2019 Houston Texans season
|2019 Houston Texans season|
|Head coach||Bill O'Brien|
|General manager||Chris Olsen (interim)|
|Owner||Janice and D. Cal McNair|
|Home field||NRG Stadium|
The 2019 Houston Texans season will be the franchise's 18th season in the National Football League and the sixth season under head coach Bill O'Brien. It will also mark the first full season without the ownership of Bob McNair, who died during the 2018 season. It will, however, be the first season of full ownership of both Janice McNair and D. Cal McNair. The Texans will attempt to improve over their 11–5 record from last year.
|2019 Houston Texans draft|
|1||23||Tytus Howard||OT||Alabama State|
|2||54[note 1]||Lonnie Johnson Jr.||CB||Kentucky||from Seattle|
|2||55||Max Scharping||OT||Northern Illinois|
|3||86||Kahale Warring||TE||San Diego State|
|6||195||Xavier Crawford||CB||Central Michigan|
|7||220||Cullen Gillaspia||FB||Texas A&M|
|Pro Football Hall of Fame Made at least one Pro Bowl during careerMade roster|
- No. 54: Seattle → Houston (PD). Seattle traded a second-round selection (54th) as well as a 2018 third-round selection (80th) to Houston in exchange for Houston's 2018 fifth-round selection (141st) and offensive tackle Duane Brown. This trade originally included cornerback Jeremy Lane but was revised after Lane failed his physical.
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The Texans' preseason schedule was announced on April 9. Exact dates and times were finalized on April 23.
|Week||Date||Kickoff (CDT)||Opponent||Result||Record||Game site||TV||NFL.com|
|1||7:00 p.m.||at Green Bay Packers||Lambeau Field|
|2||7:00 p.m.||Detroit Lions||NRG Stadium|
|3||6:00 p.m.||at Dallas Cowboys||AT&T Stadium||NFLN|
|4||7:00 p.m.||Los Angeles Rams||NRG Stadium|
|Week||Date||Kickoff (CT)||Opponent||Result||Record||Game site||TV||NFL.com|
|1||6:10 p.m.||at New Orleans Saints||Mercedes-Benz Superdome||ESPN|
|2||September 15||12:00 p.m.||Jacksonville Jaguars||NRG Stadium||CBS|
|3||September 22||3:25 p.m.||at Los Angeles Chargers||Dignity Health Sports Park||CBS|
|4||September 29||12:00 p.m.||Carolina Panthers||NRG Stadium||Fox|
|5||October 6||12:00 p.m.||Atlanta Falcons||NRG Stadium||Fox|
|6||October 13||12:00 p.m.||at Kansas City Chiefs||Arrowhead Stadium||CBS|
|7||October 20||12:00 p.m.||at Indianapolis Colts||Lucas Oil Stadium||CBS|
|8||October 27||12:00 p.m.||Oakland Raiders||NRG Stadium||CBS|
|9||November 3||8:30 a.m.||at Jacksonville Jaguars||Wembley Stadium (London)||NFLN|
|11||November 17||12:00 p.m.||at Baltimore Ravens||M&T Bank Stadium||CBS|
|12||7:20 p.m.||Indianapolis Colts||NRG Stadium||Fox/NFLN/
|13||December 1||7:20 p.m.||New England Patriots||NRG Stadium||NBC|
|14||December 8||12:00 p.m.||Denver Broncos||NRG Stadium||CBS|
|15||December 15||12:00 p.m.||at Tennessee Titans||Nissan Stadium||CBS|
|16||or 22||TBD||at Tampa Bay Buccaneers||Raymond James Stadium||TBD|
|17||December 29||12:00 p.m.||Tennessee Titans||NRG Stadium||CBS|
- Intra-division opponents are in bold text.
- Networks and times for Sunday games from Weeks 5–17 are subject to change as a result of flexible scheduling.
- As the result of Saturday flexible scheduling during Week 16, the date, kickoff and network for that week's game at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be finalized at a later date — by no later than the end of Week 8.