Originally posted on Roto Arcade  |  Last updated 11/28/11
That's Matt Schaub pictured above on the left, sharing a postgame fist-bump with his replacement's replacement, first-year quarterback TJ Yates. Schaub, of course, is done for the year, placed on injured reserve due to Lisfranc ligament damage in his right foot. Matt Leinart was Schaub's backup, but he apparently suffered a season-ending injury on Sunday, likely fracturing his collarbone. So ... Yates it is. Brett Favre isn't walking through that door (although Sage Rosenfels might, if he's healthy enough). Let's get to know the rookie before he breaks, too. Yates was a fifth-round pick out of North Carolina, and the pre-draft scouting reports were not entirely glowing. Here are a few notes from Rivals: Smart, tough and has shown improved poise in the pocket. ... Fine short accuracy. ... Has a rag arm — balls tend to hang up in the air. Limited athletic ability. Inconsistent footwork diminishes accuracy, and it really wanes outside 15 yards. Streaky, plays too hot and cold an...
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