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Matt Schaub Traded To The Raiders For A Pick In The 6th Round

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HOUSTON (CBS HOUSTON) – Matt Schaub has passed his physical with the Oakland Raiders and the trade that was expected has been made official. The Houston Texans will receive a 6th round pick in May’s NFL Draft from Oakland in exchange for the veteran Quarterback.

Schaub spent the last seven seasons in Houston and was a big part of the Texans first two playoff seasons in 2011 and 2012. He struggled in 2013 including throwing pick-six in multiple games before being benched for Case Keenum. He will leave Houston with a 46-42 career record as a starter.

The Texans signed verteran QB Ryan Fitzpatrick on Thursday, essintially ending all chances of Schaub returning in 2014.

SportsRadio 610 first reported the Texans and Raiders were in serious talks about Schaub on Sunday, but the trade was held off until Schaub could pass his physical for the Raiders.

Schaub is likely to be the starting quarterback in Oakland, with Terrell Prior and Matt McGloin the other two QBs on Oakland’s roster.

“On behalf of the Houston Texans organization, I’d like to thank Matt Schaub for the contributions he has made to this franchise on and off the field,” Executive Vice President of Football Operations and General Manager Rick Smith said in a statement released by the Texans. “Matt and his wife, Laurie, have given so much back to the Houston community through their GR8 Hope Foundation and have really served as role models here in so many ways. We wish the entire Schaub Family well in the future.”

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