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The Houston Texans placed running back Arian Foster on injured reserve Tuesday afternoon, officially ending his season. Foster was told by several back specialists that he needs season-ending surgery to repair damage in the area. He sought multiple opinions in an effort to avoid surgery, but no one would clear him to play. Foster will still likely be a big part of the Texans moving forward. When healthy he’s one of the NFL’s best and most versatile running backs, and he will cost a reasonable $5.75 million in 2014. He’s only 27 years old and is just a year removed from rushing for 1,424 yards and 15 touchdowns. He also caught 40 passes for 217 yards and two scores last season. Clearly the Tennessee product is the kind of guy you can build a team around, which is good because the Texans are likely going to need pieces to build with after this season. Houston’s current roster has turned in an atrocious 2-7 start to the season and much of it could be sent packing this offseason. Foster will almost surely not be a part of that exodus. The three-time All-Pro will likely need much of the offseason to recover from surgery, but he should be ready for training camp. The fact that he has held up this long is pretty amazing, considering that he has totaled 1,191 touches since the beginning of the 2010 season. Eventually, he was going to break down at that rate. Foster has dealt with minor lower-body injuries over the years but his back issues could be the most serious problem he has faced. The injury is especially troubling given the number of hits he takes as a between-the-tackles running back. In eight games this season, Foster carried the ball 121 times for 542 yards (4.5 yards per carry) and one touchdown. He also caught 22 passes for 183 yards and another score. With Foster on the shelf, the Texans will rely on Ben Tate and Dennis Johnson to pick up the slack. The post Arian Foster: Houston Texans officially place RB on injured reserve appeared first on Midwest Sports Fans.
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The Houston Texans announced today that running back Arian Foster has been placed on season ending injured reserve with a back injury.
Foster missed the Arizona game because of his back, and he injured it during the first series of the Sunday night loss to Indianapolis. Two weeks before that, in Week 7, he exited the Kansas City game in the first quarter.
Heading into the loss to...
Fans of the Houston Texans and football fans everywhere were in shock when Texans head coach Gary Kubiak collapsed on the field during half time of their game with the Colts a couple weeks ago. It turns out he had a mini-stroke and had to spend a few days in the hospital as well as take some time off.
On Wednesday he made his return to the practice field. Rather than stick to...
The Houston Texans have waived safety Ed Reed today making it a reality that it was a mistake to pursue him in the offseason. Reed came out publicly after a loss to the Arizona Cardinals saying that the Texans were “out coached”.
Today, the Texans admitted their mistake and let the future hall of famer go. The Texans courted him hard during the free agency period by flying owner...
Frustration is certainly starting to boil over in Houston.
After Sunday’s loss to the Cardinals, Texans safety Ed Reed told the media that they were “outplayed” and “outcoached.”
Reed posted the tweet below. He clearly doesn’t regret his comments and he shouldn’t.
Speak the truth no matter what, in hope that it helps someone along the way!
— Ed Reed (@TwentyER...
Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak returned to work on a limited basis on Monday after his mini-stroke on Nov. 2.
It's unclear if he or interim coach Wade Phillips will be in charge when the Texans try to end a seven-game skid on Sunday when they host Oakland.
Phillips says Kubiak spoke to the team Monday and it's up to his doctors how much he'll work this week.
Last week Ed Reed the former University of Miami standout and veteran safety made a comment about the Texans team being out-coached. That was basically shots fired against a team that has been struggling badly. Ed Reed has been banged up, but today after his comments the team released him. They will likely start rookie […]
Ed Reed tweeted his thanks to the Houston Texans amid reports that the nine-time Pro Bowl safety will be released in what has been a disaster of a season.
Reed missed the first two games after offseason hip surgery and was recently relegated to a backup role. On Friday, he expressed his displeasure at not starting, and on Sunday, after Houston's seventh straight loss, he publicly...
Matt Schaub’s first pass of this star-crossed season was intercepted in San Diego, leading to a 7-0 Texans deficit Sept. 9.
Only 15 seconds had ticked off the clock that night. But Case Keenum’s fumble Sunday when he was stripped dropping back to throw on this game’s first play allowed the Cardinals to trump that. They led by seven points with just 14 seconds gone, going on...
Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak suffered a mini-stroke while walking off the field at halftime of his team’s Week 9 game against the Indianapolis Colts.
After taking one week off to rest and recover, the 52-year-old is expected to return to the sidelines on Sunday when Houston hosts the Oakland Raiders at Reliant Stadium.
“It’s great to be back on the field and getting...
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As @McClain_on_NFL reported, Texans are releasing safety Ed Reed.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 12, 2013
According to Shaun DePasquale from NFL Draft Diamonds the Houston Texans are set to sign ex-Jacksonville State and Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver to the practice squad.
Richardson was waived on the final cut down day by the Kansas City Chiefs to reach their 53 man roster. During the preseason Richardson had three catches for 37 yards and a touchdown, he appeared in three games...
Ed Reed might not be out of work for long.
Jets head coach Rex Ryan revealed Wednesday that he "absolutely" would be interested in adding the future Hall of Fame safety, who was released by the Texans on Tuesday.
"Absolutely yes. I would like him on the team," Ryan told the New York Daily News, jokingly adding he'd like to sign Ray Lewis, too.
When the Houston Texans cut their biggest acquisition of the off-season, former All-Pro safety Ed Reed, almost every fan of every team clamored for their team to sign him. Reed has battled nagging injuries and hadn’t been productive in the least for Houston thus far in 2013, and many thought a return to the Baltimore Ravens (where Reed spent the majority of his...
The Houston Texans released Ed Reed on Tuesday and we have still yet to hear any indication as to where the veteran safety may end up. Reed is 35 and battled injuries during the offseason, but there are plenty of teams who are in need of assistance in their defensive backfield. Indianapolis Colts owner Jim […]