HOUSTON -

Texans preseason schedule announced

The Texans' preseason will open on the road against the Minnesota Vikings. They'll come back home for games against the Miami Dolphins and New Orleans Saints and then travel about four hours north to take on the Dallas Cowboys.

The only date set in stone is the New Orleans Saints game, which will kick off at 3 p.m. on Aug. 25. The rest of the dates will be announced later.