Texans Mailbag: A special guest returns

Normalcy is returning to the Texans' coaching situation as they prepare to face the Oakland Raiders, but coach Gary Kubiak returned to a team that looks a bit different from the one he left.

Arian Foster is on injured reserve. Ed Reed is on the Jets. A linebacker who signed less than three weeks ago might be starting because of injuries at the position.

Change tends to envelop struggling teams at this point in the season.

With that, let's get to your questions. Make it to the end, for a visit from a special guest who will be familiar to most Texans fans.