Matt Schaub is intimately familiar with severe turns of fate. This is a guy who made the Pro Bowl in 2012 as the starting quarterback for a 12-4 team and was ushered out of Houston a year later after throwing 14 interceptions in 10 games.
Now, because of Joe Flacco's season-ending knee injury, the 12th-year quarterback will get another chance to start, this time for a team that had hoped to never have to use him.
Ravens coach John Harbaugh and teammates quickly lined up behind Schaub, saying he'll offer the steady hand the team needs in Flacco's absence.
"Matt Schaub can play quarterback, and he's going to come in, [and] he's going to play very well,"...