On Now
Coming Up
  • Sat., Mar. 24, 2018 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM CDT Bayou Greenway Day Get to know your bayou at Bayou Greenway Day, a FREE outdoor festival with games music, giveaways and more. Experience the beauty of the Bayou Greenways while enjoying free activities, hosted by Houston Parks Board and other community organizations. Houston Texans Cheerleaders and TORO will be kicking off the opening ceremonies from 11:30-12:30 PM.
  • Sun., Mar. 25, 2018 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM CDT 5th Annual Kite Festival Come join us for inflatables and interactive games!
  • Sun., Apr. 08, 2018 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM CDT McDonald's Children's Festival Come spin the wheel to win great Texans prizes!
  • Sat., Apr. 14, 2018 3:00 PM - 10:30 PM CDT 2018 Houston Texans Cheerleader Tryouts

    Here is your chance to become a Houston Texans Cheerleader!

    • Perform in front of 70,000+ Texans Fans
    • See the world on military tours and special appearances
    • National television exposure
    • Make lifelong friends
    • Be a part of the most exciting cheerleading team in the NFL!
    Tryout for FREE!
  • Sat., Apr. 28, 2018 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM CDT Texans Care Volunteer Day Texans Care Volunteer Day presented by Reliant is a city-wide volunteer day where Texans players, Cheerleaders, Ambassadors, TORO and staff volunteer alongside Texans fans. Check out the many organizations with whom you can volunteer!



Schaub misses practice with knee issue; should return Thursday

Posted Nov 17, 2010

Texans quarterback Matt Schaub was hospitalized overnight with a bursa sac issue in his knee and was not at practice on Wednesday.

Quarterback Matt Schaub was not at practice on Wednesday after being hospitalized overnight because of a bursa sac issue in his knee.

Texans coach Gary Kubiak said that the team let Schaub stay in the hospital Wednesday to rest and receive extended treatment.

"(He) is doing well, and I expect him to get out this afternoon," Kubiak said. "He should be here tomorrow, so everything should be OK.”

Schaub’s status for Sunday’s game against the New York Jets is undetermined, but Kubiak is optimistic that he will play.

"I’ve got to see where he’s at tomorrow, but I’m telling you I expect him here tomorrow," Kubiak said. "If that’s the case and he’s doing what he normally does, then you’re damn right he’ll be out there.”

Kubiak said that the team doesn't exactly know what caused the issue in Schaub’s knee. Schaub did not have surgery.

“I actually met with Matt yesterday morning for about an hour in the morning, just talking about things, and he was doing fine,” Kubiak said. “He went home with his wife and had some problems and called us. We sent him to the doctor, and then that’s where it went from there.

“We put him in the hospital to treat it basically and get some rest to get off of it. Thought he would be here this morning, made a decision this morning to let him stay there all day. Like I said, (he) should be getting out here at some point and be able to get back out here tomorrow.”

If Schaub is unable to play against the Jets, Dan Orlovsky and Matt Leinart would be the Texans’ options against the league’s fifth-ranked defense. Orlovsky has been the Texans’ No. 2 quarterback all season and worked ahead of Leinart on Wednesday.

“Dan practiced well today,” Kubiak said. “Dan and Matt, we’ll get them ready to play. But I would expect if everything goes like I’m sitting here talking to you, (Schaub) should be OK.”

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