HOUSTON -- The one thing everybody seems to "know" about Matt Schaub is that he is not quite as good as he seems.
This has come to define the Houston Texans quarterback's relationship with Houston Texans fans. Nobody thinks Schaub isn't any good at all. Everybody can remember those 4,000-yard seasons. They can pick out a handful of anecdotes to prove Schaub's toughness. Tellingly, most Houstonians even seem to think the Texans would have gone to the Super Bowl last year had Schaub been healthy.
If he is good until proven bad, it would be difficult to construct an argument that would get a "bad" conviction in court. And yet, boy, there's a little something missing, isn't there?
It was barely a month ago when it seemed Schaub had finally filled in that ambiguous space. The Texans were going to coast into the AFC's No. 1 seed. Schaub was healthy and playing about as well as anybody. The Texans have never relied on Schaub the way Peyton Manning and Tom Brady are relied upon he was...