The Houston Texans are a professional American football team based in Houston, Texas. They are currently members of the Southern Division of the American Football Conference (AFC) in the National Football League (NFL). The Texans joined the NFL as a 2002 expansion team.
The city's previous franchise, the Houston Oilers, moved to Nashville,
Tennessee in 1997, changing their name to the Tennessee Titans in 1999.
On December 17th, 2006, the Patriots whooped them by the score of 40-7. However, on December 24th, the Texans rebounded from that loss to stun the nation to beat the Colts in a close game by the score of 27-24. The Texans finished the 2006 campaign at 6-10 by defeating the Cleveland Browns 14-6 on New Year's Eve. The victory marked the franchise's firstseason finale victory.