2009 Houston Texans Season

The 2009 Houston Texans season is the eighth season for the team in the National Football League. The Texans improved upon their 8–8 record in 2008, claimed their first winning season in franchise history, and 4 straight heartbreaking division losses came back to haunt them, as they narrowly missed making the playoffs, being the first team out in a series of tiebreakers, and due to the Cincinnati Bengals and rival Indianapolis Colts resting their starters against the New York Jets after clinching the AFC North and No. 1 AFC seed, respectively.

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2009 Houston Texans Season - Regular Season Results - Week 17: Vs. New England Patriots
1 4 ... Total Patriots 27 ... Texans 34 ... at Reliant Stadium, Houston, Texas Game time 100 pm EST/1200 pm CST Game weather Played with roof closed ...

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