CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Matt Schaub appeared for the first time since a season-ending injury, gaining 52 yards for Houston Saturday in its 26-13 pre-season win over Carolina.
Schaub, who missed the Texans' final eight games in 2011 with a Lisfranc injury to his right foot, went 3-for-6 through the air with an interception.
Jonathan Grimes' three-yard TD run in the third quarter helped ice the game for the Texans.
Cam Newton started behind center for the Panthers and completed 2-of-6 passes for 17 yards.
Running back Jonathan Stewart celebrated a new five-year contract extension with one reception for 13 yards.