The Houston Texans play in the AFC South Division of the NFL. They are the newest franchise in the NFL, established in 1999. The city of Houston previously had a franchise known as the Houston Oilers who played between 1960 and 1996 before relocating to Nashville and renamed as the Tennessee Titans. The Houston Texans joined the NFL as an expansion team in 2002. The Texans struggled for the first ten years of their NFL journey before successfully making it to their first playoffs in 2011. The founder of the team, Bob McNair said that the name Houston Texans represented the pride, strength, and independence of the people of Houston which would reflect in the football of the team. The Houston Texans are currently one of the most valuable teams in the NFL worth around $4.7 billion as per Forbes.
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|2021||3rd AFC South||4-13-0||Did not qualify|
|2020||3rd AFC South||4-12-0||Did not qualify|
|2019||1st AFC South||10-6-0||Lost Divisional Playoffs|
|2018||1st AFC South||11-5-0||Lost Wild Card Playoffs|
|2017||3rd AFC South||4-12-0||Did not qualify|
|2016||1st AFC South||9-7-0||Lost Divisional Playoffs|
|2015||1st AFC South||9-7-0||Lost Divisional Playoffs|
|2014||2nd AFC South||9-7-0||Did not qualify|
|2013||4th AFC South||2-14-0||Did not qualify|
|2012||1st AFC South||12-4-0||Lost Divisional Playoffs|
The Houston Texans struggled in their initial years in the NFL. The team endured a last place finish in their division in the inaugural 5 out of 6 seasons. The team won their first Divisional title in 2011. Since then, the Texans have drastically improved upon their playoff record.
The Texans have won a total of six Divisional Championships but are yet to win any Conference Championships. The Texans are also one of four NFL teams yet to even appear in a Super Bowl game. The Houston Texans are also yet to make it to a Conference Championship game. The young franchise has some ways to go, to start a Championship tally.
The Houston Texans have a number of team chants however, the signature Houston chant is the “And that is good for the Houston Texans”, which is sung after the team gets their first down. The main chant throughout a Texans game is the “We are Texans Chant”.
The Houston Texans home stadium is called the NRG Stadium which was constructed in 2002. The stadium was formerly known as the Reliant Stadium. The stadium is located at 1 NRG Parkway in Houston, Texas. It was the first NFL stadium to feature a retractable roof. The stadium also hosts United States men’s soccer games and Mexico national football team friendlies.
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To date the Houston Texans have had 19 different starting quarterbacks. Matt Schaub has been the longest serving quarterback for the Houston Texans, serving as the starting quarterback for seven straight seasons (2007-2013). The current Houston Texans quarterback is Davis Mills.
You can stream any Houston Texans game on the Houston Texans app or the NFL Game Pass app. Texans games are also streamed on FOX Sports, or ESPN or CBS.
The Houston Texans have always competed in the American Football Conference since they started playing in the league. The Texans have won their division title a total of 6 times since they started playing in 2002.
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