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  • 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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Youth coaches take part in Player Safety Clinic

Posted Jun 16, 2014

On Saturday, 70 local-area youth football coaches took part in the Player Safety Coaches Clinic at the Houston Texans YMCA.

The Houston Texans strongly support player safety in the game of football, especially when it comes to local youth leagues. On Saturday, that campaign was further enriched as 70 Houston-area youth football coaches took part in the Player Safety Coaches Clinic at the Houston Texans YMCA.

During the event, certified Master Trainers educated participants in the content areas of Heads Up Football, the comprehensive youth football membership program that aims at further strengthening youth player safety. The areas of training included concussion awareness, heat and hydration, equipment fitting, and Heads Up tackling. Each coach who completed the training became certified as a player safety coach for their respective league.

Coach Greg McCaig of Cypress Creek High School, who is a member of the first class of Master Trainers, viewed the event as an overwhelming success.

“The turnout was fantastic; we were at capacity and probably a few more,” McCaig said. “The coaches were able to learn a great deal, and I think anytime that we can improve our game and preserve what it stands for, we’re better off. It’s always good for like-minded coaches to get together and share Ideas and have a real positive conversation about how to continue to improve this game.”

McCaig has over 30 years of experience in the game as both a coach and player. For him, the Heads Up Football initiative supported by USA Football and the NFL is in the best interest of the sport.

“I think the game of football is under attack, and I think USA Football and Heads Up Football in its efforts to teach specifically youth coaches a different way of playing and tackling is gonna do nothing but help protect the game that we love.

 “In my opinion, it’s the best game out there that teaches more about life than anything.”

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