Houston Texans fans for ESPN the Magazine

In December 2014, Case Keenum led the Houston Texans to victory over the Baltimore Ravens at NRG Stadium four days before Christmas. I was in attendance, but not to watch athletics. ESPN the Magazine sent me on assignment to photograph the Santa-clad, reindeer headband wearing, Christmas themed fans attending the game. I walked up and down the aisles of The Blue Lot (apparently the most lit), making portraits of the most festive fans at the tailgate. When the game started, I moved my party to the various concourses of the stadium. Interestingly enough, I went to an NFL football game and did not watch one second of NFL action. ESPN the Magazine finally ran a few of my portraits in the recent issue with Ronda Rousey on the cover. Big shout to Bob McNair who was unknowingly part of a pretty cool picture I made in the bowels of the stadium.

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