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  • Fri., Apr. 10, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM CDT Flashback Fridays: Jerry LeVias at Go Texan Store

    Stop by the Go Texan Store on Friday, April 10, 2015 from 12:30pm - 1:30pm to meet former Houston Oilers wide receiver and current Houston Texans Ambassador, Jerry LeVias.  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., Apr. 11, 2015 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM CDT Play Safe Clinic presented by Houston Methodist and GE The Houston Texans are proud to partner with GE and Houston Methodist to launch the Play Safe Football Clinics! These clinics will highlight the importance of concussion awareness,  proper hydration, and nutrition.

    Special guests will include experts in related fields, Houston Texans Ambassadors, and Texans Cheerleaders!  Participants will hear from guest speakers and then take part in interactive football drills. 
     
    Play Safe Football Clinics
    9:30am: Check-in
    10:00am-12:30pm: Clinics


    March 7: Cinco Ranch High School
    March 21: James Driver Park
    April 11: Pearland Junior High West
    April 25: Capmbell Middle School


    These events are free, however registration is required. There are four different dates and locations to choose from. Space is limited, so register for a clinic near you today through this link - http://www.houstontexans.com/kids/footballclinic.html
  • Sun., Apr. 12, 2015 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM CDT First Down Dads Date with my Dad presented by ARAMARK

    Sign up now for the First Down Dads Date with my Dad event presented by ARAMARK on April 12! Dads & kids will spend the afternoon at the Houston Texans Grille with Texans Cheerleaders, Ambassadors, and TORO! Register now at http://www.houstontexans.com/fan-zone/first-down-dads.html!

  • Sun., Apr. 19, 2015 6:00 AM - 3:30 PM CDT 2015 Houston Texans Kids Triathlon

    The all new Houston Texans Kids Triathlon presented by Texas Children’s Hospital is April 19. Space is limited and this event will sell out, so register your kids today by clicking on this link - http://www.houstontexans.com/kids/triathlon/home.html

  • Thu., Apr. 23, 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 with special guests including Voice of the Texans, Marc Vandermeer!
  • Sat., Apr. 25, 2015 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM CDT Play Safe Clinic presented by Houston Methodist and GE The Houston Texans are proud to partner with GE and Houston Methodist to launch the Play Safe Football Clinics! These clinics will highlight the importance of concussion awareness,  proper hydration, and nutrition.

    Special guests will include experts in related fields, Houston Texans Ambassadors, and Texans Cheerleaders!  Participants will hear from guest speakers and then take part in interactive football drills. 
     
    Play Safe Football Clinics
    9:30am: Check-in
    10:00am-12:30pm: Clinics


    March 7: Cinco Ranch High School
    March 21: James Driver Park
    April 11: Pearland Junior High West
    April 25: Capmbell Middle School


    These events are free, however registration is required. There are four different dates and locations to choose from. Space is limited, so register for a clinic near you today through this link - http://www.houstontexans.com/kids/footballclinic.html
  • 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!
  • 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!

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Fantasy Football: Week 10 Waiver Pickups

Posted Nov 5, 2013

Erin Skelley, aka “Erin the Fantasy Girl” on Texans Radio/Sports Radio 610 in Houston, dishes out waiver wire magic for Week 10.

Erin Skelley, aka “Erin the Fantasy Girl” on Texans Radio/Sports Radio 610 in Houston, dishes out waiver wire magic for Week 10.

In a game that left Texans fans disappointed – and even scared – it’s easy to overlook a bright spot in an otherwise heart-wrenching Sunday night. Case Keenum electrified Reliant Stadium, leading the Texans to 21-3 half-time lead on three touchdown passes, all of them to Andre Johnson.

Unfortunately for Case and the Texans, they were met after the half with a rejuvenated Indy defense, and eventually fell to Colts 27-24 in their sixth straight loss. Still, Keenum dazzled with 350 yards, completing 20 of 34 passes. He launched deep, deep touchdown passes to Andre. And zero interceptions, zero fumbles.

Keenum’s performance is worthy of a waiver grab this week. Below, in my waiver gems, I break down his upcoming matchups and how the University of Houston product can be a nice spot start. Check out this week’s waiver wire adds:

Case Keenum, QB, Houston Texans – Quarterback is a deep position this year, which is why Keenum won’t be a bigger draw at the wire this week. But he has shown in consecutive weeks that he can produce – 271 yards against Kansas City, the top-ranked fantasy defense, and 350 yards vs. Indy. And when you look at his remaining matchups, four of them (Arizona, New England, Oakland and Denver) are very generous against the pass. Plus, he plays the Colts again. Giddy up. Available in 90 percent of Yahoo leagues. 

Rashad Jennings, RB, Oakland Raiders – Here we go again. Find and replace. Darren McFadden out, Jennings in. The McFadden handcuff has always been a reluctant replacement, but he showed on Sunday that he’s a viable backup with 102 rushing yards and a score. He also added 74 receiving yards. Yes, some of those yards were during garbage time, but even half that production is worthy of a look at RB3. Available in 91 percent of Yahoo leagues.

Nick Foles, QB, Philadelphia Eagles – Let me list his stats for you: 406 yards on 22-of-28 passing for seven touchdowns and zero interceptions. Those are video game numbers. Those are Peyton Manning video game numbers. Admittedly, he was facing the woeful Raiders secondary. And understandably, he can’t play Oakland every week, but his performance in week 9 tells me he’s a top 15 guy. This week he faces a tough Green Bay pass defense, but next up is the yummy Washington secondary. Available in 75 percent of Yahoo leagues. 

Riley Cooper, WR, Philadelphia Eagles – Foles was very generous to Cooper, gifting him three touchdowns in his romp over Oakland. Cooper hasn’t done much this year, and so I have less confidence in his ability to pile on the fantasy points. But he’s a good deep- league add as long as Foles is at the helm. Available in 89 percent of Yahoo leagues.

Chris Ivory, RB, New York Jets – Think he enjoyed pummeling his former employer for 141 yards and a touchdown? Wish I could say with confidence he’ll do that again and again and again, but he’s another chancy add. If your wire is thin at RB, then I probably don’t need to convince you. Available in 55 percent of Yahoo leagues. 

Mike Brown, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars – I admit, I thought Brown coached for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Turns out, he also plays for the Jags. Will he really replace Justin Blackmon? No. But again, if you’re deep or desperate, why yes. Brown looked good in week 8 with 43 yards and a touchdown. Available in 93 percent of Yahoo leagues. 

Note to self: Must brush up on the Jags’ depth chart. 

Erin Skelley joins Texans Radio every week on SportsRadio 610. Follow her on Twitter @erinskelley. She’ll babble fantasy to anyone who will listen.

 

 

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