Houston Texans

Houston Texans

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Standings Prediction

Won't stay at #3
The Texans will fall to the bottom in their division.
NFL #12/16
IronRank #11/16
AFC South
NFL #3/4
IronRank #4/4

Texans Schedule

2018-2019 Season
Date Opponent Prediction Result
Week 1
Sunday, Sep 9
New England Patriots at Patriots LOSS 27-20 LOSS
Week 2
Sunday, Sep 16
Tennessee Titans at Titans LOSS 20-17 LOSS
Week 3
Sunday, Sep 23
New York Giants vs Giants WIN 22-27 LOSS
Week 4
Sunday, Sep 30
Indianapolis Colts at Colts LOSS 34-37 WIN
Week 5
Sunday, Oct 7
Dallas Cowboys vs Cowboys LOSS
Week 6
Sunday, Oct 14
Buffalo Bills vs Bills WIN
Week 7
Sunday, Oct 21
Jacksonville Jaguars at Jaguars LOSS
Week 8
Thursday, Oct 25
Miami Dolphins vs Dolphins WIN
Week 9
Sunday, Nov 4
Denver Broncos at Broncos LOSS
Week 11
Sunday, Nov 18
Washington Redskins at Redskins LOSS
Week 12
Monday, Nov 26
Tennessee Titans vs Titans LOSS
Week 13
Sunday, Dec 2
Cleveland Browns vs Browns WIN
Week 14
Sunday, Dec 9
Indianapolis Colts vs Colts WIN
Week 15
Saturday, Dec 15
New York Jets at Jets LOSS
Week 16
Sunday, Dec 23
Philadelphia Eagles at Eagles LOSS
Week 17
Sunday, Dec 30
Jacksonville Jaguars vs Jaguars LOSS

Predicted Ranking for 2018-19 Season

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How the Texans compare to the teams within their conference


#10 Texans
Great passing by the Texans:
367 yds Oct 29, 2017 at Seahawks
248 yds Oct 8, 2017 vs Chiefs
292 yds Sep 24, 2017 at Patriots


#4 Texans
Great rushing by the Texans:
148 yds Sep 16, 2018 at Titans
144 yds Oct 8, 2017 vs Chiefs
173 yds Oct 1, 2017 vs Titans

red zone performance

#14 Texans
Great red zone performance by the Texans:
67% Nov 19, 2017 vs Cardinals
100% Oct 8, 2017 vs Chiefs
67% Oct 1, 2017 vs Titans

scoring points

#9 Texans
High points scored by the Texans:
20 pts Sep 9, 2018 at Patriots
34 pts Oct 8, 2017 vs Chiefs
33 pts Sep 24, 2017 at Patriots

Texans Stats

How the Texans compare to the teams within their conference
Passing Offense
of 32
Rushing Offense
of 32
Red Zone Efficiency
of 32
Fumbles Caused
of 32
of 32
of 32

Iron Rank Over Time

See how the Texans match up against popular competitors


The Houston Texans became a charter member of the NFL’s American Football Conference in the year 2000 and began play in 2002. When the Houston Oilers moved to Tennessee in 1997, Bob McNair began the process of bringing an expansion franchise to the city of Houston. Once the NFL granted a new franchise to Cleveland in 1998 to replace the Browns, it seemed logical that the NFL would grant one more expansion team so the league would have an even thirty-two teams. In 2000, the NFL awarded a new football club to Los Angeles. However, when the LA ownership group failed to put together a stadium deal satisfactory to the NFL, the league then granted the new franchise to McNair’s group in Houston.

Once the franchise was secured by Houston, the organization formed focus groups across the state of Texas to determine the new team’s name. Eventually, the name Texans was chosen because it was considered to be unique to both the state of Texas and to the NFL. The new franchise was also given the rights to the 2004 Super Bowl, which would be played in the newly constructed Reliant Stadium. The new facility opened in 2002 and was the NFL’s first stadium with a retractable roof.

The Texans played their first game in September 2002 against the Dallas Cowboys in the Texans’ brand new stadium. The Texans defeated the Cowboys and would also win the opening game in their sophomore campaign. They were the first expansion club to achieve this feat. The Texans were also the first expansion team to send two players to the Pro Bowl after their first season of play.

During the 2009 season, most of the team’s players had outstanding seasons; quarterback Matt Schaub finished the year with the sixth highest passing yards in a single season in NFL history, and receiver Andre Johnson lead the league with 103 receptions. However, it would not be until 2011 that the Texans finally qualified for the post season. They won their first playoff game in team history but lost in the second round. The club would repeat this achievement again the next season but falter during the 2013 season, going 2 to 14.


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