The Los Angeles Rams went 10-6 last season, beat the Seahawks in a Wild Card playoff, before falling on the road to the Packers in the Divisional Round.
2021 is head coach Sean McVay's fifth season at the helm of the Rams. He's 43-21 in that span, with three playoff appearances. The Rams had a winning record in all four of his seasons in charge.
Los Angeles has a 3-1 record against Houston, with the Texans' only win coming in 2009 when they defeated the Rams in a December game at Saint Louis. The last time these two squads met was in mid-November of 2017, when the Rams thumped Houston, 33-7 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
Notable Rams: DT Aaron Donald, QB Matthew Stafford, CB Jalen Ramsey, WR Robert Woods, WR Desean Jackson
Texans WR Brandin Cooks played for Los Angeles in 2018 and 2019. He caught 80 passes for 1,204 yards his first season with the Rams.