JACKSONVILLE, FL - NOVEMBER 27: Quarterback T. J. Yates #13 of the the Houston Texans releases a pass against the Jacksonville Jaguars November 27, 2011 at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Florida. The Texans won 20 - 13. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
The Houston Texans will be taking on the Atlanta Falcons with third-string quarterback T.J. Yates
The Houston Texans are officially beginning the T.J. Yates era at the quarterback position. Yates is the Texans third-string quarterback and is replacing backup Matt Leinart who broke his collarbone in the first half of last weeks games. The Texans brought in Jake Delhomme to help out Yates and the team made it clear that Delhomme is the backup and Yates is going to be the starter.