Happy Tuesday, Texans fans! It’s a great morning to be alive, and what better way to start your day off, than checking the pulse of the NFL’s greatest franchise? I have serious doubts there is one.
You can feel the season inching closer as we fend off this deathly heat that’s settled in on the city. I’m sure sunscreen stock has sky-rocketed.
Anyway, here’s what you’re Texans are up to:
The Texans wet our thirsting appetite for football today by announcing the 2015 home game themes, rescuers search for a missing, former Houston Texans player and some fun mind-blowing home-town stats for you, from NFL.com.
Houston Texans announce 2015 home game themes – by HoustonTexans.com
"The Houston Texans have announced the themes for each home game in 2015. The schedule is highlighted by Battle Red Day presented by Halliburton on Sunday, Dec. 13 when the Texans take on the New England Patriots and Pink Ribbon Day presented by Kroger when the Texans battle the Indianapolis Colts on Thursday Night Football on Oct. 8. Houston Texans season ticket members can expect to receive their season ticket package this week."
Rescuers search for missing former Houston Texans player at north Texas lake – by Matt Aufdenspring
"Rescuers are searching Lavon Lake in north Texas for a former Houston Texans player who went missing after falling overboard Sunday evening.The Collin County Sheriff’s Office confirms crews are searching for JaJuan Dawson in the lake, which is northwest of Dallas. Four agencies began searching Sunday, then started back up at 7 a.m. Monday. Officials don’t yet know how Dawson fell off the boat."
Mind-blowing stats for the Houston Texans – by NFL.com
"J.J. Does It AllJ.J. Watt recorded 5 TD in 2014, becoming the first player in NFL history to record 20+ sacks and more than 1 touchdown. In winning his second Defensive Player of the Year, award Watt joined an elite class of Reggie White, Lawrence Taylor, Bruce Smith, Mike Singletary and Ray Lewis. Each of those players, with the exception of Lewis, are enshrined in Canton, and Lewis is certainly on his way. Could Watt join Lawrence Taylor to become only the second player in NFL history to win three Defensive Player of the Year Awards in 2015?"