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Matt Leinart just can’t catch a break. After sitting on the bench for two years, the former Heisman Trophy winner out of USC was finally starting a game in the NFL again. However, in the first half of the game between the Houston Texans and the Jacksonville Jaguars, Matt Leinart hurt his shoulder and was ruled out.
Matt Leinart got the start due to Matt Schaub injury his foot and being placed on injured reserve. After Matt Leinart got injured, he was replaced by T.J Yates — a 24-year-old out of North Carolina who has never thrown an NFL pass.
While the extent of Matt Leinart’s shoulder injury isn’t yet known, it didn’t look good. There’s a real chance that he too could be out for the season. If that’s the case, the Texans will have to search around for a starting quarterback for a team that appears to be headed to the playoffs.
Matt Leinart - Injury Update (Image: TSN.ca)
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Houston Texans backup quarterback Matt Leinart finally had a chance to get his NFL career on track with his first start in two years on Sunday. But Leinart and the Texans' bad luck continued when he broke his collarbone late in the first half. Leinart will have season-ending surgery, making him the second Texan quarterback to suffer a season-ending injury in two weeks (Matt Schaub...
Houston Texans quarterback Matt Leinart left Sunday's game at Jacksonville with a left shoulder injury and will not return.
Leinart was hit hard by defensive end Jeremy Mincey late in the second quarter. T.J. Yates replaced him and drove the Texans into position for a field goal that put them ahead 20-10 at halftime.
There was no immediate word on the severity of Leinart'...
According to Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com, the Texans fear that starting quarterback Matt Leinart sustained a broken collarbone in the second quarter of today’s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Leinart, who is starting in place of an injured Matt Schaub, was injured when he was driven to the ground by Jaguars defensive end Jeremy Mincey. In his first start since the...
According to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network, Houston Texans quarterback Matt Leinart likely suffered a broken collarbone during today’s game against the Jaguars, which will likely end his season early. Leinart ended up going to the locker room after going down, but then he came back to the sideline later in the game. At [...]
Houston Texans quarterback Matt Leinart left Sunday's game against the Jaguars with a shoulder injury.
Houston Texans quarterback Matt Leinart left Sunday's game at Jacksonville with a left shoulder injury and will not return. Leinart was hit hard by defensive end Jeremy Mincey late in the second quarter. T.J. Yates replaced him and drove the Texans into position for a field goal that put them ahead 20-10 at halftime.
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