Found October 08, 2012 on State of the Texans:
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter  
Texans RB Ben Tate, a limited participant in last week’s practices due to a toe injury, is unlikely to play tonight vs. Jets. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 8, 2012
  The Houston Texans still have not released their in-actives for tonight against the New York Jets, but Ben Tate has been dealing with a toe issue that has kept him out practice the majority of this week. Look for running back Justin Forsett to help out starter Arian Foster with the running game duties tonight. Forsett was signed as a free agent this off-season and this season he has 6 carries for 35 yards on the ground for the Texans.

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