Whats up with playing Tampa Bay week 4 every pre season...and on Thursday nights?

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  1. FILO_girl

    FILO_girl I'm not here

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    I have been pondering this question for several seasons...

    Why do we play Tampa Bay in pre season every year...and on a Thursday? (except on '02 when we played them on Friday) Doesn't matter if it is here or there, and always on week 4. It has my curiosity up...:thinking:

    Here is my research to back it up...
    http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/teams/schedule?team=hou&year=2002
     
  2. ATX

    ATX Hall of Fame

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    Because of the HUGE ratings it gets. :gun:
     
  3. Andrew6

    Andrew6 Site Contributor

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    do the texans have set teams that they play every preseason. It seems we've played Tampa bay for several years, Bears, and Dallas seems to be a given
     
  4. Brando

    Brando Site Contributor

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    I guess we can look forward to playing the Saints every year also. Just like we play the Cowboys every year. The owners usually agree on it and get it approved by the league. As far as it being the last preseason game I have no clue.


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    As far as playing on Thursday or Friday it's because all teams play the last preseason game on Thursday or Friday so they can get ready for the opener.
     

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