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  • 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
  • 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!



Game Notes: Texans vs. Titans

Posted Dec 29, 2013

Read game notes from Sunday's matchup.

Sunday, December 29, 2013
LP Field, Nashville, Tenn.
Paid Attendance: 69,143

• Houston’s defense finished the season with an average of 317.6 yards allowed, the second-lowest total in franchise history. The 2011 team held opponents to an average of 285.7 yards per game.
• Held the Titans to 4-of-14 on third downs (29 percent) and lowered their opponent season third-down conversion percentage to 34.6. Only the 2012 team held opponents to a lower third-down conversion percentage, 33.0.
• The Texans scored a touchdown on their opening drive for the third time this season and first time since Nov. 3 against Indianapolis. The Texans took a 7-0 lead after RB Jonathan Grimes scored his first career touchdown on a 3-yard run to cap a nine-play, 63-yard drive. Houston also scored on its opening drive against Tennessee in Week 2.
• The Titans won the toss and elected to defer.
• 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, RB Dennis Johnson, FB Toben Opurum, ILB Joe Mays, G Alex Kupper and G Cody White


• Started the 90th game of his career, which ranks sixth in franchise history.

• Made his 12th consecutive field goal in the fourth quarter from 19 yards out. His 12 consecutive field goals made tied Neil Rackers (2010) for the fifth-longest streak in franchise history.
• Made a field goal for the 14th consecutive game, the second-longest streak in franchise history.
• Made his 26th field goal of the season, tying Kris Brown (2005) for the fifth-highest single-season total in franchise history. He finished the season 26-of-35 on field goals.

• Made his NFL debut on offense in the second quarter and recorded his first carry on his first play.

• Scored his first career touchdown on a 3-yard run to cap Houston’s nine-play, 63-yard scoring drive to start the game. He ran for 27 yards on five carries on the opening drive.
• Posted a team-high 126 yards from scrimmage in his first career start with career highs of 16 carries for 50 yards and six receptions for 76 yards.

• Moved into second place on the franchise’s rookie receptions list with his 51st catch of the season in the second quarter. It was Hopkins third catch of the game, good for a gain of 19 yards.
• Finished the season with 52 receptions for 802 yards (15.4 average). His totals rank second only to Andre Johnson’s 66 receptions for 976 yards in 2003 among rookies in franchise history.

• Extended his franchise records of games played to 154 and consecutive games played with a reception to 117.
• Caught six passes for 49 yards to bring his season totals to 109 receptions for 1,407 yards. He joins Marvin Harrison as only the second player in NFL history with four seasons of 100-plus receptions and 1,400-plus yards.

• Finished the season with a franchise-record 47.6 gross punting average, besting Donnie Jones’ mark of 47.2, set in 2012.
• Extended his franchise records of games played to 154 and consecutive games played with a reception to 117.
• Placed three punts inside the 20 to raise his season total to 34, setting a career high. He placed 33 punts inside the 20 for Oakland in 2008.

• Recorded his first interception of the season and fifth of his career at the 3:32 mark of the second quarter. DE Antonio Smith was credited with a quarterback hit on the play.

• Extended his streak of consecutive games played to 137 and his streak of consecutive starts to 112.

• Was 4-for-4 passing for 31 yards on Houston’s opening scoring drive.
• Completed 13-of-20 passes for 134 yards and an 84.2 passer rating in the first half.

• Made his NFL debut on the kickoff return team to start the game.

• Made his NFL debut on the kickoff return team to start the game.

• Became the second player in franchise history to record back-to-back seasons with 10 or more sacks with a 6-yard sack of Ryan Fitzpatrick in the third quarter. Watt had 20.5 sacks in 2012 and has 10.5 sacks in 2013. Mario Williams had back-to-back 10-plus sack seasons in 2007 and 2008. 
• Tied a franchise record with his fourth forced fumble of the season in the fourth quarter, knocking the ball loose from Titans RB Chris Johnson. Watt also had four forced fumbles in 2012 and shares the record with Shantee Orr (2005), Bernard Pollard (2010) and Mario Williams (2008).
• Moved past Jevon Kearse and Anthony Smith (36.0) into seventh place for the most sacks through the first three seasons of a career with his third-quarter sack, running his three-season total to 36.5.

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