Fans burn Matt Schaub jersey after demoralizing Texans loss

It was a long day for Texans' quarterback Matt Schaub. (USATSI)
Texans quarterback Matt Schaub singlehandedly kept the Seahawks in the game Sunday afternoon, tossing a "Oh my god, you're not really going to throw th-- YOU ACTUALLY THREW IT?!" pick-6 with just over five minutes to go in the fourth quarter. It was an off-balance arm punt that Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman fielded before sprinting 58 yards for the game-tying touchdown.

Seattle would go on to win in overtime, moving to 4-0 for the first time in franchise history. Houston, meanwhile, fell to 2-2 and will have to face the 49ers in San Francisco next Sunday night.

To say Texans' fans have seen enough of Schaub would be an understatement along the lines of "David Carr got sacked a lot as a rookie." In fact, they've taken to burning things.

So that happened. As Lance Zierlein of Sports Talk 790 in Houston and the tweeted after the loss, Schaub's play has everything to do with the perception that he can't, you know, win big games.

The loss was so demoralizing even the RosenCopter got a mention.

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Ryan Wilson has been an NFL writer for CBS Sports since June 2011, and he's covered five Super Bowls in that time. Ryan previously worked at AOL's FanHouse from start to finish, and Football Outsiders... Full Bio

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