The Battle for Texas, The Governor’s Cup is tonight. I’ll be at Reliant Stadium tonight, deep in the heart of the enemy. I’m sure the crowd will be electrified as the game should be at full capacity. Houston hates the Cowboys, and Cowboys fans can’t stand Texans fans either. It should be a great time. Let’s hope the Cowboys can bring home another victory, but more importantly, return home injury free. Be sure to join our fan packed message boards to discuss the action as it happens.
Kickoff: 7PM (CST), Reliant Stadium, Local CBS Markets
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Here’s a small preview of the upcoming game:
HOUSTON — (AP) Wade Phillips was an assistant with the Houston Oilers when he met Gary Kubiak, then a high school student and ball boy for the team.
Thirty years later the two, who are now close friends, will meet again when Kubiak and the Houston Texans host the Phillips-led Dallas Cowboys on Saturday night in preseason action.
The coaches have faced each other plenty of times when Kubiak was Denver’s offensive coordinator, but this will be the first meeting between the two as head coaches.
“It’s a big deal for us as far a preseason game, being the third one,” Phillips said. “You want to do well out there, but I think there will be a big crowd. I think they’ll be into it. That will help their team some, as far as motivation, and I want to see how my team reacts with that.”
It will be a homecoming of sorts for Phillips, who played at the University of Houston and began his coaching career with the Oilers under his father, Bum… (more)