With a Saturday game at Tampa Bay, the Texans practiced Tuesday inside NRG Stadium.
The Buccaneers are 7-7, and have four of their last five contests. Jameis Winston has thrown for 300 yards or more in 10 of the last 12 games, and Shaquil Barrett's rung up 16.5 sacks this season.
"Tampa Bay is a very explosive team," Texans head coach Bill O'Brien said. "They're very, very good. Jameis Winston has thrown for 450 yards I think in two straight games. Defensively you're talking about a stout front, you're talking about great coaches in Bruce Arians, Todd Bowles and Byron Leftwich."
Houston's won the last three meetings with the Bucs, which came at NRG Stadium in 2015 and 2007, and south Florida in 2011.
Winston, meanhwile, is someone O'Brien points to as being "a big challenge" for the Texans defense.
"He is a phenomenal football player," O'Brien said. "He's got a great arm, he's got a lot of good players around him."
The Texans and Buccaneers kick off inside Raymond James Stadium on Saturday at Noon CT.
Houston Texans take on the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium for the fourteenth game of the 2019 NFL season.