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  • Fri., Sep. 05, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT Texans Friday: Sonic Drive-In

    Friday, September 5
    Noon-1pm – Sonic Drive-In, 8504 Main St., Houston, TX 77025

    Proudly wear your Texans gear to get a FREE All-American Hot Dog (1/person) for this hour at this location
    Enter for possibility to win a pair of tickets and parking pass to Texans vs. Redskins game on Sept. 7

    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures

  • Fri., Sep. 05, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Texans Friday: Go Texan Store

    Friday, September 5
    6pm-7pm – Go Texan Store at NRG Stadium

    Stop by for a 20% discount on white gear for this hour in preparation for Liberty White Out on Sept. 7

    Enter for possibility to win a pair of tickets and parking pass to Texans vs. Redskins game on Sept. 7

    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures

  • Tue., Sep. 09, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT “Player Inspired: Kareem Jackson Fly Guy” Apparel Line Launch Party

    Visit the Go Texan Store at NRG Stadium on Tuesday, September 9 from 6 to 7 PM for cornerback Kareem Jackson's new Player Inspired Fly Guy apparel line launch party. Stop by to meet Kareem, get light refreshments and to pick up some of his new apparel.

  • Tue., Sep. 09, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Duane Brown Live at Houston Texans Grille Join Texans offensive lineman Duane Brown every Tuesday from 6-7pm at the Houston Texans Grille (12848 Queensbury Ln, Houston, TX 77024), then stay Texans Live from 7-8pm.  Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways
  • Fri., Sep. 12, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT Texans Friday: Pappadeaux

    Friday, September 12

    Noon-1pm – Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen, 13080 NW Freeway, Houston, TX 77040

    Proudly wear your Texans gear to get a FREE cup of Shrimp Gumbo (1/person) for this hour at this location, dine-in only

    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures

  • Sun., Sep. 14, 2014 8:15 AM - 10:30 AM CDT Houston Texans Running of the Bulls 5K Run/Walk presented by H-E-B Houston Texans Running of the Bulls 5K Run and Walk presented by H-E-B is Sunday, September 14 at NRG Park.  The 5K run/walk and TORO's Kids 1K presented by Aramark will both finish on the floor of NRG Stadium, where the post-race party is with the return of pizza and beer! Also, there is a new course for 2014. Secure your spot before Sept. 8 at 5 PM at HoustonTexans.com.
  • Tue., Sep. 16, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Player Signing at Academy Sports + Outdoors

    Meet Texans defensive back D.J. Swearinger at the Academy Sports + Outdoors located at 16610 US Hwy 59, Sugar Land, TX 77479.

    Player(s) subject to change.

  • Tue., Sep. 16, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Duane Brown Live at Houston Texans Grille Join Texans offensive lineman Duane Brown every Tuesday from 6-7pm at the Houston Texans Grille (12848 Queensbury Ln, Houston, TX 77024), then stay Texans Live from 7-8pm.  Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways
  • Fri., Sep. 19, 2014 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM CDT Texans Friday: Kolache Factory

    Friday, September 19

    7am-8am – Kolache Factory, 2715 Chimney Rock, Houston, TX 77056

    Proudly wear your Texans gear to get a FREE sausage & cheese kolache (1/person) for this hour at any area Kolache Factory

    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures at this Kolache Factory location

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Battle Red Ladies kick off "Fantasy Draft” event

Posted Jul 17, 2013

The Battle Red Ladies presented by State Farm hosted their second annual “Fundamentals of Fantasy” event Tuesday evening at the House of Blues.

The Battle Red Ladies presented by State Farm hosted their second annual “Fundamentals of Fantasy” event Tuesday evening at the House of Blues. Lady Texan fans brought their team spirit and their fantasy football questions about general rules, draft day tips, strategy, player rankings, and more.

A panel of five experts: Texans Radio Fantasy Girl Erin Skelley, former Texan and SportsRadio 610 host Seth Payne, Texans Insider Deepi Sidhu, State Farm representative Brandon Herndon, and Texans quarterback T.J. Yates answered questions and debated among themselves. The experts discussed the merits of taking a running back or a quarterback in the first round, Arian Foster vs. Adrian Peterson for the first-overall pick (Battle Red Ladies seemed to be unanimous on this front), top rookie draft picks (Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins was a panel favorite), dealing with waivers, and general draft-day do’s and don’ts. Yates admitted he was an absentee owner and Seth Payne joked about his and most NFL players’ dislike for the real-life waiver wire.

The Voice of the Texans, Marc Vandermeer, was also the voice of the event, acting as emcee to a sold-out crowd of 150 women.  Women enjoyed complimentary hors d’oeuvres and had an opportunity to meet T.J. Yates, who later signed autographs for fans.

The panel along with other seven other Houston Texans employees then participated in a 12-team mock draft. Each team owner made their first-round pick and discussed their choice, ranging anywhere from picking a favorite player (such as Arian Foster), to picking the best-looking (an obvious no-no in draft strategy) to picking players based on their 2012 stats and projected 2013 success.

The Fundamentals of Fantasy event kicked off in 2012 with a fantasy football league for its members which is now entering its second season. Much like the other sites, women can start a sub-league with friends or join women with similar fantasy football experience. The Fundamentals of Fantasy event is open to women of all levels, from beginner to advanced. The Battle Red Ladies club, which has grown to 8,000 women, is a free club that hosts events throughout the year and gives female Texans fans an opportunity to meet other fans.
To join the Battle Red Ladies, go to http://www.houstontexans.com/fan-zone/battle-red-ladies.html.

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