Keenum gets Week 7 start: Well, the Matt Schaub era seems like it’s coming to an end, which means its time for me to go QB shopping. Case Keenum finally gets his first taste of NFL action after playing college ball in as pass-happy of an offense as you’ll find. The good news is he can make all the throws that will be asked of him since he probably attempted all of them under Kevin Sumlin. The bad news? His first start comes against the Chiefs on the road. No big deal … only the most intimidating and productive defense in the league. Go get’em, kid! This would be like finding out that your son’s first little league at-bat will […]
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TE Daniels will miss significant time: Just when Texans fans thought the news couldn’t get much worse, it’s now being reported that Owen Daniels will be placed on the IR with designation to return after six weeks. He’ll officially miss 4-6 weeks, but per league rules, the earliest he can return would be Week 14. The official diagnosis on Daniels is a non-displaced fibula fracture — ouch — that happened during Sunday’s blowout loss in San Francisco. This is a huge blow to the Texans offense — not because Daniels was posting monster stats this season (40 catches, 252 yards, 3 TDs) — but with Matt Schaub really struggling to find some consistency, having longtime teammate and friend Daniels as an […]
Posted: Monday, September 30th, 2013 | johnjuhasz Tags: Houston, Jake Locker, Matt Schaub, Quarterback, Rex Ryan, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Houston, Jake Locker, Matt Schaub, quarterback, Rex Ryan, Ryan Fitzpatrick
Kubiak sticking with Schaub: When asked about Matt Schaub’s future as Houston’s starter, here’s what head coach Gary Kubiak had to say: “He’s our quarterback,” the coach told reporters on Monday, ”I believe in him. He’s a strong kid, but it’s going to be a tough week.” Translation: I really don’t know. This is similar to a dreaded vote of confidence. Kubiak has also criticized Schaub’s ability to audible as well as his decision making ability. Then he went on to blame himself for putting Schaub in bad situations as a coach. The likelihood of sticking with Schaub beyond this season seems very low, but despite the interceptions, his fantasy numbers haven’t been too bad. He’s had 298 or more passing […]
Posted: Thursday, September 26th, 2013 | johnjuhasz Tags: Gary Kubiak, Houston Chronicle, Houston Texans, Jim Brown, Matt Schaub, Rick Dennison, Schaub, Seattle Seahawks, Three and out, Gary Kubiak, Jim Brown, Matt Schaub, Schaub, Seattle Seahawks
Cassel closer to starting?: Lezlie Frazier recently said he hopes Christian Ponder plays on Sunday against the Steelers, but I don’t know how broken up the coaching staff would be if they were forced to go with Matt Cassel. Ponder has more INTs (5) this year than TD passes (2), and he has yet to crack 240 passing yards in a game. In other words, he’s been operating at about a C- level all year long. If Ponder plays well in London, he’ll be given a moratorium. If not, Cassel will likely start after the bye. Jim Brown endorses Richardson trade: The Browns made a huge trade splash by recently sending Trent Richardson to the Colts, and former NFL great […]
Posted: Monday, January 7th, 2013 | Alex Gelhar Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals, Clay Matthews, Divisional Round, Green Bay Packers, Houston Texans, Joe Webb, Leon Hall, Marshawn Lynch, Matt Schaub, NFL, playoffs, Ray Lewis, RG3, Robert Griffin III, Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks, Wild Card
The the NFL playoffs are finally here. Wild Card weekend came and passed without too much hubbub, as three of the four games didn’t quite live up to the billing. Nevertheless, there were plenty of surprises as usual, so let’s get to the unexpected (and expected) for Wild Card weekend.
Posted: Sunday, November 18th, 2012 | Adam Rank Tags: Andre Johnson, A.J. Green, Aaron Hernandez, Andy Reid, Ben Watson, DeSean Jackson, Dez Bryant, Fantasy Fraidy Cat, Jeremy Maclin, Justin Blackmon, Kurt Warner, Lance Moore, LeSean McCoy, Marcel Reece, Matt Ryan, Matt Schaub, Peyton Manning, Philip Rivers, Rob Gronkowski, Robert Griffin III, T.Y. Hilton, Tony Romo
There is a segment we run every Monday called #thathelpsnoone where we celebrate the curtain jerkers who rob precious fantasy points from the guys we actually started. And if we wanted to, we could have filled the entire hour on Monday with #thathelpsnoone and we’re not even talking about the San Diego Chargers.
Posted: Monday, September 24th, 2012 | Adam Rank Tags: Cam Newton, Aaron Rodgers, Alex Smith, Alfred Morris, Andre Brown, Andy Luck, Ben Roethlisberger, Cam Newton, Chris Johnson, Christian Ponder, Darren McFadden, Darryl Strawberry, Don Mattingly, Eli Manning, Jake Locker, Jamaal Charles, Jermichael Finley, Joe Flacco, Jose Canseco, Ken Griffey Jr., Matt Cassel, Matt Ryan, Matt Schaub, Mike Scioscia, Mike Shanahan, Mike Smith, Peyton Manning, Philip Rivers, Red Dalton, RG3, Roger Clemens, Ryan Mathews, Tony Romo, Wade Boggs, Wes Welker
Week 3 is nearly in the books, how are you feeling? We still have a great Monday night game left, but let’s look back at the wek that was.
Andre Johnson and Matt Schaub both went on record earlier this month regarding the Houston Texans’ expections, telling NFL.com and NFL Network’s Albert Breer it was Super Bowl or bust.
On Monday’s edition of “NFL AM” Texans offensive tackle Duane Brown agreed with that assessment.
“I think we made it to the playoffs last year, we got that off our backs, got our first playoff victory and of course you want to take it to next level,” he said.
The Tennessee Titans will go with Jake Locker as their starting quarterback in 2012, our Michael Lombardi reports. But let’s cut to the chase; what does this mean for his fantasy value.
Rams tight end Lance Kendricks is once again a sleeper candidate. This time around, things are different.
Injuries and offensive philosophy are just a few of the reasons to fear Andre Johnson this season.
Posted: Wednesday, March 7th, 2012 | Jason La Canfora Tags: Peyton Manning, Arizona Cardinals, Denver Broncos, Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts, Kansas City Chiefs, Matt Schaub, Miami Dolphins, Seattle Seahawks, Washington Redskins
The Dolphins, Redskins, Seahawks, Broncos and Cardinals have begun pursuing QB Peyton Manning, league sources said Wednesday.
T.J. Yates played admirably as the Texans’ starting QB late last season, but coach Gary Kubiak said the second-year pro still must battle Matt Leinart to be Matt Schaub‘s backup in 2012.
The Texans know they can beat the Bengals. They’ve already done it once this season. But can they do it twice with rookie T.J. Yates at quarterback?
Think the Bears’ playoff chances are done without Jay Cutler? Can the same be said about the Texans without Matt Schaub? Not according to Brian Billick and Jim Mora. Hear what the coaches have to say about those teams’ chances going forward, as well as other hot topics around the league in this week’s podcast. Subscribe to Podcast on iTunes