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Brisco_County
03-21-2014, 11:17 PM
Considering all the Matt Schaub threads, this one is long overdue.

Schaub made Houston a true contender for the first time since Moon left in 1993. His work ethic is unquestioned, and he has played through concussions, ear manglings, shoulder separations, and injuries that were never publically avowed. The gratitute owed him should not be witheld because of one aberrant season. When the disappointment of 2013 fades, fans will remember the Schaub performances that made us proud of Houston football again. For me, these stand out:

- December 7, 2008: Schaub proves himself as a franchise QB by throwing for over 400 yards (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=moWgMsYpk9s)against the Packers at Lambeau in sub freezing temperatures. The defining moment is the 45 yard play action pass to Andre that sparked the comeback, and really marked the beginning of the team's new offensive identity.

- September 19, 2010: This happened on my birthday, and all I wanted was a win. Texans vs. Redskins, and Houston is down by seven with 2:11 remaining in the 4th. Schaub tells Andre, "Go up and get it. You're the best receiver in the league." It results in a photo of Andre that's comparable to Muhammed Ali over Sonny Liston, and Houston wins in overtime. Watch the play here (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0otKaO4eyD4) at 1:10.


http://i1283.photobucket.com/albums/a549/Brandon_Boyle/andre-johnson-reed-doughty-_zpsc8df161e.jpg


- November 18, 2012: The Houston defense surprisingly allowed Jacksonville to score 37 at Reliant, and the offense had to climb out of a hole. Schaub threw two interceptions, but he also threw five TD's and tied Warren Moon's record for the second most yards in a single game at 527. Highlights here (http://www.nfl.com/gamecenter/2012111807/2012/REG11/jaguars@texans#menu=highlights&tab=recap).

I'm really going to miss that passing attack. When it was in rythm, it was a lot of fun to watch.

The Pencil Neck
03-21-2014, 11:25 PM
He's persona-non-grata here after last season and the end of the season before that but I really think we would have had a good chance at a SB if Fat Albert hadn't fallen on his foot. He had some great times here and played some great games (even if his defense let him down time and again.)

Thorn
03-21-2014, 11:29 PM
The good Schaub years were fantastic, the bad Schaub years were horrible. I'm sure when AJ is inducted into the hall of fame he'll have something nice to say about his years with Schaub.

powda
03-21-2014, 11:33 PM
During the season and in the heat of the moment I wouldve said "screw off." But the fact of the matter is, no matter what disasters he turned into and demise he lead, our best days so far were with ScHwab at the helm. He never caused a scene and conducted himself professionally by all accounts. I have nothing but heartfelt farewells for the qb who so expertly set a new record for consecutive pick 6's. Good luck captain hook.

dream_team
03-21-2014, 11:50 PM
It's a shame that Schaub had about the worst 4 game stretch a QB can have. It's even more of a shame that's all Texans fans will remember about him.

He gave us his all and outplayed his physical capabilities. I have nothing but respect for the guy.

Good luck Matt and I hope you prove all the doubters wrong!!!


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Vance87
03-21-2014, 11:56 PM
Bye Matt, good luck buddy.

chenjy9
03-21-2014, 11:59 PM
Good luck on your new team Schaub.

htownfan32
03-22-2014, 12:00 AM
Count me in as one of the people okay with seeing him go, but grateful for the good years. Matt had his good years with us. I'll never forget 2010 in particular, when he led so many comebacks only for our ****ty defense to squander it away. What could have been, right?

Anyway, I hope Schaub finds his old mojo again and has some good years in Oakland. Just not vs us. :kitten:

Carr Bombed
03-22-2014, 12:15 AM
Matt Schaub, I appreciate you maxing out all of your god given talent to pull the Texans out of laughing stock hell into mediocrity, despite us now having the #1 ovrl pick in the entire draft due to our worst record in the league.. I'll never forget the prolific games you did have, but I'll also never forget how many times this team spit the bit in the "biggest games in franchise history games" and how many times you spit the bit against the winning/elite teams in this league.

All in all, I appreciate the fact that you were at least competent and not the train wreck that Carr was.. and I'm not even going to lie. The way this offense played before Wade showed up.. if they were paired with that type of defense (especially the first year) they might of been able to do something,... (I mean Yates even won a playoff game.) Sadly though, your peek performance years were gone well beyond that. Oh well.. good luck in Oakland.

