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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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Ed Reed signs with Texans

Posted Mar 22, 2013

After a week of discussions and negotiations, the Texans have signed free agent safety Ed Reed.


After a week of discussions and negotiations, the Texans have signed free agent safety Ed Reed.

The Texans do not disclose contract terms, but John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports that it's a three-year, $15 million deal with $5 million guaranteed.

"It is truly a great day for our franchise," Texans general manager Rick Smith said in Reed’s introductory press conference at Reliant Stadium on Friday morning. "To say that we’ve added a player that can truly impact a game is an understatement."

Reed, 34, was a nine-time Pro Bowler, five-time All-Pro and the 2004 NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 11 seasons with the Baltimore Ravens. He has 61 career interceptions, which ranks 10th in NFL history and first among active players. He has an NFL-record 1,541 interception return yards and has scored 14 touchdowns on defense and special teams.

The Texans hosted Reed for a visit last Thursday and Friday. Smith flew him down to Houston from Atlanta on Texans chairman and CEO Bob McNair’s private jet. Reed said he had hoped to get something done with the Texans last week but that he had to return home for a family engagement.

“This is awesome,” Reed, seated between Smith and McNair at his press conference, said. “From the first day of free agency, Rick called me and I think we both knew, just from the conversation, how things were going and how this could work. It was just a matter of time of getting it done. I would like to thank Rick for the call and Mr. Bob for reaching out and telling Rick to reach out to me and the organization for laying out the red carpet on the visit.”

Reed started all 16 games for the Super Bowl champion Ravens in 2012. He had a team-high four interceptions along with three fumble recoveries, 15 passes defensed, 58 tackles and one interception returned for a touchdown.

“It’s awesome to go from a great franchise to another great franchise, knowing that we had some classic battles when I was with Baltimore, and knowing that now I’m in that Battle Red soon to come,” Reed said. “I can be a part of a great organization that I know already what they want to do, and that’s to win a championship. I came here to do just that and help as best I could with helping guys, whatever it may be, on the football field or off the football field for this community.”

Reed replaces Glover Quin, who signed with the Detroit Lions earlier this month, as the Texans' starting free safety.

"We’ve talked before about the fact that as we get into the playoffs, we have to have that level of mental toughness that will allow us to handle the increased pressures that are taking place in that point in time," McNair said Friday. "In order to do that, we need to have veteran leadership on the field.

"To have the opportunity to bring in somebody like Ed Reed, who has tremendous leadership ability and also bringing a dimension of being a great ball hawk, which we have not had -- we’ve had some great DBs that are really strong hitters. We haven’t had that guy who is our centerfielder, though, who can cover all the ground and go after the ball. Ed Reed does that. That’s a dimension that really adds something to our team."

Reed said he was excited to now play with a front seven that includes 2012 NFL Defensive Player of the Year J.J. Watt  and Pro Bowlers Antonio Smith and Brian Cushing.

"It’s going to be a lot of trouble for a lot of people come this fall with big J.J. coming at you and Mr. Smith on the other side and Cushing coming at you," Reed said. "We’ve got a squad, man. I’m already excited. This is going to be a very exciting year with those guys."

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