San Diego Chargers vs. Houston Texans: Can the Chargers Live Up To the Numbers?

November 5, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

San Diego Chargers at Houston Texans
Sunday, November 7th, 2010 1:00 PM EST
Line: San Diego -3
The 3-5 San Diego Chargers are winless on the road. Naturally, Vegas has once again made them the favorites against the 4-3 Houston Texans. The Chargers have the best defense statistically to go along with the best passing attack in the league. That has made them favorites in nearly every game this year, despite posting five losses.
Keys to the Game:
The Chargers only allow 176.9 yards in the air a game, making them the number one pass defense in the league. Many wanted to know how the Chargers would fair after Antonio Cromartie left town, but Quentin Jammer and Antoine Cason make one of the best cornerback tandems in the entire league. While it is easy to give the credit to the defensive backs, a huge part of their success against the pass has come from the pressure being applied up front. Quarterbacks are feeling the heat, as the Chargers h...

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