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HOUSTON (AP) -- Texans running back Arian Foster left Sunday's 23-6 loss to the Minnesota Vikings with an irregular heartbeat.
"I'll be OK," Foster said. "It's a very minor situation, so I'll be OK."
Foster, the team's leading rusher, left the game after gaining 15 yards on 10 carries. He also had two catches for 14 yards. His last play came with about nine minutes left in the third quarter.
Ben Tate took over after Foster left the game.
Coach Gary Kubiak said Foster had experienced the problem once before in practice.
"He calms down and he's fine," Kubiak said.
The medical staff told Kubiak that Foster was OK late in Sunday's game and could return. But Kubiak thought it would be best to give him the rest of the game off.
"I know they're on top of it and he's feeling fine," Kubiak said.
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With week 16 being the championship weekend in many fantasy football leagues, Arian Foster’s name was on the mind’s of the bulk of the football public on Sunday.
Fantasy became harsh reality when word seeped out of Houston’s loss to Minnesota that Foster left the game due to a serious health concern.
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Texans running back Arian Foster is "back to normal" after a heart scare and expected to play Sunday at Indianapolis.
Foster was forced to leave Sunday's loss to the Vikings due to an irregular heartbeat. On Monday he tweeted: "I appreciate all the concern and support. I am doing well. Saw a cardiologist today and everything is back to normal."
The Houston Texans removed Arian Foster from their Week 16 game against the Minnesota Vikings after what is being described as an irregular heartbeat for the team’s top running back, although neither Foster nor the Texans feel it will prevent him from being able to play in the Week 17 season finale against the Indianapolis Colts.
“I’ll be OK,” Foster said, according to The...
Houston Texans running back Arian Foster sent out a tweet that he is OK a day after leaving Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings with an irregular heartbeat. Foster carried the ball 10 times for 15 yards and made two receptions for 14 yards before exiting in the third quarter after experiencing an irregular heartbeat. Houston lost 23-6. "I appreciate all the concern...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Houston Texans running back Arian Foster left today’s game against the Vikings with an irregular heart beat. He claims that he’s OK. Arian Foster left Sunday’s game with irregular heartbeat. He told team he’s ok, prob could’ve played, but Texans played it safe, rested him. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 23, 2012 We certainly...
Arian Foster and Brooks Reed are both expected to start in Houston’s Week 17 contest against the Indianapolis Colts despite both players leaving Sunday’s game against the Vikings with medical issues, the Houston Chronicle reports. Foster left Sunday’s 23-6 Week 16 loss to Minnesota in the third quarter with an irregular heartbeat. Though doctors said he could have returned...
Houston Texans running back Arian Foster left Sunday's game with an irregular heartbeat, but apparently the problem subsided by game's end. Texans coach Gary Kubiak said trainers told him late in the game that Foster could return, according to the Houston Chronicle, but Kubiak decided not to put Foster back in the game. Foster left the stadium before he could be questioned...
Texans running back Arian Foster left Sunday's 23-6 loss to the
Minnesota Vikings with an irregular heartbeat.
Houston Texans running back Arian Foster exited yesterday’s
loss to the Minnesota Vikings due to what was later diagnosed as an irregular
heartbeat, reports Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com.
"He's doing fine, and so that's why we took him out of
the game," Texans coach Gary Kubiak said. "... It's something
that happened once before in practice -- I'...
Last year, Miami Dolphins running back Reggie Bush gave segways to his offensive lineman after one of his best NFL season.
This year, Houston Texans running back Arian Foster is following in Bush's footsteps by getting his offensive lineman segways as well. Foster bought one for each offensive lineman on the team at about $5,000 a pop.
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The finals have come and gone in most leagues. Hopefully many of you are celebrating championships. Inevitably, most aren’t. After looking at what happened in Week 16, we’ve put together the Fantasy Football Lumps of Coal Team.
This team could very well have been a legitimate starting team in the championships…and completely fell on its face. Without further delay, let’s...