The game has been canceled so Texans players can get back home to Houston and start helping with the recovery efforts.
Hurricane Harvey devastated the Houston region, leaving behind widespread flooding and significant damage. As a result, the Texans and Cowboys will play their final preseason game in Dallas at AT&T Stadium instead of Houston’s NRG Stadium, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.
The game will be broadcast on NFL Network Thursday at 8 p.m. ET nationwide, as well as local markets.
“When players violate the rules intended to protect player safety on a repeated basis, and particularly when the violations carry with them a significant risk of injury to an opposing player … you must be held accountable for this continuing unacceptable conduct.”
Burfict’s history has removed his benefit of the doubt, and he’s judged much more harshly and strictly by the NFL.
The rule that earned him a suspension may be Burfict’s doing. The suspension for the Bengals linebacker reveals some flaws in one of the NFL’s new rules. There’s plenty of gray area regarding what constitutes a defenseless player and how they are allowed to be hit.
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