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April 14, 2016

HOUSTON TEXANS 2016 SCHEDULE RELEASED

HOUSTON – The Houston Texans 2016 regular season schedule features five primetime games in Weeks 3, 6, 7, 11 and 16. In Week 3, the Texans will travel to New England to face the Patriots on Thursday, Sept. 22 in a game that will be broadcast on CBS, NFL Network and live-streamed on Twitter.
 
In Week 6, Houston faces their AFC South rival, the Indianapolis Colts, on Sunday, Oct. 16 on NBC’s Sunday Night Football. The following week, on Monday, Oct. 24, Houston travels to Denver to take on the defending Super Bowl champion Broncos as part of ESPN’s Monday Night Football.
 
The Texans will face the Oakland Raiders at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City on Monday, Nov. 21. It will be the first-ever Monday Night Football game to be played outside the U.S. and first trip to Mexico for the NFL since 2005. In Week 16, the Texans are scheduled to take on the Bengals in a night game on Saturday, Dec. 24 on NFL Network. Houston defeated Cincinnati, 10-6, on the road in Week 10 last season on Monday Night Football.
 
Bill O’Brien kicks off his third season as Texans head coach with a season-opening matchup at home against Chicago on Sunday, Sept. 11. It will be the fourth time the Texans have faced the Bears, having defeated them 13-6 in Chicago on Nov.  11, 2012. The Texans are 8-6 all-time in the first game of the season and 6-4 when opening the season at home.

The Texans take on Kansas City at home in Week 2 on Sunday, Sept. 18. Along with facing Chicago, Houston will take on all four NFC North teams for the fourth time in franchise history, as they travel to Minnesota on Oct. 9, face Detroit at home on Oct. 30 and travel to Green Bay on Dec. 4.
 
Following their trip to Mexico City, the Texans will return home to face the San Diego Chargers on Sunday, Nov. 27. The Texans beat the Chargers in the 2013 season opener in San Diego, 31-28, to snap a four-game losing streak in the series.
 
The Texans are looking for back-to-back wins in Indianapolis for the first time ever in 2016 and travel to face the Colts on Sunday, Dec. 11 in Week 14. The Texans will come off their Bye Week in Week 9 and travel to Jacksonville for a game on Sunday, Nov. 13 while the Jaguars will make their annual trip to Houston on Sunday, Dec. 18. Houston hosts the Titans in Week 4 on Sunday, Oct. 2 and will travel to Tennessee for the final game of the regular season on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017.
 
HOUSTON TEXANS 2016 SCHEDULE
 

PRESEASON

Day

Date

Opponent

TV Network

Kickoff Time 

Sunday

Aug. 14

at San Francisco 49ers

KTRK

6:00 p.m.

Saturday

Aug. 20

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS

KTRK

7:00 p.m.

Sunday

Aug. 28

ARIZONA CARDINALS

FOX#

3:00 p.m.

Thursday 

Sept. 1

at Dallas Cowboys

KTRK

7:00 p.m.

 
REGULAR SEASON

Day

Date

Opponent

TV Network

Kickoff Time

Sunday

Sept. 11

CHICAGO BEARS

FOX

Noon

Sunday

Sept. 18

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS

CBS

Noon

Thursday

Sept. 22

at New England Patriots

CBS/NFLN/Twitter#

7:25 p.m.

Sunday

Oct. 2

TENNESSEE TITANS

CBS

Noon

Sunday

Oct. 9

at Minnesota Vikings

CBS

Noon

Sunday

Oct. 16

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS

NBC#

7:30 p.m.

Monday

Oct. 24

at Denver Broncos

ESPN#

7:30 p.m.

Sunday

Oct. 30

DETROIT LIONS

FOX

Noon

 

 

BYE

Sunday

Nov. 13

at Jacksonville Jaguars

CBS

Noon

Monday

Nov. 21

at Oakland Raiders

ESPN#

7:30 p.m.

Sunday

Nov. 27

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS

CBS

Noon

Sunday

Dec. 4

at Green Bay Packers

CBS

Noon

Sunday

Dec. 11

at Indianapolis Colts

CBS

Noon

Sunday

Dec. 18

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

CBS

Noon

Saturday

Dec. 24

CINCINNATI BENGALS

NFLN#

7:25 p.m.

Sunday

Jan. 1

at Tennessee Titans

CBS

Noon

 
Italic indicates games subject to flex scheduling. See the note below.
 
All kickoff times Central; # - Televised Nationally; Home Games in BOLD
All games are broadcasted live on Texans Radio on 610 AM and 100.3 The Bull
 
FLEXIBLE SCHEDULING

  • Flexible scheduling may be applied in Weeks 5-10. During that period, flexible scheduling can be used in no more than two weeks by shifting a Sunday afternoon game into primetime and moving the Sunday night game to an afternoon start time.

  • Also, a select number of games are being “cross-flexed,” moving between CBS and FOX to bring potentially under-distributed games to wider audiences.

