Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 7/28/13

ST. LOUIS - DECEMBER 20: Matt Schaub #8 of the Houston Texans looks for a receiver during the game against the St. Louis Rams at Edward Jones Dome on December 20, 2009 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub's ears may be safe. Joe Mays, who knocked a piece of Schab's earlobe off last season, will get to an opportunity to try out for the Texans, according to the Houston Chronicle. Mays' illegal blow cost the former Denver Bronco a one-game suspension and a 50,000 fine. Luckily for Schaub, the free-agent linebacker may be delivering big hits for his defense. Just a few weeks after his return, Mays' season was cut short after suffering a fractured fibula against the New Orleans Saints. He played the first six games last season with seven total tackles and 0.5 sacks.
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