Houston Texans quarterback Tyrod Taylor said his team is sending their thoughts and prayers to those affected by the chaos atTravis Scott's Astroworld Festival on Friday ... saying the incident is "bigger than football."
8 people are dead and hundreds of others are injured as a result of the tragedy ... and after the Texans fell 17-9 to the Miami Dolphins, Taylor opened his postgame press conference by addressing what went down back home.
"I know something bigger than football happened back in our Houston community this past Friday at the festival," Taylor said. "Just wanted to let the city of Houston know that our organization, our team, our prayers are definitely with y’all."
"Never want to see loss of life. We'll continue to keep praying for y’all."
Scott also spoke out this weekend ... saying he is fully cooperating with Houston PD and sharing his condolences to the families and loved ones affected by the tragedy.