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  • Thu., Apr. 30, 2015 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM CDT 2015 Houston Texans Draft Party pres. by Coors Light

    The 2015 Houston Texans Draft Party presented by Coors Light isThursday, April 30 at NRG Stadium.  The Draft Party begins at 5 p.m. CDT and the 2015 NFL Draft begins at 7 p.m. CDT.

    NFL Network’s draft coverage will be shown on the HD televisions throughout the 100 Level Concourse and Texans Radio on SportsRadio 610 will broadcast live, with commentary and analysis from “The Voice of the Texans,” Marc Vandermeer, and a number of special guests. When the Texans make their first-round pick, fans at the Draft Party will hear from the player first as part of Texans Radio’s live broadcast.

    Texans Ambassadors will be on hand to sign autographs throughout the evening. Texans fans can also get their first glimpse of the 2015 Houston Texans Cheerleaders when the squad makes its debut performance at the event. 

    Young fans can play in the TORO’s Kids Club Zone presented by Kroger, which will feature interactive games, a balloon artist and appearances by TORO and Deep Steel Thunder. Fans can also take photos in Memory Alley located on the concourse. 

    Get more information on the event here.

     

     

  • Fri., May. 01, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM CDT Flashback Fridays at Go Texan Store

    Stop by the Go Texan Store on Friday, April 10, 2015 from 12:30pm - 1:30pm to meet a TBD Houston Texans Ambassador.  Fans can also enjoy a 10% off Power Hour discount in the Go Texan Store during the event!

    Store info - http://www.houstontexans.com/gotexanstore.html

  • Sat., May. 02, 2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT Texans Care Volunteer Day presented by Reliant Texans Care Volunteer Day presented by Reliant is a city-wide volunteer day on Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 8AM - noon where Texans players, Cheerleaders, Ambassadors, TORO and staff will volunteer alongside Texans fans!

    As an organization, the Texans make it a priority to give back to the Houston community. This day provides an opportunity to invite Texans fans to volunteer with the team to make a positive change. These organizations work to improve the standard of living for the young people of Houston, which aligns with the Texans mission to be Champions for Youth.

    There are plenty of locations across Houston, so sign up today at http://www.houstontexans.com/community/volunteer-day.html!
  • Sat., May. 02, 2015 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM CDT NFL Draft Day 3 from Houston Texans Grille

    Stop by the Houston Texans Grille (I-10 & Beltway 8) on Day 3 of the NFL Draft, Saturday, May 2 from 10:30am – 6:30pm for a chance to announce a Texans Draft Pick live on TV or chance to win tons of other prizes!

    All of the Texans draft picks that day will be made by Texans fans live from the Grille, with at least one on NFL Network and the rest on NFL.com. See rules - http://bit.ly/1Eid0WN

    Texans Radio with Voice of the Texans, Marc Vandermeer and special guests, will be broadcasting LIVE the entire time. Plus, Houston Texans Cheerleaders and Ambassadors will be there for autographs and pictures!

  • Sun., May. 03, 2015 11:00 PM - 11:30 PM CDT Texans All Access: 2015 Draft on KTRK ABC 13

    Tune in to KTRK ABC 13 in Houston on Sunday, May 3 at 11pm to catch the Texans TV special, Texans All Access: 2015 Draft.  This will be an exclusive look into the day of the Texans first round draft pick, as well as an analysis of all the 2015 Texans draft picks from Texans TV Insiders.

    Fans throughout Texas, be sure to check your local TV listings for air dates and times in your area.

  • Tue., May. 05, 2015 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT Texans Radio Live at Houston Texans Grille Stop by the Houston Texans Grille located at CityCentre, 12848 Queensbury Ln. Ste 208, Houston, TX 77024 (I-10 & Beltway 8), as Texans Radio broadcasts LIVE with special guests including Voice of the Texans, Marc Vandermeer!
  • Wed., May. 13, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM CDT Moms Clinic presented by Houston Methodist and GE

    The Houston Texans are proud to partner with GE and Houston Methodist to launch the Play Safe Moms Clinic just for football moms on May 13th!

    This free clinic will provide moms with the latest safety information in concussion awareness, proper hydration and nutrition to prepare them for the upcoming football season.  These classroom-style instructions and interactive football drills will take place in the Houston Methodist Training Center.

    Space is limited, so register today at http://www.houstontexans.com/kids/momclinic.html!

  • Sun., May. 17, 2015 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT Gridiron Gang Auditions

    Are you motivated, outgoing and passionate? Well then, we're looking for you to audition for the Houston Texans Gridiron Gang gameday entertainment team on Sunday, May 17 from 1-3pm at the Hosuton Methodist Training Center.

