Texans host Patriots at NRG stadium

Pauline Gross
August 19, 2017

"I feel like my routine is better than it's ever been".

Instead the Texans insisted that Savage was their starter and have operated that way throughout training camp with the third-year player getting the bulk of the snaps with the first team. And based on his reputation, I know Cage would really be "Savage" in the role.

But he and the Patriots got in plenty of work against the Texans on Wednesday, and Brady liked the challenge of facing a defense led by star defensive end J.J. Watt.

New England coach Bill Belichick deflected questions about how Brady has been able to maintain a high level of play at his age to the quarterback, but he did talk about what he's meant to the Patriots. "I'm just trying to coordinate a group of professional athletes that were successful previous year as a group. our guys play hard and I appreciate that".

"Get out here as early as you possibly can", Rootes said.

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Paul asks what the expectations for Deshaun Watson are as the Texans face the Patriots in their second preseason game. As an older player you kind of pass along words of advice daily in every meeting.

"There are so many good players out there on that field", Brady said. "He's done a great job for us.

I think maybe it's a little slower at work than it is at home", said Brady on the return to Houston. So, we're definitely going to follow him.

"We've got the best fans in the National Football League".

"I'll give you a legendary story, this happened the first day of camp", Rob Gronkowski told Fox Sports' Jay Glazer in a recent 1-on-1 interview. "I'm always trying to be more efficient and more accurate, more velocity".

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