Kubiak Is Beaten To The Punch: A Challenger Appears

Texans fans with a long history of Gary Kubiak already started emulating what he'd say at this week's press conference: it's on him. We've got to get this fixed. It's a learning process. We'll turn it around. Well, someone in his secondary is already buying the hype: 

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Standing in front of his locker Sunday, Zac Diles was puzzled. After a 29-23 loss to San Diego at Reliant Stadium, the Texans linebacker was wondering aloud how his team had suddenly gotten so mediocre at home.

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Rookie cornerback Kareem Jackson interrupted him.

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"That one's on me, dog," Jackson said.

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Well, to be more correct, it's on the people who have decided to start you as a rookie even though rookie cornerbacks are almost never ready to go from Day 1. And the people who decided to cut anyone who might be a logical replacement. 

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But yes, in a way, it is on you.

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Shaking his head, Diles replied, "Nah, cuz, you're straight."

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Translation: "you're not the only one." 

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