    For more info and to regsiter, click this link - http://www.houstontexans.com/fan-zone/gridiron2.html

  • Thu., May. 21, 2015 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Texans Radio Live at Houston Texans Grille Stop by the Houston Texans Grille located at CityCentre (I-10 & Beltway 8) as Texans Radio broadcasts LIVE from 6pm - 7pm with special guests including Voice of the Texans, Marc Vandermeer!
  • Fri., Jun. 05, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM CDT Flashback Fridays at Go Texan Store

    Stop by the Go Texan Store on Friday, April 10, 2015 from 12:30pm - 1:30pm to meet a TBD Houston Texans Ambassador.  Fans can also enjoy a 10% off Power Hour discount in the Go Texan Store during the event!

    Store info - http://www.houstontexans.com/gotexanstore.html

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5 Things to Watch: Texans at Titans

Posted Dec 27, 2013

Drew Dougherty outlined five key storylines to follow in the season finale when the Texans face the Titans.

*Here are five things to watch when the Texans play the Titans in Nashville on Sunday at noon CT.

1. QB shuffle- Case Keenum missed last Sunday's loss to Denver because a sprained right thumb. He practiced Thursday and said he was getting ready for the start in Nashville.

"That’s how I’m preparing," Keenum said. "As long as we don’t go backwards, as far as anything, I think I feel good, feel ready to go.”

But on Friday, the second-year quarterback apparently went backwards. Interim head coach Wade Phillips said Keenum was limited in practice because of soreness, and would be a game-time decision.

So if Keenum is unable to start, Matt Schaub will. The former has started eight times in 2013, the latter has started the other seven. The two have combined to throw 19 touchdowns and 18 interceptions in 2013, and will look to close out this season cleanly.

2. Two tight- Rookie Ryan Griffin will make his third consecutive start at tight end on Sunday, and he'll be joined by Phillip Supernaw, who was elevated from the practice squad on Friday afternoon. Supernaw was on the team's practice squad and injured reserve in 2012, and spent time on the roster in the spring.

Griffin has been targeted a combined 11 times in the last two contests, and he's caught every one of those targets. His 11 receptions have totaled 128 yards, and he has 195 yards altogether in 2013.

"Griffin played good again, as far as a tight end being a target in the passing game," Phillips said of the rookie from Connecticut.

Offensive coordinator Rick Dennison appreciated the way Griffin has seized his chance, with Owen Daniels and Garrett Graham out due to injury.

“Ryan is taking advantage of the situation that’s presented itself," Dennison said. "He’s certainly done a good job and that’s something to be said.

Supernaw rejoined the team last week as a practice squadder and the former Katy Taylor standout is thrilled to get the opportunity.

"I really don't have anything to lose," Supernaw said. "Nobody's expecting me to do anything. Going into the game with that attitude of 'nothing to lose, everything to gain' can help me open up and play and try to make something happen."

3. Andre 1,500- With 1,358 receiving yards in 2013, Andre Johnson is 142 yards shy of the 1,500 yard mark. Three other seasons he's reached that total, and to do it a fourth time would be a record. He and Marvin Harrison are the only two wide receivers to ever do so three times.

Johnson has always maintained that he's focused first on wins, and not personal accolades. And even though the Texans have suffered through a disappointing year, Johnson wants to go out with a bang.

"Nobody wants to be in this position," Johnson said. "But we made our bed so we have to lay in it, and hopefully we can get a win Sunday, and we don’t have to deal with this losing streak the whole offseason.”

Johnson's gone over the 142-yard mark three games this season, and has cracked the 100-yard mark three other times. In his career, he's had 142 yards or more on 20 different occasions. His brilliance is noted far and wide, and especially by the Titans.

“Andre’s a guy you can move around," Tennessee safety Bernard Pollard said. "He can run. He can block. He catches the ball. He makes big plays. He’s an explosive player. He understands what he can do and what he can’t do.”

4. Hopkins last stand- DeAndre Hopkins' NFL career is still very young. His finest moment as a pro came in the Week 2 win over the Titans. He finished with seven catches for 117 yards and a touchdown. The score ended that game in overtime. But those heroics mean little to Hopkins now.

“I just want to get a win," Hopkins said. "I don’t really care what my stats are. What I did against them was 14-15 weeks ago. So I just want to go out and get a win. That’s the only thing that matters right now.”

Hopkins' rookie campaign has seen him pull down 48 receptions for 767 yards and two touchdowns.

5. Pollard on the prowl- The Titans safety spent the 2009 and 2010 seasons in Houston starting at strong safety. He left for the Ravens and won a Super Bowl ring with them last season, before heading to Tennessee in free agency. He said he's "very surprised" at the turn the Texans' season took after Week 2.

"They’ve consistently been in the playoffs playing at a high level," Pollard said. "But you have to look at it, too, anything can happen in this league. You can have a powerhouse that can lose every game the following season. Everybody’s getting paid in this league and everybody’s trying to out-coach you, out-play you."

Pollard and the Titans have struggled through a 6-9 season so far, but the veteran defender has been active with 93 total tackles, three interceptions and nine passes defensed.

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