NFL Schedule 2012: Texans Have Four Primetime Games

The best season in Texans history has been followed with four primetime games this upcoming season.

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Sunday Night Football Schedule 2012: Texans Have 2 Games On NBC

The best season in franchise history resulted in four primetime games for the Houston Texans in 2012. Along with two games on ESPN's "Monday Night Football," the Texans will have two games on NBC's "Sunday Night Football." The Texans did not play on SNF last season.

In Week 6, Houston will host the Green Bay Packers, who won the Super Bowl two years ago and had the best record in the NFL last season. In Week 10, the Texans will travel to Chicago to take on the Bears, who went 8-8 last season. The Texans are 1-1 all-time against the Packers and 2-0 against the Bears.

Here is the complete "Sunday Night Football" schedule:

Week 1: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Denver Broncos

Week 2: Detroit Lions vs. San Francisco 49ers

Week 3: New England Patriots vs. Baltimore Ravens

Week 4: New York Giants vs. Philadelphia Eagles

Week 5: San Diego Chargers vs. New Orleans Saints

Week 6: Green Bay Packers vs. Houston Texans

Week 7: Philadelphia Steelers vs. Cincinnati Bengals

Week 8: New Orleans Saints vs. Denver Broncos

Week 9: Dallas Cowboys vs. Atlanta Falcons

Week 10: Houston Texans vs. Chicago Bears

Week 11: Baltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

Week 12: New England Patriots vs. New York Jets (Thanksgiving)

Week 12: Green Bay Packers vs. New York Giants

Week 13: Philadelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys

Week 14: Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers

Week 15: San Francisco 49ers vs. New England Patriots

Week 16: San Diego Chargers vs. New York Jets

For more on the Texans, check out Battle Red Blog and SB Nation's NFL page.

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Monday Night Football Schedule 2012: Texans Get 2 Games On ESPN

Coming off their first AFC South Division title and playoff appearance, the Texans were rewarded with four primetime games for 2012, including two appearances on ESPN's "Monday Night Football."

However, both games will be on the road. The Texans will travel to New Jersey to take on the New York Jets in Week 5. In Week 14, Houston returns to the Northeast to take on the New England Patriots. The Texans did not make an appearance on "Monday Night Football" last season. The Jets are coming off an 8-8 season while the Patriots went 13-3 and lost in the Super Bowl.

Here is the complete "Monday Night Football" schedule for the 2012 season:

Week 1: Bengals vs. Ravens

Week 1: Chargers vs. Raiders

Week 2: Broncos vs. Falcons

Week 3: Packers vs. Seahawks

Week 4: Bears vs. Cowboys

Week 5: Texans vs. Jets

Week 6: Broncos vs. Chargers

Week 7: Lions vs. Bears

Week 8: 49ers vs. Cardinals

Week 9: Eagles vs. Saints

Week 10: Chiefs vs. Steelers

Week 11: Bears vs. 49ers

Week 12: Panthers vs. Eagles

Week 13: Giants vs. Redskins

Week 14: Texans vs. Patriots

Week 15: Jets vs. Titans

Week 16: Falcons vs. Lions (Saturday)

For more on the Texans, check out Battle Red Blog and SB Nation's NFL page.

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2012 NFL Schedule Announced: Houston Texans Get Four Primetime Games

The 2012 NFL schedule was announced on Tuesday night, and the Houston Texans' full slate has been revealed, including five notable out-of-division games against 2011 playoff teams, three of which - New England, the Jets and Baltimore, who eliminated the Texans - will be on the road.

The Texans will travel to play the Jets on "Monday Night Football" October 8 and host the Green Bay Packers the following Sunday night on "NBC Sunday Night Football," with a trips to Chicago and New England also in primetime.

Here's a look at the complete schedule, courtesy of NFL.com:

1 Sep 09 - 1:00 PM ET Dolphins

2 Sep 16 - 1:00 PM ET at Jaguars

3 Sep 23 - 4:15 PM ET at Broncos

4 Sep 30 - 1:00 PM ET Titans

5 Oct 08 - 8:30 PM ET at Jets

6 Oct 14 - 8:20 PM ET Packers

7 Oct 21 - 1:00 PM ET Ravens

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9 Nov 04 - 1:00 PM ET Bills

10 Nov 11 - 8:20 PM ET at Bears

11 Nov 18 - 1:00 PM ET Jaguars

12 Nov 22 - 12:30 PM ET at Lions

13 Dec 02 - 1:00 PM ET at Titans

14 Dec 10 - 8:30 PM ET at Patriots

15 Dec 16 - 1:00 PM ET Colts

16 Dec 23 - 1:00 PM ET Vikings

17 Dec 30 - 1:00 PM ET at Colts

For more on the 2012 Houston Texans schedule, check out Battle Red Blog and SB Nation's NFL page.

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NFL Schedule 2012: Official Announcement Coming Tuesday

The NFL will announce its full schedule on Tuesday night, which will include information on the time and date for each of Houston's 2012 contests.

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