Found January 11, 2012 on
The Purple Chaos:
Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak conceded that playing a road postseason game with a rookie quarterback who has only six starts under his belt is not the best situation. About a year ago, T.J. Yates was taking snaps under center for the University of North Carolina. Now in his rookie year, Yates, a fifth-round [...]
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In December 2009, Tim Tebow left the University of Florida with two national titles as arguably the most popular player in school history. About 550 miles north in Chapel Hill, N.C., T.J. Yates was getting booed by an arena full of basketball fans on his own campus.
If there's an underdog quarterback in this weekend's AFC Divisional round, it's not the former Heisman...
Each team has a fantastic defense. There is no denying that fact. Since it's going to be up to the offenses to beat them, I'm keeping the key players on the offensive side of the ball. Let's take a look.
T.J. Yates: Yates will certainly have to step up if he wants his team to win this one. He's inexperienced in the playoffs, giving him a bit of a disadvantage....
Houston Texans quarterback T.J. Yates can't Tim Tebow the Ravens.
The NFL Playoffs kicked off this past weekend with the 3-6 seeds from both the NFC and AFC Conferences playing in the Wild Card Round.
The weekend saw T.J. Yates and the Houston Texans win their first ever Playoff game, the New York Giants walked through the Atlanta Falcons, the New Orleans Saints fed off of two Matthew Stafford interceptions and the Denver Broncos shocked the...
The playoff debut of the Houston Texans - the first playoff game in football-starved Houston in more than a decade - was a runaway success. And as per the norm, it was a total team effort, with playmakers on offense and defense combining to swamp the Cincinnati Bengals in the game's second half. Now, though, comes another first: their first road playoff game against the ferocious...
By CHRIS DUNCAN
AP Sports Writer
HOUSTON (AP) -- When the Texans opened training camp, right tackle Eric Winston says he wasn't expecting much from the incoming rookie class.
Winston had confidence in the choices that coach Gary Kubiak and general manager Rick Smith made in the draft. He just hadn't seen many first-year players mature quickly enough to make dramatic impacts...
We're doing in-depth scouting reports on the two big AFC divisional playoff games. Yesterday, it was Broncos-Patriots. Next up: Texans/Ravens.
The Teams: The Baltimore Ravens vs. the Houston Texans
Records: 12-4 (Ravens), 11-6 (Texans)
The Line: Ravens by 7.5.
The Coaches: Gary Kubiak vs. John Harbaugh. I still think Kubiak purposely styles his hair like Nick...