Brisco_County
03-22-2014, 12:30 AM
He's persona-non-grata here after last season and the end of the season before that but I really think we would have had a good chance at a SB if Fat Albert hadn't fallen on his foot. He had some great times here and played some great games (even if his defense let him down time and again.)

Like many, I generally think of Schaub as pre-injury and post-injury. But that stretch of 11-1 was Schaub at his best, and that was post-injury. Which leads me to a game that I can't leave out:

- September 23rd, 2012: The media will only commemorate this as the game that Schaub lost a piece of his ear, but Texans fans know it was more significant than that. This game may have been Schaub's finest performance. He was fearless when stepping up in the pocket, and his throws were focused and accurate. This is the game that had me believing that the Texans were going to blaze a path to the Super Bowl, and they almost did. The play where Mays collides with Schaub is at 4:59 here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJJT6BeR_eA). What may have been forgotten is that the throw would've been Andre's second touchdown if not for a freak leg whip by Champ Bailey that kicked the ball out of Andre's hands.

MEGA SWATT
03-22-2014, 12:32 AM
Later bro. :fans:

SAMURAITEXAN
03-22-2014, 12:33 AM
Good luck Matt.

The Pencil Neck
03-22-2014, 12:34 AM
Like many, I generally think of Schaub as pre-injury and post-injury. But that stretch of 11-1 was Schaub at his best, and that was post-injury.

I think there are a couple of things at play there. First, CnD said that with that sort of injury, it would get worse the more he used it. So it was expected for him to start strong and then finish weak.

Second, prior to the injury (and prior to him getting weaker as the season went on), you blitzed Schaub at your own risk. He was great against the blitz. But as his wheels started to go, he started reacting really bad to pressure. He started getting wild and inaccurate and making poor decisions. I think it took a while for defensive coordinators to recognize that. But once they did, they went after him and got him to crack.

I expect Schaub to start the season pretty good for the Raiders but I expect him to start to come apart about 4 games in.


Which leads me to a game that I can't leave out:

- September 23rd, 2012: The media will only commemorate this as the game that Schaub lost a piece of his ear, but Texans fans know it was more significant than that. This game may have been Schaub's finest performance. He was fearless when stepping up in the pocket, and his throws were focused and accurate. This is the game that had me believing that the Texans were going to blaze a path to the Super Bowl, and they almost did. The play where Mays collides with Schaub is at 4:59 here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJJT6BeR_eA). What may have been forgotten is that the throw would've been Andre's second touchdown if not for a freak leg whip by Champ Bailey that kicked the ball out of Andre's hands.

That was such an awesome game.

Brisco_County
03-22-2014, 12:42 AM
Count me in as one of the people okay with seeing him go, but grateful for the good years. Matt had his good years with us. I'll never forget 2010 in particular, when he led so many comebacks only for our ****ty defense to squander it away. What could have been, right?

Anyway, I hope Schaub finds his old mojo again and has some good years in Oakland. Just not vs us. :kitten:

All in all, I appreciate the fact that you were at least competent and not the train wreck that Carr was.. and I'm not even going to lie. The way this offense played before Wade showed up.. if they were paired with that type of defense (especially the first year) they might of been able to do something,... (I mean Yates even won a playoff game.) Sadly though, your peek performance years were gone well beyond that. Oh well.. good luck in Oakland.

That's one thing I will remember the Kubiak years for. The offense and defense just couldn't be in synch when they peaked.

And this will be Albert Haynesworth's legacy: He kept a team's offense from peaking at the right time. That's all that ******* will ever accomplish.

infantrycak
03-22-2014, 12:43 AM
Ultimate outcome aside, one of the most exciting halves of football was watching the Schaub led Texans come back from 21 pts, scoring on 5 straight drives against one of the league's top D's including back to back drives of 99 and 95 yds with a 2 pt conversion to boot.

I'm also glad AJ had Schaub to get the ball to him in his head to head against CJ. Not the prettiest game but 188 yds to AJ a week after he had 273 yds (and Schaub was just under 900 yds) was epic.

Thanks Matt and good luck.

Txn_in_Oki
03-22-2014, 02:45 AM
Since I have been outside of Houston for the life of this franchise I don't have the taint of being overwhelmed by Houston media jackassery every day.

