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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, August 29, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Harvey flooding forces Houston Texans to play at Dallas Cowboys
The Houston Texans' preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday night has been moved to AT&T Stadium in Arlington because of flooding from Hurricane Harvey.

J.J. Watt of Houston Texans wants Thursday game against Dallas Cowboys used for relief help
The NFL is considering moving Thursday's preseason game between the Texans and Cowboys because of flooding in Houston. If it's played, J.J. Watt wants the NFL to use the game to raise funds for those affected by the flooding.

NFL Preview: Texans May Have the Key To Defeating the Patriots | SI.com
The 31 teams not based in Foxborough face a dilemma: The reigning Super Bowl champions, led by QB Tom Brady, got even stronger this offseason.

Texans-Cowboys game relocated to Arlington
Due to public safety concerns resulting from the ongoing weather emergency related to Hurricane Harvey, Thursday’s Dallas Cowboys-Texans game has been relocated to AT&T Stadium in Arlington.

Texans stuck in Houston 'accounted for,' but 'impossible' to get them to Dallas - NFL Nation- ESPN
DeAndre Hopkins among the Texans players who are fine but have been unable to rejoin the team in Dallas because of Hurricane Harvey.

Family separation during flooding tough on Texans players - Houston Chronicle
A new father, Tom Savage can't wait to be reunited with his wife, Catherine, and their daughter.

Texans' preseason game moved to Arlington amid Harvey concerns
The Texans have not returned to Houston since their preseason game Saturday.

Jags-Texans home games should be flipped – ProFootballTalk
The Texans are scheduled to open the regular season at home against Jacksonville in 13 days. However and whenever the facts play out, chances are that won't happen. An easy solution for the league would be to flip the home games in the annual two-game Jaguars-Texans series.


NFL News

Matthew Stafford will be the highest-paid NFL player ever, for now - SBNation.com
Stafford and the Lions have a five-year deal.

NFL cuts tracker 2017: All the roster moves leading up to the Sept. 2 deadline - SBNation.com
There’s only one deadline this year for teams to pare rosters down to 53 players.

What is Regenokine process and why are Seahawks players getting the treatment? - SBNation.com
Five more Seahawks players are getting Regenokine process done. Here’s what it’ll do for them.

Art Briles not joining the CFL team that just announced his hiring, the league says - SBNation.com
His hiring was announced earlier Monday.


Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Tropicana Field to host Astros-Rangers series - The Crawfish Boxes
The Astros will call the Rays' ballpark home for a week.

Rockets Owner Leslie Alexander donates $4 million to Harvey relief efforts - The Dream Shake
In the face of tragedy, we can always count on Mr. Owner.

Texas defense focused on stopping potent Maryland run defense - Burnt Orange Nation
Two talented running backs and a dual-threat quarterback will pose a challenge for the Longhorns.

TCU Hosting Rice In Wake of Houston Floods - Frogs O' War
The Owls have come to roost in Fort Worth, as the Frogs step up to help their neighbor.

ODB COLLEGE FOOTBALL PICK 'EM 2017 - Our Daily Bears
LET’S DO THIS.

4 Big 12 teams make preseason AP Top 25 - Viva The Matadors
Oklahoma and OK State were no-brainers, but K-State and West Virginia may not be on the list long.

2017 Aggie Football: A Virtual Season In Review - Good Bull Hunting
How will this season play out, you ask? My PS3 holds all the answers.

Harvey Moves Season Opener to New Orleans - And The Valley Shook
Catastrophic flooding in Houston necessitates moving LSU vs. BYU.

Texas -18 vs Maryland - Barking Carnival
You Betcha.

Texas State Bobcats 2017 Season Preview: Defense - Underdog Dynasty
There is nowhere for the Bobcats to go but up on defense.