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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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James Casey discusses future, looks back on 2012

Posted Feb 9, 2013

Fullback James Casey spoke at luncheon Thursday that honored local teachers. But he took some time to talk football as well, and discussed his free-agent future.

For the first time as a Texan, fullback James Casey enters an offseason in good health. For the soon-to-be fifth year pro, that’s energizing.

“I didn’t have to have any kind of surgeries, so I can start training right away,” Casey said on Thursday. “I feel like that’s going to help me tremendously, to help me come back as a better player next year.”

He spoke Thursday at Reliant Stadium to a group of Houston-area teachers who were honored for their outstanding work in the classroom. Because he hasn’t been hampered by a rehab process, he’s been able to get in the weight room and catch passes earlier than normal.

Last year at this time, Casey was coming back from a shoulder procedure. In each of his first two offseasons following the 2009 and 2010 campaigns, he was getting over nagging injuries as well.

“I don’t have to have shoulder surgery or foot surgery, or some of those things that I’ve had in the past,” Casey said. “I feel very confident going into next year that I’m going to be a much better player and that I’ve got my best football ahead of me.”

That clean bill of health comes at an opportune time for the former Rice Owl. He’s an unrestricted free agent coming off a 2012 that saw him catch 34 passes for 330 yards and a trio of touchdowns. He’s capable of playing the tight end position as well, and lined up at various times during the season in the backfield, on the line and split out wide like a receiver.

“It’s a different situation for me being an unrestricted free agent like I am,” Casey said. “It’s something I haven’t experienced ever before of course. So it’s a different feeling. I have an agent. I’m just hoping it all works out.”

Like the rest of his teammates and coaches, Casey was pleased with the way the season started, but definitely not satisfied with the way it ended. He echoed the words of his head coach Gary Kubiak, terming the loss at New England in the Divisional round as a “crash-landing."

“When you get into the playoffs, the further you go, the more it hurts,” Casey said. “It just didn’t work out for us in the game against the Patriots. It’s one of those deals in the NFL that, there’s only one team in the end that’s going to be happy.”

Casey, who registered three receptions for 29 yards in the loss to the Patriots, was especially disappointed by his first quarter drop of a Matt Schaub pass near the goal line.

“I pride myself on having very good hands and catching everything that comes to me and it doesn’t happen a lot,” Casey said. “But it’s going to happen every now and then. But it’s unfortunate that it happened in that game. It does eat me up a little bit, but I can’t just dwell on that. Now you just have to focus on getting better and making sure those things don’t happen in the future.”

On the whole, Casey is optimistic about the team’s future. He believes the four postseason games played in each of the last two Januarys will pay dividends moving forward.

“We’re very experienced now,” Casey said. “We’ve been to the playoffs twice now. We’ve went far both times and played some road games. Hopefully we can get some of those games at home next year.”

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