Texans preseason schedule includes Patriots at NRG Stadium

The Houston Texans preseason schedule includes a game against the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots at NRG Stadium:

The Texans preseason schedule:

Week 1  Aug 10-14 @Carolina

Week 2   Aug 17-21 Patriots

Week 3   Aug 24-28 @ New Orleans

Week 4  Aug 31-Sept 1  Dallas

The specific dates and times for each game will be released at a later date.

Also, the Patriots and Texans are working on joint practices during week two of the preseason at the new home training site for the Texans at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.

The Texans may also hold joint practices against the Saints during week 3. New Orleans Coach Sean Payton told FOX 26 Sports during Super Bowl week conversations between the two teams were taking place, and he wanted to make it happen.