HOUSTON** – The Houston Texans 2014 preseason schedule features home games against the NFC runner-up San Francisco 49ers and Atlanta Falcons, and road tilts against the Super Bowl XLVIII runner-up Denver Broncos and Arizona Cardinals. The exact dates and times for the games will be released at a later date.
Head Coach Bill O'Brien will lead the Texans onto the field for the first time when Houston opens the preseason at Arizona. The Texans then play host to Atlanta in Preseason Week 2 before traveling to Denver in Preseason Week 3. Houston's preseason concludes at home against San Francisco.
Houston will open the preseason at Arizona for the second time in franchise history. The Texans met the Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium to start the 2010 preseason and posted a 33-20 win in their only other preseason visit to Glendale, on August 18, 2007.
Atlanta and Houston will meet for the first time ever in the preseason. The teams have only met three times in the regular season, with Houston posting a 17-10 win at home on Dec. 4, 2011 in their last matchup.
The Texans and Broncos will square off against one another in the preseason for the first time since 2008. Denver has claimed four of the five previous preseason matchups.
Houston has won both of its preseason games with San Francisco: 30-7 on the road in 2011 and 20-9 at home in 2012.
HOUSTON TEXANS 2014 PRESEASON SCHEDULE
Week, Date Opponent (Television Network) Kickoff Time
Week 1, TBA at Arizona Cardinals (KTRK) TBA
Week 2, TBA ATLANTA FALCONS (KTRK-TV) TBA
Week 3, TBA at Denver Broncos (KTRK-TV) TBA
*Week 4, TBA SAN FRANCISCO 49ers (KTRK-TV) TBA *