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After seven excruciating long months, the Houston Texans finally take the field again in tonight’s preseason opener against the Carolina Panthers. But as many know, tonight doesn’t actually count for anything, so a full game preview is rather silly. Neither team is game planning or doing any in-game scouting, rather working on aspects of the team that need improvement. Most importantly, THE FINAL SCORE DOESN’T MATTER. The wins and losses of tonight’s game will occur on an individual basis as players fight for roster spots and regular season play time. Instead, lets lay out the game tonight and what fans should be looking for out of the starters and backups.  First, the starters on both offense and defense will only play about 12-15 snaps according to team sources. This should roughly take the starters to the near end of the first quarter, and then they’ll be done for the night. The Texans already know what they have from many of their starters, so avoiding injury takes top priorit...
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