In the team's final preseason game before the start of the 2014 slate, the Houston Texans fell 40-13 to the San Francisco 49ers at NRG Stadium. The Texans concluded the preseason with a 2-2 record.
Two quarterbacks saw action for the Texans on Thursday night, with
Keenum, in his first start of the preseason, helmed the opening scoring drive of the night. He led the offense on an 11-play drive, covering 56 yards and ending with a 41-yard field goal by
Savage would relieve Keenum in the second quarter, putting together a seven-play drive that added three more points to the scoreboard. Savage completed key passes to
The Texans fourth-round pick threw for 43 yards, completing 8-of-12 passes.
From there it would be all 49ers, as they went on to outscore the Texans 40-7 en route to the victory.
The Texans made several lineup changes at the outset of the contest, with multiple rookies taking the field as starters against San Francisco.
Texans draft picks
Another draft pick, cornerback
The Texans open up the 2014 season on Sunday, Sept. 7, as they square off against the Washington Redskins.