Found October 20, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
The Houston Texans and their first-year quarterback Case Keenum threw a scare into the Chiefs on Sunday but Kansas City managed to remain unbeaten with a 17-16 victory in front of 74118 relieved fans at Arrowhead Stadium. Keenum playing in his first NFL game threw for 271 yards and a touchdown. But the Chiefs came up with a couple of big defensive stands and the NFL sack leaders sacked Keenum five times in the second half including four times in the fourth quarter. The victory enabled the Chiefs to improve their record to 7-0. Houston 2-5 lost its fifth straight. Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith was intercepted by Houston’s Shiloh Keh at the Texans’ 22 with 5:47 to play giving Houston an opportunity to take the lead but the defense held. Given one more chance to upset the Chiefs Keenum was sacked by Tamba Hali who forced a fumble at the goal line that was recovered by Derrick Johnson. Hali finished with 2 1/2 sacks. He has five sacks in the last two games. The Chiefs leading 17-16...

Flanny: Chiefs' defense comes through when team needs it most: In fourth quarter

KANSAS CITY, Mo. --Five things we learned from the Chiefs 17-16 win over Houstonon Sunday.IN THE CLUTCH:For more than three quarters, the Houston offensive line pretty much controlled the Chiefs' front seven and limited the Chiefs to just one sack. But then defensive coordinator Bob Sutton made one small tweak with the Chiefs' blitz package, and suddenly the flood gates opened...

Case Keenum Shows Promise in NFL Debut

Texans quarterback Case Keenum threw for 271 yards and a touchdown with zero interceptions in his NFL debut Sunday at Kansas City.Fantasy Spin:Keenum also lost a fumble late in the fourth quarter with Houston trailing 17-16, but overall it was a strong performance for the rookie considering the situation he was thrown into -- facing one of the NFL's top defenses in one of the...

Kansas City Chiefs have 19 sacks from two players

The Kansas City Chiefs are not only the only undefeated team, they are one of the nastiest defenses in the game.  That is a large part because both Tamba Hali and Justin Houston.  Together the two players have 19 sacks which is good enough for 2nd and 4th place in the NFL.  Tamba Hali has […]

Case Keenum could get prolonged look as Texans starting QB

Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak “loves” Case Keenum according to several people close to him and has long been raving about the raw potential in the former un-drafted quarterback. With Matt Schaub injured and unable to play -- and already losing his grip on the starting job anyway -- Keenum could end up starting more than one game sources said with the staff having been eager...

Case Keenum Could Get Extended look As Texans Starting QB

The Case Keenum era starts today in Houston, and if the quarterback performs well, he could get an extended look as the Texans starter. Jason La Canfora is reporting that Texans head coach Gary Kubiak loves Keenum, and has long been raving about the “raw potential in the former un-drafted quarterback.” With Matt Schaub injured and unable to play — and already losing his...

Alex Smith: This season has been ‘a ton of fun’

The Kansas City Chiefs are 7-0 for the second time in franchise history after a 17-16 victory against the Houston Texans. Quarterback Alex Smith joins Mike Livingston as the only two quarterbacks in franchise history to win their first seven starts in a Kansas City uniform.  But Smith is the first Chiefs quarterback to win his first seven starts with the team consecutively in the...

Report: Case Keenum could get more then one start

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports,  Texans head coach Gary Kubiak loves quarterback Case Keenum so much that he could end up getting more than one start. Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak “loves” Case Keenum, according to several people close to him, and has long been raving about the raw potential in the former un-drafted quarterback. With Matt Schaub injured and...

Texans Face Decision With Keenum, Schaub

The Houston Texans are at a crossroads. They are now 2-5, sit three-full games behind Indianapolis in a division that was supposed to be theirs, and are now playing musical chairs at the quarterback position. Incumbent starter Matt Schaub was off to the worst start of his 10-year career in 2013, setting an NFL record by throwing four “pick six” interceptions (interceptions...

Keenum impresses, but Texas lose fifth straight

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Jamaal Charles ran for 86 yards and a touchdown, Alex Smith also ran for a score and the Kansas City Chiefs beat the banged-up Houston Texans 17-16 on Sunday to remain unbeaten. The Chiefs (7-0) were forced to punt the ball to Houston with 1:46 left in the game. But after Case Keenum threw an incompletion on first down, the young quarterback was stripped...

Chiefs continue unbelievable run from worst to first, knock off Texans 17-16

KANSAS CITY, Missouri—The Texans were down quarterback Matt Schaub and 2nd year player Case Keenum was introduced to the fearsome Kansas City defense this Sunday afternoon. Keenum was sacked 5 times and completed 15 of 25 passes overall.  He managed to stay interception free though and tossed a touchdown pass, and the injury of star […]

Texans Quarterbacks Coach Sees Some Doug Flutie in Case Keenum

Case Keenum gets his first NFL start for the Houston Texans on Sunday, and, if his quarterbacks coach is right, there are many more to come. Texans quarterbacks coach Karl Dorrell seems to think very highly of Keenum, who was the team’s third-string quarterback entering the season. Dorrell even drew some lofty comparisons for Keenum, noting some similarities between him and another...

Keenum takes over for Schaub at QB for Texans

Texans quarterback Matt Schaub and linebacker Tim Dobbins were inactive for Sunday's game against the unbeaten Chiefs after both were ruled out with injuries earlier in the week. Case Keenum was making his first NFL start in place of Schaub, who wasn't ready to go after sustaining right ankle and foot injuries in last week's loss to St. Louis. Dobbins was out with a...

Case Keenum Isn’t World Beater, But He Gives Texans More Hope Than Matt Schaub

The Texans’ playoff hopes were dealt another crushing blow on Sunday, but there may have been a silver lining in the loss. With quarterback Matt Schaub unavailable with a foot injury on Sunday and backup T.J. Yates doing nothing to instill confidence in his abilities, the Texans turned to undrafted second-year quarterback Case Keenum to lead the offense. The situation wasn’t...

Gary Kubiak Says Matt Schaub is His Starting QB

Case Keenum was good, not great against the Chiefs. In Gary Kubiak’s mind he didn’t do enough to win the job. “Matt’s our starting quarterback,” Kubiak said of the veteran Schaub. “Case played this week.” Kubiak said he would re-evaulate the position during the Texans’ bye week.

Beat the Spread: A Week 7 NFL Preview You Can Take to the Bank

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