Sep 29, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub (8) reacts after throwing an interception during the fourth quarter against the Seattle Seahawks at Reliant Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Houston Texans may be preparing to bench Matt Schaub


 

Sep 29, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub (8) reacts after throwing an interception during the fourth quarter against the Seattle Seahawks at Reliant Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

 

Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub is in one of the worst you’ll ever see by one. He’s thrown interceptions that were returned for touchdowns in three straight games entering last night, and no one would have been surprised if he’d throw another one against a vaunted San Francisco 49ers defense.

But no one thought it would be on the first play of the game to Tramaine Brock, who took Schaub’s errant pass back to the house and set the tone for a 34-3 win over the slumping Texans.

And to add salt to the wound, that pick-6 set an all-time NFL record for the most in consecutive games, according to the Elias Sports Bureau:

John McClain of the Houston Chronicle is as on-pint as you’ll see in any NFL team’s beat writer, and his comments today make it sound as though Schaub’s days as a starter in Houston could be numbered:

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