On Now
Coming Up
  • Sun., Apr. 19, 2015 6:00 AM - 3:30 PM CDT 2015 Houston Texans Kids Triathlon

    The all new Houston Texans Kids Triathlon presented by Texas Children’s Hospital is April 19. Space is limited and this event will sell out, so register your kids today by clicking on this link - http://www.houstontexans.com/kids/triathlon/home.html

  • Mon., Apr. 20, 2015 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM CDT Spring Cleaning Sale at Go Texan Store

    Spring Cleaning Sale!

    It’s time to make room in your closet for lots of great new Texans gear! Stock up at our Spring Cleaning Sale April 20-21 with 20% off the entire store!*

    *Excludes sale and value items

    Store details - http://www.houstontexans.com/gotexanstore.html

  • Tue., Apr. 21, 2015 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM CDT Spring Cleaning Sale at Go Texan Store

    Spring Cleaning Sale!

    It’s time to make room in your closet for lots of great new Texans gear! Stock up at our Spring Cleaning Sale April 20-21 with 20% off the entire store!*

    *Excludes sale and value items

    Store details - http://www.houstontexans.com/gotexanstore.html

  • 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.

    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!

  • 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!



Texans can't snap losing streak, fall to Jags

Posted Dec 5, 2013

Texans lose eleventh-consecutive game in a game that was marred by penalties and saw a quarterback change in the third quarter.

The Texans fell to Jacksonville, 27-20, on Thursday night. It was the eleventh straight loss of the season. Quarterback Case Keenum was replaced by Matt Schaub in the third quarter after trailing by two touchdowns. Schaub led the Texans on two scoring drives, but the Texans lost their seventh-consecutive game in a scored decided by one touchdown or less.

The Texans fell to 2-11 on the season in a game marred by penalties on all fronts: offense, defense, and special teams. Houston was flagged 10 times for 115 yards in the first half alone. In the end, Houston tied its franchise record of 14 penalties for a record-breaking 177 yards.

"We had 14 penalties or something and it’s just ridiculous," head coach Gary Kubiak said. "There were huge penalties; down the field, pass interference penalties and those types of things. It’s on me. I am the coach. It’s discipline and it’s just ridiculous. There is no way you should make that many penalties in a football game.” 

Keenum was 16-of-29 for 159 yards, one touchdown, one interception, and a passer rating of 68.0 before exiting the game in the third quarter.

Schaub took over when the Texans trailed 24-10 and completed 17-of-29 passes for 198 yards, one touchdown, and one interception.

“That was a coach’s decision," Andre Johnson said of the change at quarterback. "I feel very comfortable with Matt. I’ve played a lot of football together with him and he went out and gave us a chance to win the game."

Quarterback Chad Henne marched the Jaguars 80 yards down the field after the opening kickoff to give the Jaguars an early 7-0 lead on a 1-yard scoring strike to Marcedes Lewis.

Two drives later, he connected with Lewis on a 41-yard pass. Two back-to-back penalties on Houston moved Jacksonville into the red zone, first a 33-yard pass interference and then a neutral zone infraction inside the 10-yard line. Henne found Cecil Shorts III in the corner of the endzone to put the Texans in a 14-0 deficit with 13:41 remaining in the second quarter.

The Texans were called for holding on the ensuing kickoff, moving them back to their own 7-yard line.  Houston punted on its first three possessions and did not make it past mid-field until its fourth offensive series.

Keenum picked up steam late in the second quarter as he completed 7-of-8 passes for 76 yards.  He found Keshawn Martin on an 8-yard touchdown pass. Houston trailed 14-7 with 1:53 remaining in the first half.

The next drive lasted just two plays before Keenum threw his first interception of the game. Cornerback Alan Ball intercepted the pass intended for Johnson. The Jaguars converted the turnover into more points as Josh Scobee kicked a 40-yard field goal to give Jacksonville a 17-7 lead at halftime.

Keenum and the offense took over early in the third quarter and moved the ball 30 yards on five plays. Randy Bullock kicked a 34-yard field goal and Houston trailed 17-10 with 8:29 remaining in the third quarter. It would be Keenum’s last drive of the game.

Jacksonville fired back immediately with another score on its next drive. A pass interference call on Johnathan Joseph and facemask penalty on Swearinger extended the drive to set up a third touchdown for the Jaguars. Wide receiver Ace Sanders threw a 21-yard pass to running back Jordan Todman on a trick play as Jacksonville increased its lead, 24-10.

Schaub took over for Keenum late in the third quarter and led the team on consecutive scoring drives. Schaub marched the offense down the field, going no-huddle and completing passes to Johnson, Hopkins, and Martin on his first three attempts. Schaub was 6-of-7 on the 76-yard drive that ended in a 5-yard touchdown pass to Garrett Graham.

Bullock successfully kicked a 31-yard field goal to bring the Texans within four points following the next drive to bring the Texans within four points. Houston trailed 24-20, with 11:31 remaining in the fourth quarter.

Unable to convert on fourth-and-2 on their next possession, the Texans turned the ball over on downs with 3:37 remaining in the game. Houston would get one final possession with 2:16 remaining in the game but it ended in an interception by Schaub on a pass intended for Johnson.

“I tried to make a play up the middle against their two-deep coverage and should have checked it down," Schaub said after the game. "With two minutes and 20 seconds and no timeouts, I was trying to get chunks of yards to get downfield. I was just trying to make plays and take what they gave us.”

Jacksonville took over and Scobee added a 39-yard field goal with 0:25 remaining in the game to cap off a 27-20 win over the Texans.

Johnson led the receivers with 13 catches for 154 yards. Ben Tate rushed for 53 yards on 14 carries. Brooks Reed had the lone sack of the game for a loss of six yards.


Content on HoustonTexans.com does not necessarily represent the views of the Houston Texans front office staff, coaches or executives.

Trending Now

Recent News