The Houston Texans (0-0) will take the field for the first time of the 2016 regular season when they welcome the Chicago Bears (0-0) to NRG Stadium this weekend. Kickoff is scheduled for Noon CT on FOX. The Texans will honor first responders on Sunday by donning their all-white uniforms for the annual Liberty White Out presented by BHP Billiton in the season opener.
Houston wrapped up the 2016 preseason with a 4-0 record for the first time in franchise history. The team led the NFL with 102 points scored and ranked second (first in the AFC) with a plus-seven turnover margin. On special teams, the Texans held opponents to an average starting field position of 20.8 on kickoffs, which ranked second in the league.
Houston's defense returns 10-of-11 starters this year and continued its strong play from last season as the team forced 12 turnovers in the preseason, which was also a franchise record. A total of seven players recorded an interception and five players notched a fumble recovery. OLB John Simon led the defense with a fumble recovery for a touchdown in the first week and a pick-six in the third game against Arizona.
Offensively, QB Brock Osweiler completed 27-of-39 attempts for 297 yards, two touchdowns, one interception and a 97.9 passer rating. Both of his touchdown passes went to rookie WR Will Fuller V, who scored on throws of 19 and 26 yards. Houston holds a 3-0 all-time record against Chicago and won the last matchup on Nov. 11, 2012 by a 13-6 margin on Sunday Night Football at Soldier Field.
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