• The Texans face several AFC individual leaders from 2012, including the conference’s top rusher (Kansas City RB Jamaal Charles, 1,509 yards), highest-rated passer (Denver QB Peyton Manning, 105.8), passing yards leader (New England QB Tom Brady, 4,827), receptions leader (Denver WR Wes Welker, 118) and interceptions co-leader (New England CB Devin McCourty, 5). Houston will also square off against NFC sack leader, San Francisco OLB Aldon Smith (19.5)

 

  • Houston will be looking for its first-ever road wins at Arizona (0-1), San Francisco (0-1), Baltimore (0-3), San Diego (0-1) and Indianapolis (0-11).

 

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2.

HOUSTON TEXANS 2013 SCHEDULE

 

PRESEASON

Week

Date

Opponent

TV Network

Kickoff Time 

Friday

Aug. 9

at Minnesota Vikings

KTRK-TV

7:00 p.m.

Saturday

Aug. 17

MIAMI DOLPHINS

KTRK-TV

7:00 p.m.

Sunday

Aug. 25

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS #

FOX

3:00 p.m.

Thursday

Aug. 29

at Dallas Cowboys

KTRK-TV

7:00 p.m.   

REGULAR SEASON

Day

Date

Opponent

TV Network

Kickoff Time

Monday

Sept. 9

at San Diego Chargers #

ESPN

9:20 p.m. 

Sunday

Sept. 15

TENNESSEE TITANS

CBS

Noon

Sunday

Sept. 22

at Baltimore Ravens

CBS

Noon

Sunday

Sept. 29

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS

FOX

Noon

Sunday

Oct. 6

at San Francisco 49ers #

NBC

7:30 p.m.

Sunday

Oct. 13

ST. LOUIS RAMS

FOX

Noon

Sunday

Oct. 20

at Kansas City Chiefs

CBS

Noon

Sunday

Oct. 27

BYE WEEK

Sunday

Nov. 3

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS #

NBC

7:30 p.m.

Sunday

Nov. 10

at Arizona Cardinals

CBS

3:25 p.m.

Sunday

Nov. 17

OAKLAND RAIDERS

CBS

Noon

Sunday

Nov. 24

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

CBS

Noon

Sunday

Dec. 1

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS

CBS

3:25 p.m.

Thursday

Dec. 5

at Jacksonville Jaguars #

NFLN

7:25 p.m.

Sunday

Dec. 15

at Indianapolis Colts

CBS

Noon

Sunday

Dec. 22

DENVER BRONCOS

CBS

Noon

Sunday

Dec. 29

at Tennessee Titans

CBS

Noon