TJ YATES- STARTING QUARTERBACK FOR YOUR HOUSTON TEXANS. 74 year old Jeff Garcia is the 3rd string quarterback here. Get with the times. I swear if I hear anyone else on the radio call him the 3rd string guy I'm gonna fly through the telephone connections and punch them right in the ear. File this next to "battle tested playoff team". Yeah... the Ravens were tested....and they lost. So how does that help them? /rant. Back to your regularly scheduled TT.com surfing.