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  • Sat., Nov. 01, 2014 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM CDT Battle of the Piney Woods presented by YP

    A nearly century old college football rivalry returns to NRG Stadium on Saturday, November 1st  as the SFA Lumberjacks take on the Sam Houston Bearkats in the Battle of the Piney Woods presented by YP. Seats start at just $15.

    Secure yours today by calling 832-667-2390 or at BOTPW.com.

  • Sun., Nov. 02, 2014 12:00 PM CST Eagles at Texans The Texans host the Eagles.
  • Mon., Nov. 03, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM CST Taste of the Texans presented by BP

    Wine and dine with the Houston Texans players, Cheerleaders and Ambassadors at the sixth annual Taste of the Texans presented by BP, Monday, November 3rd in NRG Stadium. 

    Fans can sample signature dishes from more than 25 of Houston’s finest restaurants.  Proceeds benefit The Houston Texans Foundation, Houston Methodist and the Houston Food Bank. 

    Be sure to secure your tickets today at HoustonTexans.com.

  • Tue., Nov. 04, 2014 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CST Verizon Texans Players Show

    Meet Texans Ambassadors Danny Clark and J.J. Moses at the Verizon Cinco Ranch Store, 6645 S. Fry Rd., Katy, TX 77494.

    Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways!

    Player(s) subject to change.

  • Tue., Nov. 04, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CST Duane Brown Live at Houston Texans Grille Join Texans offensive lineman Duane Brown every Tuesday from 6-7pm at the Houston Texans Grille (12848 Queensbury Ln, Houston, TX 77024), then stay Texans Live from 7-8pm.  Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways
  • Tue., Nov. 11, 2014 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CST Verizon Texans Players Show

    Meet Texans center Chris Myers and guard Xavier Su’a-Filo at the Verizon I-10 East Store, 13740 East Fwy., Houston, TX 77015.

    Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways!

    Player(s) subject to change.

  • Tue., Nov. 11, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CST Duane Brown Live at Houston Texans Grille Join Texans offensive lineman Duane Brown every Tuesday from 6-7pm at the Houston Texans Grille (12848 Queensbury Ln, Houston, TX 77024), then stay Texans Live from 7-8pm.  Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways
  • Wed., Nov. 12, 2014 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM CST Bulls & Birdies Golf Tournament supported by Bud Light

    Have you ever dreamed of playing a round of golf with the Houston Texans Cheerleaders cheering you on?  Now’s your chance!  Sign up today at HoustonTexans.com for the annual Bulls and Birdies Golf Tournament supported by Bud Light at Wildcat Golf Club on Wednesday, November 12.

  • Fri., Nov. 14, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST Texans Friday: Jack in the Box

    Friday, November 14
    Noon-1pm – Jack in the Box, 8767 S. Main St., Houston, TX 77025
    Proudly wear your Texans gear to get 2 FREE Tacos 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

  • Fri., Nov. 14, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM CST First Down Dads Movie Night pres. by ARAMARK

    Come experience the Houston Texans practice facility in a way like no other at the First Down Dads Movie Night presented by ARAMARK on Friday, November 14th from 6 PM – 9 PM.  Bring your kids and blankets for an evening of family, food and football inside the Houston Methodist Training Center, while you watch the featured film “Chicken Little”.  You will not want to miss this memorable experience, created just for you and your kids.  Space is limited and filling up quickly, so register your family today at http://www.houstontexans.com/fan-zone/first-down-dads.html!

Off the Turf with Scurf: Matt Schaub and Geoff Kaplan

Posted by Nick Scurfield on June 30, 2012 – 12:55 pm

Episode five of “Off the Turf with Scurf,” my new podcast here on HoustonTexans.com, features Texans quarterback Matt Schaub and Texans head athletic trainer/director of sports medicine Geoff Kaplan.

Schaub, who’s entering his sixth season with the Texans and ninth in the NFL, discusses his rehab from last season’s Lisfranc injury; his health status; the players-only throwing sessions he has been organizing at the University of Houston; his thoughts on wide receivers Lestar Jean, DeVier Posey, Keshawn Martin and Andre Johnson; how he and Johnson only played in three games together last season; his disappointment in having to miss the end of last season as the Texans made their first-ever playoff run; the importance of being around the team last season after he was hurt; his upcoming expiring contract; fatherhood with his three daughters Madison, Makayla and Mackenzie; his GR8 Hope Foundation; a whole lot about golf; his relationship with Texans head coach Gary Kubiak; and his goals for the upcoming season.

Kaplan, who’s entering his fourth season with the Texans and 20th in the NFL, talks about what the offseason has been like inside the training room; the camaraderie among players as they rehab; players embracing what Kaplan calls “prehab” this offseason; Schaub’s health status; the specific challenges of coming back from a Lisfranc injury; Andre Johnson’s health status; some of his core principles in the training room; his memories of working for the Houston Oilers and Tennessee Titans; the importance of developing relationships and trust with players; his protocol on gamedays when players are injured on the field; and more.

Thanks for listening. Link

OTWS archive
Episode One: J.J. Watt, Wade Phillips
Episode Two: Duane Brown, Paul Kuharsky
Episode Three: Whitney Mercilus, Keith Gilmore
Episode Four: Case Keenum, Jerrry Rhome
Episode Five: Matt Schaub, Geoff Kaplan


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2 Responses to “Off the Turf with Scurf: Matt Schaub and Geoff Kaplan”

  1. By Richard on Jul 1, 2012 | Reply

    Schaub with a Big year & Texans win the SB.

  2. By Richard on Jul 1, 2012 | Reply

    Will the Texans be wearing a 10th anniversary patch on their jerseys this year?

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