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NFL preseason Week 3 scores, highlights: Texans' Davis Mills throws TD, Dameon Pierce stays hot against 49ers

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The NFL preseason is almost over, but there’s still a full weekend of football left to digest. Things kicked off Thursday night with the Kansas City Chiefs defeating the Green Bay his Packers 17-10 in front of hometown fans and the Houston Texans defeating the San Francisco 49ers 17-0.

Each of the NFL’s 32 teams will have a different response this week. Some play a little starter, some play more starter, and some play none at all. In fact, this week is all about reserves, as coaching staffs across the league know who will make the 53-man roster.

Below are highlights from all 16 preseason games. Bookmark this post and it will be your one stop shop for everything you need.



Chiefs 17, Packers 10 (recap)
Texans 17, 49ers 0 (recap)


Bills at Panthers, 7pm ET
Seahawks at Cowboys, 8pm ET, NFLN
Saints charger, 8pm ET
Patriots at Raiders, 8:15 PM ET


Jaguars at Falcons, 3pm ET, NFLN
Rams at Bengals, 6pm ET, NFLN
Cardinals at Titans, 7pm ET
Bears at Browns, 7pm ET
Dolphin Eagles, 7pm ET
Commander at Ravens, 7:00 PM ET
Colts Buccaneers, 7:30 PM ET
Vikings at the Broncos, 9pm ET, NFLN


Giants at Jets, 1 PM ET, NFLN
Lions at Steelers, 4:30 p.m. ET, CBS

Surprisingly, the Texans starting quarterback took the field early in the second half. After throwing an interception in his first two quarters, Mills led a 77-yard drive in his six plays that ended with a touchdown.

This is a nice bullet pass in the middle of the field. Houston has high hopes for its second-year signal-caller.

It’s a bushman’s world, we just live in it

Matt Bushman had a great night, posting 73 receiving yards on his first three catches. He scored his second touchdown of the game early in the third quarter on a play that appeared to be waiting for a turnover to occur.

Must-See Intercept

What at first seemed like a great Texans touchdown catch quickly turned into a 49ers interception. Credit to both defensive backs on this play who fought for the ball. Samuel Womack III unleashed it, and Tarvarius Moore managed to drag it along.

whose man was it?

Chiefs tight end Matt Bushman ran a simple corner route for a 54-yard touchdown. I thought there was This play will look ugly when the Chiefs review the film.

The Packers got off to a slow start Thursday night with a 3-and-out on the first two possessions. However, things started to click on the third drive as Green Bay scored their first touchdown of the game by going 83 yards down the field in 11 plays.

Entering the Packers’ end zone was an undrafted rookie from Iowa. Check out this EXPLOSIVE of him performed by Tyler Goodson.

Texans’ Dameon Pierce continues to get off to a good start

Houston’s rookie running back is one of the stars of the preseason. After an impressive first week outing, Pierce didn’t play last weekend. Texans head coach Robbie Smith said he saw Pierce so much in the first preseason game that he held out Pierce. Per Pro Football Networkwhich may mean that he is RB1.

But Pierce played Thursday night, and on the Texans’ opening drive, he rushed six for 37 yards as Houston scored a touchdown down the field 85 yards in 11 plays. Who will score for the Texans?

A choir huddle honoring Len Dawson

Legendary Hall of Fame quarterback earlier this week Len Dawson dies at 87The previous No. 5 overall pick was Super Bowl champion, Super Bowl MVP, NFL Man of the Year and Chiefs legend. To open the Chiefs’ Thursday night preseason matchup, Patrick Mahomes took to the field and lined up his offense to the famous “Choir Gathering” to honor Dawson.

After a delayed game penalty denied by the Packers, Mahomes left the field.