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Matchup History | Texans vs. Chargers

Houston Texans helmet and Los Angeles Chargers helmet
WEEK 4 • SUN 10/02 • FINAL

Los Angeles Chargers 2-2

Houston Texans 0-3-1

History: Houston Texans vs. Los Angeles Chargers

Los Angeles went 9-8 and finished third in the AFC West last season.

Brandon Staley is in Year 2 as an NFL head coach, after spending 2020 as the defensive coordinator of the Rams. Prior to that, he coached the outside linebackers in Denver in 2019, and Chicago in 2017 and 2018.

The two franchises have squared off eight times, and Houston's won three of those games. All three of those victories have come in the last four meetings, with the most recent being the day after last Christmas, when Houston erupted for a 41-29 victory.

Notable Chargers: QB Justin Herbert, DB J.C. Jackson, WR Keenan Allen, RB Austin Ekeler, DE Joey Bosa, S Derwin James, OLB Khalil Mack

Texans Cornerback Desmond King was drafted by the Chargers in the fifth round of the 2017 NFL Draft, and played into the 2020 season with them, before he was dealt to Tennessee. Former Texans Defensive Lineman Christian Covington played for Houston from 2015 through 2018, and also played his college ball at Rice. Wide Receiver/Return man DeAndre Carter, who played for the Texans from 2018 through 2020, is now a Charger.

Players and Coaches to Know

Houston Texans

Head Coach: DeMeco Ryans
Quarterback: Davis Mills, C.J. Stroud
Key Position Players: DB Derek Stingley Jr., DL Will Anderson Jr., RB Devin Singletary, TE Dalton Schultz, WR Robert Woods

Los Angeles Chargers

Head Coach: Giff Smith
Quarterback: Easton Stick
Key Position Players: