Tony Romo and Texans, not Chiefs, likely would have opened at Patriots had he not retired

The Kansas City Chiefs will open the season at the New England Patriots in what should be a pretty darned good kickoff to the 2017 NFL season. According to NFL senior director of broadcasting Mike North, there was a strong possibility that the Houston Texans would have been playing at Gillette Stadium, and not the Chiefs, had Romo not retired and had he signed with the Texans. Tony Romo might have played in the 2017 NFL season opener at the Patriots had he not retired.