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  • Sat., Aug. 19, 2017 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM CDT Jr Cheerleaders pres. by Texas Children's Hospital

    Registration is Now Open for Houston Texans Jr. Cheerleaders!

    Has your little cheerleader always wanted to perform in front of thousands?
    Now's their chance!   

    Houston Texans Jr. Cheerleaders presented by Texas Children's Hospital

    Texans vs New England Patriots
    During pregame ceremonies
    Saturday, August 19, 2017
    7:00 PM Kickoff

    Mandatory Rehearsal:
    Sunday, August 13, 2017
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Check-in
    2:00 PM - 4:30 PM Rehearsal
    Houston Methodist Training Center

    Registration is $199 per child and includes a Houston Texans Jr. Cheerleaders uniform, poms, Texans hair bow, post-performance dinner, online instructional video, souvenir performance DVD, and MUCH MORE!

    Register - http://www.houstontexans.com/cheerleaders/junior-cheer.html

  • Tue., Aug. 29, 2017 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT Houston Texans Team Luncheon pres. by Amegy Bank of Texas

    The Houston Texans Team Luncheon is set for Tuesday, August 329 from noon – 2pm with the entire Texans team.  Hear from Head Coach Bill O’Brien and top Texans players as they prepare for the 2017 season!

    Table/Ticket Info - http://www.houstontexans.com/community/team-luncheon.html



Kareem Jackson “excited” for 2017

Posted May 17, 2017

After helping the Texans earn back-to-back AFC South titles, Kareem Jackson is eagerly awaiting the start of the 2017 season.

After helping the Texans earn back-to-back AFC South titles, Kareem Jackson is eagerly awaiting the start of the 2017 season.

“Man, we’re really getting anxious, excited with the talent that we have on the defensive side of the ball,” Jackson said this week on The Jim Rome Show. “First and foremost, to get J.J. (Watt) back and healthy, it means a lot to our team. The draft picks that we added, we’re extremely excited about this year.”

The Texans added seven draft picks, including first-round selection Deshaun Watson. Jackson joked he was willing to overlook Watson defeating his alma mater, Alabama, in the College Football Playoff National Championship in January. The eight-year veteran cornerback is looking forward to having Watson as a teammate now.

“Defensively, we just want to go out and do our job,” Jackson said. “Whatever we can do to make things a lot easier for him (Watson) or whoever is going to be under center. We definitely want to do that. We definitely want to be dominant each and every Sunday so like I said, anything that we can do that will definitely help him and the offense, for those guys to have better field position, create turnovers, you know. Whatever we have to do, to make it a little bit easier for him.”

Last year, Houston’s defense finished No. 1 in the league even with Watt out for the season following the Week 3 game at New England. The cornerback tandem of Jackson and Johnathan Joseph, together since 2011, have allowed just 57.1 percent completion against Texans opponents, the lowest in the NFL, and the second-lowest net yards passing per game at 211.0.

“We take a lot of pride in it,” Jackson said. “It’s one of the things we work towards. You know, to go in day in and day out, just trying to perfect our craft on in the offseason, doing things on our own. You know with me and him being out there being on the same page and seeing things kind of the same way. For us to have the lowest percentage in the league, that’s especially a good thing for our team.”

The Texans kick off the 2017 season on Sunday, September 10 against the Jacksonville Jaguars at NRG Stadium.


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