Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 9/9/12

HOUSTON - NOVEMBER 29: Quarterback Matt Schaub #8 of the Houston Texans throws a pass against the Indianapolis Colts on November 29, 2009 at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas. The Colts won 35-27. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

The Houston Texans announced after their 30-10 victory over Miami on Sunday that they have signed quarterback Matt Schaub to a contract extension.

According to NFL.com, it is a four-year deal with a maximum value of $62 million and $30 million guaranteed.

It suggests the Texans are confident Schaub, 31, can stay healthy and remain a starter ahead of T.J. Yates. Schaub missed six games last season with a foot injury. He had completed 61 percent of his passes with 15 touchdowns and six interceptions before the injury.

Schaub threw for 266 yards and a touchdown on 20-for-31 passing during Sunday's victory.

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