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Background: How and Why Arian (and the Texans) are Different
We keep hearing about the diminishing role of the running back in the NFL with increased importance on the passing game, tight end sets that confuse defenses (for now) and how it’s a quarterback-driven league. Tell that to the Texans. Repeating myself here, but when a pass receiving beast like Andre Johnson says last year that the offense goes through Arian Foster, that right there tells us the Texans are doing things a little differently than everyone else.
Sure, we picked up a ton of receivers in the draft and after, plus a couple of UDFA tight ends but it appears as though the team fully expects Arian to live up to his new contract, which in all actuality is still underpaid, in my humble opinion, and the Texans plan to continue putting the offense in his capable hands. Arian’s new contract puts him tied for the 8th highest paid RB (www.spotrac.com) behind guys he has KILLED stat-wise in the last two years and the 4th...
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With the bulk of the excitement of the NFL off-season finished until training camp starts, the Houston Texans cranked up OTAs (Organized Team Activities) today at Reliant. Kept under wraps for the most part OTAs will get rookies acquainted with their new surroundings and get the veterans of the team back on a routine heading into the 2012 season.
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To be a part of the Houston Texans is a great honor.
- D.J. Bryant, Outside Linebacker, James Madison University, Houston Texans
Five seasons at James Madison has helped shape D.J. Bryant to be the football player he is today, and then some. The Baltimore, Maryland native has gone from a redshirt freshman to the Dukes vocal leader on the field in 2011 to now one of the...
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Here are my rankings for the top 25 running backs in fantasy football for 2012
1. Arian Foster, Houston Texans
After Foster’s spectacular, out-of-nowhere campaign in 2010 (2,220 yards from scrimmage and 18 touchdowns), he followed it up with impressive numbers in 2011 (1,841 yards from scrimmage and 12 touchdowns) even after having missed a couple of games due to injury.
Excitement appeared evident as the Houston Texans’ 8 drafted and 21 undrafted rookies made their way from their respective homes to their new home in Houston Sunday night. Last night began what the Texans refer to as their rookie development program, a weeklong preparation for organized team activities that attempts to get the newest Texans up to speed. For the coaching staff...