From my perspective he gave the team everything he had. I never saw him as a guy that would lead this team to the promised land, but as a cog in the machine that would eventually get them there. Unfortunately, Fat Albert happened during a season that very well could have ended in at least a trip to the Super Bowl. I think they were rolling and that injury completely knocked them out of contention. They will never get that again from a post injury Schaub.

I appreciate what he did for the team and hate to see it all come off the rails in such a horribly spectacular manner.

Good luck in the future.

Showtime100
03-22-2014, 03:26 AM
It's a shame that Schaub had about the worst 4 game stretch a QB can have. It's even more of a shame that's all Texans fans will remember about him.

He gave us his all and outplayed his physical capabilities. I have nothing but respect for the guy.

Good luck Matt and I hope you prove all the doubters wrong!!!


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You're probably right but I hope that now that it's said and done the Texan fans in general will echo what has been said here. One can hope, anyway.

Schaub tried his best and gave us some great memories in the process. Now that it's done here I sort of feel bad it didn't come out better for his sake (who am I kidding, mine too..lol).

Best of luck in Oakland, Matt, and thanks. :this: Do your family a favor and don't move there. :worldpeace:

revan
03-22-2014, 04:00 AM
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ObsiWan
03-22-2014, 05:08 AM
It's a shame that Schaub had about the worst 4 game stretch a QB can have. It's even more of a shame that's all Texans fans will remember about him.

He gave us his all and outplayed his physical capabilities. I have nothing but respect for the guy.

Good luck Matt and I hope you prove all the doubters wrong!!!


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This is where I am also. Schaub won me over before he even got here by reaching out to his new teammates and trying to connect with them right after he was signed.

During the lockout in 2011 Schaub showed himself a leader, IMO, by getting his offensive teammates and even some of the defensive guys to participate in team only workouts thereby keeping the team on what should have been our OTA schedule. That was the 10-6 year, the first playoff berth year, the Suck for Luck year, but also the Fat Albert year when Schaub's fortunes began to change.

Best Wishes Matt
...unless you're playing us of course.

thunderkyss
03-22-2014, 07:21 AM
I have absolutely no ill will towards Matt Schaub & like several Texans that have moved on... I'll be rooting for him to be very successful. Even more successful than he was here.

Who knows how many games we lost because our coach wanted to put him on ice when he was hot... I understand the "theory" but when your QB is hot, it's time to pour it on.

If I had my rathers, we'd have got rid of Kubiak & Rick... but I'll take Kubiak & Schaub being shown the door, with my fingers crossed that Rick is about to join them.

CloakNNNdagger
03-22-2014, 07:51 AM
I wish Schaub all the best in his future endeavors. I just hope that in finding another starting rather than a backup role, this venue of putting him in a well-known easy-turn non-forgiving hostile Raider Nation environment for those who do not or cannot perform up to expectations, he is not exposed to that final emotional coup d'etat.

Good luck, Matt.......I, for one will try to only remember the good times.

Playoffs
03-22-2014, 08:11 AM
I'll add mine from yesterday...

I think Matt will do well in Oakland next year and wish him nothing but the best.

I wish we could have gotten to the SB with him, but we just weren't quite good enough. I certainly enjoyed being in the playoffs, and that 11-1 start to 2012 was a freaking blast. In the end, he weathered an unfortunate storm with class, imo.

Matt gave us some great years and I thank him for his time here in Houston.

And to get the 165th pick in this deep draft deserves some kudos, front office. :clap:

:logo:

TheIronDuke
03-22-2014, 08:24 AM
One of my favorite Schaub moments was his first season when we played the Panthers early in the season. We were down early 14-0 and Captain Mittens was on the opposing sideline celebrating with his team like they'd already won since he was unfamiliar with digging a team out of the hole. We ended up winning 34-21 and Mittens got to see how the offense was supposed to run without a loser at QB.

infantrycak
03-22-2014, 09:00 AM
One of my favorite Schaub moments was his first season when we played the Panthers early in the season. We were down early 14-0 and Captain Mittens was on the opposing sideline celebrating with his team like they'd already won since he was unfamiliar with digging a team out of the hole. We ended up winning 34-21 and Mittens got to see how the offense was supposed to run without a loser at QB.

Wasn't that the game where he went into the huddle down that 14-0 and said "OK, we've got them right where we want them. Let's do this." iirc ?

