Texans have released QB T.J. Yates.

Texans new head coach Bill OBrien said he wanted to get down to three quarterbacks before the start of training camp and the odd man out is Yates, but that may be a blessing in disguise as Yates former head coach Gary Kubiak could be in line to persuade the Ravens organization to sign Yates to be Joe Flacco's possible backup seeing as Kubiak should have some pull as the Ravens new offensive coordinator this season.ANALYST: Michael Pichan