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Runnin’ Wild: How Did Houston Texans Finally Find Ground Game Against Los Angeles Chargers?

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HOUSTON – Rex Burkhead saw something rare unfold in front of him: a gaping hole to be drilled with lots of unoccupied green artificial turf in front of him.

Stonewalled for most of the season while crashing into a line of scrimmage stacked with determination for all he could muster in hopes of saving doomed racing games, the veteran Houston Texans lived through a An entirely different experience on Sunday against a much-favored AFC playoff contender.

Burkhead capitalized on the extra wiggle room generated behind a revised COVID-19 ravaged offensive line, rushing down the left sideline behind blocks from left tackle Geron Christian Sr. and left guard Cole Toner for a touchdown run 25-yard run that set the tone for the Texans’ 41-29 toppled victory Sunday at NRG Stadium.

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