Originally posted on Ravens Football Machine  |  Last updated 1/8/12
T. J. Yates ... not a QB name you'd have expected to stand between the Ravens and the next advancing round in the playoffs... But there he is, the 6-3, 195 rookie out of North Carolina, calling the shots for the red-hot Houston Texans...The Houston Texans are coming back to Baltimore. The AFC South champions took down the Cincinnati Bengals, 31-10, Saturday in Houston, setting up a Texans-Ravens matchup for next Sunday in the divisional round of the playoffs. It’s a rematch from Week 6 of the season, where the Ravens won 29-14 at M&T Bank Stadium. “They’re a good team, got a good defense, good running game, young quarterback,” Ravens right guard Marshal Yanda said earlier this week. The Texans, however, are a much different team from that early-season showdown. They are on their third quarterback – rookie T.J. Yates – because starter Matt Schaub and backup Matt Leinart both suffered season-ending injuries earlier in the year. Schaub played against the Ravens on Oct. 16. Yates...
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