HOUSTON, TX – The Texans traded in their footballs for bowling balls all to say thanks to our military.
The Texans kicked off Salute to Service Week at the Stars and Strikes bowling event at 300 Houston.
Active-duty military members, along with several Texans players (and their hot commodity: the cheerleaders) took the battle off the field, and into the bowling lanes.
“You get to be with the troops, and as much as they do for our country, this is the least we could do,” said Texans’ center, Ben Jones.
Though all bets are off when New Orleans Saints fan walks in the door.
“Toro took my shirt and wiped his backside with it. We didn’t appreciate it that much, but, you know, it’s all in good fun,” said Sgt. Bryson Johnston.
It`s all in the spirit of friendly competition. So who won?
“Only the marines win,” joked Gunnery Sgt. Kevin Breaux. “No mercy whatsoever. You will not penetrate these defenses.”
It was all fun and games, with an important message.
“Thank you for serving our country for the freedom around the world. God bless you and God bless America,” said Romey Pelletier.
When it comes to thanking our military, that’s how the Texans roll.