Neither QB has played in the NFL this season, but there aren't many other options for Houston.
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Yates, a fifth-round pick out of UNC, completed 8 of 15 passes for 70 yards in relief of Leinart during the Texans 20-13 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars last Sunday.
The only other QB on the roster is Kellen Clemens, whom Houston signed last week to provide depth.
However, considering that Yates didn't exactly light up the ACC in his time at UNC and Clemens couldn't beat out Rex Grossman and John Beck in Washington this preseason, it's no surprise Houston has been searching high-and-wide for a proven NFL quarterback.
Jake Delhomme, at 36, started four games for the Cleveland Browns last year before being cut by the team in training camp.
Jeff Garcia, at 41, hasn't appeared in an NFL game since being a back-up for the Philadelphia Eagles in 2009.
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