Houston Texans surprise third-graders with pizza party

As playoff fever grips Houston, the Texans are focusing on Sunday’s AFC divisional playoff game at Kansas. But several players had pizza on their minds and surprised third-graders Tuesday at a Houston elementary school.

Blackshear Elementary School officials declared Tuesday as "Texans Day" and allowed students to wear their favorite gear of the AFC South champions, KTRK reported.

Third-graders got a bigger surprise when Texans players Justin Reid, Tyrell Adams, DeAndre Carter, Buddy Howell, Taiwan Jones and Peter Kalambayi dropped in for a pizza party, the television station reported.

The players posed with students and played games, handing out high-fives to the students, according to KTRK.

The Texans (11-6) won their first playoff game in six attempts when they edged the Buffalo Bills 22-19 in overtime Saturday. They will face the Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri, at 3:05 p.m. EST.

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