Originally Posted by coon
Yates was on the practice Squad until Matt Schaub was hurt. Remember, Owen Daniels was designated as our third Qb that week against Tampa Bay.
He was on the 53 man roster, but never active prior to the Jacksonville game. OD wasn't designated as the third QB against Tampa (the third QB designation actually ended after the '10 season), but because Yates was inactive, OD would have had to be the guy to play if a third QB was needed.