Originally Posted by Texian
That said, I understand Kubiak's move to go to Schaub, it makes sense to me. Oakland was blitzing Keenum on every down. Keenum was completing only half his passes and was on a 3 and out roll. Converting 3rd downs was not in the vocabulary. When Schaub went in Oakland stopped blitzing. That says Kubiak was on to something and the Texans were 1 yard away from winning the game.
I don't agree. Oakland stopped blitzing because they knew they could lay back and wait for Schaub to throw a pick and not worry about the bomb. While the Texans did get down to the one and almost
win the game, they did not win and that is all that matters.