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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, August 28, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Houston Texans J.J. Watts sends message of support to Harvey flood victims
As the Houston area endures unprecedented flooding caused by Tropical Storm Harvey, Texans star J.J. Watt urges the city to stay safe. Lions safety Glover Quin, who still resides in Houston, says he is in touch with his wife and children.

Texans to practice at The Star due to Hurricane Harvey - NFL.com
Searching for a place to practice amid Hurricane Harvey, the Texans have decided on Frisco, Texas. NFL Network's Jane Slater reports the Texans will practice at the Cowboys' facility in Frisco, Texas.

Texans facing key roster decisions amid injuries - Houston Chronicle
After being relocated to the Dallas area because of widespread flooding in Houston, the Texans have some difficult roster decisions to make before and after Thursday's last preseason game against the Cowboys.

Texans' Tom Savage: 'I'm 100 percent confident in myself' - Houston Texans Blog- ESPN
Tom Savage and the Texans' offense didn't show much Saturday, but over the course of the preseason he proved to be the best option at QB.

Houston Texans offense is uninspiring in getting shut out - Houston Texans Blog- ESPN
Houston QB Tom Savage has said his focus this preseason is simply to put points on the board. But the Texans failed to do that on Saturday.

Dallas Cowboys: Hurricane Harvey, floods force Texans to Dallas | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Thursday’s preseason finale between the Texas rivals could be moved to Arlington because of the flooding from Hurricane Harvey.

Texans' J.J. Watt posts fundraising video to assist flood victims - Houston Chronicle
Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt posted an emotional video asking for fundraising assistance to help victims of the massive flooding that Houston is experiencing.

Texans-Saints rewind: Five up, five down - Houston Chronicle
In the wake of the Texans' 13-0 shutout loss to the New Orleans Saints on Saturday night, here's a quick-hit look at five players or situations whose stock is up and five whose stock is down.


NFL News

8 best things about Sunday’s NFL preseason games - SBNation.com
A few plays — and players — stood above the rest during Sunday’s slate of games.

Vontaze Burfict celebrated a pick-six by dancing in the stands surrounded by Washington fans - SBNation.com
This was quite a celebration.

NFL scores 2017: Results, highlights and news from Aug. 27 - SBNation.com
Sunday’s games had a handful of interesting subplots, and a thrilling finish between the 49ers and Vikings.

Jets claim Kony Ealy off waivers after he was cut by the Patriots - SBNation.com
Ealy didn’t work out for New England, but can he with the Jets?

A complete history of Vontaze Burfict being the most reckless football player - SBNation.com
Vontaze Burfict’s history of not caring about the well-being of others started long before he ever reached the NFL.


Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Astros 7, Angels 5: This one is for Houston - The Crawfish Boxes
McCann lifts Astros with a three-run triple.

Astros travel to Dallas, await plans with Hurricane Harvey lingering - The Crawfish Boxes
The Astros and Rangers may swap home and home series.

How to help Houston after Hurricane Harvey - SBNation.com
Help by donating to these charities and emergency relief organizations.

Daily Bears Report 8/28/2017 - Hurricane Harvey - How to Help - Our Daily Bears
Rice football stranded by Harvey. Soccer vs. Houston Baptist cancelled. Volleyball beats UC Santa Barbara. New "Unscripted" football video.

Matador Mailbag: Texas Tech JUCO transfers to make quick impact - Viva The Matadors
Viva answers your Tech questions.

First Glance: Texas A&M at UCLA - Good Bull Hunting
The offseason is officially over!

Hurricane Harvey likely forcing LSU-BYU game to move from Houston - SBNation.com
The game could be played in New Orleans or Baton Rouge.

Your 2017 Texas Longhorn Football Captains - Barking Carnival
Connor Williams, PJ Locke, Naashon Hughes, Poona Ford.

Houston Dynamo and Dash Games Postponed Due to Hurricane Harvey - Dynamo Theory
Dynamo and Dash games postponed and to be rescheduled due to Hurricane Harvey.