Originally Posted by Texian
Contrary to popular belief the 2006 Texans was actually orchestrated by Charlie Casserly. It was Charlie who convinced Bob and Gary to pass on Reggie Bush and take Mario. And it was Charlie who talked Gary in to drafting Owen Daniels. The reason the Texans were not interested in VY and Leinart was Kubiak believed he could win a SB with David Carr and the Texans had already paid Carr a $10 million Bonus 2 months before the 06' draft.
I've always heard that Bob McNair wanted Kubiak to give Carr a shot and it was a condition of the employment. Kubiak wasn't all the interested in Carr, especially after talking to him. Again, just a story I read a long time ago.