Dec 18, 2011; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans tight end Owen Daniels (81) in action against the Carolina Panthers in the second quarter at Reliant Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-US PRESSWIRE

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In 2011, the Texans were somehow able to overcome a serious foot injury to quarterback Matt Schaub and make the playoffs. They’d prefer not to do that again in 2012. So they’re probably excited (or, reportedly excited) that Schaub’s been given the “green light” to return to training camp.

“That’s been going well,” he said. “Catching a pass or two just playing catch is one thing when he was rehabbing, but he feels great. I know he’s heading out (to Charlotte, N.C.) to get checked out (Tuesday) and released for good. … It’s good to get that type of work in, get a little bit of knocking the rust off, so to speak, in terms of our relationship throwing and catching the ball, just a little ramping up toward camp. It’s good that we get a chance to do that.”

HOUSTON (KTRK) — When Arian Foster of the Houston Texans admitted he was going vegan, some fans were outraged. How could he play pro football on a meatless diet? There are ways for athletes to go vegan. But if Foster doesn’t get enough protein, experts say it could affect his game.

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