Found January 15, 2013 on
60 Max Power O:
Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak wants everyone to know that there will not a quarterback competition come next season. Matt Schaub is their unquestioned QB.
"I believe in Matt. He's the quarterback of our football team. I've got no doubt about him," Kubiak said Monday via Tania Ganulia of the Houston Chronicle.
J.J. Watt is also leading the charge in support of Schaub while many fans are looking for a change at the position after their playoff loss to the New England Patriots.
"Have they ever been in his shoes?" Watt said of Schaub's critics.
"If you want to sit here and question our quarterback, that's fine. But every guy in this room believes in him. We all trust and believe that he can take us there. We're not going to listen to what the outside world says."
If Schaub's critics are using this latest loss as a call for change, it's completely unwarranted. After all, the Texans defense gave up 41 points Sunday.
BEST OF MAXIM
Even though the Houston Texans claim Matt Schaub is their starter going into next season, it doesn’t mean they won’t select a quarterback in April’s draft. It certainly sounded like Texans head coach Gary Kubiak left the door open. “Well, we always look at everything,” Kubiak said in his season-ending press conference on Monday. Our sources wouldn’t rule out the possibility...
READY FOR BATTLE
J.J. Watt reportedly spit on the Patriots logo and wiped his feet on it during warmups before the Texans' game against New England.
Yesterday Houston Texans All Pro defensive end J.J. Watt made headlines when he was seen spitting on the Patriots logo at midfield and stomping on it.
After the game, Watt had a pretty good explanation for his perceived disrespect to the Patriots logo. Pro Football Talk is reporting that Watt told Comcast Sports Net that before every game home or away, he goes to midfield, and...
JJ Watt is a fierce competitor who is not shy about ruffling his opponent’s feathers, which is why we were hardly surprised when we heard that he spit on the New England Patriots logo prior to Sunday’s playoff game. The Twitter world began buzzing roughly an hour before kickoff after several writers and reporters confirmed that Watt spit on the Patriots midfield logo during warmups...
The Boston Globe’s Zuri Berry posted on Twitter that Houston Texan JJ Watt spit on the New England Patriots’ logo at midfield before the start of the Patriots-Texans divisional playoff game:
A.B. What a scumbag.
Horton poured Boston Garden water on Vancouver’s ice. T.O. celebrated twice on the Cowboy’s star. But spitting on a logo just shows the world how...
Because he's the quarterback, Matt Schaub is being targeted for most of the criticism by fans and media over the Houston Texans losing 41-28 to the New England Patriots on Saturday and exiting in the second round of the playoffs for the second consecutive year. No matter how much fans and media howl for a new quarterback, it's not going to happen. And it has nothing to...
From Paul Gallant of Houston’s SportsRadio 610 to CBS Sports.com’s Mike Freeman (who calls the team “frauds”), many are taking shots at the Houston Texans following Sunday’s 41-28 loss to the New England Patriots in the divisional round of the 2013 NFL playoffs.
It was a disappointing end to what was seen as a Super Bowl-or-bust year before the season. And for at...
Several media members at the Houston Texans – New England Patriots AFC playoff game in Foxborough, Mass. reported that Texans’ defensive end J.J. Watt spit on the Patriots’ logo on the midfield of Gillette Stadium prior to the game and then wiped his feet on it.
Mike Petraglia of WEEI-AM and WEEI.com in Boston was most definitive:
Yes, I can confirm that J.J. Watt just expectorated...
Texans QB Matt Schaub threw for 343 yards Sunday against the Patriots.Fantasy Spin:Schaub's 25-yard strike to DeVier Posey in the fourth quarter was his first career postseason touchdown. He threw for another one six minutes later to cut New England's lead to 38-28. Sunday was Schaub's third 300-yard game of the season and his first since Thanksgiving.
The game is over and our beloved team got served once again. The New England Patriots came into the matchup with a game plan that was scrapped and still managed to hang 41 points. After watching this game so many questions come to mind and major concerns going forward. In this final article let’s look at some of the concerns going into the offseason.
FINAL SCORE: Texans 28 Patriots...
A great win by the Patriots as they advance to the AFC Championship game. The Texans fans were obviously really disappointed. While they felt they got some unfair calls by the refs, they mostly blamed Matt Schaub. Having an average quarterback must be a tough go in the NFL, it's something Patriots fans should not take for granted with Tom Brady in New England. Anyway, enjoy the...
The Houston Texans are in one of the rarest positions in sports. They are good, but not good enough. They need to get better, but they can't make any big changes.
As Texans' seasons have gone from being about just making the playoffs to being about winning the Super Bowl, the Texans have experienced the magnifying effects of success and expectation. Rapidly, the answer...