NFL Week 6 Game Capsule: Rams v. Texans

Nothing like celebrating as if you're not getting your arse handed to you. - Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

A look inside the history and numbers of Texans-Rams as the teams prepare for their Week Six tilt in Houston.

Courtesy of NFL Communications, I give you these numbers, notes, and food for thought as your Houston Texans seek to even out their win-loss record with the St. Louis Rams coming to Reliant Stadium on Sunday:

ST. LOUIS RAMS (2-3) AT HOUSTON TEXANS (2-3)

SERIES

RAMS

TEXANS

SERIES LEADER

Series tied, 1-1

STREAKS

1-1

COACHES VS. OPP.

Fisher: 13-5

Kubiak: 1-0

LAST WEEK

W 34-20 vs. Jaguars

L 34-3 at 49ers

LAST GAME

12/20/09: Texans 16 at Rams 13. Houston QB Matt Schaub completes 28 of 40 passes for 367 yards & TD. Texans WR Kevin Walter has 3-yard TD catch.

LAST GAME AT SITE

11/27/05: Rams 33, Texans 27. St. Louis RB Steven Jackson gains 110 rushing yards & TD. Rams rookie QB Ryan Fitzpatrick throws for 310 yards & 3 TDs in 1st career game.

BROADCAST

FOX (12:00 PM CT): Chris Myers, Tim Ryan, Jennifer Hale (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 137 (StL), 117 (Hou.). XM: 231 (Hou.).

STATS

PASSING

Bradford: 126-216-1,315-10 (T3C)-3-85.7

Schaub: 135-212-1,366-8 (3C)-9-76.9

RUSHING

Richardson: 55-162-2.9-0

Foster: 97-390 (2C)-4.0-1

RECEIVING

Austin (R): 23-156-6.8-2

A. Johnson: 37 (1C)-407-11.0-0

OFFENSE

311.6

390.8 (3C)

TAKE/GIVE

+2

-8

DEFENSE

382.4

260.2 (1L)

SACKS

Quinn: 5 (T1C)

Mercilus: 4.5

INTs

3 tied: 1

Cushing, Joseph: 1

PUNTING

Hekker: 45.6

Lechler: 47.7 (3C)

KICKING

Zuerlein: 33 (9/9 PAT; 8/8 FG)

Bullock: 29 (8/8 PAT; 7/12 FG)

NOTES

RAMS: QB SAM BRADFORD passed for 222 yards, 3 TDs & 0 INTs for 105.3 rating last week. Rams are 7-1-1 when he starts & has 100+ rating…Rookie RB ZAC STACY rushed for career-high 78 yards in 1st NFL start last week. RB DARYL RICHARDSON leads team with 162 rush yards…TE JARED COOK leads club with 266 rec. yards. WR CHRIS GIVENS has 5 career catches of 50+ yards. Has 3 career rec. TDs & avgs. 46 yards per TD (138 yards). WR AUSTIN PETTIS had 2 TDs last week & has 4 TDs in past 4. WR TAVON AUSTIN leads NFL rookies with 23 catches & ties for NFC rookie lead with 2 TDs. TE LANCE KENDRICKS aims for 3rd in row with TD…DE ROBERT QUINNties for lead in NFC with 5 sacks. Has 6 sacks in past 6. DE CHRIS LONG has 5.5 sacks in past 7. Has 11.5 sacks in past 12 vs. AFC. LB JAMES LAURINAITIS had INT last week. Since entering NFL in 2009, is 1 of 3 LBs with 8.5+ sacks (8.5) & 8+ INTs (8). CB JANORIS JENKINS has 4 career TDs (3 INTs, FR). Rookie LB ALEC OGLETREE leads team with 37 tackles. S MATT GIORDANO had 82-yard INT-TD last week, his 2nd career INT-TD. DT MICHAEL BROCKERS has 1.5 sacks in past 2…

TEXANS: Since ’11, QB MATT SCHAUB is 21-10 (.677) as starter & has completed 663 of 1,048 passes (63.3 pct.) for 7,853 yards with 45 TDs vs. 27 INTs & 89.6 rating. With Hou., Schaub has 13 TDs vs. 8 INTs & 92.6 rating vs. NFC at home…RB ARIAN FOSTER (4,911) needs 89 rush yards to reach 5,000. Is avg. 100 rush yards per game in past 2. Has 5 100-yard rush games in past 8 vs. NFC. Texans are 17-7 (.708) when Foster has 100+ rush yards…WR ANDRE JOHNSON averages 81.5 rec. yards per game, best in NFL history (min. 100 games). Has 21 rec. for 355 yards (16.9 avg.) with TD in 2 career games vs. Rams. WR DE ANDRE HOPKINS leads NFL rookies in rec. yards (293)… DE J.J. WATT has 8 sacks in 10 games vs. NFC. LB WHITNEY MERCILUS has 3.5 sacks in past 2…LB BRIAN CUSHING leads team with 39 tackles...S ED REEDleads active players with 61 INTs. Has 2 INTs in 3 career games vs. Rams.

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