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2016 NFL Preseason Live: Houston Texans v. New Orleans Saints

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The Houston Texans host their first game of the preseason when they face the New Orleans Saints at NRG Stadium tonight. Talk about what's happening on the field as it transpires in Battle Red Blog's live open game thread for Texans-Saints.

Clowney's comin', Drew.
Clowney's comin', Drew.
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I don't know about you, but after more than six months of no football, I could get used to this hip new fad of your Houston Texans playing every week.

Tonight, the Texans open the gates at NRG Stadium for the first time this season to welcome the New Orleans Saints as the two Gulf Coast teams embark upon their second game of the 2016 NFL preseason. The majority of the starters' snaps for each team are almost sure to be in short supply, but that doesn't mean that nothing's on the line as both squads steam toward finalizing their initial 53-man rosters.

This is your first open thread for the Texans' 2016 preseason home opener against the New Orleans Saints. Share your observations, thoughts, and musings about all things Houston, Texan, and/or Saint in real time in the Comments below.

NOTE: Please do not post any images, videos, GIFs, or non-text comments in any of BRB's live game threads. They tend to slow the thread down and can take a long time to load. Thanks in advance for your cooperation.

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