Sigma
03-22-2014, 09:01 AM
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this!

thunderkyss
03-22-2014, 09:08 AM
http://cdn.makeagif.com/media/3-22-2014/HWE2cz.gif (http://www.makeagif.com/HWE2cz)

That's a pretty strong arm there. Feet not even on the ground.

IDEXAN
03-22-2014, 09:32 AM
Thanks for the great games you played here in Houston and the happy memories of some great victories, and thanks for being such an outstanding citizen and the many positive things you did for the city of Houston.
Nothing but the best to you and your family for the rest of your career in the NFL and beyond.

Lucky
03-22-2014, 09:32 AM
That's a pretty strong arm there. Feet not even on the ground.
Yeah, and Matt was moving around OK, too. In 2010.

BullNation4Life
03-22-2014, 09:33 AM
When he was on, he was good...

when he was off, he was real bad...


that it all...

Lucky
03-22-2014, 09:37 AM
One of my favorite Schaub moments was his first season when we played the Panthers early in the season. We were down early 14-0 and Captain Mittens was on the opposing sideline celebrating with his team like they'd already won since he was unfamiliar with digging a team out of the hole. We ended up winning 34-21 and Mittens got to see how the offense was supposed to run without a loser at QB.
Yeah, that was his 2nd game as a Texan. In his first, at Reliant vs. the Chiefs, he saw that the safeties were playing up and called a play that wasn't in the game plan. Deep post to AJ for a TD. 2007, and we were feeling pretty good about our QB, our head coach, and our team. Good times.

steelbtexan
03-22-2014, 10:19 AM
You are a great guy and a good QB.

Not good enough to sniff a SB but still a good QB.

I wish you nothing but the best in the future Matt

Good Luck.

YeaLikeRightNow
03-22-2014, 11:44 AM
Best regards to Matt Schaub and congratulations for his early success with the Texans. Sorry the O-line fell apart on you, but that's football.

thunderkyss
03-22-2014, 12:09 PM
Yeah, that was his 2nd game as a Texan. In his first, at Reliant vs. the Chiefs, he saw that the safeties were playing up and called a play that wasn't in the game plan. Deep post to AJ for a TD. 2007, and we were feeling pretty good about our QB, our head coach, and our team. Good times.

I bet Kubiak came unglued.






:kitten:

chicagotexan2
03-22-2014, 12:31 PM
Thanks Matt for bringing this city and my favorite team it's first taste of success in a long time. I wish it hadn't ended this way for you and coach Kubiak. Best of luck (except against us)

IDEXAN
03-22-2014, 12:35 PM
Best regards to Matt Schaub and congratulations for his early success with the Texans. Sorry the O-line fell apart on you, but that's football.
Hey YeaLikeRightNow, David Carr would probably like to cosign your farewell to
Schaub.

infantrycak
03-22-2014, 01:13 PM
I bet Kubiak came unglued.

:kitten:

AJ, Schaub and Kubiak drew it up on the sideline during the game.

2slik4u
03-22-2014, 02:19 PM
I would like to thank Schaub for one last pick six!

Zing!

Hervoyel
03-22-2014, 07:17 PM
Matt had some good years here. I think from early on many of us saw where his limitations were and felt that those were things that a winning game plan could be put together around them. No QB is perfect. I don't hold the shortcomings of 2007-2014 on Matt Schaub. In fact I consider him responsible for many of the successes. I hang the shortcomings mostly on Gary Kubiak who wasted some of the most potentially productive years that Schaub and AJ had together trying to field a team without a defensive coordinator with any ability.

Schaub did everything that was asked of him. I appreciate that he gave the Texans their first real NFL QB. I wish him well unless it's against us.

TheMatrix31
03-22-2014, 07:22 PM
Can't root for him to be successful since he's a Raider, but I have to be grateful for him helping pull us out of the doldrums of the Casserly/Carr era. He got way, way, way too much flack from people who have literally zero idea what they're talking about but it was time for him to go.



Originally Posted by Hooston Texan View Post
I ought to bookmark this post for those people referenced above who think that Schaub can't lead his team to comebacks:

1. 2007 against Miami. Brings team back from 16-7 deficit. Drives the team from its own 3 to a last-second FG in the greatest game Kris Brown ever had.

2. 2008 at Jacksonville. Leads the team to a tying FG in a drive that began with less than 2:00 left. Texans lose the OT cointoss and never see the ball again.

