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Arizona Cardinals @ Houston Texans gamethread

Blaine Gabbert in his first action with the Arizona Cardinals.

Arizona Cardinals v Houston Texans Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images

The Arizona Cardinals are taking on the Houston Texans.

This week it is less about the whole and more about the sum. The sum this week is Blaine Gabbert in his first start for the Arizona Cardinals.

Gabbert has been an enigma in his career, but today, he gets a chance with the Arizona Cardinals.

Bruce Arians has explained his career thus far as:

Now, well I guess he teams that Blaine Gabbert has been on is to be determined. We will either see that Gabbert has been on bad teams and is capable or he was just always bad.

The rub here is, the Texans pass defense is really bad, but that doesn’t automatically qualify Gabbert as good.

No, Gabbert will need to come out tonight and prove his ability to hold off the injured Drew Stanton.

It’ll be a great game to get an early read on Gabbert and what to expect moving forward.