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The Houston Texans are a team set in its ways. Under head coach Gary Kubiak, now in his seventh season as the Texans’ head man, the team has been known for it’s offensive prowess, particularly the zone-blocking running scheme. In the early part of Kubiak’s tenure, the Texans frequently shuffled their tailback position trying to find somebody who would stick. Heading into the 2010 season, it appeared the Texans still didn’t have that guy on the roster when they spent their second round draft pick on Auburn RB Ben Tate. Tate would break his ankle during the preseason that year, paving the way for second-year undrafted RB Arian Foster to get a shot at the starting job.    The rest is pretty much known. Foster has become one of the game’s elite running backs while Tate has proven to be an NFL quality starting RB when he steps on the field to spell Foster. Unquestionably the league’s top RB duo, the Texans run much of their offense through Foster and Tate, staunchly dedicating themse...
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