FRISCO, Texans -- Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien said all of the players who remained in Houston last week are safe and "accounted for."
When they traveled to their joint practice with the New Orleans Saints last Wednesday, the Texans left behind approximately 10 players who are dealing with injuries. Those players include wide receivers DeAndre Hopkins, Will Fuller and Braxton Miller and running backs D'Onta Foreman and Akeem Hunt.
Because the team had to fly directly to Dallas after the preseason game in New Orleans due to the flooding from Hurricane Harvey, those players have been unable to rejoin the team.
"We've made contact with everybody," O'Brien said. "Everybody is obviously accounted for, obviously dealing with different issues. Every individual's dealing with some different things but we're on top of that and in touch with them."
Although the rain has slowed down in some areas of the city, both Houston-area airports are closed indefinitely to commercial vehicles. Many of the major highways in Houston are under water and many of the roads are cannot be driven on.
The Texans and Cowboys will play their preseason finale at AT&T Stadium on Thursday night. The game was originally scheduled to be played in Houston.
O'Brien said there is no way to get those remaining players to Dallas.
"No," O'Brien said. "Absolutely impossible."