3. 2008 against Miami (the year Miami rode the Wildcat to the playoffs). The QB draw for the win after leading a 90-yard drive in the last two minutes, featuring a great 4th down catch by Dre.

4. 2008 at Green Bay. Texans down by 1 heading into the fourth quarter, Schaub leads them back to the win. Another game-winning drive that started inside the Texans' five.

5. 2009 at Tennessee. Overcomes a 21-7 deficit and a ridiculous peformance by Chris Johnson (this was the game where we forgot to cover him when he split wide) to beat a team that was coming off a 13-3 record.

6. 2009 at Arizona. Brought team back from 21-0 deficit. But he threw a pick-6 at the end to lose the game. Still, he put the team on his back.

7. 2009 at Indy. Overcame 13-0 deficit to take a 17-13 lead. After Indy went back up, Schaub orchestrated a beautiful drive to set up Brown to tie the game. But Brown's downward spiral began here as his kick went wide.

8. 2009 v. New England. Brought Texans back from 2 TD deficit to win the game in the fourth quarter. Last game of the season, and the Texans put themselves in position for the playoffs, but they didn't get the help they needed in the late games.

9. 2010 at Washington. Rallies team from 27-10 for a stirring comeback win.

10. 2010 v. Kansas City. Overcomes a 10 point 4th quarter deficit and tosses game-winning TD with :11 left.

11. 2010 at Jacksonville. Erases 14 point deficit at half and then, after they fell behind again, he brought them back to a tie. Until the Texans pitiful D couldn't stop a Hail Mary.

12. 2010 at NY Jets. Rallies Texans back from 17 down against the Jets at their peak under Rex Ryan. Only to have the defense surrender an 80-yard TD drive with less than a minute to go to Mark Sanchez.

13. 2010 v. Baltimore. Sort of the 2008 Cardinal game redux. Erases a 21 point deficit in a frenzied comeback only to be undone by a pick-6. Still, he played about as well as he's ever played in throwing the Texans back into the ballgame.

14. Yesterday.

Just off the top of my head . . .


All great memories. Too bad his the vast majority of his tenure was marred by team injuries and ****ty defense. And too bad he was the target of dirty play by thugs like Jared Allen and Albert Haynesworth.

Oh what could have been. Oh well. We move on.

Speedy
03-22-2014, 09:24 PM
You'll never convince me that we don't go to the Super Bowl in '11 if Fat Albert doesn't crush Schaub's foot.

TEXANRED
03-22-2014, 09:26 PM
Shouldn't this be in the NFL section seeing how Matt schaub is no longer a Texan?

thunderkyss
03-22-2014, 09:37 PM
Shouldn't this be in the NFL section seeing how Matt schaub is no longer a Texan?

This thread is not so much about Matt Schaub as it is about his time as a Texans. If we ever start wax poetically about his glory days in Atlanta, then it's time to move it to the NFL section.

infantrycak
03-22-2014, 09:38 PM
Shouldn't this be in the NFL section seeing how Matt schaub is no longer a Texan?

Given that it is appreciation for his time as a Texan, NO.

Brisco_County
03-23-2014, 03:35 AM
You'll never convince me that we don't go to the Super Bowl in '11 if Fat Albert doesn't crush Schaub's foot.

Agreed.

aussie_texan
03-23-2014, 05:00 AM
http://www.nfl.com/videos/nfl-game-highlights/09000d5d81aaebca/GameDay-Texans-vs-Redskins-highlights

kingtexan
03-23-2014, 07:25 AM
Given that it is appreciation for his time as a Texan, NO.

His name should never be seen in the TT section again ... ever.

thunderkyss
03-23-2014, 08:01 AM
Pathetic

HWNSNBS II
HWSNBN II
BQbITH

Brisco_County
03-23-2014, 11:55 AM
His name should never be seen in the TT section again ... ever.

We get it, team history started with the 2014 season. Just don't show up to his house and throw ice at him while he's moving out.

escrimador
03-23-2014, 12:13 PM
A big thank you to Matt for his time here. He had some great years, and some good years, and really bad year with us. He was part of a time that gave us some excitement and hope after HWSNBN, when there wasn't much of each beforehand. I may not forget how it all ended, but I won't forget the good stuff either, especially how great he was in the community at large. I hope he keeps his home here, b/c the work he and his wife did has always been appreciated and I hope it continues.

