Found October 02, 2013 on
TEAMS: Houston Texans
Heels in the Pro’s: T.J. YatesIn Chapel Hill some of the fans have been wondering about the team’s quarterback, Bryn Renner. The questions being raised are from whether or not it is the gunslinger’s fault of what is going on with the squad, all the way to the possibility if Renner should be benched, especially since right now he is battling an injury. But, from the sounds of it, Renner might not be the only UNC Football QB that is part of some sort of controversy, when it comes to the fan base, on whether or not he should play. After the Houston Texans loss to the Seattle Mariners, fueled by a pick six from Matt Schaub, a fan was caught on camera burning the quarterback’s jersey in the parking lot. This is the third game in a row that the gun slinger has thrown a pick six. On a side note, kind of ironic that when a QB is not lighting it on fire, it’s the fans that want to! But it did not end there, even a local restaurant became part of the taunting… No, this isn't at Richard Sherman's house. It's at a Houston area restaurant. — Terry Blount (@TerryBlountESPN) October 2, 2013 …pick six toppings that you will pay dearly for! With T.J. Yates being the back up to Schaub in Houston you have to wonder will the coaching staff keep the starter if the struggles continue into the second quarter of the season. The franchise is 2 and 2, having lost two in a row, and their the next opponents being San Francisco (2-2), St. Louis (1-3) and Kansas City (4-0), will the Texans go do with Schaub or will they insert Yates if more mistakes are made? The former Heel has led this squad before, back in 2011, when Schaub went down with an injury, playing in eight games, two of them in the playoffs. Overall Yates did a decent job throughout his stint under center. This could help the coaches make a decision if they were to pull Schaub, as his replacement has a decent knowledge of the offense. On whether or not we will see Yates this (or other Sundays) only time will tell, but if the Texans fail to turn it around I would not be surprised if a move is not done. Maybe not for the rest of the year, but for a drive or part of a game, be it to shake up things or just to send a message to Schaub. If that was to happen, you will get to see Yates playing once again on an NFL field.

After a horrible performance this week, Matt Schaub deleted his twitter account

After giving the Seattle Seahawks hope on Sunday, a handful of Texans fans destroyed a Matt Schaub jersey with fire.  Well I guess Matt Schaub could sense the hatred. Schaub deleted his twitter account per Nick Wright of 610 sportsradio in Houston. Nick Wright of 610 SportsRadio in Houston passes along the word that he’s noticed Schaub’s […]

Don’t panic Houston Texans fans

Both Andre Johnson and Owen Daniels have had great starts this year, and will be big factors in the Texans turning it around this season. The Houston Texans had more than I chance to win their game this week at home against the Seattle Seahawks. After leading the game 20-6 at one time, the Texans let yet this game get away from them late. The score was 20-13 when Matt Schaub threw...

Houston restaurant takes shot at Matt Schaub

It’s safe to say that Matt Schaub is the new Tony Romo. The Houston Texans quarterback has thrown six interceptions through four games this season, including a pick-six in three straight games. Two of the interceptions returned for touchdowns came late in the fourth quarter (first against Tennessee and then against Seattle). Both pick-sixes resulted […]

DeAndre Hopkins Named Offensive Rookie of the Month

Houston Texans rookie 1st round pick DeAndre Hopkins has been named the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month. The wide receiver has been a nice addition to the Texans offense and he has made some positive strides in his first month in the NFL. In four games for Hopkins: 20 receptions 29 targets 270 yards 13.5 average per reception 1 Touchdown 15 catches have gone for a first down.  ...

Houston's Schaub looks to bounce back

Matt Schaub has had a tough week. It has nothing to do with fans calling for the benching of the Houston quarterback and burning his jerseys. He has learned to tune out that kind of negativity. But he's unhappy with his performance last week and can't wait to get back on the field against the 49ers on Sunday to help erase the memories and get the Texans back on track. ...

Kubiak seeks consistency for Texans

The Houston Texans entered the season with a Super Bowl mentality. After surrendering a 17-point lead to lose 23-20 to the Seattle Seahawks in overtime, coach Gary Kubiak and his team are trying to keep things in perspective after an unexpected rocky start. ''We're not where we want to be, but there's a long, long way to go,'' Kubiak said Monday. '&...

The Texans need to start TJ Yates now

I’m sorry Texans fans, but you cannot let a 20-3 lead going into the third quarter. Matt Schaub is a veteran quarterback and he made a stupid rookie mistake that cost him the game yesterday. When getting rushed late in the game Schaub elects to throw a floater in the air to the flats. The […]

Houston Restaurant Offers Matt Schaub Pick 6 Special (Photo)

Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub has thrown a pick 6 in his last three games, with the last most notably leading to an overtime loss against the Seahawks. One Houston area restaurant has trolled Schaub in the most clever way…a burger pick 6 special. Cold World… No, this isn’t at Richard Sherman’s house. It’s at a Houston area restaurant.

Matt Schaub Vows To Shake Off Criticism, “Cut It Loose”

Matt Schaub blew a game, deleted his Twitter account, and saw his jersey burned all in the same week. Schaub knows he needs to shake off the disappointment and criticism from last week.  During an interview with the Houston Chronicle, Schaub promised to cut it loose against the 49ers this week. “I’ve been around [criticism] enough that you just tune it out. You don’t even...

Texans' Duane Brown is listed day-to-day with a sprained toe

Houston Texans left tackle Duane Brown is listed day-to-day because of a sprained toe suffered on Sept. 15 against the Tennessee Titans, Drew Dougherty reports. Kubiak: LT Duane Brown (toe sprain) is upbeat, feeling well. But his status still day-to-day. #Texans— Drew Dougherty (@DoughertyDrew) September 30, 2013Brown has not played in the last two games and had a step back last...

Texans Brian Cushing suffers a concussion in a loss to Seahawks

Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing left the third quarter of this weekend's contest against the Seattle Seahawks with a concussion, Deepi Sidhu from reports.Cushing will not return today. He's out with a concussion.— Deepi Sidhu (@DeepSlant) September 29, 2013 In the third quarter, Cushing headed to the locker room to be evaluated and did not...

Matt Schaub’s Twitter Account Mysteriously Vanishes as Texans Struggle

Colin Kaepernick responded to his critics in an interesting way last week, favoriting critical tweets as motivation. Matt Schaub is apparently taking a very differant approach to the Twitticism. Schaub’s Twitter account has mysteriously, and maybe conveniently, vanished in recent days, as Nick Wright of 610 SportsRadio in Houston first noted. The Texan’s quarterback’s @MSchaub8...

Fight In Qualcomm Stadium Parking Lot Culminates In Bottles Being Broken Over Peoples’ Heads

If parking lot incidents in two different cities on Sunday are any indication, stupid behavior does not discriminate between NFL fan bases. Late Sunday, photos and video surfaced of Houston Texans fans burning a Matt Schaub jersey in the Reliant Stadium parking lot. In that incident, at least nobody was harmed. The same can’t be said for this fight outside Qualcomm Stadium in San...
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