Falcons QB Matt Schaub Retiring From NFL


On Monday, Falcons owner Arthur Blank announced that veteran QB Matt Schaub is retiring from the NFL. 

Matt Schaub

“He’s been a great player for us,” Blank said of Schaub, per William McFadden

Schaub, 39, is a former third-round pick of the Falcons back in 2004. He spent three years in Atlanta before he was traded to the Texans for the 2007 season.

After seven years in Houston, the Texans traded him to the Raiders for a sixth-round pick. From there, Schaub played one season with the Ravens before returning to the Falcons for the 2016 season. 

Schaub signed a two-year extension to remain in Atlanta before the 2019 season. 

For his career, Schaub appeared in 155 games for the Falcons, Ravens, Raiders, and Texans. He completed 64.2 percent of his passes for 25,467 yards, 136 touchdowns and 91 interceptions while rushing for 353 yards and four touchdowns.

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