I wish him well in Oakland. I know I'll be watching, just like I watched the eagles and the ravens to see how our old players are doing. Good luck, Auf Wiedersehen, Sa yo nara, and Vaya con Dios.

dream_team
03-23-2014, 12:45 PM
5 seasons under Carr, the Texans:
- Never had a winning season
- Never ranked higher than 21st in offensive points scored
- Never made the playoffs

Next 6 seasons under Schaub (doesn't include 2013), the Texans:
- Only had ONE losing season
- Made playoffs twice
- Two division championships
- In the top 10 for offensive scoring 4 out of the 6 seasons

Schaub has done so much for this franchise. He has helped taken us out amongst the cellar dwellars of the league and made the Texans significant in the NFL. I'm really hoping he does the same for the Raiders!

dalemurphy
03-23-2014, 01:28 PM
Matt Schaub is my son's first sports hero. My (then 12) year old son met Schaub in 2012. He wants to be an NFL quarterback. Last season was very difficult for him as he watched his hero fail. I could write 10 pages of material about this but will keep it brief. My son will suffer failure and disappointment throughout his life, as we all do. I am eternally grateful for Matt Schaub, because he illustrated to my boy how to win and succeed with humility and honor and then he taught him how to fail with honor as well. Matt Schaub will never be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame (something my son still doesn't fully accept), but he sure as hell is in our family's Hall of Fame. I don't regret any of his time in Houston. Thank you, Matt Schaub!

thunderkyss
03-23-2014, 01:58 PM
I don't regret any of his time in Houston. Thank you, Matt Schaub!

Agreed, he did the best he could... & he won't be easily replaced.


I fault the Texans for not preparing for this day better than they had.

DocBar
03-23-2014, 03:37 PM
Agreed, he did the best he could... & he won't be easily replaced.


I fault the Texans for not preparing for this day better than they had. I don't really follow this logic. Nobody could've foreseen Schaub absolutely cratering like he did. Everyone was pretty happy with how Yates and Keenum looked in the preseason, iirc.

Lucky
03-23-2014, 04:03 PM
I don't really follow this logic. Nobody could've foreseen Schaub absolutely cratering like he did. Everyone was pretty happy with how Yates and Keenum looked in the preseason, iirc.

There was a lot of concern about Schaub during last offseason. Myself included. However, 2013 was considered a poor draft class for QB. Was Geno Smith the answer? Binding Schaub to the team with that contract extension right after the foot injury was the real mistake.

And I would be happy with that if we knew the Texans were getting the Matt Schaub from of the initial 12 games with a 94.5 QBR and not the Matt Schaub who sputtered into the playoffs with a 78.6 QBR over the last 4 games. Because the Matt Schaub that ended the season is not going to get the Texans where they want to be. No matter where you rank him.
We now know what Matt Schaub we got in 2013. Hindsight being 20/20 and all.

Matt Schaub pre-foot injury...a very solid NFL QB.

thunderkyss
03-23-2014, 04:20 PM
I don't really follow this logic. Nobody could've foreseen Schaub absolutely cratering like he did. Everyone was pretty happy with how Yates and Keenum looked in the preseason, iirc.

In 2011 we drafted Tj Yates, but the Texans have done little since he won a play-off game to make anyone believe he is the future, somehow Case Keenum leaped frogged him. & while many were "happy" with that route, the rest of us were just hoping, praying, dreaming of a bad situation "working out" but it didn't.


That same year the Patriots drafted Ryan Mallet. This was when they already had Tom Brady & Brian Hoyer on their roster.

infantrycak
03-23-2014, 04:22 PM
This thread has a simple and narrow purpose. Let's keep it on track.

imatexan
03-23-2014, 05:28 PM
I will always remember Schaub to Andre, thanks Matt for providing the only winning years in Houston football of my life so far.

False Start
03-23-2014, 07:09 PM
My fondest memoies of Schaub, were the comeback vs Washington (http://youtu.be/uFuul1wBDu4), and the KC game in 2010 (http://youtu.be/wcdUg-DYi2E).

