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HOUSTON (AP) — Dontrelle Inman appreciates every moment in the NFL after the winding path he took to get here.

His strong play this season is what Philip Rivers appreciates.

Inman had 119 yards receiving, including a 52-yard touchdown reception to help the San Diego Chargers to a 21-13 win over the Houston Texans on Sunday.

Inman was signed by the Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2011, but he was released before the regular season began and spent the next two seasons playing for the Toronto Argonauts. In 2014 he got another chance in the NFL when he was signed by the Chargers. Ever since, he’s steadily improved.

“His main thing is he is dependable,” Rivers said. “You can count on him to run the right route, to play any position, to do his job every day. That is what we thought we were getting when we got him from Canada. (Former Chargers offensive coordinator) Frank (Reich) had talked to the coach he played for in Canada and he said: ‘If I had 41 … Dontrelles, I would have a heck of a team.'”

Rivers found a wide-open Inman for the 52-yard touchdown pass that tied it at 7 in the second quarter. Brock Osweiler was intercepted by Casey Hayward on the next drive, and San Diego took a 14-7 lead when Rivers connected with Tyrell Williams on a 21-yard scoring pass.

“Once you get that opportunity you’re like: ‘Hey, this may be my last,'” Inman said. “So a lot of guys take it like, ‘this may be my last (game), this might be my last catch. So I’ve got to take advantage of every opportunity.”

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