McGloin Leads Raiders Past Texans
HOUSTON – Andre Johnson left the field after being pushed away from quarterback Matt Schaub during a sideline spat Sunday, strolling into the Houston Texans’ locker room to chill off.
Following Houston’s 28-23 loss to the Oakland Raiders, the teammates talked about their argument, which stemmed from Schaub’s incompletion in the end zone to Johnson on the final play of the game.
“You can see the frustration on his face, frustration on my face,” Johnson said. “I’m not anxious about that. I feel you all are making a big deal about it.
“We talked about it – it is over with. I imply, me and Matt are nice. I’ve no issues with Matt. We played a lot of soccer together. Me and Matt have a very good relationship.”
Johnson and Schaub have performed loads of football together, however not lately. The Texans started Case Keenum of their past four video games, all losses, benching Schaub after he suffered a foot and ankle damage in opposition to the St. Louis Rams.
Schaub wouldn’t reveal what he and Johnson were arguing about on the sideline.
“It’s simply emotions, emotions of the sport, a fruits of plenty of issues, however stuff we are going to keep between us,” Schaub said. “He is a great man and an incredible competitor, as am I. Just the warmth of the moment, but that’s behind us.”
Schaub entered Sunday’s game late within the third quarter, replacing a wholesome Keenum.
Texans receiver Andre Johnson stated everything is okay with him and quarterback Matt Schaub regardless of a sideline spat.
“We had to make quite a lot of modifications from a safety standpoint to handle some of the things they had been doing,” Texans coach Gary Kubiak mentioned. “Making an attempt to create some tempo and do that and it made it very robust on Case, in my view, being a young participant.
“I knew that Matt could get executed some of the issues that I wanted to get performed, real quick, and to give us an opportunity to win the football game. In order that’s why I did it.”
Schaub completed 12 of 25 for a hundred and fifty five yards, no interceptions and no touchdowns. Keenum accomplished 13 of 24 passes for 170 yards, one landing and one interception.
The Texans are 2-8, having lost a single-season franchise-record eight games in a row. Last week, Johnson known as it his most irritating season.
Johnson, a first-spherical choose in 2003, was requested if he was completely satisfied playing for the Texans shifting forward.
“I’m beneath contract, so, I’ve to play my contract out,” Johnson mentioned. “I can’t do anything about that.”
Johnson also was requested if he could be prepared to go through lean years once more.
“I’ve all the time said this this is the place I wished to be, so I do not really have something to say about that,” he mentioned. “I nonetheless have an ongoing contract.”