Matt Schaub could feel the Texans' comeback coming on in the third quarter. Andre Johnson had absolutely no doubt Houston would rally from three touchdowns down to win its season opener.
Many San Diego Chargers fans must have felt exactly the same way.
A team that blew five halftime leads last season did it again Monday night in Houston's 31-28 win over San Diego. While the Texans got an early character-building test in a season with Super Bowl aspirations, the Chargers were reminded they can't ever let up if they hope to shake their underachieving reputations.
''We knew we could do it,'' said Houston linebacker Brian Cushing, who returned an interception for his first career touchdown to tie it with 9:30 to play. ''We felt the momentum. We had no business winning the game ... (but) we felt like we could do it the whole time. We never got down on ourselves. We were just able to make that comeback.''
Randy Bullock kicked a 41-yard field goal as time expired after Schaub engineere...