The Jacksonville Jaguars are scheduled to play their season opener at Houston on Sept. 10.
But will flood-prone RNG Stadium be ready?
Jaguars fans say Jacksonville should step up if they need to host the game here.
Ever bank Field will be empty on Sept. 10, but Jaguars fans say they are ready to attend, especially if proceeds go towards helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.
Jacksonville Jaguars fan Adral Fortune tells Action News Jax that his Houston and is dealing with the fallout from Harvey.
"I just talked to him yesterday and says he's okay,” Fortune said. “Water is everywhere.”
Fortune says he went to last Thursday's Bucs-Jags game and thinks the Jags-Texans opener should move to Everbank Field and serve as a fundraiser to help flood victims.”
“They they should come up with that so they can help the other people,” Fortune said.
It’s not unprecedented for the NFL to move games because of severe weather. In 1992, Hurricane Andrew forced the Miami Dolphins to reschedule their season opener.
In 2005, Hurricane Katrina damaged the Superdome, leading to the Saints playing all their home games in Baton Rouge or San Antonio. In 2008, Hurricane Ike forced the Texans to move a game as well.
If the Jaguars and Texans swap games, Week 1 would move from Houston to Jacksonville, with the Dec. 17 game moving from Jacksonville to Houston.
The Jags would be forced to close the season with three consecutive games on the road.
The Jaguars said they have a few ideas to help the Houston community that will come into fruition within the next few days.
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