2016 Houston Texans schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
9-7-0 1-1 6771 4341 2430 32 410 6668 4350 2318 35 387
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The Houston Texans' fifteenth season was in 2016, and it was the third season Bill O'Brien served as the head coach of the team. The Texans played their home games at NRG Stadium. They finished the year 9-7-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the AFC South, and 1-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the New England Patriots 34-16.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Preaseason Week 1 @ San Francisco 49ers 24-13
Preaseason Week 2 New Orleans Saints 16-9
Preaseason Week 3 Arizona Cardinals 34-24
Preaseason Week 4 @ Dallas Cowboys 28-17
Week 1 Chicago Bears 23-14
Week 2 Kansas City Chiefs 19-12
Week 3 @ New England Patriots 0-27
Week 4 Tennessee Titans 27-20
Week 5 @ Minnesota Vikings 13-31
Week 6 Indianapolis Colts 26-23
Week 7 @ Denver Broncos 9-27
Week 8 Detroit Lions 20-13
Week 9 Bye Week
Week 10 @ Jacksonville Jaguars 24-21
Week 11 @ Oakland Raiders 20-27
Week 12 San Diego Chargers 13-21
Week 13 @ Green Bay Packers 13-21
Week 14 @ Indianapolis Colts 22-17
Week 15 Jacksonville Jaguars 21-20
Week 16 Cincinnati Bengals 12-10
Week 17 @ Tennessee Titans 17-24


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round Oakland Raiders 27-14
Divisional Round @ New England Patriots 16-34

2016 Houston Texans Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Bill O'Brien Offensive Coordinator: George Godsey Defensive Coordinator: Romeo Crennel Special Teams Coordinator: Larry Izzo Wide Receivers Coach: Sean Ryan Offensive Line Coach: Mike Devlin Running Backs Coach: Charles London Tight Ends Coach: John Perry Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Tim Kelly Offensive Assistant Coach: Pat O'Hara Offensive Quality Control Coach: Tim Kelly Defensive Line Coach: Anthony Weaver Linebackers Coach: Mike Vrabel Secondary Coach: John Butler Assistant Secondary Coach: Anthony Midget Defensive Assistant Coach: Shane Bowen Defensive Quality Control Coach: Will Lawing Assistant Special Teams Coach: Doug Colman Head Strength and Conditioning Coach: Craig Fitzgerald Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Sean Hayes, Brian Bell, Ian Jones General Manager: Rick Smith Director of Football Research: Jim Bernhardt