The Houston Texans head to New Orleans to take against the Saints on Saturday night, August 26 in the third week of the 2017 NFL Preseason. This week, rosters will undergo their dress rehearsals prior to the real football game in the 2017 NFL regular season.
For most starters, it’s their last real opportunity to make an impression and prove their worth to the NFL franchise owners, general managers as well as coaching staffs. For most fans and spectators, it’s their first peek at what to expect from their favorite team might look like in the forthcoming 2017 NFL regular season. For Fantasy footballers, it might be their final indication at the players they’re targeting in their drafts. For the sport enthusiasts and alike, it’s somewhat worthwhile American football.
Now the New Orleans Saints and Houston Texans square off in the most significant third week of the NFL Preseason. This is known as the “dress rehearsal” exhibition for many as the starting stars and superstars will take the center stage.
With Tom Savage winning the starting quarterback job in Houston Texans over rookie Deshaun Watson. Meanwhile, Drew Brees remains the shining center weapon and hope in getting the New Orleans Saints back into the postseason. Brees is getting up there in age and the Saints has gone 7-9 in three consecutive years.
Generally, these are two professional American football clubs that are playing with a chip on their shoulder for a several reasons. The Texans might have won the AFC South a couple of season in a row, but don’t have the respect they really deserve.
Here’s What You Need To Know
Game: Houston Texans vs New Orleans Saints
Date: Saturday, August 26, 2017
Start Time: 5:00 PM PT, 7:00 PM CT, 8:00 PM ET
Stadium: Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
TV Channel: NFL Network (nationwide)