Sunday, August 27, 2017

Houston Texans drop 13-0 preseason game to New Orleans Saints

Photo by Darla Tamulitis, La Vita Loca Photography
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By Robert H Kelly

Copyright 2017 TexSport Publications

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA (August 26, 2017) The Houston Texans posted 246 yards of total offense, but could not find the end zone, as they dropped a 13-0 decision to the New Orleans Saints in the third preseason game for both teams on Saturday, August 26, 2017. The fans at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans saw the saints score one touchdown and thw field goals to raise their preseason record to 2-1. The Texans fell to 1-2 with their final preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday, August 31 at NRG Stadium in Houston.

Three quarterbacks saw action for the Texans, with rookie Deshaun Watson (No. 4, shown above) completing 11-of-21 passes for 116 yards and one interception. Tom Savage, in limited action, was 10-off-16 for 79 yards, while Brandon Weeden completed two passes for 16 yards. The New Orleans' scores were the result of two field goals of 26 and 48 yards by Wil Lutz and a three-yard run by rookie Darius Victor.

The Texans kick off their regular season on Sunday, September 10; hosting the Jacksonville Jaguars.

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