2018 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
11-5-0 0-1 7290 4750 2540 21 428 7096 5235 1861 36 398
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The Houston Texans' seventeenth season was in 2018, and it was the fifth 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 11-5-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the AFC South, but they lost their first playoff game to the Indianapolis Colts 21-7.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Preaseason Week 1 @ Kansas City Chiefs 17-10
Preaseason Week 2 San Francisco 49ers 16-13
Preaseason Week 3 @ Los Angeles Rams 20-21
Preaseason Week 4 Dallas Cowboys 14-6
Week 1 @ New England Patriots 20-27
Week 2 @ Tennessee Titans 17-20
Week 3 New York Giants 22-27
Week 4 @ Indianapolis Colts 37-34
Week 5 Dallas Cowboys 19-16
Week 6 Buffalo Bills 20-13
Week 7 @ Jacksonville Jaguars 20-7
Week 8 Miami Dolphins 42-23
Week 9 @ Denver Broncos 19-17
Week 10 Bye Week
Week 11 @ Washington Redskins 23-21
Week 12 Tennessee Titans 34-17
Week 13 Cleveland Browns 29-13
Week 14 Indianapolis Colts 21-24
Week 15 @ New York Jets 29-22
Week 16 @ Philadelphia Eagles 30-32
Week 17 Jacksonville Jaguars 20-3


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round Indianapolis Colts 7-21

2018 Houston Texans Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Bill O'Brien Assistant Head Coach: Romeo Crennel Defensive Coordinator: Romeo Crennel Special Teams Coordinator: Brad Seely Quarterbacks Coach: Sean Ryan Wide Receivers Coach: John Perry Offensive Line Coach: Mike Devlin Running Backs Coach: Danny Barrett Tight Ends Coach: Tim Kelly Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Will Lawing Offensive Assistant Coach: Will Lawing, Wes Welker Defensive Line Coach: Anthony Weaver Outside Linebackers Coach: John Pagano Inside Linebackers Coach: Bobby King Secondary Coach: Anthony Midget Senior Defensive Assistant Coach: John Pagano Assistant Secondary Coach: D'Anton Lynn Defensive Quality Control Coach: Matt O'Donnell Special Teams Assistant Coach: Wes Welker Assistant Special Teams Coach: Tracy Smith Senior Director of Sports Performance: Luke Richesson Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Jason George, Mike Eubanks, Billy J. Voltaire Football Administration Coordinator: Kevin Krajcovic General Manager: Brian Gaine Senior Vice President of Football Administration: Chris Olsen Director of Pro Personnel: Rob Kisiel Director of College Scouting: James Liipfert Director of Player Personnel: Matt Bazirgan Assistant Director of Pro Personnel: C.J. Leak NFS Area Scout: Blaise Taggart Western Area Scout: Nathan Trott Pro Scout: Chris Blanco, Steven Price National Scout: Frantzy Jourdain, Mozique McCurtis Northeast Area Scout: Brad Mathews Southwest Area Scout: Bailee Brown Midwest Area Scout: Ryan Cavanaugh Southeast Area Scout: John Ritcher College Scouting Coordinator: Tom Hayden Football Applications Programmer: Michael Dore Scouting Assistnat: George Panos Scouting Assistant: Najja Johnson Director of Football Information Systems: Russell Joyner Football Analytics Coordinator: Weller Ross Administrative Assistant for College Scouting: Haley Kover Administrative Assistant of Pro Personnel: Amber Davies Performance Therapist: Billy J. Voltaire