LikeMike
03-23-2014, 07:20 PM
As a guy that liked Schaub more than most others here on the forum - it is pretty difficult to appreciate him right now. He was better than many people gave him credit for, he even had one exceptional season. But he was lacking two things: he was not a winner (a guy that plays best when the game is on the line) and he was not a great competitor (a guy that gives his all when things get tough). Sure, we could`ve won a superbowl with him - but I don`t believe we could`ve won because of him. He can be a great QB when things are going our way and he doesn`t have to force it - but he can`t be the one taking the team on his back.

In the end the Schaub years were frustrating. We made the playoffs and our first playoff win with Yates and Schaub never took it to the next level. Even worse, he completely imploded last season. I almost had the feeling he is a guy that knew, the he will never be great, so he just did his job - and not a guy that would do everything to be great.

I appreciate some of the stuff he did - and I have several nice memories. But right now, I can`t really appreciate Schaub. Too many frustrations are in the way of that. Maybe I can appreciate him more someday...

Marshall
03-23-2014, 07:30 PM
We get it, team history started with the 2014 season. Just don't show up to his house and throw ice at him while he's moving out.
We have some real losers trying to tell us how to be winners by piling on.

Uncle Rico
03-23-2014, 07:49 PM
Schaub currently is 13th in passer rating and 9th in completion percentage in the history of the NFL.

Wouldnt be surprised at all to see him bounce back and have a few more good years. Dude is the Rodney Dangerfield of this board.

Bulls on Parade
03-23-2014, 07:59 PM
My fondest memoies of Schaub, were the comeback vs Washington (http://youtu.be/uFuul1wBDu4), and the KC game in 2010 (http://youtu.be/wcdUg-DYi2E).
His game winning Touchdown run against the Miami Dolphins at Reliant Stadium. I believe it was the first win of the 2008 regular season. The Texans beat the Dolphins 29-28 to improve to 1-4 on the season.

False Start
03-23-2014, 08:22 PM
His game winning Touchdown run against the Miami Dolphins at Reliant Stadium. I believe it was the first win of the 2008 regular season. The Texans beat the Dolphins 29-28 to improve to 1-4 on the season.

Good one. :jam:

TEXANRED
03-23-2014, 10:28 PM
Given that it is appreciation for his time as a Texan, NO.

I don't agree with that. If I started a David Carr appreciation thread it would get get over to the all encompassing thread in the NFL section.

At this point all Schaub threads should be merged and sent over to the non Texans section. It's over. Goodbye. Just my opinion though.

Speedy
03-23-2014, 10:49 PM
edited: decided it wasn't worth it.

Scooter
03-27-2014, 01:47 AM
i wish schaub all the best in oakland. for what it's worth he seemed to be one of the truly honest good guys, and was a major asset to the community. he carried a heavy load while we had to build an entire roster under kubiak, after capers's disaster. he lead the league in yards, went to a few probowls, and was even 11-1 at one point. he lost part of his ear for this team and had his foot turned into an accordion. few of the greats knew how to hit the hole in a zone downfield as well as schaub and he had one of the best play-action fakes, so good in fact that it was effective even without a running game.

i dont believe he'll ever be the same player because of his foot condition and the mental beating he took over the last couple of years. he'll help the raiders though, and hopefully prove himself at least worthy as a starter again. he didnt belong here any more, but he belongs in the NFL. good luck matt schaub.

Showtime100
03-27-2014, 05:00 AM
At this point all Schaub threads should be merged and sent over to the non Texans section. It's over. Goodbye. Just my opinion though.

I guess you would like all Schaub's threads in the NFL section to make some sort of anti-Schaub point? These sections are there for a purpose, navigation.

Schaub named starter in Oakland = NFL Section

The Matt Schaub appreciation thread = Texans Talk Section

Any thread about Schaub while he was a Texan should be in this section. If your motivation isn't an anti-Schaub thing and you simply think now that he's gone all of it should be moved, I'll just disagree.

I'm glad for the mods it doesn't naturally work that way. If I were a mod I would hate to pan the river for all things Schaub for relocation....lol.

Just my :twocents:

infantrycak
03-27-2014, 09:28 AM
i wish schaub all the best in oakland. for what it's worth he seemed to be one of the truly honest good guys, and was a major asset to the community. he carried a heavy load while we had to build an entire roster under kubiak, after capers's disaster. he lead the league in yards, went to a few probowls, and was even 11-1 at one point. he lost part of his ear for this team and had his foot turned into an accordion. few of the greats knew how to hit the hole in a zone downfield as well as schaub and he had one of the best play-action fakes, so good in fact that it was effective even without a running game.

i dont believe he'll ever be the same player because of his foot condition and the mental beating he took over the last couple of years. he'll help the raiders though, and hopefully prove himself at least worthy as a starter again. he didnt belong here any more, but he belongs in the NFL. good luck matt schaub.

