For the entire summer, a topic that seemed to come up a lot among Texans fans was the idea of trading running back Ben Tate, who almost rushed for 1,000 yards in a backup role last year. Most state the reason because they will lose him for nothing in a couple of years anyway, due to being stuck behind Arian Foster.
On paper, that sounds true, but one has to remember that Tate was drafted in the second round of he 2010 NFL Draft to be the starter. But after breaking his foot in his first preseason game, Arian Foster was discovered. So he was the forgotten man after Foster’s breakout season in 2010. But when he was healthy again and hit the field last year, the average fan was blown away at the Texans running back duo that combined for 2,166 yards rushing with 14 touchdowns.
The dilemma for most in Houston is that you got two NFL starting caliber running backs on your roster now… I guess I missed the part where this is a problem.
With a guy like Foster, who has had preseason MRI’s f...