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  • 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. See rules - http://bit.ly/1Eid0WN

    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

  • Thu., May. 21, 2015 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Texans Radio Live at Houston Texans Grille Stop by the Houston Texans Grille located at CityCentre (I-10 & Beltway 8) as Texans Radio broadcasts LIVE from 6pm - 7pm with special guests including Voice of the Texans, Marc Vandermeer!
  • Fri., Jun. 05, 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

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Quotes: McNair on Kubiak, Texans at midseason

Posted Nov 9, 2010

Texans chairman and CEO Bob McNair discussed his midseason thoughts on head coach Gary Kubiak and more at the “Taste of the Texans” event on Monday night.


Texans chairman and CEO Bob McNair met with the media on Monday night at the “Taste of the Texans” event at Reliant Stadium. The event raised $175,000 for the Houston Food Bank, Methodist Heart Research Center and Houston Texans Foundation.

Here are McNair’s full comments on Texans coach Gary Kubiak, the Texans at the halfway point and more:

Texans chairman and CEO Bob McNair
(on his thoughts on being 4-4) “Well, I’m disappointed that we didn’t win Sunday, because we certainly could have. We had many opportunities to. That’s the bad news. The good news is we’re 4-4 and we’re one game out of first place with half a year behind us. So, we just have to go out and try to avoid some of the mistakes that we’ve made and win these division games, and we’ve got one coming up this week.”

(on his thoughts on how Texans coach Gary Kubiak is doing) “I think he’s doing fine. I think he’s doing fine. You know, he’s not out there making the blocks and he’s not catching the ball, and that’s what hurt us. We had some people who didn’t catch the ball, some guys who didn’t make a block, and we have to correct that. But no, the calls were good calls, and I don’t find any fault with that.”

(on fans who are upset that the Texans might miss the playoffs) “Well, we haven’t missed the playoffs, so I don’t know why they’re upset at this point. That hasn’t been determined yet. We’ve got a long ways to go. Indianapolis just lost the other day, and we’re going to play Jacksonville this Sunday. Hopefully, we can put a loss on them. We still have Tennessee to play twice, Jacksonville to play twice, and that’s going to determine the outcome. We’ve got to win these division games.”

(on what he really likes and what he’s disappointed with at the halfway point of the season) “Well, I really like the way we’ve run the ball. Arian Foster has just become a tremendous weapon for us in our attack. I guess one of the things that has been a disappointment (is) we thought we had more depth at linebacker than at any position, and here we’ve lost so many linebackers and then we lost three defensive ends. So, that has really hurt our pass rush and has put a lot more pressure, then, on the secondary, and you’ve got young people back there, and they need to do a better job and they will. But I think that once we get our defense playing not a whole lot better, they’re close, and get them playing a little better, I think that that’ll take a lot of the pressure off the offense, and our offense is one of the best in the league.”

(on if he thinks the defense is the single-biggest issue with the team right now) “I think the defense has been, and I think that’s obvious. Our offense is just very potent, and we’ve got some tremendous players there. We’ve got tremendous players on defense, too. But we’ve got to avoid the mental errors, and I think we’ll do that and I think our defense will improve. So I think this second half, I think we’ve got a lot to look forward to.”

(on how he has felt about the criticism his team has taken in print and online) “Oh, you’re always going to be criticized if you don’t win every game. That’s just part of it. But we have to look at it on the basis of, ‘What is our football team doing, and how do we go about improving our chances to be in the playoffs?’ That’s what we focus on, and you can’t pay attention to the other. And you know, when things go well, the people who were complaining the week before, you don’t hear anything from them. So all you have to do is go out and win, and the criticism goes away.”

(on fans who want him to fire Kubiak now) “Well, you know, that’s not how we run this ship.”

(on giving Kubiak an extension through 2012) “Yeah. Yeah, Gary’s doing a good job. Replacing him doesn’t make you catch more balls. You know? The guy that missed the block, if you replace the head coach, is he going to going out and make the block the next time? Does it make it easier for him? I don’t think so. If he was making bad decisions and if he wasn’t managing the team and if the players weren’t playing hard, then that would be cause for concern. But our players are playing hard. And you saw, we played a very good team in the Chargers. They’re playing very well, and I think they’ll probably wind up winning their division because they’re going to come on strong. We played them well, we moved them up and down the field and we put a lot more yards on them than anybody else had. We had opportunities in the red zone and we wound up with three instead of seven, and we just can’t do that.”

(on the “Taste of Texans” event) “This is a great event because the proceeds go to Food Bank and to Methodist Hospital and to our own (Houston Texans) Foundation. It’s sold out, and we appreciate the restaurants around town coming out and making their contribution and having their chefs select different foods for us to try. Our fans are going to have a good time with it and it’s for a good cause, so we’re just delighted that we’re able to do this. It’s the biggest turnout we’ve had.”

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