"Sales of Texans-branded merchandise are up by 145 percent over a year ago, trailing only the Super Bowl champion Giants and the Broncos, who were boosted last year by Tim Tebow and this year by Peyton Manning, in that category."
"We definitely want to do it for the city. It’s extremely important for us. We know how long it’s been since the last time the city’s seen a playoff game. And as a pro athlete, I’m a guy that takes pride and I know all 53 guys in the locker room do, you want to be the best and you want to be playing in the playoffs. … We finally made it back and I think this expresses a lot about the character of our team and guys that want to move forward and want to be great."