The Houston Texans have been in a tail spin and all fingers are pointing in the direction of Matt Schaub. Schaub has struggled this season. Every time he goes back to throw the football, fans are worried that he will throw it for a touchdown… for the other team. The Texans will be looking to avoid their 4th straight loss.
The Rams are hoping to avoid a 4th straight road loss. They won against the Jacksonville Jaguars last weekend and they are looking to build off of that momentum.
Where: Reliant Stadium, Houston, TX
When: October 13, 2013, 1:00 p.m. ET
Live Stream: NFL Sunday Ticket, Game Rewind
Rams Player to Watch: Zac Stacy
The Rams are going to lean on rookie Zac Stacy to carry the football again on Sunday. Stacy helped the Rams have their season high in rushing last week of 143 rushing yards. He had 78 of those rushing yards and will get the start on Sunday against the Texans.
Texans Player to Watch: Matt Schaub
How will Matt Schaub respond to all the pressure? He has everyone thinking that he is going to throw an interception for a touchdown. He needs to turn things around and get the Texans offense moving in the right direction and gain some confidence.
Matchup to Watch: Matt Schaub vs Rams Secondary
Which player is going to get the pick for the Rams? Which one of the guys will be able to score a defensive touchdown? The Rams do not force a ton of turnovers, so this could be a matchup that Matt Schaub has been looking forward to.
The Texans will be able to get things back on the right track against the St. Louis Rams. The Texans are one of the better teams in the league, but Schaub has hit a wall with his confidence. Schaub will be facing an opponent that doesn’t have the playmakers to stop him. The confidence will get better and the Texans will get back on that winning train.
Texans 24, Rams 17