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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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Andre Johnson fully healthy with “a lot to prove”

Posted Jul 27, 2012

Wide receiver Andre Johnson said Friday that he is healthy and will be a full participant in practice when the Texans start training camp on Saturday morning.


Wide receiver Andre Johnson said Friday that he is healthy and will be a full participant in practice when the Texans start training camp on Saturday morning at the Methodist Training Center.

Johnson, who had arthroscopic knee surgery in May that kept him out of organized team activities (OTAs), ran routes with quarterback Matt Schaub and other teammates at the University of Houston over the last several weeks.

“I feel good, feel back to normal and just ready to go,” Johnson said. “I’ll be full-go when we go out on the practice field. I won’t be limited in anything.”

After missing nine games with hamstring injuries and hyperextending his knee in 2011, Johnson is as excited for training camp as he has been in years. He said he didn’t even feel like himself last season during the playoffs, despite catching 13 passes for 201 yards and a touchdown in two games.

“I’m just pumped because I missed a lot of time last year,” Johnson said. “(I’ve) been hearing things about people saying I’m getting old and stuff like that. I know that I can still play at a high level. I know that I can still put up big numbers.”

A five-time Pro Bowler, Johnson led the league with back-to-back seasons of 1,500 receiving yards in 2007 and 2008 before he was slowed by a high-ankle sprain in 2010 and his various injuries in 2011. Entering his 10th NFL season at the age of 31, he uses talk that he’s getting old as motivation.

“It’s fun,” Johnson said. “I laugh at it. I don’t feel old at all. It’s a new season, a new training camp. I’m healthy. I’m ready to go at it again. I missed a lot of time (in 2011) and I feel like I have a lot to prove. I want to show people that I can still play at a high level.

“To just hear some of the things about me getting old and stuff like that, that’s just like a challenge. Like I said, I laugh at it, and I’m excited about this upcoming season.”

Schaub also is raring to go after getting full medical clearance on his right foot on July 10. The ninth-year veteran suffered a season-ending Lisfranc injury last season in Week 10 and, like Johnson, did not participate in OTAs.

“It feels as good as it always has,” Schaub said of his foot. “It’s all in the past, and (I’m) looking forward to writing the future.”

Schaub played in only three full games with Johnson last season.

“I think it’ll mean a lot for (Johnson) to be healthy,” Schaub said. “It means a lot for me to be back out there, personally. We’ve both been talking about now for two months, working out together and throwing and everything, that we’re just as excited for camp as we were when we were rookies. We’re anxious to get back out there.”

Schaub said that during their summer throwing sessions, his on-field rapport with Johnson was just like it had been for the last five or six years. Off the field, the Pro Bowl quarterback and All-Pro receiver’s chemistry may be stronger than ever.

“Me and Matt were riding over to U of H during the time that we couldn’t be here working out, and we talked about a lot of things,” Johnson said. “He was my chauffer. We had a lot of fun. We had a lot of good workouts and we talked about a lot of things, and I think it was a great time for me and him to bond.”

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