As the 2017 NFL Week-1 continues on Sunday, Jacksonville Jaguars meet Houston Texans at 1:00 PM EST in NRG Stadium, Houston, Texas. CBS will be doing the TV coverage while the action can be caught online on FuboTV.
Both teams hail an equally strong offensive and defensive line. The Jaguars posted 334 Total Yards Per Game while the Texans ran for 314 last season.
Date and Time: September 10th, 2017 1:00 PM EST
Venue: NRG Stadium, Houston, Texas
TV: CBS (US)
Online Stream: FuboTV (US) – (Subscription required click here to start your free 7-day-trial and watch now, you can cancel at any time. DVR Available.)
Rookie wide receiver Dede Westbrook, who led the NFL in receiving during the preseason is out of the Jaguars’ 2017 regular-season opener against the Houston Texans. Westbrook was absent in Friday’s practice because of a core muscle injury.
Veteran Patrick Omameh is set to start at left guard against the Texans. The starting running back position is still unclear with rookie Leonard Fournette, Chris Ivory, and T.J. Yeldon frontrunners for the spot.
Yeldon (hamstring) and free safety Tashaun Gipson (ankle) are questionable of play on Sunday.
Defensive end J.J. Watt will be back to action for his first regular season game since Week 3 of last year. The three-time Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year was out with a back injury.
Tom Savage is slated to play under center, he can provide the required offensive tempo. Also, running back Lamar Miller will there to take care of the offensive backfield. Rookie running back Leonard Fournette can play his debut later into the game.
Duane Brown won’t be in the lineup on Sunday against the Jaguars. As a result, Third-year player Kendall Lamm gets the start in Brown’s place.