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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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AFC loss hardly puts damper on Texans' Pro Bowl week

Posted Jan 27, 2013

A team-record nine Texans players, including seven on offense - eight if you count J.J Watt - played in the 2013 Pro Bowl on Sunday at Aloha Stadium.

QB Matt Schaub

AIEA, Hawaii – A team-record nine Texans players, including seven on offense, played in the 2013 Pro Bowl on Sunday in front of an announced crowd of 47,134 at Aloha Stadium.

The Texans had so many players on the field at times that it almost looked like a glorified Texans practice. The AFC lost 62-35 to the NFC, but with nothing at stake except pride and a little bit of cash, it hardly put a damper on a memorable week.

“Losing sucks even if it is an all-star game,” defensive end J.J. Watt, who played in his first Pro Bowl, said. “It’s never fun. It’s frustrating, but it’s all about the week. It’s all about having fun, interacting with the guys, and it’s been a great week.”

Watt and Texans cornerback Johnathan Joseph started for the AFC on defense. Watt had five tackles, a sack and two tackles for loss. Joseph had four tackles.

Texans running back Arian Foster, wide receiver Andre Johnson and left tackle Duane Brown were starters on offense. Left guard Wade Smith made the game as a reserve but actually ended up starting the game. Texans quarterback Matt Schaub, center Chris Myers and tight end Owen Daniels came off the bench.

Schaub was 12-of-22 for 113 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions. Foster didn’t play after the first quarter and lost two yards on three carries. Daniels had four catches for 45 yards. Johnson had three for 34. 

“This is probably the best Pro Bowl out of all the ones I’ve been to just because of how many teammates I had come," said Johnson, a six-time Pro Bowler who was the team’s lone all-star in 2004 and 2006. "It was a lot of fun.”

The Texans had more Pro Bowlers than any other team, ahead of three others (Kansas City, Minnesota and Seattle) who had six.

“It was a great experience," Foster said. "It shows a lot about the organization and where we’re headed, and to be a part of that is a special feeling."

In vintage Pro Bowl fashion, the game featured a few entertaining wrinkles. Watt lined up at wide receiver on the AFC’s first drive and was targeted by Peyton Manning in the end zone on a pass that was broken up by Bears cornerback Charles Tillman. Green Bay Packers center Jeff Saturday, who announced Sunday that he is retiring, switched sides for one play and snapped the ball to Manning, his longtime former teammate with the Indianapolis Colts.

"That makes it fun," Schaub said. "The coaches really let the players play."

The Texans hope to be unavailable for the Pro Bowl next year. They had hoped to this year, too, but were eliminated from the playoffs in the Divisional Round after a franchise-best 12-4 season. They'll come back to work in a couple months intent on reaching the Super Bowl in 2013, but for now, they're looking forward to a little bit of rest and relaxation.

"Just a little bit, and then we'll get back after it," Schaub said.

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