  • “Flexible scheduling” will be used in Weeks 11-17 as it has been in recent years. In Weeks 11-16, the schedule lists the games tentatively set for Sunday Night Football on NBC. Only Sunday afternoon games are eligible to be moved to Sunday night, in which case the tentatively scheduled Sunday night game would be moved to an afternoon start time. Flexible scheduling will not be applied to games airing on Thursday, Saturday or Monday nights. A flexible scheduling move would be announced at least 12 days before the game. For Week 17, the Sunday night game will be announced no later than six days prior to January 1.

  • The schedule does not list a Sunday night game in Week 17, but an afternoon game with playoff implications will be moved to that time slot. Flexible scheduling ensures quality matchups in all Sunday time slots in those weeks and gives “surprise” teams a chance to play their way into primetime.

 
2016 HOUSTON TEXANS SCHEDULE NOTES
 
Primetime/National TV Notes

  • The Texans play six games on national television, including the third preseason game against Arizona.

  • Houston plays five primetime games during the regular season. The Texans have played 25 primetime games (including Thanksgiving) in team history and are 8-17 in those contests.

  • Houston will play on ESPN’s Monday Night Football twice this season: at the Denver Broncos on Oct. 24 and against the Oakland Raiders at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City on Nov. 21.

  • The Texans vs. Raiders game will be the first-ever Monday Night Football game to be played outside the U.S. and first trip to Mexico for the NFL since 2005.

  • The Texans are 4-5 on Monday Night Football in team history and defeated Cincinnati, 10-6, on the road in Week 10 last season.

  • Houston will play on CBS/NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football once this season: at the New England Patriots on Sept. 22.

  • The Texans will play on NBC’s Sunday Night Football once this season: against the Indianapolis Colts on Oct. 16.

  • The Texans are also scheduled to play a primetime game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Saturday, Dec. 24 on NFL Network.

 
Strength of Schedule Notes

  • Houston’s 2016 opponents were 124-132 for a winning percentage of .484 in 2015.  That ties the Texans for the 19th-hardest schedule in the league based on last year’s results.

  • Houston will face three of the top 10 scoring offenses from 2015: New England (third, 29.1 points per game), Cincinnati (seventh, 26.2) and Kansas City (ninth, 25.3).

  • The Texans also face five of the top 10 scoring defenses from 2015: Cincinnati (second, 17.4 opponent points per game), Kansas City (third, 17.9), Denver (fourth, 18.5), Minnesota (fifth, 18.9) and New England (tenth, 19.7).

  • The Texans face several NFL individual leaders from 2015: top rusher Minnesota RB Adrian Peterson (1,485 yards), passing touchdowns leader Patriots QB Tom Brady (36), rushing touchdowns leaders Cincinnati RB Jeremy Hill (11) and Peterson (11), receiving touchdowns leader Jacksonville WR Allen Robinson (14), interceptions leaders Oakland S Reggie Nelson (8) and Kansas City CB Marcus Peters (8), points leader New England K Stephen Gostkowski (151), field goals made leader Minnesota K Blair Walsh (34) and kick return yards leader Detroit RB Ameer Abdullah (1,077).

  • The Texans will play six games against teams that made the playoffs in 2015: New England (12-4), Cincinnati (12-4), Denver (12-4), Kansas City (11-5), Minnesota (11-5) and Green Bay (10-6).

 
Home and Away Notes

  • Houston’s season opener against Chicago will mark the fourth time the two teams have played in the regular season and second time in Houston. The Bears are the only team in the NFL the Texans have never lost to in franchise history.

  • Houston opens at home for the 11th time in 15 years. The Texans are 6-4 when opening the season at home.

  • The Texans will play back-to-back home games twice this season, Week 1 and 2 versus Chicago and Kansas City, and then again Week 15 and 16 against Jacksonville and Cincinnati.

  • The Texans will twice play back-to-back road games during the season, Week 10 and 11 at Jacksonville and against Oakland in Mexico City, and then again in Week 13 and 14 at Green Bay and Indianapolis.

 
AFC South Notes

  • The Texans close the season against a divisional opponent for the 10th time in franchise history and the seventh year in a row.  Houston is 4-5 in season finales against AFC South opponents, including last year’s 30-6 win vs. Jacksonville.

  • Houston’s cumulative record against division opponents is 35-49 all-time. The Texans are 17-11 against Jacksonville, 13-15 against Tennessee and 5-23 against Indianapolis.

  • Houston closes the season against Tennessee for the fourth time in franchise history. The Texans closed out the 2002, 2011 and 2013 seasons against Tennessee and are 0-3 in those games.

  • The Texans won both matchups with the Titans last season: 20-6 at home in Week 8 and 34-6 on the road in Week 16.

  • The Texans are looking for five consecutive wins at home against the Titans for the first time ever.

  • Former Texans C Ben Jones signed with the Titans this offseason after spending the first four years of his career in Houston (2012-15).

  • The Texans won both matchups with the Jaguars last season: 31-20 on the road in Week 6 and 30-6 at home in Week 17.

  • The Texans are 10-4 against Jacksonville at home.

  • Eight of the 14 road matchups against Jacksonville have been decided by a touchdown or less. Houston’s seven road wins against Jacksonville are the most in franchise history against a single opponent.

