HOUSTON (AP) - There's something new at Reliant Stadium these
It's not a player, coach or fancy piece of equipment, but an
These perennial losers have always wanted to win. But for the
first time in a long time - maybe ever - these Texans expect to
It's hard to say what precipitated this change. Maybe it is new
quarterback Matt Schaub. Teammates say is the kind of leader former
QB David Carr never was.
Or it could be that the Texans are buying into coach Gary
Kubiak's plan more in his second year.
Either way, things have definitely changed in Houston. Many were
shocked when the Texans became the first team to score on the
Dallas Cowboys starters in a 28-16 preseason win. But the Texans
Cornerback Dunta Robinson, in his fourth season with the team,
believes the addition of veteran talent has helped change the
mind-set. Besides Schaub, the Texans added four-time Pro Bowl
running back Ahman Green and physical linebacker Danny Clark.