Baltimore Ravens at Houston Texans, September 19, 2020
Ravens were 14-2 and won the AFC North last season, but were upset in the Divisional round of the playoffs at home by the Titans.
Head coach John Harbaugh is 118-74 in 12 seasons as the Ravens head coach. His teams have won 10 or more games in seven of those years, and Baltimore won the Super Bowl in 2012. The Ravens have finished under .500 just once with Harbaugh in charge.
The two squads have met 10 times in the regular season, with the Ravens winning eight of those games.
Baltimore won its previous matchup with the Texans, 41-7, in Week 11 last November at M&T Bank Stadium.
The last two times the Ravens have played at NRG Stadium, the Texans have won by double-digits in each contest. In 2014, Houston beat Baltimore, 25-13 in Week 16. In 2012, both teams were 5-1 heading into the Week 7 matchup at NRG Stadium. The Texans shellacked the Ravens 43-13.
Notable Ravens: QB Lamar Jackson, TE Mark Andrews, CB Marcus Peters, S Earl Thomas, III, DE Calais Campbell
Texans defensive coordinator Anthony Weaver played defensive end for the Ravens from 2002-2005.
Ravens offensive coordinator Greg Roman was a Texans assistant for the first four years of the franchise. In 2002 and 2003 he coached the tight ends, and in 2004 and 2005 he was the quarterbacks coach.