Raiders expected to trade for Matt Schaub

The Houston Texans are expected to trade former starting quarterback Matt Schaub to the Oakland Raiders in exchange for a late-round draft pick, according to ESPN.

Schaub struggled last season and lost his starting job.

The Texans signed quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick to a two-year, $7.5 million contract Thursday.

Fitzpatrick is expected to mentor a rookie quarterback as the Texans hold the top overall pick and may draft a quarterback as their new franchise quarterback.

Schaub's contract would likely need to be reworked.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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