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Former Virginia Players Making News In The NFL Update

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Former Virginia Players Making News In The NFL Update

ESPN.com HOUSTON — With a deadpan face, Matt Schaub‘s words betrayed only a hint of emotion as he reacted to the Houston Texans fan who burned a jersey bearing his name Sunday.  The fan burned the jersey after an overtime loss in which Schaub threw yet another interception that was returned for a touchdown.  “I don’t think anything about that,” Schaub said. “That’s someone’s choice. My goal is just to make sure that when we get done with this thing again this year, he’s going back out and he’s going to get one to wear.”

Three days after the Texans squandered a 17-point halftime lead to lose to the Seattle Seahawks 23-20 in overtime, their besieged quarterback spoke with a renewed confidence and a fervent desire to return to the football field.  “Any time you don’t achieve your ultimate goal of winning, you can’t wait to get back out there,” Schaub said. “I could’ve got back out there on Monday and played, but ultimately we’ve got to wait a week in this business. Winning cures a lot of things. That’s what we’ve got to do as a football team is get back on track, and that takes care of itself.”

Former UVA offensive tackle Eugene Monroe has been traded from the Jacksonville Jaguars to the Baltimore Ravens.  Former UVA WR Kevin Ogletree has been signed to a one year deal by the Detriot Lions.