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Through Week 11 of the 2012 NFL season, the Houston Texans were 9-1, en route to the franchise's second playoff berth. Through Week 11 of the 2013 season, the Texans are 2-8, battling to stay out of the basement of the NFL. So it's understandable if some frustrations bubble to the surface, as they did with an argument between Matt Schaub and Andre Johnson late in Sunday's loss to the Oakland Raiders. Both players said it was no big deal, but who knows what kind of impact this will have on the future of the team?
Problems in Houston?
The players involved always downplay sideline disputes, but are quarterback-receiver squabbles ever a big deal?
Andre Johnson's future?
After 11 years with Houston and virtually all of the team's receiving records, will Johnson finish his career with the Texans?
Who is in at QB?
Is less than half a season of starts enough for undrafted rookie Case Keenum to earn the starting job?
Keenum to start over Schaub
Matt Schaub is finally healthy, but the Texans don't have enough confidence in him to give him back his starting role. The team has announced that Case Keenum will start at quarterback on Sunday against the Colts. Keenum threw for 271 yards and a touchdown in Week 7's close loss to the Chiefs -- but perhaps more importantly, he did not throw a crippling pick-six, which seemed for a while like a requirement to be the Texans' QB.