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Rams were the opponent, but Texans were on minds of Chiefs starters

The Chiefs’ final preseason opponent was the St. Louis Rams. But with the starters sitting out Thursday’s game, they had another foe in mind — the Houston Texans.

The Chiefs open the regular season next weekend in Houston.

“It’s kind of been the main thing for us, especially the guys who wouldn’t play this game,” said quarterback Alex Smith, who didn’t play on Thursday. “I’ve spent the whole week spending a lot of time watching some Houston tape, just trying to get familiar with it.”

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