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I knew the Texans were going to be competitive in the AFC South in 2011, but their being the dominate team was a surprise. Even with RBs Arian Foster and Ben Tate battling injury in different parts of the season and NFL Star WR Andre Johnson dealing with health issues yet again last season, the Texans were able to rely on defense for once to take advantage of a “Peyton Manning-less” Colts team. The Texans were off to such a start that when starting QB Matt Schaub broke his foot, 5th round draft pick and backup QB TJ Yates only had to go 3-3 to take the team to the playoffs where they sent the upstart Cincinnati Bengals home before facing elimination from the Baltimore Ravens.
Popular opinion says that if Shuab didn’t get hurt, the Texans would have made it to the Super Bowl. While there is some logic to that, Shaub and the offense couldn’t have done it without that defense. Since they lost DE Mario Williams and LB DeMeco Ryans – two top forces in their defensive front — they have a problem. They still have DT JJ Watt who’s by now best known for his Playoff INT, but replacing those 2 forces will be a challenge for any front office.
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During this, our 1st week of the NFL regular season. The Houston Texans host the Miami Dolphins and rookie QB Ryan Tannehill to start the year. During the 2011 campaign the Texans made the playoffs for the 1st time, won a playoff game for the 1st time, and tallied and franchise record 44 sacks along with setting many other defensive records last year. Now they look to not only build...
Houston Texans running back Arian Foster was held out of practice today as a precaution after suffering what is being called a minor knee injury.
According to a report by Texans beat writer John McClain, Foster was held out of a quarter of practice due to a sore knee, but the team believes he will be fine for Sunday’s opener against the Dolphins.
The consensus number overall pick...
Texans running back Arian Foster is dealing with knee pain, but according to coach Gary Kubiak he's "optimistic" about Foster's Week 1 status.Fantasy Spin:The team sent him for an MRI after Thursday's practice and fantasy owners should be a little bit concerned. Hopefully, Foster owners handcuffed Ben Tate and will be able to make a game-time change to the Texans...
Texans running back Arian Foster left practice early Thursday with a sore knee, according to the Houston Chronicle.Fantasy Spin:Foster's injury is not believed to be serious. Houston coach Gary Kubiak sent Foster to the locker room as a precaution and he thinks he'll be able to play Sunday.
According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, Texans running back Arian Foster left practice early on Thursday with some soreness in his knee.
“Running back Arian Foster and outside linebacker Brooks Reed left practice early today because of injuries.
“Neither is believed to be serious, however, both were added to the injury report as being limited in practice,” wrote...
According to Adam Caplan of TheSidelineView.com, both linebacker Brooks Reed and running back Arian Foster will be game time decision for the Texans on Sunday.
#Texans HC Gary Kubiak said OLB Brooks Reed (hip) and RB Arian Foster (knee) are both game-time decisions for Sunday vs. #Dolphins.
— Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) September 7, 2012
Foster did say that he expects to play, per...
Everybody’s top pick in their fantasy draft was likely Arian Foster whether we are talking about PPR or non-PPR, and that is because the superstar is a horse and then some.
Foster really means, “Australian for Touchdowns” and many are unaware of how great a job the offensive line does in zone blocking.
Foster does not get arm tackled and he can run over linebackers with his...
HOUSTON (AP) -- Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak says running back Arian Foster and linebacker Brooks Reed sat out Friday's practice and will be "game-time" decisions for the season opener against Miami.
Foster, the NFL.'s leading rusher in 2010, has a sore knee and Reed has a sore hip. Kubiak is "optimistic" that both players will be ready, but he'...
1. Arian Foster
Last season, Ray Rice had 1,364 yards rushing, 704 yards receiving, and 15 total touchdowns. Arian Foster, on the other hand, has 1,224 yards rushing, 617 yards receiving, and 12 total touchdowns. The difference is Foster did that in only 13 games. He was on pace to have a better fantasy season than Rice. While that alone doesn’t necessarily convince me that Foster...
Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak says running back Arian Foster and linebacker Brooks Reed sat out Friday's practice and will be ''game-time'' decisions for the season opener against Miami.
Foster, the NFL.'s leading rusher in 2010, has a sore knee and Reed has a sore hip. Kubiak is ''optimistic'' that both players will be ready, but he'...
No One Is Gonna Hold The Texans Back From Stomping All Over The DolphinsPhoto Credit: AJ Guel
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