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Matt Schaub has finally joined the Oakland Raiders

Schaub has taken his Texans helmet off for the last time
Schaub has taken his Texans helmet off for the last time.

Matt Schaub's future has finally been revealed as it was announced that he has been traded to the Oakland Raiders for a sixth round pick in this years NFL Draft.

Houston signed former Jacksonville Jaguars Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick yesterday which gave them room to move in the Schaub deal.

Both the Raiders and the Cleveland Browns were reportedly interested in the 32-year-old who has spent the last seven seasons as the Texans starting Quarterback.

Schaub has a $14.5 million salary cap figure and a base salary of $10 million in 2014 but will now be plying his trade with the Raiders.

Seen as a trade that will heavily impact the NFL Draft the Raiders now have four Quarterbacks in their roster, making it less likely that they will use their first round pick - fifth overall to draft a QB.

The Texans however, who have the first overall draft pick this year after finishing 2-14 last season, now look even more likely to draft one of college footballs brightest names at Quarterback.

The two-time Pro-Bowler led the Texans to the AFC South championship in 2011 and 2012 and has thrown over 4,000 yards three times in his career and is expected to be the Raiders first choice Quarterback in 2014.

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