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Ravens @ Texans: Case Keenum Will Start At QB For Texans On Sunday

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Bill O'Brien's game day reveal of who his starting quarterback will be has come a little early courtesy of ESPN. Buckle up, everyone. This is probably going to be a bumpy, painful ride.

Once more into the breach.
Once more into the breach.
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Well…it’s happening. Keenumania is back on track for better or for worse.

Why This Is Good:

1. Keenum spent a fair amount of time in O’Brien’s system and should at least be somewhat competent at knowing who will be running what route.

2. Keenum has more chemistry with the Texans' receivers than any other healthy quarterback on the roster.

3. He at least acknowledges Andre Johnson exists in the red zone.

Why This Is Bad:

1. Gary Kubiak knows exactly how to defeat Keenum after seeing him fail week after week in 2013. Expect him to be feeding everything he knows to Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees.

2. Case Keenum is not accurate, nor is he a good decision maker when the pocket collapses, and he’s facing a Baltimore front seven that ranks third in the NFL in sacks with 45 (16 more than Houston).

3. If the Texans magically win out and sneaks into the playoffs, our first stop is likely going to be in Indianapolis against Andrew Luck….again. I really don’t want to have to endure that with Keenum under center. January is supposed to be a happy month.

What do you think, BRB? Do you agree with the decision to start Case Keenum?

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