Originally written on Fox Sports Houston  |  Last updated 11/14/14

GLENDALE, AZ - AUGUST 14: Runningback Ben Tate of the Houston Texans rushes the ball against the Arizona Cardinals during preseason NFL game at the University of Phoenix Stadium on August 14, 2010 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Texans 19-16. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
HOUSTON (AP) -- Ben Tate was in a position any rookie would envy. Drafted by the Houston Texans in the second round in 2010 after a stellar senior season at Auburn, the running back was competing for a starting job. But almost as quickly as his opportunity came, it was over when a broken right ankle in the first preseason game ended his rookie campaign. Arian Foster emerged to lead the NFL with 1,616 yards rushing, meaning Houston would have a talented backup when Tate returned. The 24-year-old Tate insists he doesn't waste time thinking of what might have been. "This is where I'm supposed to be," he said. "Maybe I wasn't ready yet. Maybe I thought I was ready, but maybe I wasn't. You never know. I just always think things happen for a reason and I just go with the flow and don't think about it anymore." Tate appeared in 15 games last season and finished with 942 yards rushing as a complement to Foster. He had just 6 yards rushing in Houston's season opener two weeks ago, but stood ...
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