The Houston Texans 2012 preseason schedule features two division champions from a year ago and a nationally-televised game.

Houston will begin the preseason on the road against the Carolina Panthers before returning home for the second week to face the San Francisco 49ers.

The Texans week three contest at New Orleans on August 25th will be the national televised contest, before concluding the preseason from home against the Minnesota Vikings.

For a list of the entire preseason schedule for all 32 NFL teams click here.