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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



Game Notes: Texans vs. Broncos

Posted Dec 22, 2013

Read game notes from Sunday's game against Denver.

Sunday, December 22, 2013
Reliant Stadium
Houston, Texas

• Houston’s defense recorded a season-high nine passes defensed.
• The Texans held Denver to 2-of-11 on third downs (18 percent). Denver ranked second in the NFL with a 46.9 percent third-down conversion rate entering the game.
• The announced paid attendance of 71,761 is the third-highest attendance for a Texans game in franchise history.
• Houston held Denver to 0-for-4 on third down in the third quarter and outgained the Broncos 115-28 in the quarter.
• Houston held Denver to 0-for-2 in the red zone in the first half and 1-for-3 in the game. Denver entered the game as the NFL’s top red zone offense, scoring touchdowns on 78.33 percent of its red zone possessions.
• The Texans became the first team to stop Denver on a fourth-down conversion attempt this season in the first quarter. S Eddie Pleasant tackled TE Julius Thomas for a 2-yard pass gain on fourth-and-3 from the Houston 28-yard line. Denver was 8-of-8 on fourth-down conversions coming into the game.
• Houston opened on defense with six defensive backs: CB Kareem Jackson, CB Johnathan Joseph, CB Brice McCain, FS Shiloh Keo, SS D.J. Swearinger and S Eddie Pleasant.
• The Texans lost the toss. The Broncos elected to defer to the second half and the Texans elected to receive to start the game.
• Houston’s captains for the game were WR Andre Johnson, QB Matt Schaub, P Shane Lechler and DE J.J. Watt.
• Inactive players for the Texans were QB Case Keenum, WR DeVier Posey, FS Jawanza Starling, G Alex Kupper, T Andrew Gardner, G Cody White and TE Garrett Graham.

• Houston’s first-quarter scoring drive was seven plays for 47 yards and ended with a 45-yard field goal by Randy Bullock at the 2:02 mark. The drive lasted 3:04.
• Houston’s second-quarter scoring drive was seven plays, 10 yards, lasted 3:45 and ended with a 35-yard field goal by Bullock at the 6:06 mark of the quarter.
• Houston drove 74 yards on nine plays, eating up 3:14 of clock in the third quarter to trim the deficit to 16-13 on a 15-yard pass from QB Matt Schaub to WR Keshawn Martin at the 10:33 mark.


• Made his 11th consecutive field attempt at the 6:06 mark of the second quarter, a 35-yarder. It is the sixth-longest streak in franchise history.
• Converted his 10th consecutive field goal attempt with a 45-yard field goal at the 2:02 mark of the first quarter. It marked the 12th consecutive game in which he has made a field goal, the second-longest streak in franchise history.
• Tied Kris Brown (2005) for the third-most field goal attempts in a season in franchise history with 34 on his second field goal attempt of the game gave.
• Scored his 100th point of the season on a successful extra-point attempt at the 10:33 mark of the third quarter.

• Made his longest reception of the season in the third quarter, a 40-yard pass from Matt Schaub. Griffin’s previous long was 37 vs. Jacksonville on Nov. 24.
• Posted a career-high 66 yards receiving on five receptions. His previous career high was 62 yards receiving at Indianapolis on Dec. 15.

• Ran for 7 yards on his first career carry in the fourth quarter and finished the game with 23 yards on five carries.

• Became the second player in NFL history to have five seasons with 100 or more catches, joining Denver WR Wes Welker. Johnson caught his 100th pass of the season at the 3:49 mark of the first quarter from QB Matt Schaub for a gain of 33 yards.
• Passed Torry Holt for 14th on the NFL’s all-time receptions list with 921 for his career on his fourth catch of the game, a 7-yard pass in the fourth quarter from Schaub.
• Extended his franchise record of games played to 153.
• Extended his franchise-record streak of consecutive games played with a reception to 116.

• Made his first career NFL start. He is the ninth rookie to start at running back in franchise history and finished the game with 29 yards rushing on 12 carries.

• Recorded his 16th pass defensed of the season in the first quarter, the most he has had in his three seasons as a Texan. It is the most passes defensed in a season for Joseph since he tied a career-high with 20 in the 2009 season with the Cincinnati Bengals.

• Recorded season highs of eight carries for a team-best 30 yards.

• Extended his streak of consecutive games played to 189, tops among active punters
• Moved into fourth place on the all-time punt yards list I the third quarter with his sixth punt of the game, passing Lee Johnson (51,979). Lechler now has 52,175 career punting yards.

• Had a 51-yard punt return in the second quarter, vaulting him into fourth place on the franchise’s single season punt return yards list with 326. It was the ninth-longest punt return in franchise history and Martin’s third career punt return of 50 or more yards.
• Set a career-high with his second touchdown pass of the season, a 15-yard strike from Schaub at the 10:33 mark of the third quarter.
• Tied a career-high with four receptions and had 35 yards receiving. He also had four receptions against Jacksonville on Dec. 5, 2013.

• Set a career-high with his seventh sack of the season, dropping Peyton Manning for a 3-yard loss in the third quarter. Mercilus’ previous season career high was 6.0 as a rookie in 2012.

• Extended the NFL’s longest active consecutive games played streak by an offensive lineman to 136
• Extended the NFL’s longest active consecutive games started streak by a center to 111
• Played and started in his 95th consecutive game as a Texan

• Had two quarterback hits to set a career season high with 44. He led the league in quarterback hits in 2012 with 43 and leads the NFL again this season.

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