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    The Touchdown Tour is the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee’s traveling celebration of
    football. It will travel all over Houston throughout the fall, raising awareness and excitement in
    the community for Super Bowl LI, which will be played at NRG Stadium on Feb. 5, 2017.
    The Touchdown Tour will have a wide variety of games, many exhibits, appearances, food and fun for
    people of all ages. The Tour will run from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at every stop on its tour around the
    city. Every stop on the Touchdown Tour is free to the public and everyone is encouraged to
    celebrate the city, football and Super Bowl LI with the Host Committee.

    Houston Texans Cheerleaders will be in attendance at each tour from 11am - 1pm, and TORO will be on occasion as well.

    Touchdown Tour Schedule Dates
    All events will be scheduled from 10A – 2P

    Date                            Location                                Address
    Oct. 8                          Mason Park                            75th and Tipps Houston, TX 77023
    Oct. 15                        Sylvester Turner Park             2800 West Little York Houston, TX 77091
    Oct. 22                        MacGregor Park                      5225 Calhoun, Houston, TX 77021
    Oct. 29                        Sunnyside Park                      3502 Bellfort, Houston, TX 77051
    Nov. 5                         Agnes Moffitt Park                  10645 Hammerly Houston, TX 77043
    Nov. 12                       Finnigan Park                         4900 Providence, Houston, TX 77020
    Nov. 19                       Kingwood High School             2701 Kingwood Drive, Kingwood, TX 77339
    Dec. 3                         Moody Park                            3725 Fulton, Houston, TX 77009

    Dec. 10                      Blueridge Park                         5600 Court Road Houston, TX 77053
    Jan. 7                        Burnett Bayland Park                6000 Chimney Rock Houston, TX 77081
    Jan. 14                      Alief Community Park               11903 Bellaire Blvd. Houston, TX 77072

  • Sat., Dec. 10, 2016 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM CST Texans Extra Points

    Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) each Saturday at 6:30 PM for this weekly in-season Houston Texans show that previews the upcoming Texans game in-depth with special guests and is hosted by Drew Dougherty from Texans TV.

    Broadcast Schedule - http://www.houstontexans.com/gameday/broadcasting/broadcast-network.html

  • Sat., Dec. 10, 2016 11:00 PM - 11:30 PM CST Texans Buzz

    Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) each Saturday during the regular season at 11 PM for this  show that goes 1-on-1 with Texans players to get to know them on a personal basis and is hosted by Voice of the Houston Texans Marc Vandermeer and Texans Insider Deepi Sidhu.

    Broadcast Schedule - http://www.houstontexans.com/gameday/broadcasting/broadcast-network.html

  • Sun., Dec. 11, 2016 10:35 PM - 11:05 PM CST Houston Texans Inside the Game Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) each Sunday at 10:35 PM for this in-season show that recaps each Houston Texans game in-depth with coverage and analysis from Greg Bailey and Spencer Tillman.
  • Tue., Dec. 13, 2016 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM CST Houston Super Bowl Host Committee Touchdown Tour

    The Touchdown Tour is the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee’s traveling celebration of
    football. It will travel all over Houston throughout the fall, raising awareness and excitement in
    the community for Super Bowl LI, which will be played at NRG Stadium on Feb. 5, 2017.
    The Touchdown Tour will have a wide variety of games, many exhibits, appearances, food and fun for
    people of all ages. The Tour will run from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at this stop on its tour around the
    city. Every stop on the Touchdown Tour is free to the public and everyone is encouraged to
    celebrate the city, football and Super Bowl LI with the Host Committee.

    Houston Texans Cheerleaders will be in attendance at this tour from 12pm - 1pm, as well as the Go Texan Express merchandise truck.  Stop by for Texans games and a chance to win great Texans prizes!

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    Join Texans linebacker Whitney Mercilus from 6 PM – 7 PM at Fuddruckers (11445 Fountain Lake Dr, Stafford, TX 77477) for a live Texans Radio on SportsRadio 610 broadcast with Voice of the Texans, Marc Vandermeer, and special guests!

    Plus, all Houston area Fuddruckers will be feature a Buy One Texans Burger, Get One Free and $15 beer buckets every Tuesday during the season for fans showing up in their Texans gear, whether the Texans win or lose their previous game, so don't miss out!

    Then stay for Texans Live from 7-8 PM.  Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways!

