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  • Sun., Nov. 23, 2014 12:00 PM CST Bengals at Texans The Texans host the Bengals at NRG Stadium.
  • Tue., Nov. 25, 2014 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CST Verizon Texans Players Show

    Meet Texans fullback Jay Prosch and running back Jonathan Grimes at the Verizon Pasadena Store, 5575 Fairmont Pkwy., Pasadena, TX 77505.

    Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways!

    Player(s) subject to change.

    Autograph info: http://www.verizonwireless.com/mobile-living/event/verizontexansplayersshow/

  • Tue., Nov. 25, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CST Duane Brown Live at Houston Texans Grille Join Texans offensive lineman Duane Brown every Tuesday from 6-7pm at the Houston Texans Grille (12848 Queensbury Ln, Houston, TX 77024), then stay Texans Live from 7-8pm.  Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways
  • Sun., Nov. 30, 2014 12:00 PM CST Titans at Texans The Texans host the Titans at NRG Stadium.
  • Tue., Dec. 02, 2014 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CST Verizon Texans Players Show

    Meet Texans offensive linemen Derek Newton and Ben Jones at the Verizon Northline Store, 4400F North Freeway, Houston, TX 77022.

    Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways!

    Player(s) subject to change.

    Autograph info: http://www.verizonwireless.com/mobile-living/event/verizontexansplayersshow/

  • Tue., Dec. 02, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CST Duane Brown Live at Houston Texans Grille Join Texans offensive lineman Duane Brown every Tuesday from 6-7pm at the Houston Texans Grille (12848 Queensbury Ln, Houston, TX 77024), then stay Texans Live from 7-8pm.  Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways
  • Tue., Dec. 02, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CST Player Signing at Academy Sports + Outdoors

    Meet Texans cornerback Johnathan Joseph and 2 Houston Texans Cheerleaders at the Academy Sports + Outdoors located at 11077 Northwest Freeway (Hwy 290 @ 34th St.), Houston, TX 77092.

    Celebrity(ies) subject to change.

  • Fri., Dec. 05, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST Texans Friday: Jack in the Box

    Friday, December 5
    Noon-1pm – Jack in the Box, 1665 W. FM 646 Rd., League City, TX 77573
    Proudly wear your Texans gear to get 2 FREE Tacos 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

  • Sun., Dec. 07, 2014 12:00 PM CST Texans at Jaguars The Texans travel to Jacksonville to face off against the Jaguars.
  • Tue., Dec. 09, 2014 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CST Verizon Texans Players Show

    Meet Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson at the Verizon BLVD Place Store, 1700 Post Oak Blvd.,
    Houston, TX 77056.

    Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways!

    Player(s) subject to change.

    Autograph info: http://www.verizonwireless.com/mobile-living/event/verizontexansplayersshow/

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The Top 5: Stories of 2014

Posted Jun 30, 2014

What are the top five most read stories of 2014?

The year 2014 is half over.

Really.

As the calendar turns to July, it only make sense to look back at the first half of 2014. So much has happened to the Texans franchise, including the hiring of a new coach (Bill O'Brien) and the selection of Jadeveon Clowney as the top overall pick in the NFL Draft.

During that six month span there was endless draft speculation, the naming of a new coaching staff and the welcoming of a new cheerleading squad.

So, what have been the top five most read stories so far?

5. It Wasn't Your Ordinary Pro Day
No college prospect moved the needle like Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel. Manziel, who ended up being selected by the Cleveland Browns, held his pro day in College Station. The workout, which turned into a national spectacle, was covered by our own Drew Dougherty in the piece above. The event was choreographed, complete with music, camoflauge shorts and a former President in attedance. As Drew noted in the title, it wasn't your ordinary pro day.

4. 2014 HTC Squad Announced
The Texans cheerleaders are taking over the NFL. The squad, which has the highest Twitter following of any NFL team, announced the 2014 team this past April. The team was chosen after a long audition process that was televised live on the Texans website. This story, written by Kara Cook, was part of our daily 'Breakfast with the Bulls' feature.

3. Texans own 11 picks in 2014 NFL Draft
The NFL draft was front and center for Texans fans throughout the offseason, with the team holding the number one overall pick for the third time in franchise history. Drew's pick guide was extremely popular, as fans followed along with the team's selections. It also listed the team's compensatory picks, one of which was used to select quarterback Tom Savage.

2. Texans 2014 schedule released
I mean, we need to talk actual football right? The 2014 schedule release was extremely well read, as fans got a glimpse of who the Texans would play next season. Included in this main story were photos of the team's road trips and the top five most intriguing players the Texans will face off against.

1. J.J. Watt reaches out to Clowney
This was the perfect mix. Take one of the team's most popular players (Watt) and combine him with a newly selected number one pick (Clowney) and people will read. Watt's phone call to his new teammate turned into 2014's biggest story thus far. Hopefully these two will continue to make news as the season continues.   


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