  • Texans WR Cecil Shorts III played for the Jaguars (2011-14) before joining the Texans last offseason.

  • The Texans won in Indianapolis for the first time in franchise history last season, beating the Colts 16-10 in Week 15. Houston lost at home to the Colts, 27-20, in Week 5.

  • The Texans are looking for back-to-back wins in Indianapolis for the first time ever.

 
AFC West Notes

  • Houston will play every team in the AFC West for the fifth time in team history.  The Texans also faced the AFC West in 2004, 2007, 2010 and 2013.

  • Houston is 12-14 all-time against the AFC West.

  • The Texans are 2-3 against Denver (1-2 on the road), 3-4 against Kansas City (2-3 at home), 6-3 against Oakland (4-1 on the road), and 1-4 against San Diego (0-2 at home) in the regular season.

  • The Texans last regular season game against the Broncos was in Week 16 of 2013, a 37-13 loss for Houston at home.

  • The Texans signed former Broncos QB Brock Osweiler (2012-15) this offseason. Houston also re-signed T Chris Clark, who they acquired from Denver (2010-14) last year.

  • The Broncos signed former Texans DE Jared Crick (2012-15) this offseason.

  • The Texans were eliminated from the playoffs last year by Kansas City, 30-0, at home. Houston also lost last year’s home opener to the Chiefs, 27-20.

  • The Texans signed former Chiefs G Jeff Allen (2012-15) this offseason. Defensive Coordinator Romeo Crennel (2010-12), Linebackers Coach Mike Vrabel (2009-10), S Quintin Demps (2013) and K Nick Novak (2008) have also all spent time with the Chiefs.

  • The Texans and Raiders last met in Week 2 of 2014, a 30-14 win for Houston on the road. The Texans are looking to win back-to-back games vs. Oakland for the third time in team history and have outscored the Raiders in the series, 226-172.

  • The Texans will face the Raiders at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City on Monday, Nov. 21. It will be the first-ever Monday Night Football game to be played outside the U.S. and first trip to Mexico for the NFL since 2005.

  • The Texans signed former Raiders C/G Tony Bergstrom (2012-15) this offseason. Also, Texans P Shane Lechler (2000-12) spent the first 13 years of his NFL career in Oakland.

  • The Texans beat the Chargers in the 2013 season opener in San Diego, 31-28, to snap a four-game losing streak in the series.

  • Texans K Nick Novak played for San Diego from 2011 to 2014.

 
NFC North Notes

  • The Texans will face all four NFC North teams for the fourth time in franchise history. The Texans also faced the NFC North in 2004, 2008 and 2012.

  • The Texans own a 6-6 record all-time against the NFC North.

  • Houston is 3-0 against Chicago (1-0 at home), 2-1 against Detroit (1-0 at home), 1-2 against Green Bay (1-0 on the road) and 0-3 against Minnesota (0-1 on the road).

  • The Texans haven’t faced the Bears since Week 10 of 2012, when they won 13-6 on the road. Houston has outscored Chicago, 68-35, in the all-time series.

  • The Bears are the only team in the NFL that the Texans have never lost to in franchise history.

  • Texans DL Brandon Dunn (2014) and Running Backs Coach Charles London (2007-09) both spent time with the Bears before joining the Texans.

  • The Texans and Lions met on Thanksgiving in 2012 in a game Houston won 34-31 in overtime on the road.

  • The Texans are looking for their third straight win in the series vs. Detroit.

  • Houston lost its last game against Green Bay, 42-24, at home in Week 6 of 2012.

  • Houston lost to Minnesota 23-6 at home in 2012, which is the last time those two teams met.

  • Texans LB Brian Peters was on the Vikings practice squad last season.

 
Texans – Bengals Series Notes

  • Houston is 4-4 all-time vs. Cincinnati in the regular season and 2-0 in the playoffs.

  • The Texans defeated the Bengals, 10-6, on the road on Monday Night Football in Week 10 last year (11/16/15).

  • The Texans are 13-16 all-time vs. the AFC North.

  • Texans CB Johnathan Joseph played for the Bengals (2006-10) before joining the Texans in 2011. DE Devon Still also spent time with Cincinnati (2012-14) before Houston.

 
Texans – Patriots Series Notes

  • Houston is 1-5 all-time vs. New England in the regular season and 0-1 in the playoffs.

  • The Texans are 14-15 all-time vs. the AFC East.

  • Houston lost to New England, 27-6, at home in Week 14 last year (12/13/15).

  • Head Coach Bill O’Brien (2007-11), Offensive Coordinator George Godsey (2011-13), Defensive Coordinator Romeo Crennel (1993-96; 2001-04), Special Teams Coordinator Larry Izzo (2001-08), Linebackers Coach Mike Vrabel (2001-08), QB Brian Hoyer (2009-11) and NT Vince Wilfork (2004-14) have all spent time with the Patriots.

  • Former Texans WR Nate Washington (2015) signed with the Patriots this offseason. New England also acquired former Texans WR Keshawn Martin (2012-15) last year.

 

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