Last season, the Houston Texans finished the regular season with a 2-14 mark, finishing in last place in the AFC South and earning the number one overall pick in the 2014 NFL draft. They drafted defensive end Jadeveon Clowney with that pick, and acquired nose tackle Jerrell Powe and quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick in the off-season.
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Houston opens the 2014 preseason on the road against the Arizona Cardinals, followed by a home game against Atlanta. They then travel to Denver before closing at home against San Francisco. The Texans begin the regular season Sept. 7 at home against the Washington Redskins.
Preseason schedule and TV coverage (ET)
Sat, Aug. 9 at Arizona – 8:30 p.m., KTRK (local)
Sat, Aug. 16 vs. Atlanta – 8:00 p.m., KTRK (local)
Sat, Aug. 23 at Denver – 9:00 p.m., KTRK (local)
Thurs, Aug. 28 vs. San Francisco – 8:00 p.m., KTRK (local)
- Brad Rowland