Found December 06, 2011 on State of the Texans:
Finally Jeff Garcia is a Houston Texans. Early Monday the Texans agreed to terms with the veteran 41-year old free agent quarterback, and picked him up to be the third string quarterback, in which has turned into a quarterback whirlwind for the Texans in 2011. Garcia tried out twice for the Texans after Matt Schaub and Matt [...]


I WANT TO! But no, let’s not. Except that we can all say with confidence now that Yates>Leinart. Small sample size for both, but based on that sample – yeah, it’s done. There are three things that give me a really good feeling about TJ Yates going forward, based on how he did against a solid Atlanta defense (excellent against the run, though not so great against the pass...

Texans sign former Lions QB Jeff Garcia

The 41-year-old Garcia, who played with the Lions in 2005, had individual workouts in Houston following injuries to both Matt Schaub and Matt Leinart.

Texans sign 41-year-old Garcia to be No. 3 QB

HOUSTON (AP) -- Jeff Garcia has signed with the Houston Texans on Wednesday, and will be their No. 3 quarterback behind rookie T.J. Yates and Jake Delhomme.

Texans Waive Kellen Clemens

A week after signing veteran Jake Delhomme, and two days after fifth-round pick T.J. Yates won his first NFL start, the Texans have waived quarterback Kellen Clemens, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports. Clemens was signed to a one-year contract after the team lost quarterback Matt Schaub to a season-ending foot injury. The former second-round pick out of Oregon was inactive...

Jeff Garcia reportedly set to join Houston Texans

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Texans sign Jeff Garcia to be No. 3 QB (AP)

Jeff Garcia has signed with the Houston Texans on Wednesday, and will be their No. 3 quarterback behind rookie T.J. Yates and Jake Delhomme. The 41-year-old Garcia had individual workouts in Houston following injuries to both Matt Schaub and Matt Leinart. Houston signed Delhomme last week to back up Yates, who completed 12 of 25 passes for 188 yards and a touchdown in a 17-10 win over Atlanta.

Hobbled Texans still on top of AFC

Even with a third-string QB, the Texans keep on winning. T.J. Yates led Houston to a 17-10 win over the Falcons, and Chris Burke says that no team is playing with more toughness.

Jeff Garcia claims Kellen Clemens’ job

Earlier this afternoon, the Texans announced that quarterback Kellen Clemens has been waived.  The move left the Texans, who have carried three quarterbacks all year, with only two. They won’t have two for long. John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports that the Texans will sign veteran Jeff Garcia. Garcia, who played for quarterbacks coach…

Falcons squander another chance to take control

After squandering another chance to take control of their playoff fate, the Atlanta Falcons are beginning to realize this is the way it's going to be. In all likelihood, the postseason race will come down to the final week. The Falcons (7-5) are right in the thick of the wild-card race, tied with Detroit and Chicago, but their hopes of repeating as NFC South champions are beginning...

NFL Games to Watch, Week 14 Edition

1:00 Houston Texans VS Cincinnati Bengals   The Texans are coming off of a HUGE win against the Atlanta Falcons; but don't let the W fool you. T.J. Yates was under 200 yards passing, under 50% completion rating, and he lost a fumble. If it wasn’t for 2 early interceptions by an off Matt Ryan, and Falcons receivers dropping every pass that came their way, Houston could easily...

Depleted Texans continue winning; Packers stay perfect with late drive

HOUSTON — Apparently, it's going to take more than injuries to star players to derail the Houston Texans. Rookie T.J. Yates threw a touchdown pass in his first NFL start, Arian Foster rushed for 111 yards and Houston overcame another injury to Andre Johnson to beat Atlanta 17-10 on Sunday. ...

FO: Orlovsky #4

Football Outsiders ranked Orlovsky's performance against New England at #4 this week in terms of DYAR: Best known for running out the back of the end zone for one of the funniest safeties ever while playing for the 0-16 2008 Detroit Lions, Orlovsky spent the past two seasons on the bench of the Houston Texans. The team that is currently starting T.J. Yates at quarterback...
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