Perfectly stated.

I guess you would like all Schaub's threads in the NFL section to make some sort of anti-Schaub point? These sections are there for a purpose, navigation.

Schaub named starter in Oakland = NFL Section

The Matt Schaub appreciation thread = Texans Talk Section

Any thread about Schaub while he was a Texan should be in this section. If your motivation isn't an anti-Schaub thing and you simply think now that he's gone all of it should be moved, I'll just disagree.

I'm glad for the mods it doesn't naturally work that way. If I were a mod I would hate to pan the river for all things Schaub for relocation....lol.

Just my :twocents:

Your two cents are spot on.

ObsiWan
03-27-2014, 10:58 AM
i wish schaub all the best in oakland. for what it's worth he seemed to be one of the truly honest good guys, and was a major asset to the community. he carried a heavy load while we had to build an entire roster under kubiak, after capers's disaster. he lead the league in yards, went to a few probowls, and was even 11-1 at one point. he lost part of his ear for this team and had his foot turned into an accordion. few of the greats knew how to hit the hole in a zone downfield as well as schaub and he had one of the best play-action fakes, so good in fact that it was effective even without a running game.

i dont believe he'll ever be the same player because of his foot condition and the mental beating he took over the last couple of years. he'll help the raiders though, and hopefully prove himself at least worthy as a starter again. he didnt belong here any more, but he belongs in the NFL. good luck matt schaub.
:goodpost:
repped.

Brisco_County
03-29-2014, 01:55 AM
i wish schaub all the best in oakland. for what it's worth he seemed to be one of the truly honest good guys, and was a major asset to the community. he carried a heavy load while we had to build an entire roster under kubiak, after capers's disaster. he lead the league in yards, went to a few probowls, and was even 11-1 at one point. he lost part of his ear for this team and had his foot turned into an accordion. few of the greats knew how to hit the hole in a zone downfield as well as schaub and he had one of the best play-action fakes, so good in fact that it was effective even without a running game.

i dont believe he'll ever be the same player because of his foot condition and the mental beating he took over the last couple of years. he'll help the raiders though, and hopefully prove himself at least worthy as a starter again. he didnt belong here any more, but he belongs in the NFL. good luck matt schaub.

This sums it all up. Great post.

I'd be thrilled to see Schaub thrive with the Raiders. I'll be watching on opening weekend.

Norg
03-31-2014, 07:22 PM
I cant wait till we play the raiders so MAtt can light us up

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Playoffs
04-04-2014, 08:02 PM
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Brian T. Smith ‏@ChronBrianSmith
Matt Schaub's aware of MJD's Super Bowl comment. Said it meant a lot. Reinforced Schaub's belief in himself, #Raiders. #NFL #Texans

Schaub easily could have canceled his annual Houston charity event after being traded by Texans. Said thought never entered his mind.

Matt Schaub spoke with media for nearly 10 minutes. Upbeat and smiling. Said there's no hard feelings toward #Texans and team's fans. #NFL

#Raiders' Matt Schaub said he and his wife, Laurie, are still considering making #Houston their offseason home. Love the city. #Texans

Schaub said playing #Texans will be like when he faced #Falcons as a #Texan. Definitely looking forward to the atmosphere, competition.

Matt Schaub joked he's waiting for official #NFL schedule to be released before he circles #Texans-#Raiders on his calendar.

Matt Schaub still giving back to #Houston. #NFL #Texans #Raiders pic.twitter.com/0T6C7c01HY

CloakNNNdagger
04-04-2014, 08:51 PM
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Brian T. Smith ‏@ChronBrianSmith

Good for him! He had much more reason to be negative towards Houston, but did not take the "shot," unlike OD.

acal21
04-05-2014, 12:23 AM
Good for him! He had much more reason to be negative towards Houston, but did not take the "shot," unlike OD.

Hard to keep up with everything but what did OD say?

ObsiWan
04-05-2014, 08:14 AM
Good for him! He had much more reason to be negative towards Houston, but did not take the "shot," unlike OD.
...or David Carr