Originally posted on The Majors National  |  Last updated 9/24/12

Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub finished Sunday’s game looking more like he’d just had a fight with Mike Tyson rather than playing against the Denver Broncos.

Now Evander Holyfield and Schaub have something in common.

During the game, Schaub took a vicious and illegal hit from Broncos defender Joe Mays that resulted in the Houston QB losing part of his earlobe…

After the hit, Schaub lay on the ground for a bit before walking off the field under his own power looking at the Denver players with obvious contempt.

Schaub eventually returned to the game and didn’t complete a pass for the next two offensive series. Still that’s toughness for ya…

Houston also went on to win the game 31-24 and Schaub finished 17 of 30 for 290 yards, 4 touchdowns, 1 interception and one missing earlobe.

I’m sure though Joe Mays will be receiving a phone call from Roger Goodell very soon.

h/t: Yahoo! Sports, YouTube

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