The first 15 seconds of Mike McCoy's head coaching debut were just about perfect.
The final 15 minutes or so were a perfect example of everything he's got to fix about the San Diego Chargers.
Randy Bullock kicked a 41-yard field goal as time expired, and the Houston Texans rallied from a 21-point deficit in the second half for a 31-28 victory over the Chargers on Monday night.
''This was a tough one, obviously,'' McCoy said. ''When you play a good team like the Houston Texans, you have an opportunity when you're up 28-7. You have to put the game away.''
The Chargers led 7-0 just 15 seconds into McCoy's first game, intercepting Houston's first pass and throwing a TD pass on their first offensive snap. Philip Rivers threw four touchdown passes in a tantalizing start in the system run by McCoy, the offensive guru hired away from division rival Denver to revitalize a stagnant franchise.
San Diego was three touchdowns ahead after the opening series of the third quarter, and led by 1...