8 facts you need to know before the Ravens face the Texans in Week 1

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7. The Texans are usinga rookie QB in Week 1 for the second time in franchise history

Houston spend their no. 2 overall pick in Ohio State's standout quarterback C.J. Stroud this past spring, and then named him both the starter and the captain of the team just mere days away from his regular-season debut in a rather odd fashion.

Good for Baltimore, they don't feel they need to name team captains. Even better? Stroud is the second rookie QB to ever start the season on the pocket for the Texans, and the first one since David Carr did it in 2002. Back then, the Texans defeated the Cowboys 19-10 before losing their next five games in a row.