As the longest-tenured Texan on the roster, Duane Brown has been to most NFL stadiums. This season, the starting left tackle will play in two cities for the first time in his 10-year career.
"I'm looking forward to that Seattle game," Brown said on Texans Radio last month. "I've never played out there. I've heard many, many things about that environment, about that stadium, how loud it is and how difficult it is to play in. I embrace those challenges and I love those kinds of environments and atmosphere. So, I'm looking forward to playing there. Playing in the Coliseum, the history there, never been there as well. Great L.A. weather that we'll be in. It's a tough schedule, there are some tough teams on there so I'm looking forward to it."
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Houston will head to Seattle's CenturyLink Field in Week 8 and face the L.A. Rams in Week 10 in the regular season.
The last time the Texans played in Seattle's stadium, then known as Qwest Field, was Week 6 of the 2005 season. Brown was just a sophomore at Virginia Tech.
The All-Pro wasn't even born when the 1984 Summer Olympics took place at the world-famous Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. University of Houston product Carl Lewis became a household name after winning an astonishing four gold medals in track and field.
Brown will suit up for a few familiar places too during the 2017 season.
"Baltimore is always tough, hopefully that's early on in the year," Brown said. "Cincinnati, (there are) good memories there."
The Texans have traveled to Cincinnati three times with Brown on the roster (2009, 2011, 2014), winning each contest. In 2011, Houston made franchise history when it clinched its first playoff berth with a 20-19 win over the Bengals in Week 14. Four years later, the Texans knocked off an undefeated Bengals team in a primetime matchup on Monday Night Football. Houston has never won in Baltimore's M&T Stadium, playing three regular season games (2005, 2011, 2013) and a 2011 AFC Divisional Playoff against the Ravens.