San Francisco 49ers' preseason loss to the Houston Texans. .

Not a great dress rehearsal. 49ers 0, Texans 17

Trey Lance's pass protection fails during the 49ers' 17-0 loss against the Texans. In their preseason finale versus the Texans, the 49ers' problems from training camp are exposed.

Safety Jimmie Ward of the San Francisco 49ers could miss the start of the season with a hamstring injury.

16 49ers are absent from the preseason finale, including Jimmy Garoppolo, Nick Bosa, Fred Warner, and Trent Williams.

What the 49ers preseason taught us after a drubbing at the hands of the Texans. It made a strong argument for further reducing the exhibition season.