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HOUSTON The Houston Texans face the New England Patriots on Dec. 10 in a Monday Night Football showdown between two of the top teams in the NFL.

You can watchthe gameon KHOU Channel 11/CBS at 7:30 p.m. And be sure to tune in at 7 p.m. for our Countdown to Kickoff pre-game special.

KHOU 11 Sports anchor Butch Alsandor and Meteorologist Chita Johnson will be live from Market Street Central Park in The Woodlands with a Texas-sized pep rally.

Special guests willinclude former Texan defensive end N.D. Kalu, former New England Patriots linebacker and three-time Super Bowl Champion Ted Johnson, and the Texans Cheerleaders.

Countdown to Kickoff will also featurelive reports from Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts and you will hear surprising comments about Tom Brady from a mystery former Houston Texan.

Plus, get in the Texans spirit by logging on to Facebook or Twitter to tell us what you think! Just use the hash tag #KHOUGoTexans.

Remember: the pre-game special starts at 7 p.m. followed by the big game at 7:30 p.m. both on KHOU 11/CBS!

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