Early this week, the Houston Texans were busy in the community, giving back to youth around the city.
Monday evening inside the Methodist Training Center, a handful of Texans, spearheaded by linebacker
“This is a great thing the Texans put on,” Barwin said. “Kids love video games now, but they were around when we were a kid, too. I think kids and parents are starting to understand that they need to get kids out playing.”
“It’s fun, and their minds are just open to learning,” Sharpton said. “I remember when I was their age, NFL players were my heroes. Everything they would say, I took it to heart. I hope what I say they can take it to heart and build with it in the future.”
“You remember back when you were a kid, and just living outside daily,” Myers said. “That’s what we want to keep preaching. It’s something to live by.”
Meanwhile, Tuesday morning downtown at Houston Police Department headquarters, wide receiver
“I think it has a big impact on them,” Johnson said. “You never know exactly how it affects them, but a lot of times, some kids aren’t able to get anything for Christmas. But to be able to make sure that they at least get something, that means a lot to me.”