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

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    All events will be scheduled from 10A – 2P

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    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

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    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.
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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 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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    Noon-1pm – Jack in the Box, 8767 South Main, Houston, TX

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    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

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    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.

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  • 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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Leinart has fracture, will have season-ending surgery

Posted Nov 28, 2011

Texans quarterback Matt Leinart will miss the rest of the season with a fractured left collarbone, coach Gary Kubiak confirmed on Monday.


Texans quarterback Matt Leinart will miss the rest of the season with a fractured left collarbone, coach Gary Kubiak confirmed on Monday.

Leinart, who was injured in the second quarter at Jacksonville on Sunday, will have surgery within the next week. Rookie fifth-round pick T.J. Yates is now the Texans' starting quarterback.

“I visited with (Leinart) today at length,” Kubiak said. “Very disappointed, obviously, with his opportunity and what happened. We’ll move forward from there. The most important thing right now for me is moving forward with T.J. and Kellen (Clemens).”

Kubiak said the Texans will sign another quarterback, adding that he and general manager Rick Smith have discussed “a lot of players.” The Texans worked out Jeff Garcia, Brodie Croyle, Trent Edwards and Chase Clement last week with Clemens, whom they signed on Wednesday.

Kubiak did not rule out the possibility of bringing in retired quarterback Brett Favre.

“I don't think you rule out anybody,” he said. “I know there's a lot of names being mentioned. We’ve got to continue to work through the process. I'm not going to rule out anybody nor confirm anybody. I’m the guy that’s got to stay focused on T.J. right now, and the other stuff will get worked out."

Yates made his NFL debut on Sunday, completing 8-of-15 passes for 70 yards. He was inactive for the first 10 games behind Leinart and Matt Schaub, who suffered a season-ending foot injury in Week 10 at Tampa Bay.

“It’s T.J.’s opportunity and it’s his job," Kubiak said. "I told him and I told the team that today, but I also told the team we will bring in somebody else. We’ve got a young quarterback and a backup who’s been here for four days, so we’ve got to find some experience out there who’s been in a few rodeos, so to speak, and make sure we’re preparing ourselves for down the road. We still have a lot of football to play.”

Leinart was injured in his first start since 2009. A first-round pick by the Arizona Cardinals in 2006, he prepared diligently behind Schaub for the last two seasons in Houston. Coaches and teammates were excited about his opportunity, one that they felt was well-deserved.

That opportunity lasted less than two quarters. He finished 10-of-13 for 57 yards and a touchdown, with a passer rating of 110.1.

"I’ve been a little bit part coach, part counselor here the last couple weeks," Kubiak said. "I’ve got Schauby in my office all day last Monday, and then today I’ve got Lefty (Leinart) up there. It’s just difficult. It’s difficult for both of them.

“(Leinart) had been to the top in this league from the standpoint of opportunity, draft status, all that stuff. He had been knocked down in this league. He had been told no. He was making his way back, and you’ve got to respect that in a person and a player. He was playing well yesterday, and he was no doubt in my mind gonna do good things with this football team. So from that standpoint, we all hurt for him. But he is young. He’s a young man (28), so we’ll get him healed up. Don’t be surprised to see him come back and get ready to do it again. He’s made of the right stuff.”

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