Found September 18, 2012 on isportsweb.com:
PLAYERS: Arian Foster
TEAMS: Houston Texans
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Texans QB Matt Schaub delivering a pass during the 27-7 win over the Jags. A week after beating the Miami Dolphins 30-10, the Houston Texans set their sights on the Jacksonville Jaguars. After the win against the Dolphins and 2 TD’s from RB Arian Foster head coach Gary Kubiak still wasn’t happy with the running game. He made that apparent with his comments after the game: “That’s the mark of a good team — you’ve got to run it and finish the game,” Kubiak said Monday. “We didn’t do that.” He spoke and the team listened and performed this week. The Texans ran the ball 48 times total and gained 216 yards on the ground on their way to a 27-7 win over the Jags. Arian Foster finished with 28 carries for 110 yards and a TD while back up Ben Tate had 12 carries for 74 yards and 2 TD’s. Texans 3rd RB Justin Fosrsett even got in late and was effective with 6 carries for 35 yards during the victory. Kubiak had this to say after the game about the teams performance in the running game this week: “
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