Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/15/13

INDIANAPOLIS - NOVEMBER 8: Matt Schaub #8 of the Houston Texans runs with the ball during the NFL game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on November 8, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
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 do with the five-year, $66.15 million contract Schaub signed before the season that included $29.1 in guaranteed money. Schaub will earn $7.25 million in 2013. He'll return as the starter because owner Bob McNair, general manager Rick Smith and coach Gary Kubiak have faith in him. "I believe in Matt," Kubiak said Monday. "He's the quarterback of our team. I've got no doubt about him. Over the last two years, he's won 70-plus percent of his starts (20-8 record). That's hard to do in this league. I feel very good about our quarterback." Schaub, T.J. Yates and Case Keenum finished the season as the Texans' three ...
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