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Schaub limps off as the Rams whip the Texans

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The Houston Texans are falling apart before our eyes.

This one is not Matt Schaub’s fault. Turnovers have been a problem for the Texans, but it’s been fumbles — by DeAndre Hopkins and Keshawn Martin — that have set the Rams up. Martin’s fumble on a kickoff return was scooped up and run back by Daren Bates of the Rams for an 11-yard touchdown that gave the Rams a 31-6 lead midway through the third quarter.

Unfortunately, even if Schaub isn’t going to lose his job because of his performance, he might lose his job because of injury: He limped off the field in the third quarter after suffering a leg injury, and was replaced by T.J. Yates. The crowd in Houston cheered as Yates took the field.

If Yates can somehow lead the Texans to a dramatic comeback, then Schaub is likely done as the Texans’ starter. But this is a team with problems that go a lot deeper than the starting quarterback.

UPDATE 3:05 p.m. ET: Yates threw a pick-six on his first possession. Ouch.

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28 Responses to “Schaub limps off as the Rams whip the Texans”
  1. theguybelowmehasnoarguement says: Oct 13, 2013 3:04 PM

    The Team Quit…When that happens, The Owner needs to clean House

  2. detectivejimmymcnulty says: Oct 13, 2013 3:07 PM

    As a Rams fan I am shocked at this beat down. So this is how it feels to be on the right side of a blowout.

  3. kivory82 says: Oct 13, 2013 3:09 PM

    The Texans are who we thought they were!!

  4. micknangold says: Oct 13, 2013 3:11 PM

    It really sucks when teams cheer a player getting hurt. It’s unforgivable when they cheer their OWN player getting hurt. I’m still ashamed that Jets fans cheered Pennington’s injury back in 2007. Such a shame when that happens.

  5. wearethesteelers says: Oct 13, 2013 3:11 PM

    The fall of Matt Schuab could not have been more graceful.

  6. sbmcintosh36 says: Oct 13, 2013 3:12 PM

    Backup is always the favorite by ignorant fans. .. until they get a chance to play.
    Maybe one day they’ll figure out these coaches know a thing or two about talent

  7. coltzfan166 says: Oct 13, 2013 3:12 PM

    Manziel’s kingdom awaits…

  8. fdugrad says: Oct 13, 2013 3:12 PM

    This might be a good time for Schaub to Google ” Wally Pipp.”

  9. nfl4days says: Oct 13, 2013 3:14 PM

    This team is mentally weak. No heart at all. This is embarrassing.

  10. Mr. Wright 212 says: Oct 13, 2013 3:15 PM

    Time to clean house, particularly Kubiak and Schaub.

  11. fumblenuts says: Oct 13, 2013 3:15 PM

    “Yates threw a pick-six on his first possession.” Ouch!

    The blind leading the blind……

  12. bryans49ers says: Oct 13, 2013 3:16 PM

    It’s clear that the Texans are laying down on Kubiac. They have to run this guy in the morning and I would assume they will name Bums son Wade, head coach for the remainder of the season.

  13. metintodd says: Oct 13, 2013 3:16 PM

    This has to be the most embarrassing loss I’ve seen an NFL team take in years. When did the Rams last have a good win? A decade ago, perhaps the Greatest Show on Turf? Texans have to make wholesale changes. What a debacle.

  14. realfootballfan says: Oct 13, 2013 3:17 PM

    The Texans are back to being a bad football team.

  15. jimthebuilder27 says: Oct 13, 2013 3:18 PM

    Poor Arian Foster…he and Andre Johnson are the team 😕

  16. jeffesky says: Oct 13, 2013 3:19 PM

    Wow ever since the 2nd half of the Seattle game this team has given up. What a badge of honor a Kubiak.

  17. elwaysmilehighdenver says: Oct 13, 2013 3:20 PM

    Matt Schaub is not Houston Texans worthy.

  18. redandgoldhitman52 says: Oct 13, 2013 3:21 PM

    schaub should announce his retirement after the game

  19. egomaniac247 says: Oct 13, 2013 3:24 PM

    The Texans fans cheering for Schaub’s injury followed promptly by a 98 yard Pick 6 by Yates (followed by a 2nd INT in the endzone by Yates) was so sweet I almost developed diabetes just by watching it happen.

  20. doctorrustbelt says: Oct 13, 2013 3:27 PM

    It’s all Schaub’s fault.

    I mean…. it’s all Josh Freeman’s fault.

  21. braceyourselffor12 says: Oct 13, 2013 3:38 PM

    Holy sheet!

    I did not foresee this, sorry Texan fans. While not statistically eliminated from playoff contention the feeling in Houston must be there is always next year.

    Too much talent on that roster to go down like this, first order of business next years draft, QB. From the head office a new Coach. Look at what KC was able to turn around in just a season, don’t lose hope but don’t expect a miracle this year. KCCO

  22. goindy2006 says: Oct 13, 2013 3:38 PM

    Wow what a mess!!!

  23. aboveaveragejoe11 says: Oct 13, 2013 3:44 PM

    Same old Texans. The AFC South belongs to the Colts…again….still.

  24. 8to80texansblog says: Oct 13, 2013 3:48 PM

    Texans are officially a dumpster fire. Two weeks in a row we’ve been just shellacked!

    They aren’t winning the division, they aren’t making the playoffs, they need to make an important decision on the future of the QB for this franchise.

    I think the starting QB for the Texans in 2014 is playing the NCAA right now.

  25. afcdomination says: Oct 13, 2013 4:09 PM

    now they get KC’s D at arrowhead next week. good luck with that Yates.

  26. usdcoyotesfan says: Oct 13, 2013 4:41 PM

    Philadelphia fans are looking classier by the week.

  27. hatesycophants says: Oct 13, 2013 5:29 PM

    Fire Kubiak immediately. Go to his house at 3:00 am, crap on his lawn, wake up his wife and kids and terminate him!

  28. Mr. Wright 212 says: Oct 13, 2013 6:55 PM

    metintodd says: Oct 13, 2013 3:16 PM

    This has to be the most embarrassing loss I’ve seen an NFL team take in years. When did the Rams last have a good win? A decade ago, perhaps the Greatest Show on Turf? Texans have to make wholesale changes. What a debacle.
    —————

    Giants were much worse against a worse team (Panthers), trust me.

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