QB, coach Houston’s winning combo
want the ball to be going where you think it should be going as a coach, based on the coverage or the reads that the quarterback gets, so it’s an important position.
“It’s an important relationship. It’s important to manage the game and call the game (so) that you know the game is being played the way that as a coach, you see it going and vice versa.”
Gary Kubiak, who played quarterback in the NFL for nine years, admits he is harder on that position than any other. He knows what he wants and when he doesn’t get it, he can be unforgiving.
Matt Schaub has felt that wrath many times, but the two have developed a partnership that is producing at as high a level as any coach-QB in the league.
It took some time for them to get there, but Schaub and Kubiak are rolling, as the Texans have won 15 of Schaub’s last 16 starts.
Still, in their six years together, Kubiak and Schaub have yet to accomplish anything that would put them among the elite combos. They have had