"He continues to grow. And we are struggling and we are looking for a spark. I think he deserves an opportunity to go out there. It is a tough place to play, tough place to get your first start ... But I'm not sending him out there by himself. I'm sending hime out there with his team and the guys understand that."
Keenum will start instead of back up T.J. Yates, who threw two interceptions against the Rams after Schaub was injured. The Texans have lost four games in a row.
In addition to this being Case Keenum's 1st career start, it will also be 1st time he's been active in a regular season game. #Texans— Houston Texans (@HoustonTexans) October 17, 2013