  • Fri., Dec. 16, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST Texans Friday: Jack in the Box

    Friday, December 16
    Noon-1pm – Jack in the Box, 8767 South Main, Houston, TX

    Proudly wear your Texans gear to get a FREE Jumbo Jack for this hour at this location

    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures

    Jack in the Box is going to be giving away 4 tickets to a Houston Texans home game and two autograph items

    More info: http://www.houstontexans.com/fan-zone/Texans-Friday.html

  • Sat., Dec. 17, 2016 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM CST Texans Extra Points

    Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) each Saturday at 6:30 PM for this weekly in-season Houston Texans show that previews the upcoming Texans game in-depth with special guests and is hosted by Drew Dougherty from Texans TV.

    Broadcast Schedule - http://www.houstontexans.com/gameday/broadcasting/broadcast-network.html

  • Sat., Dec. 17, 2016 11:00 PM - 11:30 PM CST Texans Buzz

    Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) each Saturday during the regular season at 11 PM for this  show that goes 1-on-1 with Texans players to get to know them on a personal basis and is hosted by Voice of the Houston Texans Marc Vandermeer and Texans Insider Deepi Sidhu.

    Broadcast Schedule - http://www.houstontexans.com/gameday/broadcasting/broadcast-network.html

  • Sun., Dec. 18, 2016 10:35 PM - 11:05 PM CST Houston Texans Inside the Game Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) each Sunday at 10:35 PM for this in-season show that recaps each Houston Texans game in-depth with coverage and analysis from Greg Bailey and Spencer Tillman.

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Texans could find WR value in second, third round of draft

Posted Feb 25, 2013

The Texans are widely expected to select a wide receiver early in the 2013 NFL Draft, but they might not have to do so in the first round to land an impact player.


INDIANAPOLIS –The Texans are widely expected to select a wide receiver early in the 2013 NFL Draft, but they might not have to do so in the first round to land an impact player.


This year’s wide receiver class is viewed as deep and not necessarily top-heavy. Tennessee’s Cordarelle Patterson is expected to be the first receiver off the board and go somewhere in the top-15 picks. After that, there’s a long list of talented wideouts who could go anywhere from late in the first round – where the Texans pick at No. 27 overall – to the second or third round.


“I think most of the value for the wide receivers in this class is towards the bottom part of the first round and into the second round,” NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock said on Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium.


Even Patterson is viewed as a bit of a wild card after playing just one year at the FBS level as a JUCO transfer. Other receiver prospects who could go in the first round include West Virginia’s Tavon Austin (5-8, 174), an all-purpose dynamo with outstanding quickness who ran the 40-yard dash in 4.34 seconds, and Cal’s Keenan Allen (6-3, 212), who didn’t work out at the NFL Scouting Combine because of a knee injury but was compared favorably by Mayock to Anquan Boldin.


Among the other top receivers in the draft are Baylor’s Terrance Williams (6-2, 205), who had 1,832 yards and 12 touchdowns on 18.9 yards per catch in 2012 and ran a 4.52 40 at the Combine; Louisiana Tech’s Quinton Patton (6-0, 204), one of the nation’s leading receivers in 2012 who had a strong showing against top competition at the Senior Bowl; USC’s Robert Woods (6-0, 201), a three-year college starter whose production dipped as a junior but is viewed as a likely second-round pick; and Tennessee’s Justin Hunter (6-4, 196), who tore his ACL in 2011 but had a big 2012 season and impressive Combine with a 4.44 40, 39.5-inch vertical jump and 11-4 broad jump.


“I think for (the Texans), the value’s gonna be pass on it in the first round, because there’s so much depth at the position,” NFL Network draft analyst Daniel Jeremiah said Sunday in an interview with Texans TV. “Just hold your water, get to that second and third round; I really believe you can find upgrades to their roster in those spots.”


If the Texans want to take a receiver in the second or third round, they could end up with any of the players listed above or the likes of Tennessee Tech’s Da’Rick Rodgers (6-2, 217) and Clemson’s DeAndre Hopkins (6-1, 214), two big-bodied receivers who ran in the 4.5s at the Combine.


Jeremiah likes Oregon State wide receiver Markus Wheaton (5-11, 189) as a potential target for the Texans after the first round. Marshall’s Aaron Dobson (6-3, 210) is another player Jeremiah mentioned as a possibility in the second or third round.

“You can get a value there, somebody that’s ready to plug in and play right now,” Jeremiah said. “There’s a handful of those guys out there. So it doesn’t make as much sense (to draft a receiver in the first round) unless maybe a Cordarelle Patterson will fall into your lap, who’s just kind of an athletic freak. Outside of that, I think you just wait.”


Most mock drafts have the Texans taking a receiver in the first round to find more help for Andre Johnson, but they might be in position to nab one in the second or third and use the 27th pick on the best player available.

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