Posts Tagged ‘Matt Leinart’

Backup QB Leinart Released

Backup QB Matt Leinart is being released from the Texans. He had inked a two-year deal last July with Houston for $5.5 million to backup Matt Schaub, but then when he got his chance after Schaub went down, he broke his collarbone in his first start. The 28-year-old was due $1.75 million in base salary […]

Costly Win; Leinart Injured as Texans Hang On To Top Jaguars 20-13

Now what? The Texans lost yet another QB Sunday, but still did enough to hang on as they topped the Jaguars 20-13 to move to 8-3 on the season, and closer to their first ever playoff birth. Rookie T.J Yates came in for Matt Leinart, who reportedly broke his collarbone, and led the Texans to […]

Leinart Breaks Collarbone in Second Quarter

According to Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com, the Texans fear that starting quarterback Matt Leinart sustained a broken collarbone in the second quarter of today’s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Leinart, who is starting in place of an injured Matt Schaub, was injured when he was driven to the ground by Jaguars defensive end Jeremy Mincey. […]

Texans Gab Week 12 NFL Preivew – Houston at Jacksonville

WHEN THE TEXANS HAVE THE BALL Leinart will make his first start since November of 2009 with the Cardinals. The Texans are tied with Oakland and Minnesota with an NFL-best 13 rushing touchdowns in 2011, and Foster leads the NFL with 148.1 yards from scrimmage per game this season. He also is the first running […]

Texans place Schaub on IR; sign QB Kellen Clemens

Jason La Canfora of NFL Network reports the Texans have placed quarterback Matt Schaub on Injured Reserve. As a result, they have inked quarterback Kellen Clemens to be their third quarterback behind Matt Leinart and rookie fifth-round draft pick T.J Yates, according to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. According to McClain, he knows system after being with the Redskins in camp […]

Texans to Run to Try and Help Out Leinart

Quarterback Matt Leinart, hasn’t taken a meaningful regular-season snap since 2009 while he was with the Arizona Cardinals. Now that Matt Schaub is out for the Texans, Leinart will be running the Texans offense. According to Dale Robertson of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans believe their running game with Arian Foster and Ben Tate can […]

QB Matt Leinart Agrees to Return to the Texans

Former Cardinals QB Matt Leinart, who joined the Texans last season after being released, is coming back to the squad according to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. There was a lot of talk that Leniart was going to have a reunion of sorts with former USC coach Pete Carroll in Seattle, but instead will […]

Leach Has Knee Surgery; Hopes to be Resigned by Texans

Houston Texans fullback, Vonta Leach’s, agent and general manager Rick Smith met at the Indianapolis Combine recently, but no deal was done for the Texans’ Pro Bowl fullback.  As reported by John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, Leach underwent knee surgery following the 2011 Pro Bowl and now hopes a deal can be reached with […]