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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 Raiders

Posted Nov 17, 2013

Read game notes from Sunday's Texans and Raiders matchup.

Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013
Reliant Stadium
Houston, Texas

• Houston fell to 2-8 overall and 1-4 at home this season with the loss.
• Houston fell to 5-3 overall and 2-2 against Oakland at home in the all-time series.
• Houston outgained Oakland 394-341, marking the seventh time this season the Texans have outgained an opponent.
• The Texans lost the possession battle for the third time this season, holding the ball for 28:29.
• Houston’s defense forced seven three-and-out possessions. Houston had forced 28 three-and-out drives coming into the game.
• Had two players pass for more than 150 yards in the same game for the first time in franchise history. QB Case Keenum threw for 170 yards and QB Matt Schaub threw for 155 yards.
• Had two players with more than 100 yards receiving in the same game for the seventh time in franchise history and first time since 2011. TE Garrett Graham had 136 yards receiving and WR Andre Johnson had 116 yards receiving.


• Connected on all three of his field goal attempts, including a career-long 51-yarder in the second quarter. He also kicked field goals of 26 and 30 yards in the fourth quarter.

• Caught seven passes for a career-high 136 yards and one touchdown, bettering his previous best of 82 yards vs. Jacksonville on Nov. 18, 2012. It was the most receiving yards ever by a Texans tight end in franchise history and the seventh 100-yard game ever by a Texans tight end. It was also Graham’s first career 100-yard game.

• Set a career high for receptions in a season on with his third catch of the game and 29th receptions of the season in the first quarter. Graham now has 33 receptions for 404 yards
• Set a career-high with his fourth touchdown catch of the season on a career-long 42-yard pass from Case Keenum in the second quarter.

• Finished with 10 receptions for 116 yards, marking the 48th 100-yard receiving game of his career (ranks sixth all-time) and the 19th time he has caught 10-plus passes for more than 100 yards in the same game, the most in NFL history. It was the fourth 100-yard receiving game of his career.
• Johnson now has 72 receptions for 966 yards this season and ranks 15th all-time with 890 career receptions and 18th all-time with 12,220 yards receiving.
• Extended his streak of consecutive games played with a reception to 111 and his franchise record or games played to 148.
• Passed Keenan McCardell (883) to move into 15th place on the NFL’s all-time receptions list with his fourth reception of the game.
• Passed Charlie Joiner (12,146) to move into 18th place on the NFL’s all-time receiving yards list on his fifth reception of the game.

• Had two passes defensed. Since he came into the league in 2006, Joseph ranks third in the NFL with 112 passes defensed. He leads the Texans with 11 passes defensed this season.

• Moved into second place on the Texans all-time pass attempts without an interception list with 105 with his third pass attempt of the game. He threw an interception on his fourth attempt of the game, ending his streak at 105.
• Completed 13-of-24 passes for 170 yards and a touchdown and 73.3 rating

• Passed Chris Gardocki (50,336) into fifth place on the all-time punting yards list with his first punt of the game. Lechler entered the game with 50,311 yards. He now ranks fifth in NFL history with 50,753 yards.

• Had a franchise-record 87-yard punt return for his first career punt return for a touchdown, the first touchdown return by a Texan since Jacoby Jones vs. Indianapolis on Sept. 11, 2011 and the fifth punt return touchdown in team history
• Set a franchise record with 125 yards on seven punt returns (17.9 average). Jacoby Jones held the previous single-game mark of 100 on five returns against Arizona on Oct. 11, 2009. As of 6 p.m. CT Sunday, it was third-highest single-game punt return total this season behind Cleveland’s Travis Benjamin (187 vs. Buffalo, 10/3/13) and St. Louis’ Tavon Austin (145 vs. Indianapolis, 11/10/13).
• Had 187 yards in returns (125 punt return/62 kick return), a season-best.
• Caught two passes for 32 yards

• Extended the NFL’s longest active consecutive games played streak by an offensive lineman to 131.
• Extended the NFL’s longest active consecutive games started streak by a center to 106.

• Made his Texans debut on special teams during the first quarter

• Completed 12-of-25 passes for 170 yards.
• Moved past DeMeco Ryans into ninth place on the franchise’s all-time games played list with his 87th game played.

• Made his Texans debut on special teams during the opening kickoff

• Made his Texans debut on special teams during the opening kickoff

• Rushed for 88 yards on 19 carries (4.6 average) and the seventh-highest total of his career.
• Had a season-high 117 yards from scrimmage (88 rushing, 29 receiving).
• Tied a career-high with four receptions. Tate has had four receptions in a game four times in his career. The last time Tate had four receptions in a game was in Week 2 of 2012 against Jacksonville.

• Made his first career start at inside linebacker

• Recorded a sack for the fourth consecutive game, the second-longest streak of his career. Watt had at least 0.5 sacks in his first six games of 2012.
• Ran his season sack total to 8.5 sacks with 2.0 sacks against Oakland. Recorded a second-quarter sack of Matt McGloin for a loss of 10 yards. He took down McGloin for an 11-yard loss in the fourth quarter.
• It was his ninth game with 2.0 or more sacks in his career and the second time he has had 2.0 sacks in a game this season (9/15 vs. Tennessee).

• The Raiders won the toss and elected to defer to the second half. The Texans elected to receive.
• 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 T.J. Yates, CB Kareem Jackson, CB Elbert Mack, ILB Joe Mays, ILB Mike Mohamed, G Cody White and TE Ryan Griffin

• Houston’s first second-quarter scoring drive spanned 85 yards on 4 plays and lasted 2:07, capped by a 42-yard touchdown pass from Case Keenum to Garrett Graham
• Houston’s second second-quarter scoring drive spanned 87 yards on a punt return from Keshawn Martin
• Houston’s third second-quarter scoring drive spanned 43 yards on 9 plays and lasted 1:46, capped by a 51-yard field goal by Randy Bullock
• Houston’s fourth-quarter scoring drive spanned 61 yards on 9 plays and lasted 2:34, capped by a 26-yard field goal by Randy Bullock
• Houston’s second fourth-quarter scoring drive spanned 49 yards on 10 plays and lasted 3:18, capped by a 30-yard field goal by Randy Bullock

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