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Emotions overflowed this week for star running back ARIAN FOSTER at the Houston Texans press conference announcing his new five-year, $43.5 million contract with the team…
Foster was overcome with tears as he recalled the story of his mom pawning her wedding ring one night in order to feed her family when he was a child.
Foster revealed that he used that instance (and I’m sure many others) to spur him on to do something positive with his life and provide for his family.
Needless to say, the Arian Foster family is now well provided for.
On the real, this guy has earned it. Foster is among the top running backs in the NFL. Not bad for an undrafted free agent out of Tennessee.
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Houston Texans rookie punter Brett Hartman was handed down a 4 games suspension by the NFL. The reason is unknown, but Houston Fox Sports, Mark Berman was the first to report the news via twitter.
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Texans punter Brett Hartmann suspended 4 games by the NFL. He served one during the playoffs. Hartmann has to serve 3 more.
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Arian Foster of the Houston Texans was deservedly rewarded yesterday with a five-year, $43.5 million contract with $20.75 million guaranteed. He’ll make $18 million in base salary next season, plus incentives. Foster was an undrafted free agent in 2009, and made only $525,000 last season. Arian then led the NFL in rushing in 2010 with 1,616 yards and ran for 1,224 yards...
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Don't count out the Atlanta Falcons, we keep hearing, as do...
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Who do you say am I referencing? Why it's Mario Williams.
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The next few weeks here on State of the Texans we will be doing some draft profiles of some particular players who could possibly fit into the Texans plans. We are not going to try to piece together scouting reports, but we enlist help of bloggers who actually cover the respective player and their school.
We enlist the help of John Havard from the Garnett and Black Attack, a SB...
Many pundits were astonished when the Texans passed on Reggie Bush to draft Mario Williams with the No. 1 overall pick in 2006. Williams avoided the franchise tag on Monday and this time when he hits the open market as a free agent, no one questions his place in the pecking order.
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The Sports Xchange discusses the frontrunners for free agent Mario Williams, the crop of receivers in this year's draft, the market for backup quarterbacks, Peyton Manning and much more.