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Bolts Notebook: 11-5

DL Travis Johnson (Otto Greule Jr./Getty)

The Chargers are limping towards their bye, but a win in Houston on Sunday will make the players feel better about their current lot. San Diego has yet to win a game in front of a live, local TV audience, but doing so in Week 9 would send a strong message that the race in the AFC West is far from over.

Houston, We Have Your Players DL Travis Johnson and PK Kris Brown have a special interest in Sunday's game. Johnson was the Texans' first-round pick in 2005 and spent his first four seasons with the team. Brown's time in Houston dates back to the franchise's inaugural season in 2002. He remained with the team though this season's training camp before losing a battle to Neil Rackers. Johnson... Recommended Stories