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There's a little more than a week left until the start of the 2022 NFL season. The Texans are spending part of that period giving back to a community that has shown strength amid tragedy.

Texans coach Lovie Smith and linebackers Kamu Sweatshirts Grugier-Hill and Christian Kirksey made the trek to Uvalde, Texas, to greet Uvalde High School's varsity football team ahead of its home o Mike Evans pener on Friday night. 

Houston's delegation surprised the Coyotes with some new swag, revealing to the team that the Texans and Nike are outfitting the s New Orleans Saints clothes chool with new jerseys for the Howie Long 2022 season. Michael Strahan revealed the gesture on "Good Morning America" Friday.

Smith, Gru Philadelphia Eagles clothes gier-Hill and Kirksey also spoke to the Coyotes at a team dinner, offering their condolences and support as the community continues to mourn the shooting deaths of 19 children and two teachers at the school in May.

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"It's an honor to be here Brian Urlacher with you all," Kirksey said, per the Texans' official website. "We know you're going to have a great season and we're with you every step of the way."

The Texans will also feature a Uvalde decal on the back of the Pittsburgh Steelers shirt Dallas Cowboys clothes ir helmets during their home opener, they announced on social media.

Texas-based sports teams have taken great steps to honor the victims of the Uvalde school shooting. The Astros hosted 500 members of the Uvalde community back in August, capped off with third baseman Alex Bregman hitting a homer for Uvalde. The Dallas Mavericks also honored the community prior to Game 4 of their playoff series with the Warriors.

The Texans open their season with a home matchup against the Colts on Sept. 11 (1 p.m. ET). Uvalde will kick off its home campaign with a game against Winn Eagle Pass on Sep Tom Brady Tampa Bay Buccaneers shirt t. 2 (7 p.m. ET).

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