Texans announce open practices for training camp

Texans announce open practices for training camp

Credit: Keenan Jones

Fans were full of excitement as they watched the Texans wrap up training camp Wednesday, August 7, at the Methodist Training Center.

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on July 14, 2014 at 10:54 AM

Updated Monday, Jul 14 at 5:41 PM

HOUSTON – The Houston Texans will open training camp July 26 as the team takes to the field for the first time in preparation for the 2014 season.

Seven training camp practice sessions will be open to the public at the Houston Methodist Training Center: Saturday, July 26 and Sunday, July 27; Wednesday, July 30; Friday, Aug. 1 and Saturday, Aug. 2. On Wednesday, Aug. 13 and Thursday, Aug. 14, the Texans will host joint practices with the Atlanta Falcons, which are also open to the public.

Open practices will begin at either 8 a.m. or 8:30 a.m. Gates will open to fans at 7 a.m. with lines forming on Murworth Drive. The NFL Clear Bag Policy will be in effect for all practice sessions open to the public.

Free tickets can be printed from the Texans official website, www.HoustonTexans.com, beginning at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 16, with a limit of four per person, per practice while supplies last.

Tickets for Youth Day on July 30 will be available exclusively at Houston-area Academy Sports + Outdoors locations while supplies last as well. Bleacher seating at each practice session is general admission.

The Texans are once again hosting a school supply drive throughout training camp and encourage their fans to bring school supplies with them to donate at practice. The school supplies will be donated to the Houston Texans YMCA for distribution to students in its service area. Anyone who donates school supplies can register to win an autographed item from the Texans.

The Texans Cheerleaders 2014-15 Swimsuit Calendar, which goes on sale Sunday, July 20, will be available for purchase throughout training camp. All of the calendar girls will be on-hand to sign copies on July 26 and Aug. 2.

Texans Ambassadors and TORO will also be available for autographs at the practice sessions. Fans will be able to watch practice sessions as well as participate in the Fan Zone behind the bleachers, with kids having the opportunity to take part in TORO’s Kids Club Kids Zone, featuring various Texans interactive games.

Free parking is available south of the Houston Methodist Training Center off of Lantern Point Drive in the Green Lot beginning at 5 a.m. on open dates.

What:

2014 Houston Texans Training Camp presented by XFINITY

When:

  • Saturday, July 26 8-10 a.m.
  • Sunday, July 27 8:30-10:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, July 30 8-10 a.m.
  • Friday, Aug. 1 8-10 a.m.
  • Saturday, Aug. 2 8-10 a.m.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 13 8-10 a.m.
  • Thursday, Aug. 14 8-10 a.m.

Complete 2014 Houston Texans Training Camp schedule

  • Friday, July 25 - Team meetings/no practice
  • Saturday, July 26 - 8-10:30 a.m. and 4:15-5:45 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 27 8:30-11 a.m. and 4:15-5:45 p.m.
  • Monday, July 28 8-10:30 a.m. and 4:15-5:45 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 29 8-10:30 a.m. and 4:15-5:45 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 30* 8-10:30 a.m. and 4:15-5:45 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 31 Day Off
  • Friday, Aug. 1 8-10:30 a.m. and 4:15-5:45 p.m.
  • Saturday, Aug. 2 8-10:30 a.m. and 4:15-5:45 p.m.
  • Sunday, Aug. 3 8:30-11 a.m. and 4:15-5:45 p.m.
  • Monday, Aug. 4 8-10:30 a.m. and 4:15-5:45 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Aug. 5* 8-10:30 a.m. and 4:15-5:45 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 6 Day Off
  • Thursday, Aug. 7 8-10:30 a.m. and 4:15-5:45 p.m.
  • Friday, Aug. 8 10:45-12 p.m.
  • Saturday, Aug. 9 Game at Arizona Cardinals, 7:30 p.m. CST
  • Sunday, Aug. 10 Day Off
  • Monday, Aug. 11 8-10:30 a.m. and 4:15-5:45 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Aug. 12 8-10:30 a.m. and 4:15-5:45 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 13 Practice vs. Atlanta
  • Thursday, Aug. 14 Practice vs. Atlanta
  • Friday, Aug. 15 Practice vs. Atlanta
  • Saturday, Aug. 16 Game vs. Atlanta Falcons, 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, Aug. 17 Day Off.
  • Monday, Aug. 18 8-10:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, Aug. 19 Practice vs. Denver
  • Wednesday, Aug. 20 Practice vs. Denver
  • Thursday, Aug. 21 Practice vs. Denver
  • Friday, Aug. 22 Walk through
  • Saturday, Aug. 23 Game at Denver Broncos, 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, Aug. 24 Day Off
  • Monday, Aug. 25 8-10:30 a.m. and 4:15-5:45 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Aug. 26 8-10:30 a.m. and 4:15-5:45 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 27 Walk through
  • Thursday, Aug. 28 Game vs. San Francisco 49ers at 7 p.m.

Bold italics indicates practices open to the public.

*Youth Day – Tickets available exclusively at Houston-area Academy Sports + Outdoors location

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