Found December 12, 2011 on
This Given Sunday:
After last week's win, Coach Gary Kubiak summed up his Texans like this: "Three weeks, three different quarterbacks. But the same team.''
The first QB is a household name in fantasy circles, even if he pretty much fails as a celebrity. The second QB is a household name in a number of cheerleader paternity suits and hot tub party planners' little black books, but pretty much fails as a quarterback. And the third guy... well, who the hell is he?
Well for starters, TJ Yates led the biggest drive in Texans history on Sunday, one that put them in the end zone, and into the postseason. His 6-yard touchdown pass with 2 seconds left for a 20-19 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals sent the expansion franchise into the playoffs for the first time.
Yates, a 2011 fifth-round draft pick out of North Carolina, got his chance when Matt Schaub and Matt Leinart suffered season-ending injuries in consecutive weeks. Making only his second start, Yates led the Texans on their ...
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Even when your son is a starting quarterback in the NFL doesn't mean that your guaranteed good seats as the family of Houston Texans quarterback TJ Yates found out.
During the Texans/Bengals game, the Yates family was shown at the game and it appears that the Bengals couldn't find them any seats except at the top of the stadium:
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TJ Yates SHOCKED THE WORLD with an incredible two-minute drive with no timeouts to lead the Texans to a 20-19 win over the Bengals in Cincinnati.
Yes, I am typing this with excited, shaky hands.
I’ll have more reaction to this HISTORIC day in Houston professional football later, but for now – let’s enjoy it. Drink it in. WOWOWOWOWOW what a finish!!!
The legend of rookie T.J. Yates continues to grow.
Sunday in Paul Brown Stadium, it took Yates to lead the Texans to a place they have never been able to get to before – the postseason.
It was Yates leading the Texans on their biggest drive history on Sunday, ending with a 6-yard touchdown pass with 2 seconds left for a 20-19 victory over the Bengals.
A few minutes later when...
“The options are a little thin this week, but we’ll make it work”-TO Hot Off the Grill TJ Yates QB, Texans Gets Carolina in week 15 and the Colts in week 16. I gotta believe the Texans try to get him to throw it as many times as he can to get him playoff ready. Granted, there is a ...
We've known for a while that Texans head coach Gary Kubiak is a quarterback's coach. But we haven't seen such a stark example of what Kubiak can do with a young quarterback until...
Rookie T.J. Yates led the biggest drive in Houston Texans history Sunday, throwing a 6-yard touchdown pass with 2 seconds left for a 20-19 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals that brought the first playoff berth in franchise history.
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Carolina Panthers vs Houston Texans Odds
The Houston Texans finally clinched their playoff spot and now the question is whether QB TJ Yates and his team can muster a big effort at home against the Carolina Panthers.
The game is one of many on the Week 15 betting menu where motivation starts creeping into the...
T.J. Yates threw a six-yard touchdown pass to Kevin Walter with two seconds remaining and the Texans beat the Bengals 20-19. It was Yates' second win in two starts for Houston.
Another NFL regular season week is nearly in the books and as we wind down the regular season, the playoff picture is starting to come more into focus each week. There were a few shakeups this weekend and some changes in the current AFC seeding if the playoffs were to start tomorrow. A few teams severely hurt their playoff possibilities while one unlikely candidate climbed...