Ever since he took the starting job in Houston, QB Matt Schaub has been one of the most scrutinized QBs in the NFL. Commentators and analysts cite his lack of arm strength in one breath and then, with the next breath, mention his big-play ability.
Schaub has been at the helm of the Houston Texans since 2007. His first two seasons were on course to be some of the best in the NFL but he could not stay healthy. He played in 11 of 16 games in both 2007 and 2008. His QB ratings of 87.2 (2007) and 92.7 (2008) were in the top 20 of the league—his rating in 2008 was in the top 10 of the league—but his inability to play the entire season negates those stats.
However, in 2009 Schaub put up the first of two seasons which would propel him into the top of the stats charts for QBs in the NFL. Matt Schaub has proved that he has what it takes to be an elite QB in the NFL.
Here are five reasons why...