With most, if not all, starters expected to stay confined to the sidelines, the Houston Texans and San Francisco 49ers square off in exhibition action at NRG Stadium tonight. While the opening of the college football season may steal the spotlight, the professional football careers of dozens of players could be irrevocably affected by what happens in Houston in a few hours.
Heavy, ain't it?
Secure in the knowledge that the end of the 2014 Houston Texans preseason is in sight, talk about anything related to the Texans or Niners here. This the place for you to engage in the free exchange of ideas about the Texans, the Niners, what you hope to see tonight, roster speculation, or whatever else is on your mind as we wait for the clock to strike 7 p.m. CDT.
The first open thread for the game will post at 6:45 p.m. CDT. Until then, this is the place to spend your time before kickoff of Texans-49ers.
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