Matt Schaub is expected to be the guy for the Oakland Raiders for the upcoming season. The old Houston Texans quarterback who came to the Raiders this offseason has been heavily criticized for his horrible last season with Houston, and is believed that he will not be able to bounce back.
It was reported on Monday that Raiders’ veteran safety Charles Woodson stated on SiriusXM NFL Radio that Schaub is believed to be the guy to lead the Raiders next season. Woodson stated that Schaub’s bad season with the Texans last year was an “anomaly.”
The safety was speaking for this locker room. In other words, he made sure that XM radio knew that the whole Raiders’ team was confident about Schaub leading the way.
Woodson addressed the fact that quarterback Matt Schaub has had a decent career in the long run. As a starter for the Houston Texans, Schaub, in seven years, had three season in which he threw for more than 4,000 yards.
The safety added that Schaub is working hard with the Raiders by talking to all the coaches, especially defensive coordinator Jason Tarver, to get better. Charles Woodson concluded that Schaub needs to reciprocate his 4,000-yards throwing days with the Oakland Raiders.
Last year with the Texans, Schaub had his worst season. He threw for 2,310 yards with 10 touchdowns and 14 interceptions. He eventually lost the starting position to back up Case Keenum, who turned out to be an upset as well for the Houston team.
Schaub was predicted to take the Texans to the playoffs in 2013 after having a fabulous season in 2012. On the contrary, things fell apart for Houston and turned out to be one of the worsts seasons for the Texan team.
Schaub was contracted by the Raiders in the 2014 offseason and decided to name him the starting quarterback right away. So far at camp, Schaub has been impressive and has kept the title as the main guy.
Outside of the Raiders, however, many think that Schaub is an irreversible talent and will not work out for the Silver and Black. Conversely, Charles Woodson thinks otherwise about Matt Schaub.