On Now
Coming Up
  • Mon., Sep. 25, 2017 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Play 60 at the Park pres. by Texas Children's Hospital

    Join us at Levy Park (3801 Eastside St., Houston, TX 77098) on Monday, Sept. 25 from 4-7 PM for fun-filled events to keep your kids active!

    Complete details snd registration info - http://www.houstontexans.com/fan-zone/Play60Park.html

  • Tue., Sep. 26, 2017 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Players Show Live from Fuddruckers

    Join Texans DE Chirstian Covington from 6 PM – 7 PM at Fuddruckers (3929Southwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77027) for a live Texans Radio on SportsRadio 610 broadcast with Voice of the Texans, Marc Vandermeer, and special guests!

    Plus, all Houston area Fuddruckers will be feature a Buy One Texans Burger Combo, Get One Free Texans Burger and $15 beer buckets every Tuesday during the season for fans showing up in their Texans gear, whether the Texans win or lose their previous game, so don't miss out!

    Then stay for Texans All Access from 7-8 PM.  Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways!

  • Fri., Sep. 29, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT Texans Friday: Jack in the Box

    Noon-1pm – Jack in the Box, 801 Telephone Road, Houston, TX 77023

    Proudly wear your Texans gear to get a FREE Jumbo Jack for this hour at this location

    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures

    Jack in the Box is going to be giving away 4 tickets to a Houston Texans home game and two autograph items

    More info: http://www.houstontexans.com/fan-zone/Texans-Friday.html



Defense "good" on Saturday vs. Saints

Posted Aug 26, 2017

The Texans defense limited the Saints to just 13 points, and kept Drew Brees and the first-team offense out of the end zone.

The Texans defense kept Drew Brees and the Saints offense out of the end zone on Saturday night.

New Orleans scored a third quarter touchdown when Darius Victor ran in for three yards. But the future Pro Football Hall of Famer Brees was on the sidelines with the bulk of the first-team offense. 

"It looked like we tackled well," head coach Bill O'Brien said. "It looked like we stopped the run well. They moved the ball on us but we held up in the red area. So it was good."

Overall, the defense held the Saints to just 30 rushing yards on the night. Additionally, the Saints were just 6-of-17 on 3rd down.

Outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney returned to the lineup after missing last week's contest against the Patriots. He didn't play much after the first series, but liked what he and his teammates did against the Saints.

"Overall the defense, all the guys that played today did pretty good," Clowney said. "We've got to keep working,use we have a lot of work to do."

Eric Lee turned in a pair of sacks on the night for the Texans, and said it was a result of good team play from the defensive front.

"The d-line and the outside linebackers ran a lot of games," Lee said. "Just getting pressure on the quarterback is the objective. We didn't get the W, but we're making progress there as much as possible. But we still need to make way more progress."

Lee, Clowney and the Texans are flying to Dallas after the game. Because of the inclement weather from Harvey, the team won't return home to Houston immediately.

Content on HoustonTexans.com does not necessarily represent the views of the Houston Texans front office staff, coaches or executives.

Trending Now

Recent News