Originally written January 15, 2013 on NFL Injury Report:
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Many have questioned whether or not the Houston Texans should continue to commit to Matt Schaub as their starting quarterback. Coach Gary Kubiak did just that yesterday, telling reporters, including Tania Ganguli of The Houston Chronicle, that Schaub is the quarterback of the Texans, and that he has no doubts in his signal caller. "I believe in Matt. He's the quarterback of our football team. I've got no doubt about him," Kubiak on Schaub. #Texans — Tania Ganguli (@taniaganguli) January 14, 2013 The criticism coming from Houston directed at Schaub has been extremely vocal since the team’s slide started late this season. He finished the year completing 64.3 percent of his passes for 4,008 passing yards with 22 touchdowns and 12 interceptions. He went on to complete over 66 percent of his passes in the playoffs, but he threw only two touchdowns compared to two interceptions. Schaub’s contract includes a significant amount of guaranteed money for next season. That coupled with his regular season success and the lack of alternatives available mean he’s likely to return for another season as the Texans’ starter. However, if the team fails to add to its 2012 success next year there figure to be even more calls for the quarterbacks head. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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