The second matchup of the preseason was a big one for the Houston Texans. The San Francisco 49ers, an excellent football team that is built similarly to Houston, provided a great test for the Texans in their preseason home opener.
The 49ers, with their stacked defense and powerful running game, were a difficult opponent for the Texans. Certain players were able to rise above the rest against a talented team, while the performance of others may have caused them to fall into the abyss that is the Texans' roster.
Here are the biggest winner and losers of the Texans' second preseason game.