Matt Schaub presents challenge

Patriots defense will have hands full with Texans QB intent on showing he belongs

Updated: December 9, 2012, 7:29 PM ET
By Jackie MacMullan | ESPNBoston.com

The New England Patriots and their flawless second-half record will be on a collision course Monday night with the 11-1 Houston Texans, arguably the NFL's most complete team, with a marquee defense led by the irrepressible J.J. Watt and a maddeningly balanced offense that features one of the more redoubtable running backs in Arian Foster.

Oh, and quarterback Matt Schaub is pretty good, too.

Pretty good? Schaub, who was drafted in the quarterback class that generated ...

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