The decision to cancel the game altogether was announced when the Texans said local authorities had found a safe route for the team to drive the 250 miles home. Simply put, there's far more important things going on for Houston than a meaningless preseason game.
"I know they're probably anxious to get home and see their families, just assess the situation", Witten said.
The Cowboys' website reported Tuesday night that 40,000 tickets had been sold, at $25 each, for the game. The Cowboys said ticket buyers can choose to either get a refund or have the money donated to Hurricane Harvey relief.
After a week that saw the team fly from Houston to New Orleans, then on to the Dallas-Fort Worth area, the Texans bussed back to Houston on Wednesday afternoon.
Many in the National Football League have already been active in raising money to help those affected by the hurricane this week, including the Texans themselves. It's also worth noting that Texans' star J.J. At last report, the effort had raised more than $5.1 million. "Everybody here is obviously most concerned about their families, their friends, the city of Houston back home". The Jets will donate $1 million to the American Red Cross and Tennessee Titans controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk donated $1 million to Watt's fundraising campaign. It was even going to broadcast on NFL Network and the Texans were in Dallas practicing.
The team, inspired by Houston, hope they can create a diversion for the city as it rebuilds in the months to come.
Senator John McCain slammed President Donald Trump's order banning banning transgender people from entering the military. Trump cited concerns over "tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail".
President Donald Trump is criticizing a Tennessee Republican who questioned his "competence" and "stability". I know that for a fact. "But I see my job as saying what I think and his job is saying what he thinks".
Bortles played in four drives , going 8-13 for 60 yards, with the team producing zero first downs and no points. Over the last three seasons, he has thrown for 11,241 passing yards, 69 touchdowns, and 51 interceptions .
The army and Aung San Suu Kyi's civilian government vehemently deny allegations of widespread abuses, including rapes and murders. The crackdown by security forces following the attack has prompted thousands of Rohingyas to flee their homeland for security.
Vice President Mike Pence and Venezuelan opposition leaders in Miami, Maduro said that "a meeting like never before between U.S. The ex-mayor and other right-wing politicians urged Pence to push for greater sanctions on Venezuela , according to AP.
Angelique Kerber is gone from the US Open , the first defending champion eliminated in the first round in 12 years. A 19-year-old with a Japanese mother and Haitian father, Osaka trains in Florida. 45 in the world, won 6-3, 6-1.
Taylor Swift's mock throne is slithering with snakes - which have been a feature of her social media campaign for Reputation . Taylor Swift's diamond-filled bathtub in new video cost over $10M, jewels were all real!.
The five occupants of the Audi A3 then jumped out and went on a stabbing spree, killing a woman before being shot dead by police. King Felipe VI marched alongside Rajoy and representatives of all of Spain's major political parties behind the first ranks.
He was sentenced to five years in prison in connection to a bribery scandal that took down the nation's president, Park Geun-hye. It's part of a huge influence-peddling scandal that brought down the government of former President Park Geun-hye.
Hezbollah leader defends evacuation of IS fighters
State news agency SANA said 10 people were killed and 28 wounded when the vehicles they were traveling in drove over mines. It ended ISIS's presence on the Lebanese border with Syria where the military had been battling ISIS jihadis for years.
First comments from Uber's new CEO
Kalanick's motion as a "facile response" that did "not dispute the overwhelming factual basis for Benchmark 's allegations". The ban was lifted early after the company paid a penalty of 190 million Philippine pesos (£2.88m; $3.72m).
Matthew Stafford Signs Big Deal with Lions
He holds every franchise passing record, and if you are talking about pure arm talent, he's top-1o on everybody's list. He will be 34 in December, so giving him a five-year extension would keep him under contract through his 41st birthday.
Olympic 5000m finalist David Torrence found dead at 31
They say the 31-year-old Torrence, who represented Peru at the 2016 Summer Olympics, came to Scottsdale a few weeks ago to train. He represented the U.S. for years but last year was cleared to compete for Peru , on the basis of having a Peruvian mother.
List of smartphones to get the Android Oreo update
There is also an updated list of OEMs and partners that have certified Android devices, check it out here. Other new Android devices that support the OS are expected to begin arriving at the end of this year.
Microsoft has stopped selling the original Xbox One
Last year, Microsoft release the Xbox One S model, with some interior improvements along with a slightly smaller sized console . It's the best of both worlds, thus we think it should do just fine, and will proudly take the original's place on the throne.
NWS issues excessive heat warning as heat wave ramps up
Temperatures are expected to climb even further as the week progresses, with highs of over 100 predicted for some inland areas. Temperatures will continue to climb throughout San Diego County as a heat advisory goes into effect today.
Controversial senior White House aide Gorka 'fired'
Keep in mind multiple sources, including White House officials, have said that Gorka didn't resign but was in fact pushed out. Speaking to Breitbart's Matt Boyle , Gorka said: "I will be working with Steve, with you, with the Breitbart crew".
Triple Talaq: Justice to Fairer Sex
The judgement was on the basis of petitions filed by aggrieved women who were victims of injustice. Most Islamic countries do not follow the practice.
San Francisco braces for upcoming Patriot Prayer rally
Now they are back for a weekend of provocations on Saturday, August 26 in San Francisco and Sunday, August 27 in Berkeley. Violence broke out in Charlottesville , Virginia on August 12, when white supremacists clashed with counter-protesters.