Jones-Drew, Schaub believe London deserves NFL team

It’s not just NFL higher-ups who believe the sport should be expanded over the pond. In an interview with BritviewNFL.com’s Neil Reynolds, Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew opined that London deserves a full-time franchise. “You know what? I think they deserve one,” Jones-Drew said, via NFL.com. “It’s just the toll it takes on the body…

Matt Schaub defeats Dolphins, inks extension

Sunday couldn’t have gone much better for Matt Schaub. After throwing for 266 yards and a touchdown to defeat the Dolphins, 30-10, in the regular season opener, the Texans quarterback signed a four-year contract extension. The new deal, which keeps Schaub in Houston through 2016, is worth $62 million and includes $24.75 million in guarantees….

Brett Favre ‘not up to’ playing for Texans

After the Texans lost both Matt’s — Schaub and Leinart — to significant injuries, the team suddenly requires help at quarterback if they want to achieve a playoff berth for the first time in franchise history. Naturally, when a contender needs a signal-caller, one name, for whatever reason, immediately comes to mind: Brett Favre. When…

Matt Schaub hospitalized with bursa sac injury in knee

This Sunday, the Houston Texans could have a new quarterback under center for the first time in close to two seasons. FOXSportsHouston is reporting that quarterback Matt Schaub was hospitalized last night with a knee injury — or “bursa sac issue”. The ailment, which didn’t require surgery, kept him out of today’s practice as well,…