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  • 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!

  • 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



Texans tumble at Tennessee in season finale

Posted Dec 29, 2013

The Texans fall 16-10 to the Titans to end the 2013 season with a 14-game losing streak.

The Texans fell 16-10 to the Titans in the final game of 2013. It was the 14th consecutive loss, and at 2-14, Houston will pick first in the 2014 NFL Draft.

"We finished up just like the rest of our season basically," interim head coach Wade Phillips said. "We headed into half time. I thought we were going to be able to shut them down, but we turned the ball over a quite bit. That’s the difference in the ball game."

Matt Schaub started for Case Keenum, who was inactive due to a right thumb injury. Schaub completed 22-of-34 for 229 yards, but was picked off twice and lost a fumble as well on a center exchange. He finisehd with a 59.6 passer rating, and detailed a few of the reasons the Texans were unable to close the season on a winning note.

"Situational football, turning it over, giving teams opportunities, penalties, not staying on the field on third down, not getting off the field sometimes on third down, and just so many things" Schaub said. "We did have some injuries, but those are part of the game and you have to overcome those. It is just a multitude of things that we have to go back and look at both as a team and as individuals."

The Texans, depleted by injuries, saw running back Johnathan Grimes start his first game. Tight end Phillip Supernaw made his debut on special teams. Jeff Tarpinian started his second game this season for inside linebacker Joe Mays, inactive with a knee injury.

Grimes led the offense in both rushing and receiving yards, and scored the only touchdown of the game. He finished with 16 carries for 50 yards plus six receptions for 76 yards.

Houston gained 178 yards of net offense and 13 first downs in the first half but struggled in the second half.  After a touchdown on their first possession of the game, the Texans remained scoreless until the fourth quarter as the Titans put up 16 unanswered points. Houston committed four turnovers and forced one, an interception by Brice McCain.

On their opening drive, Schaub led the offense down the field on a nine-play, 63-yard drive. He completed all four of his passes before handing off to Grimes for his first career NFL touchdown on a 3-yard run.  The Texan were staked to a 7-0 advantage, but would not score again until less than three minutes remained in the game.

Rob Bironas was the lone scorer for the Titans in the first half, kicking a pair of field goals from 42 and 55 yards. He made a 55-yard attempt with 0:04 remaining in the second quarter, and the Texans held a 7-6 halftime lead.

Each team had a turnover in the first half, but neither could convert it into points. Grimes fumbled, giving Tennessee possession at its own 29-yard line. Six plays later, Fitzpatrick threw an interception. Antonio Smith’s hit on Ryan Fitzpatrick resulted in a wobbly pass that was intercepted by McCain.

Houston’s first possession of the second half ended in its second turnover of the game. Schaub’s pass, intended for Ryan Griffin, bounced off Bernard Pollard’s facemask before it was intercepted by linebacker Akeem Ayers.

The Titans took their first lead of the contest following the interception. Chris Johnson’s 11-yard run capped a seven-play, 35-yard drive. Tennessee led 13-7 with 5:39 remaining in the third quarter.

The Texans turned the ball over a third time when Schaub fumbled a fourth quarter snap from Chris Myers. Bironas added his third field goal of the day, a 37-yarder, to extend the Titans’ lead 16-7 with 10:44 remaining in the game.

Randy Bullock finished off his first full season with his twelfth-consecutive field goal, a 19-yarder at the end of an 8-play, 89-yard drive. Grimes added a 31-yard gain off a short pass from Schaub on the series. The Texans trailed 16-10 with 2:50 remaining in the game.

Schaub threw his second interception of the day on the final series, a pass up the middle of the field intended for Keshawn Martin. The Titans took over with 1:06 remaining and Fitzpatrick ended the game in victory formation.

"I’m just glad what we went through this season is over," Andre Johnson said. "I enjoy playing football, but what we went through this season as a team, I wouldn’t wish that on anybody to experience it. I’m happy that part of it is over."

- J.J. Watt earned a sack in the third quarter. With 10.5 in 2013, Watt became just the second player in team history to have back-to-back seasons with 10-plus sacks.

- Johnson, who caught 6 passes for 49 yards, finishes his fourth season with at least 100 receptions and 1,400 yards. He surpasses Jerry Rice and tying Marvin Harrison to become the only players to record four such season.


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