The Houston Texans will be prepping for prime time next season.

The NFL franchise will play five games on national TV, the most the team a team can have in a single season.

The national TV schedule for 2012 NFL games was released April 17. It has the Texans playing two Sunday night football games - Oct. 14 at home vs. the Green Bay Packers and Nov. 11 at Chicago.

The Texans will also have a Thanksgiving Day game against Detroit and two Monday night football games - vs. the New York Jets on Oct. 8 and Dec. 10 against the New England Patriots.

See the full 2012 Texans schedule