(opening statement) “
*NOTE: - Children from the Boys & Girls Club, the Houston Texans YMCA and Pro-Vision were present following practice for a bike giveaway. The entire Houston Texans coaching staff and players participated in purchasing 130 bicycles that were given away. This is the eighth year the Texans have done this in the holiday season.
(on if the money comes from fines) “Yeah, but they gave money. They all gave money themselves, or we all gave money, but it’s for a great cause, and to see kids smile at this time of the year is really great.”
(on if the team was still sharp today in practice) “Yeah we had a good, spirited practice. I think you could hear them at the end of practice. We finished strong today, and you know we’ve still got one more kind of walk-through tomorrow, and then the hay will be in the barn. Let’s go play.”
(on if starting QB
(on how QB Case Keenum is healing) “Well we had to keep him in a splint so he couldn’t do anything this week, and then we’ll see next week how he is.”
(on being WR
(on who his five guys in the Hall of Fame are who played under him when he was a head coach) “Well let’s see, John Elway, Shannon Sharpe, Gary Zimmerman, Thurman Thomas, Ricky Jackson. I think that’s it. It’s a great group, so I’m bragging on myself on all those, but I didn’t have a whole lot to do with any of them, but they all made it, and they all deserved it.”