(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer Matt Schaub missed Houston's 2011 playoff run with an injured foot.
Now the Texans' quarterback is healthy and looking forward to his first playoff start Saturday against the Cincinnati Bengals.
The wild-card playoff game offers Schaub a chance to redeem himself after he threw two interceptions in last week's loss to Indianapolis, which kept Houston from getting a first-round bye and home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs.
He knows he has to do more in preparation this week after a tough December in which he threw three interceptions with just one touchdown pass as the Texans lost three of four games.
''I've got to play better,'' he said. ''Our whole team, everyone across the board has got to pick their game up, especially this time of year, but I definitely do.''
Schaub was playing some of the best football of his career last season before his injury and had led the Texans to four straight wins. Houst...