauson ) “I don’t. Heck, we got the world champs coming in here in two days. We’ve moved on.”

 

(on how his team has embraced the spotlight) “We’re getting some opportunities to play and our schedule is very different. Last year, we were strictly a Sunday football team then, I think at noon most of the time. So we’ve kind of bounced all around here early in the season to an afternoon game on the road, a Monday night game, now a Sunday night game. I think that’s part of growing up. I think you have to be able to handle all situations and play everywhere and obviously a great football team coming in here this weekend. I think we’re learning to handle things better because we stay focused on ourselves and don’t get too tied up with who we play but let’s make sure we’re ready to play.”

 

(on RT Derek Newton and LT Duane Brown going against Packers LB Clay Matthews ) “He’s going to play both sides. We have no control over; Dom (Capers) moves him all over the place and puts him in position to be successful. We can’t dictate any of that. Both of those guys are going to have to hold their own. We as a team are going to have to help them out. As I told you yesterday, the best way we can help them is running the football the way we’re capable of running it. That’ll be a big key to what we do.”

 

(on RB Arian Foster’s workload) “I don’t have those numbers in front of me. I don’t worry about that. I think those things work themselves out. I think if (RB) Arian (Foster) doesn’t miss a month of football last year, he probably carries it 400 times last year. We are the number one possession team in football so somebody back there dotting our I’s is going to carry the ball. I don’t get too consumed with that. If I felt like Arian was wearing down or something, I’d be the first one to take him out of there or whatever. Heck, I got him arguing that he wants more so that’s a good problem for a football team to have.”

 

(on ILB Brian Cushing’s Twitter statement and the reactions) “Obviously, when you’re a player that’s had happen what’s happened to Cush (ILB Brian Cushing), it’s just extremely difficult from a mental standpoint of what you’re facing and losing. You’re losing a year of your career in a lot of ways, and you never know how long you’re going to play. I know this. I think that’s a statement that Cush is behind his teammates. That’s going to be very important. I told him from the start after the other night. ‘Cush, you’ve got to be around here. You’ve got to be a part of what’s going on. They’re looking at you and we need your help.’ He’s very willing to do that. He’s been in here working every day. I just think he’s letting his teammates know he’s got confidence in them and to keep plugging.”

Content on HoustonTexans.com does not necessarily represent the views of the Houston Texans front office staff, coaches or executives.

Trending Now

Recent News